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

06-02-14 EB backup SEMI 3

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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MC PD Issue 156 Citations During Pull Over Blitz

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Police in Michigan City announced today officers stopped 183 vehicles during their participation in the Operation Pull Over Traffic Enforcement Grant Blitz. Police report of the 156 citations issued, 134 were seat belt citations, five for suspended drivers, two for...

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US 231 Closure, West of Crown Point Starts Monday

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INDOT today announced that starting on Monday, June 9 th, US 231, between US 41 and Parrish Avenue, just west of Crown Point, will be closed through June 25 th. Crews will be repairing a railroad bridge crossing...

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Merrillville Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

A suspect is in custody after a bank robbery this morning in Merrillville. The Times reports a 52 year old man, who described himself as homeless, entered Chase Bank in the 79-hundred block of Taft Street, around 9:45am, and handed...

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Start Dates Announced for Delayed ITR Projects

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Several construction projects on the Indiana Toll Road, which had been delayed last week due to external issues, have rescheduled start dates.

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The next phase of this project was scheduled...

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Popular Texting Program Helping Smokers Quit

For those who want to quit smoking, a new study suggests text messages help. ABC News reports smokers who use a popular texting program to quit, are more than twice as likely as others to be successful. In a recent...

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Indiana Makes Strides in Summer Meals for Kids

Indiana is making strides when it comes to ensuring all children are able to access nutritious meals during the summer months. Hundreds of thousands of lower-income Indiana children eat free or reduced-priced lunch and breakfast during the school day. But...

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Marquette Park Becomes Drive-In for the Night

On this day in 1933, America's first drive-in movie theater opened in Camden, New Jersey. It just so happens that tonight is Drive-In Movie night at Gary's Marquette Park.  Transforming Marquette Park, which sits along the Lake Michigan shoreline, into...

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