Chicago Holiday Shootings Death Toll Rises to 16

The death toll from gun violence in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend death has gone up to 16 as two others die from their wounds.  Authorities say more than 80 people were injured in a rash of shootings...

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Body Found in Car in Gary

In Gary, police are investigating the discovery of a body in the trunk of a car in the area of East 22 ndPlace and Iowa Street Monday afternoon. The Lake County Coroners office was dispatched to the scene shortly...

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No New Information in Gary Officer's Homicide


Authorities continue to investigate the shooting death of a longtime Gary Police officer. Officials say Jeffrey Westerfield was found unresponsive inside his patrol car at 26th Avenue and Van Buren in Gary and was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday,...

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New Birthing Center in Munster Ready to Deliver

Community Hospital in Munster, expanded Family Birthing Center will be ready to start delivering new birthdays starting tomorrow, Tuesday July 8, 2014.  According to a press release, the hospital says their 34-million dollar Parkview Tower expansion with three floors dedicated...

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Culver's Presents Fundraising Check for Veterans Build

Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana and the NWI Veteran Action Council were on the receiving end of check to benefit the collaborative "Veterans Build" Initiative. According to Lisa Benko of Habitat, the check for $1599.00 presented by Culver's, represents...

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Feeding Program gets a Boost from Meals on Wheels

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To ensure no child goes without summertime meals, Meals on Wheels and Food Bank of Northwest Indiana have teamed up with the USDA's Summer Feeding Program.  According to Megan Sikes of the Food Bank, the program provides free nutritious breakfast...

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All Lanes Eeastbound I-94 Slow Due to Earlier Crash

07-07-14 EB I-94 crash 2

All lanes eastbound on the Borman (I-80/94) are backing up due to a crash on eastbound I-94 near the State Rd. 249/Portage exit.  INDOT is reporting that all eastbound lanes have just been reopened as the crash has been cleared...

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Nat'l Anthem Girl to Sing at South Shore Car Show


On a mission to sing the national anthem in all 50 states by September 14th--the song's 200th anniversary--the National Anthem Girl has only 10 states left to go!  According to the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority,  Janine Stange crosses...

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July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month

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According to a survey by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, for nearly one out of five pets that are scared off by the sound of fireworks, thunderstorms or other loud noises, only four return.  Which...

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Resurfacing work near Chesterton HS underway

Walsh and Kelly reports they are currently conducting paving and resurfacing work near the high school in Chesterton. A spokesperson for the company says crews will be resurfacing County Rd. 1050 N. from 5th St. to 11th Ave. and then...

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