Weekend House Fire at Lake O' The Woods Accidental

Fire officials in Valparaiso say a house fire at a local nudist community Saturday night has been deemed accidental in nature. Valparaiso Fire Department Battalion Chief Mark Taylor told the Region News Team they believe the fire originated in the...

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NW Indiana 2Q Homes Sales Down, Avg Sales Prices Up


The number of homes sold in northwest Indiana in the second quarter of 2014 fell a bit but average sales prices increased. According to the latest housing data complied by RE/MAX of Indiana, homes sales fell five-point-two-eight percent when compared...

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Cause of Death Unknown for 2 Found Monday in Union Twp

Autopsies were performed this morning on two individuals found dead in a rental apartment in Porter County's Union Township on Monday morning. Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris says autopsy results found no conclusive findings for death in either case and...

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Wanted LaPorte Man in Custody

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(Photo Courtesy of the LaPorte Police Department)

A 29 year old man previously listed as the LaPorte Police Department's “Wanted Person of the Week” in July is now in custody. LaPorte Police report Matthew McCleery was taken into custody on...

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National Night Out Activities in East Chicago

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National Night Out Against Crime in East Chicago is August 5th at Washington Park Pool from 3pm to 8pm.  City officials say tonight's event will including swimming, bike raffle, releasing of the freedom balloon, music, refreshment bags, and more.  Also...

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Valpo Chamber: 8 Ribbon Cuttings Coming Up


The Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce will be putting a lot of miles on those oversized scissors over the next few weeks with eight ribbon cuttings scheduled from this Wednesday August 6th through September 2nd.  Chamber Member Services Director Kurt Gillins...

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INDOT: US 30 Work Continues, Mostly Overnight


The Indiana Department of Transportation says they've heard from people wondering about the US 30 project between Hobart and Valparaiso. INDOT Northwest on their Facebook page today responded to Region residents concerned about the work. Area drivers have seen recent...

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ArcelorMittal Blast Furnace Repairs Completed Early

In East Chicago, ArcelorMittal is ramping production back up at their No. 7 blast furnace – the largest in the Western Hemisphere. During a recent quarterly earnings call, the CEO of the steel giant's Americas division said the furnace was...

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Midday Busing on Some South Shore Trains

Service info from Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District (NICTD):  On Aug 5 & 7: Temporary busing extended to select mid-day trains between Carroll Ave and Dune Park because of track work in Michigan City, including Westbound Trains 116, 18, 118,...

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Sen Coats Statement on Border Crisis

Indiana U.S. Senator Dan Coats, the ranking Republican on the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Monday said that unless Congress takes action, the humanitarian crisis on the southern border of the United States will not improve.

“This situation is...

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