First Gypsy Moth Treatments Complete, Next This Friday

Indiana DNR

The first of two spring aerial gypsy moth treatments for the Valparaiso sites in Porter County were completed this morning by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources. Phil Marshall with the DNR's Entomology and Plant Pathology Division, told the Region...

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US Steel One of Many US Companies Allegedly Hacked

Cyber-espionage charges have been brought against five Chinese military officials by the United States. American officials are accusing them of hacking into US companies to gain trade secrets. Security expert Ira Winkler says blaming foreign individuals is not the way...

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Beef and Cottage Cheese Recall

ABC News reports the government has ordered the recall of 1.8 million pounds of beef produced by a Michigan company, saying it could be contaminated with E-coli bacteria. The list of recalled products runs nearly a hundred pages. The beef,...

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Indiana State Police Lowell Post Has New Commander

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(Photos Courtesy of Indiana State Police
Lowell Post. Above: Lt. Terry Gose. Below
Sgt. Gerald Michalak.)

Indiana State Police Lowell Post has a new District Commander. Superintendent of the Indiana State Police Douglas Carter announced today that Sergeant Terry Gose,...

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Semi Rolls Over, Closes Ramp from EB I-94 to US 20

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(Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)

A rolled over semi caused the ramp from I-94 eastbound to US 20 westbound to be closed for almost four-hours today. Indiana State Police Lowell Post reports a preliminary investigation revealed that...

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Volunteers Needed for Clean Up East Chicago Event

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Volunteers are invited to an adopt-a-block cleanup taking place tomorrow morning in East Chicago. Assistant Public Works Director, Lenny Franciski told the Region News Team cleanup begins at 8:30am on Indianapolis Boulevard at 145 thStreet, right in front of...

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Community Conversation on Education for Gary Youth

City of Gary

The public is invited to participate in a discussion this Thursday on how to help improve education for all youth in the City of Gary by discussing strategies to advance learning, enhance student engagement and improve schools. Chelsea Whittington, City...

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Man Charged with Activities Related to Obscene Performance

Schererville PD

A Crown Point man has been charged with activities related to an obscene performance after an investigation into a complaint he fondled himself while looking at a female living in the same apartment complex. Schererville Police report detectives filed the...

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Sobriety Checkpoint in Lake County Wednesday

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Indiana State Police Lowell Post announced today they will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint in Lake County, during the late evening hours on Wednesday, in conjunction with Gary Police, the Lake County Sheriff's Department and Indiana University Northwest Police.


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CDC: Illinois Man Never Actually Contracted MERS

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say an Illinois man who tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, never actually contracted the disease. There are signs, however, that the potentially deadly bug was present at...

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