Police Continue to Investigate Fatal Crash

Lake County Sheriffs Police continue to investigate a motorcycle crash in far south Lake County that claimed the life of a Lowell man Sunday evening.  Officers were called out to US 41 near 221st Avenue shortly before 6:30 pm.  Police...

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List of Purdue Names Now at Three

The list of names for the new merged Purdue in the Region is down to three.  The Times reports the unification committee has decided that either Purdue University North, Purdue University Northwest, or Purdue University Lake Shore will be the...

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Indianapolis Blvd Lift Bridge in Up Position


In north Lake County, Indianapolis Boulevard lift bridge over George Lake Canal was in the up position this morning. Traffic was being diverted using Riley Road and Columbus Drive....

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Search and Rescue Training on Lake Michigan

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Maritime law enforcement recently completed search and rescue training on the northwest Indiana waters of Lake Michigan. Indiana Conservation Officers hosted the course that included Conservation Officers, the Lake County Sheriff’s Marine Unit, and the Berrien County, Michigan, Marine Unit....

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Purdue Finds High-Tech Use for Sewing Machine


Purdue researchers say a traditional sewing machine could play a key role in creating high-tech products with a variety of medical applications. So-called "soft" robotics are wearable electronics and implantable medical systems made of elastic materials that are capable of...

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Road Construction Worker from Lake Co Struck and Killed

Authorities say a road construction worker from northwest Indiana was killed at a Chicago work site Saturday by an allegedly impaired teenage driver. Officials say 58-year-old Jose Tafoya of Merrillville was struck at about 4:15 am in the 49-hundred block...

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Fatal Accident in South Lake County

In far south Lake County, sheriffs police were investigating a fatal motorcycle crash. A spokesperson for the sheriffs department says the crash occurred just before 6:30 Sunday evening on US 41 at 221st Avenue, just north of Schneider. The Lake...

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Responders Recover Two Bodies in Cal-Sag Channel

Search teams from the Coast Guard, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and local agencies recovered two bodies Saturday afternoon following a vessel collision in the Cal-Sag Channel near Palos Hills, Illinois. At around 1:15 p.m. local time searchers recovered...

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USPS Looking to Fill Positions in Indiana

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The US Postal Service has announced they are seeking six-hundred new hires, with a number of Rural Carrier Associate positions open in areas around Indiana. Job information is online at the USPS website.

Here is the statement issued Friday by...

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EC School Board Approves Contract Offer for New Super

On Friday, the School City of East Chicago Board approved offering a five-year contract to 75 year old Youssef Yomtoov to be their next superintendent. Yomtoov, who has been working as a consultant in Illinois for the last five-years, has...

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