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Portion of CR 100 S in Porter Co Closed Tuesday Through Friday

About a two-mile stretch of County Road 100 South in Porter County will be closed starting tomorrow. The Porter County Highway Department reports their crews, along with NISPCO, will be out setting electric poles on County Road 100 South, between County Road 450 East and County Road 675 East, from 7am-to-4pm each day through Friday. […]

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Kouts PD Investigating Forced Break-in

In Kouts, police are seeking information from the public regarding a burglary that occurred last week. Kouts Police report they received a complaint of a forced break-in to a home in the 400 block of West Alice Street during the evening hours on Thursday. Police report several items were taken from the home, including rifle-style […]

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Indiana Finance Authority Issues Statement on Toll Road

The private firm that operates the Indiana Toll Road has filed bankruptcy as part of a “pre-packaged restructuring plan” that the company says will not impact employees, drivers, vendors, or the communities the Indiana Toll Road serves. ITR Concession Company, which has operated the Indiana Toll Road for the past eight years, says the bankruptcy […]

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Compost Site Hours Extended Again for Storm Debris

The Recycling and Waste Reduction District of Porter County today announced they will continue extended hours on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 23 and 24, at the Boone Grove Compost Site, 546 South 400 West, to help residents impacted by Saturday’s storm. Residents can bring branches and other organic debris from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. […]

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South Haven Intersection Blocked Due to Crash

In South Haven at this hour the intersection of State Road 149 and County Road 700 North is shut down due to a two-vehicle crash. Porter County Sheriffs Police say the crash occurred around 11 am and that a medical helicopter has been called to the scene. Motorists are asked to avoid the area.


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FanSided2014-15 Indiana Pacers Season PreviewBasketball InsidersLosing Lance Stephenson in free agency meant that this upcoming season was not going to be easy for the Indiana Pacers, but when Paul George broke his leg during a Team USA scrimmage, it all but guaranteed a major step back for a tea...[read more]

Wall Street JournalIndiana Gov. Mike Pence Draws GOP Presidential AttentionWall Street JournalIndiana Gov. Mike Pence, shown before he gave his State of the State address to a joint legislative session on Jan. 14 in Indianapolis, is being mentioned by some Republican conservatives as a presidenti...[read more]

Indiana 31, Mizzou 27: And the streak diesRock M Nation (blog)Indiana backup running back D'Angelo Roberts scored on a 16 play, 75 yard drive, converting a 4th and goal for a touchdown with a pitch to the outside after diving up the middle and being stuffed on the two previous plays. At this poin...[read more]

Chron.comIndiana Toll Road Operator Files for BankruptcyWall Street JournalThe debt-stricken operator of the Indiana Toll Road filed for bankruptcy protection Sunday with a plan to restructure some $6 billion in debt, the latest example of a private investment in public infrastructure that failed...[read more]

Indianapolis StarIndiana gun permit applications moving onlineIndianapolis StarIndiana State Police are switching to an online gun permitting system that will bring an end to the use of paper applications for those permits. The new system that begins Oct. 1 will also signal a change to hard plast...[read more]

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ReutersPolice issue wanted poster for man seen with U-Va. student before she went ...Washington PostCHARLOTTESVILLE — Police on Monday released a wanted poster seeking the man who was with University of Virginia student Hannah Graham immediately before she disappeared last week as they hope speak...[read more]

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USA TODAYMichelle Obama to campaign in Wisconsin raceUSA TODAYOne member of the Obama family is now getting involved in a high-profile campaign. First lady Michelle Obama, who like her husband has heretofore raised money for party organizations, will campaign next Monday for Wisconsin Democratic ...[read more]

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NBCNews.comPennsylvania State Police Say They Are Close to Capturing Suspect in Troopers ...New York TimesBLOOMING GROVE, Pa., — Pennsylvania authorities said Monday that they believed they were closing in on a self-taught survivalist accused of killing one state trooper and wounding a second dur...[read more]