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For the second time in the last few weeks, a local locale has been featured in a major Hollywood movie.
Just a few weeks after Gary was a setting in the new "Mortal Kombat" movie, Netflix's "The Mitchells vs. The Machines" featured a billboard from Redamak's.
The boat that capsized May 1 with four aboard was found Friday night east of Chicago in the Illinois side of Lake Michigan.
A new era of gaming, dining and entertainment in Northwest Indiana begins at 5 p.m. Friday when officials press "play" and open the doors of the Hard Rock Casino to the public for the first time.
Two people were shot over the weekend in separate, unrelated robberies, police said.
Generations of Region residents have been born, died, been treated and worked at Franciscan Health Hammond Hospital, the nine-story medical facility that long has loomed large over downtown Hammond. For many people the announcement of its downsizing was personal.
Joe Bova was mortally wounded when his truck exploded in his driveway with him inside, causing a fierce blast so powerful it reportedly sent him nearly 50 feet away from the vehicle.
Authorities are investigating after a person was found dead early Monday in the driveway of an auto repair shop, an official said.
A motorcyclist accused of leading police on a chase Friday after he was caught speeding over three times the posted speed limit told officers he fled because he didn't have a license, Lowell Police Chief James Woestman said.
The truck collided with the bridge as the roadway narrows to a single lane, police said.
"There was no sexual misconduct," Elijah Fleming said at one point during this initial hearing before being advised by a defense attorney to exercise his right to remain silent.
"This man is a danger to children," the mother said while crying.
Cleveland-Cliffs has hired more than 710 steelworkers at former ArcelorMittal mills since it took over after the acquisition, Chairman, President and CEO Lourenco C. Goncalves said.
GARY — Lake County prosecutors dropped charges last week against a man who wound up in jail last year after taking a video, which later went v…
"When asked why he was leaving his residence just to drive back, the driver stated, 'I don't know, it's stupid,'" according to the incident report.
The Lansing Police Department and the Suburban Major Accident Reconstruction Team continue to investigate and anyone with information is asked to call Lansing police at 708-895-7150.
"I then observed the driver make it to the south side of the river bank into Jasper County and kept eyes on him until he disappeared into the wood line and brush," police said.
The driver told police he was on his way home but couldn't recall much of what happened in the crash.
Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb signed an executive order Tuesday requiring Hoosiers to be actively searching for work as a condition of receiving unemployment benefits, starting June 1.
Police arrested the driver, 19-year-old Nevaeh I. Thomas-Moore, of Harvey, Illinois, who faces several criminal charges.
"When Valparaiso does well, I think the Region does well too," said Beth Shrader, Valparaiso director of planning and transit.
Police say a Valparaiso man was 20 and 21 years old while pretending to be a teenage girl when messaging minors for photographs and arranging to meet up with one for sex.
The defendant alleged admitted to having sexual conduct with a cellmate, but claimed it was consensual, according to court records.
An auction for Southlake Mall, the Region's largest enclosed shopping mall, has been delayed.
The driver of the Ford then rolled down the window and sprayed the Jeep with gunfire, striking it several times.
The single-family homes will range from 1,800 to 2,800 square feet and the cottage homes will range from 1,500 to 2,500 square feet, said Todd Kleven, land planning and entitlement manager with Lennar.
Police searched the area of the 400 block of East 61st Avenue to 60th Drive, in the Regency Park Towne Homes area.
"(This home) says that you can be whatever you want to be, and you can be as successful as you want to be, if you can imagine yourself doing that," said Indiana Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch.
Porter Superior Court Judge Mike Fish told the accused, Brett Steel, that if he does bond out of jail, he will be placed on pretrial supervision.