Helicopter Assists in Willow Slough Lake Search

The Lake County helicopter team searched the area by air Monday assisting crews on the water in an attempt to locate a Hammond man who went missing on JC Murphy Lake at Willow Slough Fish and Wildlife Area in Newton...

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Lake Station Man Killed in Motor Vehicle Crash

A 19-year-old Lake Station man was killed in a motor vehicle crash on East 37 thAvenue in Hobart just east of I-65 Monday afternoon. The Lake County Coroners office says 19-year-old Diamond Cody Cooper was pronounced dead at the...

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Fatal Crash in Hobart

A crash in Hobart this afternoon has resulted in the death of a motorcyclist. The Times reports the crash occurred just east of I-65, around 2:15pm, at Ridge Road and Sandusky Street. No further information has been made available....

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US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Keith Martin

Keith Martin

(Photo Courtesy of the US Marshals Service)

A 50 year old man wanted for murder is this week's “Fugitive of the Week” by the US Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force. Keith Martin is described as a black male,...

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Search Continues for Missing Man on JC Murphy Lake

Indiana Conservation Police

Authorities continue their search efforts for a Hammond man who is feared to have drowned in a Newton County lake over the weekend. Indiana Conservation Officers report search efforts to locate 24 year old Saul Lopez on Sunday and again...

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IN State Police Join 6 State Distracted Driving Campaign

A campaign against distracted driving is taking place this week. ABC News reports police in six states are taking part in a campaign targeting drivers who do not have their full attention on their driving. Michigan State Police says its...

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Veterans Build Family Announced, Funding Still Needed

vet build family

(Photo Courtesy of Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana)

Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana announced today that a family has been selected for their Veterans Build project initiative. Development and Community Relations Director Lisa Benko told the Region News...

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SR-2 to Close Btw Hebron Valpo Tue. for Emer. Work

SR-2 Closed between Valpo and Hebron

The Indiana Department of Transportation reports that State Rd. 2 will be closed between US-231 in Hebron and US-30 Valparaiso for emergency culvert pipe replacement 2 miles north of Hebron, 1/2-mile south of CR-500 S starting 5am CDT to around...

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Man Faces Battery Charges for Pushing Pregnant Wife

Thomas Childers Jr

(Photo Courtesy of the Porter County Sheriff's Office)

A 34 year old Burns Harbor man faces numerous charges after he allegedly pushed his four-and-a-half month pregnant wife to the ground on Sunday night. Portage Police report the victim told officers...

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Ridge Rd. Closed East of I-65 Due to Crash in Hobart


Traffic on Ridge Rd. just east of I-65 is having to turn around due to police vehicles blocking the roadway.  As a result of the road being closed drivers need to be aware of a possible traffic backup on the...

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