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Under the guidelines, table games will be limited to three players, poker and pai gow rooms will be closed and smoking will only be allowed in designated areas.
Hammond police say no one is in custody after an armed robbery on Sunday afternoon.
Starting today, many Lake County dine-in restaurants, hair salons and retail including the Southlake Mall are reopening for the first time in months with restrictions in place to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Russell Loquist looked at the group in scrubs and medical masks, giving a tearful two words that said everything, “Thank you.”
She reportedly denied having any marijuana in her vehicle, and when questioned about a rolled cigarette, acknowledged it was marijuana and threw it out the car window where the officer was standing, police said.
Regionites, including mayors in Lake County, are grappling with the aftermath of the weekend's heavy rainfall.
Lake County bars and restaurants were able to reopen at a 50% capacity on Monday under Gov. Eric Holcomb's Back on Track Indiana Plan. Bar seating is off limits, along with live entertainment.
The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally shot over the weekend said his twin brother attempted to save his life and held his body all the way to the hospital.
Two people were dead and two others were taken into custody after a shooting Tuesday, police said.
Flooding of the area has complicated search efforts as of late, Griffith police said Tuesday.
A former Michigan City police officer convicted in 2018 of raping an intellectually disabled woman only will have to serve 27 years in prison, instead of 36.
What will Hammond called its new high school? Here's the new name selected by district leaders:
Three people were injured in two separate crashes Wednesday morning on Cline Avenue between Interstate 80/94 and Fifth Avenue, police said.
"At this time, we do not have plans to reopen 3 Floyds Brewpub or the distillery tasting room for bar/dine-in service," Floyd wrote.
Ford temporarily halted production Tuesday at the Chicago Assembly Plant after two workers tested positive for COVID-19.
The victim, Jeremiah J. Wetzel, 33, was fatally shot Monday night in a home in rural Cass Township, police said.
Day shift workers said they were told about 9 a.m. to go home until further notice because of a case of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
A container with multiple baggies of cocaine was found inside the car, police said.
"I promised them that she was alive and doing ok, but that I needed them to stay in my vehicle until I returned," Portage Police Sgt. Troy Williams wrote in his report.
Work is scheduled to resume on May 26, but the restart date could be pushed back depending on how the situation with the virus unfolds.
When officers asked if he fired the gun and why, Lipscomb said the man's name and added, "Cause he took my manhood," records allege.
Police responded to one fight Monday and another Tuesday, where a woman said she was attacked by four others. The third fight, captured on video, was not reported, Hobart police said.
The suspects, who were in the front seat of the car, told police the victims, who were in the back seat, tried to rob them, which sparked the shooting, court records state.
New data shows more than half of Indiana’s schools would have earned a lower A-F school grade in the 2018-19 school year if no measures were taken to hold teachers and schools harmless of the rating.
A construction worker was struck and killed by a semi about 2:30 a.m. Friday on eastbound Interstate 80/94 just east of Portage, police said.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has ordered all flags in Indiana lowered to half-staff Friday through Monday.
The mother said she found her daughter in the same place she put her down for a nap the night of Sept. 29, but that she was "gasping for air" and had fresh bruising on her head, records state.