EC Couple in Court on Bank Robbery Charges


An East Chicago couple indicted in connection with what authorities described as a "takeover-style" armed bank robbery in East Chicago several weeks ago appeared in Hammond Federal Court Wednesday. The FBI says Jeremiah Ellis and Ashley Patterson [photos/provided] were arrested...

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Departure Ceremony for Rolling Thunder Ride


This morning (Thu May 22), Governor Mike Pence is offering remarks at the departure ceremony for the Rolling Thunder Indiana Chapter One’s 15th Annual Ride to the Wall in Washington, D.C. The trip pays tribute to fallen American heroes of...

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Applications Sought for First Veterans Build Partner Family


The Northwest Indiana Veterans Action Council and Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana are seeking applications from those in Lake County either in active military service, a veteran or a surviving spouse of a fallen veteran, to build a house...

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GNIAR: April Homes Sales in Region Up 2.8%

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Single family home sales in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Jasper and Newton counties combined in April rose two-point-eight percent from the previous month, but fell ten-point-three percent from April 2013 to April 2014. The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors reports...

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Man Who Led Portage PD on Pursuit Questioned by FBI

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The FBI is talking with a 34 year old Wisconsin man charged with numerous felonies after leading Portage Police on a pursuit late Tuesday morning, which injured officers and damaged multiple squad cars. The Times...

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K-9 Helps Apprehend Suspect Who Fled Police

Lake Co. Sherrif

A pursuit that began in the Whiting area Tuesday evening ended with the suspect being taken into custody after an officer's K-9 subdued him. The Lake County Sheriff's Office reports a Gang Unit Detective, working a cooperative bi-state detail in...

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Postcard Reminders to Update Voter Information

Secretary of State

Hoosier voters are beginning to receive postcards in the mail from the Indiana Secretary of State's Election Division as part of a statewide effort to identify outdated and inaccurate voter registration information. Secretary of State Connie Lawson says, “it is...

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Juvenile Struck By Police Car in Highland

Highland PD

In Highland, a 12 year old boy was struck by a squad car Tuesday afternoon. Highland Police report an officer was sitting in traffic around 3:30pm on 42 ndStreet and made a left turn south onto Kennedy Avenue...

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GM Announces More Recalls

More recalls announced by GM. The biggest US auto maker is doing a major review of safety concerns linked to product flaws. ABC News reports this latest announcement is the 30th GM recall this year. 218 thousand subcompact Chevy cars...

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Man Turns Himself in After Being Charged with Child Porn

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(Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)

A Portage man charged on Tuesday with five-felony counts of possession of child pornography turned himself in to the Porter County Jail this morning. Indiana State Police Lowell Post reports their Crimes...

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