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Canterbury high-tails it to eliminate Wheeler

ARGOS | The gauntlet of proud fans cheered, hugged and otherwise consoled the sobbing players as the Wheeler girls soccer team exited the pitc…

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Canterbury high-tails it to eliminate Wheeler

ARGOS | The gauntlet of proud fans cheered, hugged and otherwise consoled the sobbing players as the Wheeler girls soccer team exited the pitc…

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Fishers stops Lake Central at 2A SB St. Joe Semistate

SOUTH BEND | Lake Central's nine seniors still went out making history.

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Chesterton's dream soccer season comes to abrupt end

WARSAW | The first cut is the deepest and as it goes for the Chesterton boys soccer team, the first cut of 2014 was fatal.

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Bears hope for more road success in game vs. Pats

Bears hope for more road success in game vs. Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. | It's been a rough stretch for the Bears with three losses in four games, and a loud, emotional locker room after the latest one.

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AL HAMNIK: Game on for region hopefuls in the NBA

AL HAMNIK: Game on for region hopefuls in the NBA

Dress rehearsals are over. Rosters will be finalized Monday. The season will open Tuesday as the NBA dream continues for some and is put on ho…

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Police: Argument over burglary preceded fatal shooting

GARY | Police said an argument over a burglary preceded Friday's shooting death of 13-year-old Kobe Jones near his home at 1053 Polk St.

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Crown Point man killed in fiery motorcycle crash

CROWN POINT | A Crown Point man was killed in a fiery motorcycle crash shortly before 2 p.m. Friday.

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Last chance to enter NWI Communities Halloween contests

Last chance to enter NWI Communities Halloween contests

MUNSTER | Last year's Halloween Costume Contest and Halloween House Decorating Contest both drew more than 100 entries, which is why NWI Commu…

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Merrillville could repeal rental registration requirements

MERRILLVILLE | The town could be on the verge of terminating its rental registration ordinance.

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Boys & Girls Club costume party

Boys & Girls Club costume party

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Pirates win absolute thriller over Bulldogs

Pirates win absolute thriller over Bulldogs

CROWN POINT | Fourth down, fourth quarter, under four minutes to go, the mark of a resilient team is always its response to adversity and abil…

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Royals edge Giants

Royals edge Giants

SAN FRANCISCO | Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That same winning formula of fundamental baseball put the …

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West Side gets revenge against E. C. Central

West Side gets revenge against E. C. Central

EAST CHICAGO | West Side vividly remembered the bad taste left from last year's season-ending loss to E. C. Central.

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FRIDAY'S ILLINOIS FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Caravan holds off Loyola, advances to 29th-straight playoffs

FRIDAY'S ILLINOIS FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Caravan holds off Loyola, advances to 29th-straight playoffs

Defense wins championships. It can also help you attain a state record 29th-straight playoff appearance as it did for Mount Carmel in its 10-7…

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Andrean routs Hammond in sectional opener

Andrean routs Hammond in sectional opener

MERRILLVILLE | Just five more wins for a state championship.

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ValPLAYso to be ready for kids on Monday

ValPLAYso to be ready for kids on Monday

VALPARAISO | ValPLAYso is "taking the cure" this weekend so it will be ready for what is expected to be a rush of eager children on fall break…

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Highland rolls over Clark to advance

Highland rolls over Clark to advance

WHITING | It's really hard to beat a team twice in one season, no matter at what level you're playing.

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Six interceptions, pick six carry Chesterton past Valparaiso

Six interceptions, pick six carry Chesterton past Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | Defense has driven Times No. 10 Chesterton from day one this season and did again at Viking Field on Friday.

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Balanced L.C. jumps all over Lafayette Jeff

LAFAYETTE | Though a home game on the scoreboard only, Lake Central had no issue creating a burial ground-feel at Lafayette Jeff’s Scheumann S…

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Lowell gallops over sectional hump

Lowell gallops over sectional hump

GRIFFITH | Lowell marked its first postseason win of the Keith Kilmer era by scoring as many ways as possible and as often as it could.

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Governors brush aside young Gavit

Governors brush aside young Gavit

HAMMOND | The thing with playoffs is, lose and you can go home, put on your pajamas, and grab the TV remote.

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Penn routs Portage for the second time

Penn routs Portage for the second time

PORTAGE | The task in front of Portage was a difficult one.

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Gary teen, 13, shot to death

GARY | A 13-year-old Gary boy was shot to death Friday night at his home, according to the Lake County coroner's office.

