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Murder Charge Filed in Death of Gary Police Officer

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A 25 year old Gary man has been charged in the death of veteran Gary Police Officer Jeffery Westerfield, who was found shot to death inside his patrol car on July 6 ...

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GNIAR Warning of Realty Scam Circulating in Parts of US

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Sellers and potential home buyers are asked to be wary of a scam that is circulating in some parts of the country. A man in southwest Michigan, who was just days away from closing on a new home, recently wired...

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Lake Co Sheriff to Give Update on Westerfield Investigation

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A press conference is scheduled to take place at 3pm at the Lake County Sheriff's Department where Sheriff John Buncich is anticipated to update the media on the investigation into the death of veteran Gary Police Officer Jeffery Westerfield, who was...

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Homicide Investigation Continues in East Chicago

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An investigation continues into a homicide that occurred in East Chicago Wednesday afternoon. East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker told the Region News Team officers responded to a call of shots fired about 3:10pm, at the rear of the 11-hundred...

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Gary Announces Citywide Street Paving Project

The City of Gary today announced a six-point-four-million dollar citywide street paving project. The city's Public Board of Works plans to pave 55 streets this summer. Not on that list is 15th Avenue, but that's because it will be paved...

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Beekeepers Donate Beehive for Gov's Residence

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What's the buzz in Indianapolis … a special event this week highlighting the importance of bees.  Indiana First Lady Karen Pence unveiled a beehive at the Governor’s Residence to raise awareness on how important these pollinators are to our very...

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219: Whiting Pierogi Fest Celebrates 20 Years

Whiting's Annual Pierogi Fest kicks off this weekend featuring its famous wacky Pierogi Parade starting at 7pm Friday. It will feature roller skating nuns, a Lawnmower Drill Team, and Twirling Babushka Brigade. What started as a small ethnic festival outside...

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Munster Accepting Applications for Police Candidates

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The Town of Munster is accepting applications for police and reserve officer candidates for the purpose of establishing an eligibility list for future vacancies. Candidates must be 21-to-35 years of age at time of appointment and must be a high...

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New GPS System in Portage School Buses

In Portage Township, school officials and parents will be able to know exactly where each school bus is on its daily route thanks to recently-installed GPS devices. Today's Times reports the system will help with managing routes and assessing fuel...

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Valpo Road Closure for Sanitary Sewer Repair

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In Valparaiso, city officials report one-block of Chicago Street between Morgan Boulevard and Valparaiso Street is closed from 8 am to 3 pm today (Thursday July 24) for emergency sanitary sewer repair. The detour is one block over, on Erie...

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