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Police announce charges in cop's death

Police announce charges in cop's death

Lake County Sheriff John Buncich announced murder charges have been filed against Carl Le'Ellis Blount in the death of Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield.

July 24, 2014 11:52 pm
I Was Just Lucky

I Was Just Lucky

On July 2, 2014, WWII U.S. Navy Veteran Al Whitaker of Highland, IN, joined 88 others on Honor Flight Chicago. The trip was "an honor" but bittersweet for Al. It would be the first time he would experience the Vietnam Memorial. He lost his son Freddie in 1969 and hasn't had the heart to visi…

July 23, 2014 11:45 am
Into the Wild Blue Yonder

Into the Wild Blue Yonder

The Wings of Freedom Tour stopped in Valparaiso offering tours to the public of World War II aircraft. Folks can also purchase a flight aboard either a P-51, B-17 or B-24.

July 21, 2014 6:12 pm
Crystal Clear Message

Crystal Clear Message

Back home to play a sold out show at Wrigley Field with Billy Joel, Region native and multi-instrumentalist Crystal Taliefero made time to meet with students from Bishop Noll and Books, Brushes and Bands for Education. Taliefero spoke about what it takes to make it in the industry and also g…

July 18, 2014 2:22 am
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

In this week's edition, The Times' Robert Blaszkiewicz and Crista Zivanovic discuss the move of the John Dillinger museum back to the Crown Point courthouse, spending scrutiny for the Lake County Solid Waste District and the ongoing controversies involving past state school superintendent To…

July 17, 2014 6:23 pm
Fashion on the Shore designer profile: Jason Gagnon

Fashion on the Shore designer profile: Jason Gagnon

Central Michigan University's Jason Gagnon discusses his influences and inspirations for his clothing designs at the 2014 Fashion on the Shore show.

July 17, 2014 3:19 pm
Fashion on the Shore designers profile: Kristine Opaleski & Ann Marie Servant

Fashion on the Shore designers profile: Kristine Opaleski & Ann Marie Servant

Central Michigan University students Kristine Opaleski and Ann Marie Servant discuss their influences and inspirations for their clothing designs at the 2014 Fashion on the Shore show.

July 17, 2014 3:20 pm
Fashion on the Shore 2014

Fashion on the Shore 2014

Shore Magazine welcomed fashion design students to showcase their designs at the 2014 Fashion on the Shore show in St. Joseph, Michigan.

July 17, 2014 3:21 pm
Fashion on the Shore designer profile: Annie Brower

Fashion on the Shore designer profile: Annie Brower

Central Michigan University student Annie Brower discuss her influences and inspirations for her clothing designs at the 2014 Fashion on the Shore show.

July 17, 2014 3:17 pm
Hundreds honor slain Gary officer

Hundreds honor slain Gary officer

Law enforcement and fire officials from across the Midwest gathered to remember Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield who was killed in the line of duty.

July 14, 2014 10:04 pm
"That's my favorite ship - The Big Mo."

"That's my favorite ship - The Big Mo."

Korean War veteran Tom Donovan talks about his time aboard the USS Missouri.

July 13, 2014 8:30 pm
The Great Bull Run - Chicago

The Great Bull Run - Chicago

Hawthorne Race Course hosts The Great Bull Run. Daredevils from around the midwest try to outrun charging bulls.

July 12, 2014 7:23 pm
The Return of Spamalot

The Return of Spamalot

Ross Summer Music Theatre will celebrate its golden anniversary this month with a production of the musical "Spamalot" at Merrillville High School's Reinhart Auditorium, 276 E. 68th Place. Show dates are 7:30 p.m. July 18, 19, 25 and 26, and 3 p.m. July 20 and 27.

July 11, 2014 3:45 pm
Bikers ride to honor fallen officer

Bikers ride to honor fallen officer

Hundreds of motorcyclists rode from Portage to the Gary Police Department to honor Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield who was killed in the line of duty.

July 09, 2014 8:16 pm
Police search for evidence in patrolman's murder

Police search for evidence in patrolman's murder

Hundreds of federal and local law enforcement officers combed a Gary neighborhood looking for evidence in the murder of Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield.

July 09, 2014 5:47 pm
There's a Way, Jose

There's a Way, Jose

Amidst his 17-city Homerun Challenge Tour, former MLB slugger and the first 40/40 player in history shares his thoughts on the game, the truth about steroids and his legacy on the game.

July 09, 2014 12:44 pm
Meeting Mr. 40/40

Meeting Mr. 40/40

Jose Canseco signs autographs for fans at Schererville's Baseball Card Exchange on July 5 before heading to South Bend for his Homerun Challenge at the South Bend Silver Hawks Four Winds Field.

July 08, 2014 4:07 am
Ringo Fire

Ringo Fire

On Thursday, June 26, 2014, one of the most influential musicians in history came to Chicago to promote his artwork for charity.Ringo Starr created these unique self portraits for auction to help fund the work of the Lotus Foundation. Two Region residents were fortunate enough to meet Ringo.

July 07, 2014 11:11 pm
Historic depot gets big move

Historic depot gets big move

The 102-year-old Grand Trunk Railroad depot in Valparaiso is in the final stage of being moved to the grounds of the Porter County Career and Technical Center.

July 07, 2014 5:58 pm
Easy Riders

Easy Riders

Residents at Hartsfield Village Assisted Living had a great time getting motorcycle rides, thanks to Calumet Harley-Davidson.

July 07, 2014 10:36 am
Gary Police Officer Slain

Gary Police Officer Slain

Authorities have three suspects in custody after the fatal shooting of a Gary police officer early Sunday.The Lake County coroner's office identified the slain officer as 47-year-old Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield.

July 06, 2014 7:15 pm
"War is a terrible thing."

"War is a terrible thing."

Veteran Ron Miller served in the Korean War, helping the U.S. Army's transportation as an assistant yardmaster for a railroad yard in Inchon.

July 06, 2014 5:30 pm
whiting 4th parade

whiting 4th parade

Mickey and Minnie Mouse were the grand mashals during Whiting's 95th annual Fourth of July parade. The Disney characters are there this year to help celebrate the city's 125th anniversary.

July 04, 2014 3:35 pm
Yoga on the beach

Yoga on the beach

Bleu Lotus Yoga Studio in Chesterton offers a class on the Indiana Dunes State Park beach.

July 04, 2014 12:00 am
nwi.com Political Roundtable

nwi.com Political Roundtable

This week's Roundtable discusses this week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case and another ruling upholding a Munster couple's same-sex marriage, along with Indiana's health care and education requests to the federal government.

July 03, 2014 9:17 pm
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