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Senator Coats’ Staff to Hold Mobile Office Hours Next Week

Indiana US Senator Dan Coats has announced that a member of his staff will be in Lake and Newton Counties next week to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency. Mobile office hours will be held on Tuesday, September 23rd, at Cedar Lake Town Hall, from 10am-to-noon, and later […]

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15 New Gary Police Officers and 6 Reserves Sworn In

Scores of family and friends crowded into the Gary City Council Chambers today as Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson swore in 15 new officers and six reserve officers, bring the force up to a total of 225 officers. Newly appointed Police Chief Larry McKinley and his command staff were also present to welcome the new officers. The […]

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Porter County Considering New Stormwater Fee

Porter County officials are considering a new fee to pay for stormwater improvement projects in unincorporated areas. Today’s Times reports the proposed rate of ten-dollars a month would be based on a system of “equivalent residential units” to determine how much each property owner would pay. Apartments, for instance, would be considered one-third of a […]

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Griffith Police Arrest Suspect at the Scene

In Griffith, police say they apprehended a suspect in the act after responding to the report of a potential armed robbery shortly before 8-o’clock Tuesday night at Radio Shack in the 200 block of West Ridge Road. Police say the individual was taken into custody without incident as he exited the store. Authorities say a […]

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January Snowstorm Grants Surpass $1 Million in Indiana

Counties in northwest Indiana are among those statewide receiving assistance to help recover from the winter storm in early January. Governor Mike Pence announced today (Wednesday Sept 17) that more than a million dollars in federal grants has been obligated so far to local and state government and other organizations that provide public services. In […]

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CBS NewsBody of Missing Indiana Mother Kristy Kelley FoundPeople MagazineKristy Kelley, the Indiana woman who vanished on Aug. 15 after a night out with friends, has been found. According to police in Warrick County, sonar equipment used by an independent search team found the 27-year-old mom's 2...[read more]

Indiana freshman receiver J-Shun Harris II already making presence known on ...Indianapolis Star (blog)Inevitably, that is what others first notice about J-Shun Harris II. Then they shake hands. Where did those tree limbs come from? “I really don't know where they came from,” he said of his large...[read more]

Indianapolis StarJudge restores part of Indiana gay marriage suitIndianapolis StarYoung says Pence demonstrated his authority in a pair of memos sent from his office to executive agencies instructing them on what to do following a ruling that struck down the ban. A federal appeals court also over...[read more]

NBCNews.comPolice: Indiana man ate ex-girlfriend's organsIndianapolis StarTUESDAY, SEPT. 17, UPDATE: The deputy Clark County prosecutor who agreed to a reduced bond for a Jeffersonville man later accused of killing his girlfriend and eating her flesh has resigned, the county's chief deputy prosec...[read more]

ESPNArrest made in April burglary at home of Indiana Pacers star Paul GeorgeFox 59Police arrested Michael Lewis, 43, Whitestown, in connection with the break-in. Police said evidence from the scene led them to Lewis, and don't believe George was specifically targeted. They did not anticipate maki...[read more]

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TIMEAir Force: "So help me God" in oath is optionalThe Virginian-PilotAirmen taking their enlistment or officer appointment oaths can omit the words "so help me God" if they choose, Air Force officials announced Wednesday. The policy change comes after an atheist airman at Creech Air Force Base i...[read more]

NBCNews.comOver 2000 homes threatened in California fireChron.comThe smoldering empty shell of a local library and a Head Start center are all that remain Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, the day after a wildfire swept through Weed, Calif. In just a few hours Monday, wind-driven flames destroyed or damag...[read more]

USA TODAYTrial lawyer gives $50M to Drexel law schoolUSA TODAYPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia trial lawyer Thomas R. Kline has amassed a fortune during a long career representing people harmed in unusual, and unusually tragic, ways. His clients include a 4-year-old who lost a foot on a subway es...[read more]

SFGateEzell Ford's family files federal civil rights lawsuit against LAPDKABC-TVThe fatal shooting of Ezell Ford by Los Angeles police officers is now the subject of a $75 million claim and a federal civil rights lawsuit. Embed.