Member of Lake Co Pipes and Drums in Critical Condition

lito lemus

(Photo Courtesy of the Lake County Sheriff's Office, featuring the Lake County Pipes and
Drums Unit. Mr. Lemus is shown in the front row on the far right.)

A 62 year old member of the Lake County Pipes and Drum...

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Allegations of Secret Waiting Lists at VA Hospitals Spreading

Allegations of secret waiting lists a veterans hospital in Phoenix are now spreading to other VA hospitals, including the Edward Hines Veterans Hospital in Maywood, Illinois. A union president at the hospital says employees have told her there is a...

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Another Round of GM Recalls Announced

General Motors is announcing another round of recalls. ABC News reports GM says five new recalls cover 2 point 7 million vehicles in the US. The largest has to do with malfunctioning tail lights. That recall involves several models of...

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Sheriffs Dept Memorial Ceremony Moved Indoors

The public is invited to the Porter County Sheriffs Police annual Memorial Service as part of National Police Week.  The inspection begins at 9:30 followed by the memorial service at 11 am, with speaker Indiana US Senator Joe Donnelly. The...

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Governor Pence Unveils HIP 2.0

Indiana Governor Mike Pence today unveiled the details of plans to expand the state's Healthy Indiana Program for lower-income Hoosiers, and it includes an element to support participation in employer-sponsored insurance plans. Officials say it still has to get federal...

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No Injuries Reported in Fire at Auto Dealership

Fire crews from around northern Porter County responded to the Arnell Kia auto dealership on US 20 in Burns Harbor late Wednesday night. Portage, Porter, South Haven and Chesterton were among those assisting Burns Harbor. The fire was stopped before...

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Power Lines Down on Kennedy Avenue


935 am CDT -- In Schererville, authorities say Kennedy Avenue is blocked off this hour basically from Main Street to Division. We're told a semi truck went off the roadway and pulled some power lines down. NIPSCO is on scene....

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RailCats Open Season at St. Paul Today


The defending American Association Champs Gary SouthShore RailCats begin their season on the road today [May 15th] at St. Paul. Opening Day at U.S. Steel Yard in Gary is Thursday, May 22, 2014 vs. last season’s championship series opponent the...

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Governor to Unveil Changes to Healthy Indiana

Today (Thursday May 15) Indiana Governor Mike Pence is scheduled to announce the State’s plan to expand the Healthy Indiana Plan as an alternative to Medicaid to cover uninsured individuals in Indiana.   9am CDT: The announcement will be streamed live...

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Groundbreaking Held for Hospital Addition

NW view SMMC addition

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Wednesday to launch construction of a new $40 million surgical pavilion addition to St. Mary Medical Center on South Lake Park Avenue in Hobart.  The four-story building marks the largest addition to the hospital’s Hobart campus...

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