High Waves, Dangerous Currents at NW Ind Beaches


Meteorologists say dangerous swimming conditions are likely through this afternoon for Lake Michigan beaches in Lake, Porter, and La Porte Counties in northwest Indiana as well as Cook County, Illinois, and into southwestern lower Michigan, with large waves and...

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Funeral Procession Route for Asst Fire Chief Middlebrook

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Officials with the Indiana Department of Transportation Northwest are advising motorists to expect lengthy delays on State Road 2 and U.S. 20 today between South Bend and New Carlisle as hundreds of mourners pay their respects to New Carlisle Fire

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Police Say Gunfire Erupts from Crowd in Merrillville

 In Merrillville, police this morning are asking for the public's help after an incident in which shots were fired overnight. Police issued a news release saying at about 3 am their department received a request for assistance at Club...

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SR 2 Closure Delayed Due to Rain


The Indiana Department of Transportation Northwest says the closure planned to begin today (Monday August 11) for chip/fog seal work along State Road 2 between U.S. 30 in Valparaiso and U.S. 231 in Hebron has been delayed due to the...

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Funeral Services for Fallen New Carlisle Firefighter


Funeral services are at Bethel College in Mishawaka at 11 am Eastern Time this morning (Monday August 11)  for fallen New Carlisle Assistant Fire Chief Jamie Middlebook. The 41-year-old veteran firefighter died last Tuesday night fighting a commercial blaze in...

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Hearing on Gary's Dunbar-Pulaski Middle School

In Gary tonight (Monday August 11), the state is holding a public hearing at 6:30 on the future of Dunbar-Pulaski Middle School. The meeting will be at the school, which was recently renamed the Gary Middle School. The school is...

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No Injuries Reported in Fire in Valparaiso

In Valparaiso, there were no injuries reported in a fire in the 49-hundred block of Kellee Lane Friday morning. The Times reports a bathroom exhaust ceiling fan sparked flames in insulation around it, causing a fire in the attic. A...

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New Exhibit on Former Y W in Merrillville

In Merrillville, the grand opening of a new exhibit on the former Y & W Open Air Theater is this Sunday (August 17). The exhibit, at the Merrillville/Ross Township Historical Society's museum, will feature photos and memorabilia from the drive-in,...

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Gary Police Investigate Shooting Death

In Gary, police are investigating the shooting death of a woman whose identity was not known. The Lake County Coroner's office says an investigative team from their office was dispatched to the 38-hundred block of Massachusetts Street shortly before 8...

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Thousands Participate in Pilgrimage

In Lake County, an estimated five-thousand people were part of the Polish Pilgrimage March over the weekend. Participants walked thirty-three miles from St. Michael Catholic Church on the south side of Chicago, visiting Hammond, spending the night at Carmelite Monastery...

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