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The Tobacco Education and Prevention Coalition for Porter County is giving out four weeks of free nicotine patches and gum to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Indiana Tobacco Quitline.
The proposal would amend the town's zoning ordinance that would change regulations for tobacco shops, hookah lounges and electronic cigarette/vapor product shops seeking to move into town.
As first written, the ordinance didn't restrict hookah lounges, however, commissioners asked Attorney Alfredo Estrada remove hookah lounges as a permitted use.
"Why is there suddenly a reason to make it harder to open a business in town rather than easier?" Plan Commission President Thomas Anderson said.
September 29 is World Heart Day, an annual event that raises awareness about cardiovascular disease. Eating fruits and vegetables, exercising …
The man signed a plea agreement in September, in which he admitted to firing a gun on June 7, 2018, during a robbery of two undercover ATF agents.
The man had five previous felony convictions including armed robbery, aggravated robbery, burglary, larceny of a firearm and resisting a police officer.
The case is part of an initiative called Project Guardian, which is a collaboration between federal, state and local law enforcement to investigate and prosecute gun crimes.
The Lake County coroner's office has identified the 29-year-old woman shot in a homicide Saturday.
The Winfield Town Council has enacted an ordinance that bans smoking in public places. Several bar owners spoke against the ban.
Authorities have doubled the reward they are offering for information resulting in the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for killing an 18-year-old man.
Under the House proposal, the minimum penalty for selling tobacco products to an underage patron increases to $500 from $200.
Many of the shootings were a direct result of illegal gun possession, the task force said.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is calling on Indiana lawmakers to ban the use of mobile devices while driving, legalize speed enforcement cameras in work zones and raise the smoking age to 21.
HAMMOND — U.S. Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II announced a new effort to crack down on firearms violations in Northwest Indiana with the indictme…
— Share the facts. E-cigarettes and vapes reduce exposure to some of the harmful chemicals of tobacco cigarettes, but no one really knows the impact of these products on kids’ health. And studies show they contain formaldehyde.
Cigarette smoking among U.S. adults fell to its lowest recorded level in 2018: 13.7%, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
GARY — A Gary man being questioned in Friday's fatal house fire abruptly ended the interview after he allegedly asked detectives if he was und…
MICHIGAN CITY — Police arrested two suspects after investigations discovered "an endless flow of cocaine" into LaPorte County, police said.
HAMMOND — A 28-year-old man was sentenced to nearly six years in prison Thursday for his participation in the Chicago-based Latin Kings, the U…
Eric Weiler admitted to drugging a child and performing sexual acts on them while they were unconscious in or about the spring of 2013, court records state. The 46-year-old then "relived the abuse by writing about it many times in drawings and notes that later were recovered from his house."
CROWN POINT — Cedar Lake Police Chief David Coulson will join the Crown Point Community School Corp. as its next supervisor of school safety a…