Cause of Death Pending for 2 Year Old Chesterton Boy

A child from Chesterton has died at a Chicago hospital but the cause and manner of death is pending. The Times reports authorities were called to the one-thousand block of Woodlawn Avenue around 9:13 Friday morning for a two-year old...

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Adult and Juvenile Arrested in LaPorte for Dealing Cocaine

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A 50 year old man and a 15 year old male juvenile from Chicago were recently arrested in LaPorte as part of an on-going investigation involving the distribution of narcotics and illegal drugs in and around the LaPorte area. The LaPorte...

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LaPorte Man Heading to Washington to Help With Wildfires

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A Red Cross volunteer and EMT from LaPorte will be leaving tomorrow to help those affected by the wildfires in Washington State. George Hayes told the Region News Team he will be serving as a Health Services Supervisor, assisting medics...

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US 35 Microsurface Project Begins Tonight in LaPorte

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US 35/Pine Lake Avenue will be reduced to one lane starting this evening for two to three nights of micro-surface work between State Road 39 and the bridge over the railroad in downtown LaPorte. INDOT reports the work will begin...

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South Shore Busing Due to Work in Michigan City


The operators of the South Shore announce temporary busing for select midday trains between Carroll Avenue in Michigan City and Dune Park in Porter County on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting today (July 22) and continuing thru August 14. Rush hour...

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Residents Alerted to EZPass, Microsoft Scammers

More scam alerts to pass along to Region residents, and these use some very familiar names. Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana CEO Marjorie Stephens says scammers are posing as EZPass in emails claiming to collect unpaid tolls, emails that...

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Lake One of Five Counties Chosen for Pilot Pre-K

Indiana Governor Mike Pence announced today that Lake County is one of the five counties chosen for the state's new pilot pre-K program. Last month the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration announced eighteen finalist counties for the program where...

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Hammond Man's Body Recovered from J.C. Murphy Lake

The body of a 24-year-old Hammond man was found today in J.C. Murphy Lake at Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area. Indiana Conservation Officers say they are continuing to investigate the death of Saul Lopez. Officials say the man's body...

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Environmental Assessment for Valpo Sewer Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District has announced a public review period is underway for an Environmental Assessment for a proposed sewer improvement project in Valparaiso.  Here are the details:

Valparaiso, IN: Environmental Assessment released July 15, 2014,...

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Emergency Repairs Lead to State Road 2 Closure


From the Indiana Department of Transportation: State Road 2 between US 231 (Hebron) and US 30 (Valparaiso) is temporarily closed for repairs. Emergency repairs are in progress.   State Road 2 will be closed from US 30 to US 231 for...

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