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Environmental Assessment for Valpo Sewer Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District has announced a public review period is underway for an Environmental Assessment for a proposed sewer improvement project in Valparaiso.  Here are the details:

Valparaiso, IN: Environmental Assessment released July 15, 2014,...

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Emergency Repairs Lead to State Road 2 Closure

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From the Indiana Department of Transportation: State Road 2 between US 231 (Hebron) and US 30 (Valparaiso) is temporarily closed for repairs. Emergency repairs are in progress.   State Road 2 will be closed from US 30 to US 231 for...

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Heat and Humidity Could be Followed by Severe Storms

Today (Tuesday July 22) could be the hottest day of the year so far in the Chicagoland/Northwest Indiana region. Tonight we could see severe weather develop. Here is a Special Weather Statement issued by the National Weather Service in Chicago...

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Indiana Native Turns 105, Throws Out First Pitch

A California woman originally from Indiana celebrated her 105th birthday by throwing out the first pitch at a San Diego Padres game. Agnes McKee used a walker to get onto the field at Petco Park Sunday and tossed the ball...

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EPA Solicits Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grant Proposals

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is calling out for proposals in a second round of Great Lakes Shoreline Cities Grants.  EPA will award grants totaling up to $4.5 million to eligible shoreline cities to fund green infrastructure projects that will...

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Man Surrenders After Standoff in East Chicago

In East Chicago, a 25-year-old man surrendered to police about 8-o'clock Monday night after a three-hour standoff. Police Chief Mark Becker told the Times the man would be taken to an area hospital to be checked because he threatened to...

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Helicopter Assists in Willow Slough Lake Search

The Lake County helicopter team searched the area by air Monday assisting crews on the water in an attempt to locate a Hammond man who went missing on JC Murphy Lake at Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area in Newton...

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Lake Station Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash

A 19-year-old Lake Station man was killed in a motor vehicle crash on East 37 thAvenue in Hobart just east of I-65 Monday afternoon. The Lake County Coroners office says 19-year-old Diamond Cody Cooper was pronounced dead at the...

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Fatal Crash in Hobart

A crash in Hobart this afternoon has resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. The Times reports the crash occurred just east of I-65, around 2:15pm, at Ridge Road and Sandusky Street. No further information has been made available....

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US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Keith Martin

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A 50 year old man wanted for murder is this week's “Fugitive of the Week” by the US Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force. Keith Martin is described as a black male,...

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