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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

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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Search Continues for Missing Man on JC Murphy Lake

Indiana Conservation Police

Authorities continue their search efforts for a Hammond man who is feared to have drowned in a Newton County lake over the weekend. Indiana Conservation Officers report search efforts to locate 24 year old Saul Lopez on Sunday and again...

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IN State Police Join 6 State Distracted Driving Campaign

A campaign against distracted driving is taking place this week. ABC News reports police in six states are taking part in a campaign targeting drivers who do not have their full attention on their driving. Michigan State Police says its...

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Veterans Build Family Announced, Funding Still Needed

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Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana announced today that a family has been selected for their Veterans Build project initiative. Development and Community Relations Director Lisa Benko told the Region News...

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SR-2 to Close Btw Hebron Valpo Tue. for Emer. Work

SR-2 Closed between Valpo and Hebron


The Indiana Department of Transportation reports that State Rd. 2 will be closed between US-231 in Hebron and US-30 Valparaiso for emergency culvert pipe replacement 2 miles north of Hebron, 1/2-mile south of CR-500 S starting 5am CDT to around...

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Man Faces Battery Charges for Pushing Pregnant Wife

Thomas Childers Jr

(Photo Courtesy of the Porter County Sheriff's Office)

A 34 year old Burns Harbor man faces numerous charges after he allegedly pushed his four-and-a-half month pregnant wife to the ground on Sunday night. Portage Police report the victim told officers...

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Ridge Rd. Closed East of I-65 Due to Crash in Hobart

Traffic-Alert

Traffic on Ridge Rd. just east of I-65 is having to turn around due to police vehicles blocking the roadway.  As a result of the road being closed drivers need to be aware of a possible traffic backup on the...

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Portion of CR 475 N in Valpo Closed Tuesday

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A portion of County Road 475 West in Valparaiso will be closed tomorrow for the installation of a culvert. The Porter County Highway Department reports 475 West, from County Road 440 North to 450 North will be closed from 6:30am...

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Subject in Custody After Leading Police on Chase

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In Portage, a man who led police on a chase this afternoon was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation and will likely face fleeing and traffic charges. The Times reports police had received a complaint of a suicidal...

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