Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches were expected, with higher totals possible in isolated areas, the National Weather Service said.
Four significant Northwest Indiana road projects are included in the annual federal infrastructure legislation approved Thursday by the Democratic-controlled U.S. House.
"We're holding our own," said Scott Pelath, who serves as executive director of the Kankakee River Basin Yellow River Basin Development Commission. "I'm feeling cautiously optimistic about things."
Hammond placed a dam to stop the flow of the Little Calumet River for the first time so that searchers could more easily find the missing 12-y…
"It was happiness that I found him — that I could give the family closure — but then ... spotting his body ... it hit me hard," Smith said."
Around 8 p.m. divers were dispatched to search the river behind a tire service business near the hotel.
The search marked a continuation of so far fruitless efforts to find the boy. Hammond police are still focusing their efforts on the Little Calumet River.
Scheduled to open this fall, the new park will include a canoe launch, band shell, nature walk, playground equipment and the Bossy Bonato Dog Park.
A $1 million upgrade to the Yates Pond pumping station is expected to mean fewer flooded basements and less standing water after storms on Calumet City's northwest side.
Environmental officials said residents may smell a slight odor of diesel and may see a spotty sheen in the affected waterways.
The fire took place in swampland south of the Little Calumet River in Highland near the border of Hammond, Griffith and Gary.
A lakeshore flood warning remained in effect until 10 p.m. for part of Lake County and Porter County and until 7 p.m. in LaPorte County, the National Weather Service said.
State officials believe the dead fish discovered Sunday near a marina along the East Branch of the Little Calumet River died of natural causes.
State Rep. Mara Candelaria Reardon, D-Munster, will not seek reelection next year to the Indiana House to instead try to succeed retiring U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky.
It's called the Region as shorthand for the Calumet Region, an industrial area partly in the watershed of the Calumet Rivers in Indiana and Illinois.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has appointed two Region men to serve on state commissions overseeing issues essential to residents, businesses and the cont…
As cyanide and ammonia flowed down the east branch of the Little Calumet River in mid-August toward the Burns Waterway and Lake Michigan, boat…
Nestled between the heavy industry, steel mills and everyday hubbub of Northwest Indiana is a diamond in the rough. If one pays close attentio…
HAMMOND — City leaders are excited about a new pedestrian bridge connecting the Erie-Lackawanna Trail over Calumet Avenue and Conkey Street.
PORTAGE — Portage Mayor John Cannon is calling on ArcelorMittal to pick up the bill for independent daily water tests in the east branch of th…
A sixth and final round of tests found samples of water from the Little Calumet River and Lake Michigan were now below the federal Safe Drinki…
The Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Beach reopened Thursday following a chemical spill last week that killed some 3,000 fish and prompted the …
Expanding the Marquette Greenway through Burns Harbor has long been a priority, and the project is expected to bring many benefits to the community.
Lake Michigan and its associated waterways are quite literally everything to the Region.