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IN State Police Join 6 State Distracted Driving Campaign

A campaign against distracted driving is taking place this week. ABC News reports police in six states are taking part in a campaign targeting drivers who do not have their full attention on their driving. Michigan State Police says its...

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Veterans Build Family Announced, Funding Still Needed

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Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana announced today that a family has been selected for their Veterans Build project initiative. Development and Community Relations Director Lisa Benko told the Region News...

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SR-2 to Close Btw Hebron Valpo Tue. for Emer. Work

SR-2 Closed between Valpo and Hebron


The Indiana Department of Transportation reports that State Rd. 2 will be closed between US-231 in Hebron and US-30 Valparaiso for emergency culvert pipe replacement 2 miles north of Hebron, 1/2-mile south of CR-500 S starting 5am CDT to around...

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Man Faces Battery Charges for Pushing Pregnant Wife

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A 34 year old Burns Harbor man faces numerous charges after he allegedly pushed his four-and-a-half month pregnant wife to the ground on Sunday night. Portage Police report the victim told officers...

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Ridge Rd. Closed East of I-65 Due to Crash in Hobart

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Traffic on Ridge Rd. just east of I-65 is having to turn around due to police vehicles blocking the roadway.  As a result of the road being closed drivers need to be aware of a possible traffic backup on the...

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Portion of CR 475 N in Valpo Closed Tuesday

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A portion of County Road 475 West in Valparaiso will be closed tomorrow for the installation of a culvert. The Porter County Highway Department reports 475 West, from County Road 440 North to 450 North will be closed from 6:30am...

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Subject in Custody After Leading Police on Chase

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In Portage, a man who led police on a chase this afternoon was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation and will likely face fleeing and traffic charges. The Times reports police had received a complaint of a suicidal...

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Homes Sales, Median Selling Price Up in June

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Single family home sales in northwest Indiana increased two-point-eight percent from May to June. The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors announced today 881 homes were sold across in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Jasper and Newton Counties combined from May to...

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Unattended 4 Year old Tries to Access Neighbor's Pool

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A review of charges has been forwarded to the LaPorte County Prosecutor's Office after an unattended four-year old child was found trying to access a neighbor's pool on Saturday afternoon. LaPorte Police report they were called to the 100 block...

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Several Valpo Neighborhoods Plan Natl Night Out Activities

Eight neighborhoods in Valparaiso have already planned activities for National Night Out. Valparaiso Police ask that you give them a call if you're planning an event so they can stop by. In previous years neighborhoods have planned cook-outs, ice cream...

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