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Portage Man's Body Recovered from Area Lake

Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris says an autopsy is being conducted today to determine cause and manner of death for a 52-year-old Portage man whose body was recovered from Lake Minnehaha at Yogi Bear Jellystone Park Camp Resort in Portage...

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Hostage Situation in Harvey Ends

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Police say a nearly 20-hour hostage standoff in south-suburban Harvey has ended peacefully. Cook County Sheriffs Police say two Harvey Police officers responding to the report of a robbery attempt shortly before 1 pm Tuesday were shot, and the suspects...

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Peanut, Almond Butter Recall

Certain retail lots of peanut and almond butter are being voluntarily recalled because company officials say they have the potential to be contaminated with salmonella. They include peanut butters sold under the Arrowhead Mills brand name, and private label almond...

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Valparaiso Road Closures

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Valparaiso city officials report the following closures will be in effect today (Wednesday August 20), 7am-3pm:...

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Hoosier Lottery Transfers Record Amount to State

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The Hoosier Lottery is transferring a record amount to the state -- more than 250-million dollars in surplus revenue for fiscal year 2014. Indiana uses those monies to support the Build Indiana Fund, pensions for local firefighters and police officers...

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SR 149 Closure for Chip/Fog Seal Project

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We've gotten word that the barricades are going up this morning (Wednesday August 20)  for the State Road 149 closure between U.S. 20 in Burns Harbor south to State Road 130 scheduled to be in effect through Thursday evening. The...

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Fatal Shooting in Glen Park

In Gary, officials say a man was fatally shot in Glen Park Tuesday night. The Lake County Coroners Office reports 22-year-old Antonio Jackson of Gary was pronounced dead at the scene in the 48-hundred block of Georgia Street shortly before...

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Hostage Situation in Harvey

Cook County Sheriff’s Police say their negotiators are continuing efforts to secure the release of the remaining hostages in south-suburban Harvey. As of 4 a.m. today, four boys who police were held captive – ages 1, 1, 2, and 11...

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No Injuries After Vacant Building Collapses in East Chicago

No one was reported injured after a vacant building collapsed in East Chicago. Neighboring residents had to be evacuated from their homes and according to city officials, what is left of the building, which collapsed around 3pm, was to be...

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AHA NWI Inspires Healthy Living Giving on Aug. 28th

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To enhance participation in this 2014 Heart Walks in Lake and Porter Counties, the American Heart Association is setting aside Thursday, August 28th as the "Day of Inspired Living.  Inspired Giving."  

The AHA says the event encourages area residents...

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