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Illinois woman hits grand jackpot on Hard Rock Casino slot machine

An Illinois woman turned 88 cents into more than $126,000 Saturday when she hit the grand jackpot on a slot machine at the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana. Read more

Crime and Courts News | Indiana

Man accused of molesting two young boys

Deandre T. Teamer, 27, had not yet entered pleas to two counts of child molesting, a level 4 felony. Read more

Northwest Indiana Business Headlines

Dick's Sporting Goods exiting Southlake Mall to move across the street in loss of another anchor

Dick's Sporting Goods will be the third major anchor in the last few years to leave the super-regional Southlake Mall, Indiana's second-largest mall. Read more

Crime and Courts News | Indiana

Defendant fatally shot man, took off with $460 in cash and marijuana, police say

Izaiah A. Horde, 16, was charged as an adult in the shooting death of Emmanuel D. Hall, 18, of Minneapolis, on Sept. 10 in East Chicago. Read more

Crime and Courts News | Indiana

Student runner injured after being struck by vehicle, police say

The student, who was alert and conscious, was taken by ambulance to a hospital for treatment of injuries. Read more

Latest Headlines | Munster IN

Angry crowd responds to proposed vacation home cap

The council is considering limiting the number of short-term rentals in this popular tourist destination because of complaints about noise from large parties and other disruptions from visitors. Read more

Government and Politics | Indiana

WATCH NOW: Anti-maskers, Trump supporters hold 'Rally for Freedom' in Crown Point

One woman with a megaphone alternately announced "God loves you" and "Trump loves you" to people attempting to patronize the businesses on the courthouse square. Read more

Northwest Indiana Business Headlines

Indiana American Water offering remote customer service jobs in Northwest Indiana

Indiana American Water is offering remote customer service jobs to residents of Gary and greater Northwest Indiana. Read more

Crime and Courts News | Indiana

Two men killed in separate Ford Heights shootings

Two men were shot and killed Friday night in separate incidents at homes in a Ford Heights, Illinois, subdivision just north of U.S. 30 and west of Illinois 394. Read more

Crime and Courts News | Indiana

Motorcyclist dies following collision with semi-trailer

A 30-year-old Hebron man died Friday night after his motorcycle collided with a semi-trailer on State Road 2 near the entrance ramp to Interstate 65, police said. Read more