One of Two Semi Trucks Stolen Recovered in Gary

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In Portage, police report one of two semi trucks and trailers reported stolen have been recovered. Portage Police report on Monday, officers responded to Trans Finance, in the 12-hundred block of Marine View Street, and learned two semi trucks and...

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Indiana State Police Announce Porter Co Checkpoint

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Indiana State Police have announced a sobriety checkpoint by Lowell Post Troopers in Porter County this Friday evening (August 22, 2014). Motorists are asked to have their driver’s license and vehicle registrations available as that will help minimize the amount...

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Opportunity Enterprises Announces Interim CEO

Opportunity Enterprises has announced the appointment of an interim CEO.  Here is the news release issued by the agency today:

Opportunity Enterprises’ Board of Directors announces the appointment of Ellen DeMartinis to the position of Interim CEO for the agency,...

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Fire at Gary Works Quickly Brought Under Control

A spokesperson for U.S. Steel says a fire at the Gary Works plant this morning (Tuesday August 19) was quickly brought under control. A statement from U.S. Steel Public Affairs Representative Sarah Cassella said there were no injuries and production...

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VanDenburgh to Hold Legislative Ofc Hours in Lake Co


Democratic Crown Point State Representative Shelli VanDenburgh has announced she'll be holding legislative office hours at three locations in Indiana House District 19 on Friday, August 29. She'll be at the Crown Point Library first, then the Winfield library branch,...

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Valparaiso Road Closures


Valparaiso officials have announced the following road closures will be in effect today (Tuesday August 19) from 7 am to 3 pm:

Campbell Street from Park Ave north to bridge

Madison Street @ Chicago St

Ransom Rd from Lake Meadow...

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Fatal Shooting in Gary

The Lake County Coroner today reports a 37-year-old Crown Point man suffered a fatal gunshot wound in a homicide in the 14-hundred block of East 36 thAvenue in Gary. The coroners office was dispatched to a local hospital late...

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Indiana Unemployment Rate Holds Steady

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The Hoosier State gained 9,900 private sector jobs in July, with gains largely concentrated in the manufacturing sector (+5,500). Indiana has added over 66,300 private sector jobs over the past year and 244,000 since July, 2009, the low point of...

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Data Breach in Hospital Network


Community Health Systems, which operates 206 hospitals in 29 states including the Valparaiso-area based Porter Health Care System, has reported that hackers believed to based in China used “highly sophisticated malware” in a cyber attack believed to have occurred in...

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Indiana's First Female Chief Justice Sworn In


Swearing-in ceremonies were held Monday for Indiana's first female chief justice, Loretta Rush. Rush succeeds Hobart native Brent Dickson, who will remain on the state's highest court as an associate justice. Rush was appointed to the Indiana Supreme Court about...

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