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Two Highway Construction Workers Killed on I-69

Two highway construction workers in Indiana were killed in a work zone crash downstate early this morning. Indiana State Police say the Rieth Riley employees were contract workers for the Indiana Department of Transportation working on the road construction project...

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Commuter Train Delayed by Suspicious Package

Chicago-bound South Shore Train 108 was delayed about fifteen minutes early today after transit police responded to the discovery of a suspicious package at the Miller station in Gary. Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District Transit Police Chief Robert Byrd says...

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ArcelorMittal Reports 1st Qtr 2014 $205M Net Loss

ArcelorMittal today reported a 205-million dollar net loss for the first quarter of 2014, down from a net loss of 345-million dollars for the same period in 2013. The steel and mining giant has local facilities in Gary, East Chicago,...

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Historic Gary Building Joins Most Endangered List


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A new addition to the Indiana Landmarks Ten Most Endangered List is a historic building in downtown Gary. The Gary Heat, Light and Water warehouse, a remnant of the city's early beginnings, sits at 900 Madison Street. In the 1920s,...

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is May 10

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Letter carriers across the Region and around the state will be picking up more than mail this Saturday {May 10} – they'll also be collecting nonperishable food items from customers on their routes to be delivered to local food banks...

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NW Ind Murder Suspect Arrested in Arizona

Authorities say an East Chicago man wanted in connection with the shooting death of a teenager in East Chicago in February has been arrested in Phoenix, Arizona. East Chicago Police say the US Marshals Service located the 19-year-old suspect, who's...

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State Supreme Court to Hear Right-to-Work Appeal

The Indiana Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments on the state's right-to-work law in September, according to a report in The Times today. A Lake County judge ruled the statute as written violates the Indiana Constitution's guarantee of compensation...

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Ivy Tech to Celebrate Record Number of Graduates

A record number of students -- nearly 20-thousand-400 -- are graduating from Ivy Tech statewide. The community college says the number represents an estimated increase of 22-percent over last year. The local commencement ceremony is this Saturday, May 10 at...

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Lake County Sheriff's Dept Patrol Boat Repower

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The Lake County Sheriff's Department says a recently-completed upgrade of their marine patrol boat illustrates the importance of partnerships with governmental agencies as well as the private sector. Marine 1, a 1995 Silver Ships 36-foot patrol/search and rescue boat was...

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Millions Wait to be Claimed in the Region

There's more than 48-million dollars in unclaimed property waiting to be claimed by Region residents – and of that, nearly 35-million dollars worth is in Lake County. That figure mostly represents cash assets like money sitting in savings and checking...

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