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Keri Devries, remembers her husband, Nicholas Devries, as a loving husband and dedicated father of four. It has been two years since his death on U.S. 41.
Allen Joseph O'Rourke, 27, of St. John, faces charges of resisting law enforcement and disorderly conduct, according to the Indiana State Police.
Indiana is dropping out of a federal program that provides an extra $300 in weekly payments to unemployed workers and other programs that expanded unemployment benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A jury awarded a Valparaiso woman $43.5 million after she was rear-ended by a semi-truck five years ago while waiting at a traffic light on Ind. 49 at Gateway Boulevard, according to her attorney Kenneth J. Allen.
The TGI Fridays across from Southlake Mall closed after 25 years.
In a message to parents and families earlier this month, Superintendent Todd Terrill said he expects to have in-person learning on a normal schedule five days a week.
The Feb. 15, 2017 accident killed 13-year-old Julianna A. Chambers and critically injured her grandmother, Theresa Paramo, both of Whiting.
The Lake County Sheriff's Office is looking for James P. Mitchell, who escaped from court monitoring after cutting his GPS monitor off.
Officers were called out at 1:20 a.m. and found one man down as a result of injuries, Valparaiso police Capt. Joe Hall said.
The government alleges Tarrytown defrauded SNAP of more than $5.1 million between December 2015 and last November
A police dog arrived a short time later and had a "positive narcotics alert" on the vehicle and officers recovered a "dab rig" used to smoke THC oil, police said.
Three vehicles were involved in the crash, which happened near the Dyer Fire Department.
James Snyder says this example is "additional independent grounds for reversing the verdict" and "is by no means the only instance of the prosecution's post-trial responses depicting events in a less than accurate manner."
Dr. Dawn Greene submitted her letter of resignation Tuesday.
The woman filed a complaint against Anthony Higgs in Lake Superior Court after she said he left an unwanted flyer on the subject of racial discrimination in her front door late last month.
"This is a process that's going to be greatly involved by the community, by staff and our council as we look to best determine the uses and spaces of our downtown ... to make it more accessible," Mayor David Uran said.
A 41-year-old Hammond woman was arrested and will face multiple criminal charges, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Department.
The facility is now accepting meal donations on a calendar day basis. The hope is that businesses, fraternal groups, churches and families will sign up to donate a full meal for a particular day.
A 30-year-old Highland man is accused of fleeing police Wednesday and later crashing and flipping his vehicle, which had five passengers, including children, inside.
"She did not deserve what you did to her," said Paula Biller, the sister of Adriana Saucedo. Shuan Thompson had pleaded guilty to killing Saucedo in November 2019.
When officers arrived, they found a deceased male on the railroad tracks underneath the train, police said. said. The man has not yet been identified.
A 60-year-old man taken to the hospital early Tuesday after being battered and strangled in the 700 block of Center Street has died and his alleged assailant has been charged, according to officials.
With only about 40% of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19, Indiana ranked as the 9th least safe state during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a study.
One day after parents spoke out against masks being required at Valparaiso Community Schools, district officials said they understand why people are so passionate, but the decision on masks doesn't rest in the district's hands.
Around 8 p.m. divers were dispatched to search the river behind a tire service business near the hotel.
Two handguns were recovered and two teenagers were arrested after carjacking a vehicle at a Hammond gas station, police said.