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Freedom Summer, Civil Rights Act celebrated

Freedom Summer, Civil Rights Act celebrated

GARY | People marking the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Summer and signing of the federal Civil Rights Act filled a Genesis Convention Cente…

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Kicking off the year

Kicking off the year

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Madigan, Rauner spend big on House races

Madigan, Rauner spend big on House races

DES PLAINES | State Rep. Marty Moylan tells voters he's not your typical Democrat as he bikes from house to house on the campaign trail, handi…

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Illinois governor's race focuses on women voter

Illinois governor's race focuses on women voter

CHICAGO | The candidates for Illinois governor tried to garner support from women voters Friday as Gov. Pat Quinn hosted an event for noted fe…

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Official identifies gunman in high school shooting

Official identifies gunman in high school shooting

MARYSVILLE, Wash. | A government official has identified the shooter at a Washington state high school as student Jaylen Fryberg.

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NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NEW YORK | Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 2…

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Fund opened for toddler son of woman found dead in Gary

Fund opened for toddler son of woman found dead in Gary

GARY | A trust fund was opened this week for the 2-year-old son of a woman who was found dead last weekend in an abandoned building in Gary.

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East Chicago introduces urban gym concept at three parks

EAST CHICAGO | Residents in the city have one less excuse to avoid exercise with the installment of what Mayor Anthony Copeland is calling an …

October 24, 2014 7:00 pm

Hanover School Board expands public comment opportunities

CEDAR LAKE | The Hanover School Board has formally expanded opportunity for public comment during its meetings.

October 24, 2014 6:45 pm

Tri-Creek board OKs Academic Decathlon team trip

LOWELL | After an April trip to Hawaii for national competition, the Lowell High School Academic Decathlon team will be heading next to Michigan.

October 24, 2014 6:30 pm

St. John clerk ordered to permit staff cooperation with town officials

ST. JOHN | St. John Clerk-Treasurer Sherry Sury is under court order to permit her staff to cooperate with town officials while she is out sick.

October 24, 2014 6:15 pm

COMING SUNDAY: Celebrating 10 years of Potempa's Offbeat

The Times marks 10 years of Philip Potempa's daily Offbeat column. Check out Sunday's Lifestyle section for top topics over the past decade, i…

October 24, 2014 6:00 pm

Gawronski looking for his place in Kankakee Valley running history

Gawronski looking for his place in Kankakee Valley running history

On his first day of high school, Bryce Gawronski walked through the gym at Kankakee Valley and couldn't help but notice the big pictures of st…

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Merrillville wants security restrictions imposed at entertainment venues

MERRILLVILLE | The town is moving forward with plans to create security requirements at clubs and facilities with live entertainment and large…

October 24, 2014 6:00 pm

Truancy ordinance awaits Merrillville Town Council action

MERRILLVILLE | Town Councilman Richard Hardaway is frustrated with the length of time it has taken to get a proposed truancy ordinance ready f…

October 24, 2014 5:55 pm

Father says grief of daughter's slaying turning to bitterness

Father says grief of daughter's slaying turning to bitterness

Days after learning his daughter was among a group of women found slain in abandoned homes in Gary, Bruce Williams said his grief is quickly t…

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Grant's customers told to pay in cash before sudden closing

Grant's customers told to pay in cash before sudden closing

MERRILLVILLE | A salesperson told Wally Kacznarczyk he could cut him a deal on appliances if he paid in cash.

October 24, 2014 5:30 pm

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

BETHESDA, Md. | A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital vi…

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Market jolt is reality check for investors

NEW YORK | Sometimes a little fear is healthy for stock investors.

October 24, 2014 4:58 pm

MSA claims soccer titles, vie for prep supremacy

MSA claims soccer titles, vie for prep supremacy

MERRILLVILLE | Sometimes it's a good thing when teammates turn on each other like vipers.

October 24, 2014 5:00 pm

Scouting the New Prairie cross country semistate

When: 10:30 a.m. (girls), 11:15 (boys) today.

October 24, 2014 5:00 pm

Chase results in 60-year-old charged with dealing heroin

Chase results in 60-year-old charged with dealing heroin

PORTAGE | A Merrillville man is charged with dealing heroin after reportedly leading police on a high speed chase following a traffic stop ear…

October 24, 2014 3:40 pm

Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark

NEW YORK | Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace.

October 24, 2014 3:05 pm

Gary airport expansion notches milestone

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority voted 4-0 Friday morning to close a land deal with Canadian National Railway that will allow …

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Venezuelans brace for slump in oil prices

CARACAS, Venezuela | The falling oil prices that are providing relief to drivers around the world threaten to bring more misery to the life of…

October 24, 2014 2:58 pm
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