Discharge Plans for Munster MERS Patient

Community Hospital in Munster has begun working on discharge plans for the patient diagnosed with the first US case of MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome.  The hospital Tuesday said the man, a healthcare worker in Saudi Arabia who made a...

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Prince to Face Covaciu in Nov for Lake Co Assessor

An apparent victory for Lake County Councilman Jerome Prince of Gary in the Democratic primary for Lake County Assessor. As of last word, Prince appeared to have more votes that his closest opponent Schererville Town Councilman Michael Troxell, and Prince...

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Tight Race for Local Vacant House Seat

One closely watched race, where ballots were cast in Lake and Porter Counties, didn't include an incumbent, and that was for parties to choose their nominee for 11th District State Representative. The apparent victories went to Republican Michael Aylesworth of...

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Victories for Tax Question; Former, Current Sheriffs

Many candidates ran unopposed in Tuesday's primary here in the Region, which included local races for county and township seats, as well as state and US Representative. Turnout was estimated at only about 12-percent in Lake County.

There were some...

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Indiana Primary Election May 6th, 2014

Polls are now closed for today's primary election in Indiana. Here are some links for election information into the nighttime hours:

We'll have coverage of local contested races tomorrow morning, Wednesday, May...

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MERS Patient to Be Released to Home Isolation Soon

The first patient in the US diagnosed with Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, is expected to be released to home isolation in the coming days. Health officials today report, the American man whose name has not been released, continues...

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Former Burnham Village Clerk Charged with Stealing $650,000

A former longtime clerk with the Village of Burnham, Illinois, was charged today by the US Attorney's Office Northern Illinois District with stealing over 650-thousand dollars from revenue payments and filing a false tax return. 70 year old Nancy Dobrowski,...

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Wildlife Causing a Backup on Westbound Borman

05-06-14 Ducking traffic on WB Borman

INDOT is reporting all lanes westbound I-80/94 between Burr St. and Calumet Ave. are running slow, due in part to animals reported on the roadway.  As of 5pm CDT a State Trooper was carefully following behind and escorting a family...

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Homicide Suspect Remains At-Large After Discharge

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A 21 year old Lake Station man allegedly involved in a homicide and wounded on December 1 stin Gary, in the 62-hundred block of West 29 thAvenue, and transported to a Chicago hospital for treatment remains at large...

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NWS Video Summary of Winter 2013-14 Snowfall

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This winter was the 3 rdsnowiest on record in Chicago and the National Weather Service has put together a one-minute summary looking at each snow event that took place that led up to the 82 inches of snow that...

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