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LaPorte PD Wanted Person of the Week: Augustin Magana

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A 30 year old man wanted on warrants for felony burglary, felony battery and felony battery with a deadly weapon is this week's “Wanted Person of the Week” by the LaPorte Police Department. Augustin Magana,...

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Police Investigating Stabbing in LaPorte

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Police in LaPorte are investigating an incident in which one man is alleged to have stabbed his brother. LaPorte Police report officers responded to the scene in 800 block of Linwood Avenue shortly after midnight today. Police say the men,...

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Possible Identity Theft Investigated in Munster

In Munster, today's Times reports the Internal Revenue Service is investigating a handful of cases of someone trying to claim the tax refund of employees of the School Town of Munster. According to the school superintendent, a couple employees who...

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Merrillville Event Touts Rail Expansion

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Monday night at Avalon Manor in Merrillville, a new coalition of young professionals in Northwest Indiana called the Emerging Leaders Network hosted a “Laying Tracks for the Future” event focusing on the benefits of the potential South Shore rail line...

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Crews Working to Upright Truck

730am -- Union Volunteer Fire Department reports they're at the scene of a milk truck on its side blocking County Road 300 North just east of Wheeler High School. Fire Chief Tim Beach says crews are working to upright the...

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Farewell to Daffodil Days

Daffodil Days is no more. For forty years the American Cancer Society would sell bunches of cut daffodils in early Spring, delivering them around this time in March. 2013 was the last year of the Daffodil Days program not just...

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Could Be Lights Out for Energizing Indiana

Indiana lawmakers are powering down a two-year-old state program meant to help homeowners, schools and industries save energy. Senate Bill 340, now awaiting the Governor's signature, ends the Energizing Indiana program that provides free in-home energy audits at the end...

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Feds Seek Hospital Building Records

Federal investigations continue to swirl around Porter County, this time seeking records regarding the construction of the new Porter Regional Hospital and a nearby medical office building, according to the executive director of the county plan commission.  In December, published...

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Dolton Company Moving to Munster

An Illinois-based company that makes food processing equipment is moving their headquarters to Lake County, Indiana. AM Manufacturing Company, a dough processing machine builder, announced plans today to relocate its headquarters from Dolton, Illinois, to Munster, creating up to 40...

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Winter Isn't Finished with the Region

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for Lake and Porter Counties in northwest Indiana with a Winter Storm Watch for the rest of the Region from tonight through Wednesday afternoon.  Meteorologists say snow is expected to begin late tonight,...

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