The disability-rights group Everybody Counts is going back to federal court to compel the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission to comply with the terms of a 2006 consent decree.
NIPSCO has begun operation of the first "scrubber" installed at the R.M. Schahfer Generating Station in Wheatfield, the first of $739 million in pollution control projects underway at electric generating stations.
The first step in a two-step process toward approving the Illiana Expressway will take place Tuesday when a Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission committee votes on the controversial bi-state project.
The state of Indiana may pay upfront costs of as much as $110 million for the Illiana Expressway's construction and may make payments of up to $70 million to investors shortly after completion, according to a document provided to regional planners Tuesday.
GARY | A fire in an abandoned house in the 2400 block of Bell Street at 9:45 a.m. Thursday took firefighters about 40 minutes to bring under control, according to Gary firefighters.
Wayne Lewis said it's not fair or right, but that didn't stop the 21-year-old from camping out in his tent at 11:30 p.m. Wednesday on the sidewalk in front of the Best Buy at Highland Grove.
The Garland County Sheriff's Department in Arkansas confirmed the arrest Tuesday of a man sought in the 2011 murder of former St. John resident and Lake Central grad Dawna Natzke.
A second Indiana utility plans to follow NIPSCO in asking the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission for permission to undertake a multimillion upgrade to its infrastructure and charge much of the cost to customers.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission on Tuesday issued a mixed verdict on the Illiana Expressway, finding it would meet many of the goals of its long-range plan but fall short on others.
In a cover-up of epic proportions, the Gary/Chicago International Airport is spreading blue tarps over its 1,900-foot runway extension in order to ward off pilots who might mistake it for the end of the main runway.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority on Monday authorized the hiring of a second legal team to get railroads out of the way of the $166 million airport expansion.
The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to open the replacement bridge for the demolished Nine-Span Bridge in Hammond the week of Dec. 9, a few weeks ahead of schedule.
One year after the health of region residents was diagnosed as bad and getting worse, the One Region initiative has made a start to finding the cure.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority collected double reimbursements for its $166 million expansion project during 2012 and ended up refunding $10.38 million to the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority because of the errors, according to a State Board of Accounts audit.
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission has announced the Transportation Policy Committee's Dec. 3 vote on the Illiana Expressway will take place at the Sycamore Room, Woodland Park, 2100 Willowcreek Road, Portage. The meeting starts at 9 a.m.
A key committee of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission voted 8-3 with eight abstentions Tuesday to approve a report on the Illiana Expressway, allowing for a crucial vote of the entire organization next month.
Indiana and Illinois are putting out a call for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises that are interested in working on the Illiana Expressway project.
About a dozen people from around the region showed in the first hour for the last public comment session on the Illiana Expressway conducted by the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.
Ivy Tech Community College on Friday will celebrate the opening of its Emergency Response Training Lab for aircraft at Gary/Chicago International Airport.
GARY | Ivy Tech Community College has announced it will open its Emergency Response Training Lab for aircraft at Gary/Chicago International Airport.
GARY | A fire that started in piled lumber and debris in a garage in Gary just after 9 p.m. Saturday quickly spread to two houses.
FORD HEIGHTS | Cook County Sheriff's police are investigating three arson cases in Ford Heights. All occurred during one week.
Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission members are hearing plenty about the Illiana Expressway and political jockeying has begun prior to a decisive Dec. 12 vote.
The state of Indiana on Tuesday issued a call for investors for its 12-mile portion of the Illiana Expressway, following a similar call Friday by Illinois for its 35-mile portion of the toll road.
INDIANAPOLIS | Lawyers for consumer groups jousted with NIPSCO executives Tuesday at a hearing gathering evidence on the utility's request to undertake $1 billion in electric improvements and implement a cumulative 6 percent rate hike to pay for them.
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