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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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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]

CBS NewsCops: Body found in submerged car likely missing Ind. momCBS NewsBOONVILLE, Ind. - Police say the SUV belonging to a southwestern Indiana woman missing for a month has been pulled from a lake with a body presumed to be hers inside. The Warrick County Sheriff's Department says the SUV owne...[read more]

KDramaStarsArrest 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 anticipa...[read more]

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wreg.comAir Force says 'so help me God' is optional for enlistment oathFox NewsThe Air Force says airmen will now be allowed to omit the words “so help me God” from its enlistment oath – marking a change in policy that is being affirmed by both atheist and religious liberty groups. The decision c...[read more]

New York Daily NewsSouth Carolina dad who killed five kids believed they were going to kill him, feed ...New York Daily NewsThe South Carolina man accused of strangling his five children to death and then tossing their bodies along a highway told police he believed they were going to kill him jus...[read more]

ABC NewsCrews battle California fire's explosive growthWashington PostWEED, Calif. — Just days after a wildfire tore through a small Northern California town and destroyed scores of homes, crews on Wednesday battled another fast-moving blaze in the region that was also threatening residences. Hun...[read more]

ABC NewsRain From Tropical Storm Begins Falling on ArizonaABC NewsPeople lined up in bumper-to-bumper traffic and scooped sand into trash and canvas tote bags Wednesday as rain from a weakened Pacific storm began to fall on Arizona. It's the second blast of hurricane-related weather to hit the de...[read more]

SFGateTrans-Sierra Highway 50 reopened amid fireSFGate(09-17) 15:54 PDT POLLACK PINES, EL DORADO COUNTY -- Highway 50 east of Placerville in the Sierra foothills was reopened to traffic Wednesday afternoon, one day after firefighters closed it because of danger from a nearby wildfire. The King Fi...[read more]