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DCS Releases 2012 Child Fatality Report

The Counties of Lake, Porter and La Porte share a shocking statistic, each county has lost a child through abuse or neglect, according to the the Department of Child Services most recent child fatality report.  The 2012 report shows that...

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Marquette Park in Gary became a Movie Park Friday

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Gary's Marquette Park became a "drive-in" movie park Friday night so families could afford a fun, affordable night out.  According to the Times, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson says she was glad the city was able to bring back the drive-in movie. ...

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Formal Charges Filed in November Death of EC Man

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Some closure for the family of a 32-year-old man who died of gun shot wounds from a shooting at an East Chicago gas station last November--a  Lake County grand jury handed down Friday against the alleged murderers.  Court records report...

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Pool Service Van Destroyed in a Vehicle Fire in Dyer

No injuries were reported but a pool service van is a total loss after catching fire in a Dyer neighborhood Friday morning.   The Times reports that around 8 o'clock fire crews were called  out to the 800 block of Harrison...

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Lakeshore PAWS Hosts 3rd Annual Pup Crawl in Valpo

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It's an annual event that’ll get everybody's tail waggin', and it's happening Saturday at Central Park Plaza in downtown Valparaiso from 5pm to 10pm.

It is a "show and tell" for dog owners and a chance for dogs to be...

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Starke County Man Shoots Himself on I-65 Friday Afternoon

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A police pursuit that included multiple agencies ended with the driver shooting himself as he tried to flee on I-65 near 109th Ave., Friday afternoon. Indiana State Police say the man being pursued had been involved in an earlier homicide...

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Roxana Marsh Student Stewardship Day, June 9th

On Monday, middle school students from East Chicago Lighthouse Charter School will return to Roxana Marsh to continue to learn about the marsh, restoration and stewardship. Carl Wodrich, Indiana DNR Director of Ecological Services, told the Region News Team that...

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Earlier crash backing up all eastbound lanes I-80/94

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Drivers are experiencing a residual backup of all lanes eastbound 80/94 in the Lake Station corridor due to an earlier crash where a semi reportedly lost it steel coil load at the State Rd. 249/Portage exit.  The backup of eastbound...

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Hammond PD Issue 672 Citations During Traffic Safety Blitz

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In Hammond, police announced today they issued a total of 672 citations and made two arrests during their participation in the nationwide “Click It or Ticket” traffic safety blitz that ran from May 16 ththrough June 1 st....

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Crash closes the Southbound lanes of I-65 at 109th Ave.

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Motorists are being urged to avoid I-65 south of the US-30 Merrillville exit as a recent crash has reportedly caused the closure of all lanes southbound I-65 at the 109th Ave. exit in Crown Point.  Traffic tipsters are reporting all...

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