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LaPorte County Storm Survey Results

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Damage assessment results from northwest Indiana by the National Weather Service in Chicago have been posted for LaPorte County. National Weather Service survey crews report corn was flattened and an outbuilding was destroyed about two-miles north of Kingsbury on U-S...

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An App for Gridlock

Today is the official start of the Independence Day holiday travel rush and the forecast: hot and crowded. ABC News reports AAA forecasts a surge on the roads, 34 million people driving this Independence day weekend, just as highway crews...

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Help the Red Cross Prevent a Summer Blood Shortage

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In order to prevent a summer blood shortage, the American Red Cross is urging eligible blood donors to roll up their sleeve and give the gift of life. Indiana-Ohio Red Cross Communication Manager Vince Robinson told the Region News Team...

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Partial road closure in Valpo for Storm Sewer work

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Park Avenue in Valparaiso will be closed from 7am to 5pm for the next two weeks between Yellowstone Rd. and Elmhurst Ave. in order to install storm sewer piping and roadway reconstruction today through Wednesday, July 16, 2014.  According to Public Works Department, the...

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Homicide Investigation in Gary

A homicide investigation is underway in Gary. The Lake County Coroner's Office reports their officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Roosevelt Street at 9:44 this morning where an unidentified black man was found with a gun shot wound....

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Man Convicted of Carrying Handgun With Prior Conviction

A Michigan City man was convicted on Tuesday of carrying a handgun without a license with a prior felony conviction. The LaPorte County Prosecuting Attorney's Office announced today that a jury deliberated a little over an hour-and-a-half before finding Demetrius...

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Generator Safety Reminder

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In Highland, police are reminding those without electricity who maybe using a gasoline powered generator, to use it only in a well ventilated area, away from open doors and windows, and if possible, well away from any area occupied by...

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NIPSCO: 95% of Customers to Have Service By End of Day

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Cleanup efforts continue from Monday night's storms. Kathleen Szot with NIPSCO told the Region News Team today nearly all parts of their service territory experienced sustained damage and electric outages. Szot says NIPSCO crews are dealing mostly with downed trees,...

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Three Men Charged in Connection with School Burglaries

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In Michigan City, police say three men, ages 19, 20, and 20, from Michigan City, have been arrested and charged with Class C Felony Burglary in connection with a June 30 thbreak-in at Elston Middle School and AK Smith...

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US 30 to be Closed Overnight for Emergency Repairs

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The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the closure of U.S. 30, between I-65 and U.S. 41 tonight, beginning at 10 p.m. The estimated reopening time is 10 a.m. Thursday, July 3rd. The severe weather that swept through Northwest Indiana...

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