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Charity Ride to Benefit Shop with a Cop in Lake and Porter Co

A charity ride to benefit the Shop with A Cop Program in Lake and Porter Counties will take place this morning. The Valparaiso Chapter of Duneland HOG will hold a 100 mile ride to benefit Shop with a Cop. Leslie Liess, chapter director, says riders will meet at the Harley Davidson Dealership in Valparaiso for […]

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BBB Shred It Day in Whiting

In an effort to combat identity theft, the Better Business Bureau serving Northern Indiana will be holding a “Shred It Day” event today in Whiting. Area Director Connie Kann told the Region News Team the event will take place at the Centier Bank in Whitng, in the 15-hundred block of 119th Street, from 10am to […]

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Colder Than Normal Temps Continue

Extreme weather events continue with colder than normal temperatures across much of the central and eastern part of the U.S. In Chicago, a new record for the lowest high temperature was set Thursday. The National Weather Service in Chicago reports the sun is expected to come out later today, with a high anticipated in the […]

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Body of Man Found Dead in Gary Friday Identified

The body of man found dead in Gary on Friday in the 200 block of Waite Street has been identified. Public Information Officer Corp. Gabrielle King told the Region News Team dispatch received a call of a man down at 9:30am from a concerned citizen who saw the man lying there. Corp. King says officers […]

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Four Lake Co Children Confirmed as Having Had Enterovirus D68

The Indiana State Department of Health announced today that four Lake County children, previously thought to be residents of Illinois, have been confirmed as having had enterovirus D68. Officials report the four children were treated at University of Chicago Hospital and all have since been discharged. Enterovirus D68 is a respiratory illness which can be […]


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Indiana, Kentucky governors to attend bridge eventWISH-TVThe Madison Courier reports Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear will attend the Oct. 1 event. The bridge was moved from temporary piers to its permanent spot in April. It took about 16 hours to slide the 30-million-pound...[read more]

Gary police investigate deaths of 2 found in carNews DispatchGARY, Ind. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the deaths of a Gary man and woman found shot in car. The Lake County coroner's office identified the victims as 32-year-old Tanika Ewing and 38-year-old Alex McKenney. Both had been shot ...[read more]

Woman Shot, Killed In NW IndianaCBS LocalGARY, Ind. (STMW) – A woman was fatally shot inside of a vehicle early Sunday in northwest Indiana. Tanika Ewing, 32, was shot multiple times inside a vehicle in the 700 block of Jefferson Street in Gary, Ind., the Lake County coroner's office said in ......[read more]

Morris InsiderIndiana State Sycamores vs. Ball State Cardinals Final Score: Cardinals Lose ...Hustle Belt (blog)It is likely that Ball State would have been able to snap the ball, but before the ref could place it, he lost control of the ball, and by the time the ball was put at the line of scrim...[read more]

SFGate'LOVE' artist Indiana doesn't show at celebrationWISH-TVVINALHAVEN, Maine (AP) — Reclusive artist Robert Indiana was expected to make an appearance outside his Maine island residence Saturday to take part in a celebration of his art around the world on his 86th birthday, but he didn't emerg...[read more]

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ABC NewsLatest Developments in the Blackstone Dead Infants CaseBoston.comErika Murray, 31, of Blackstone, was arrested Sept. 10 after police discovered the bodies of three infants and various animals inside of a dilapidated home. She faces several charges, levied at different points since late Au...[read more]

SFGateHundreds evacuate from 3 California wildfiresChron.comFirefighters work on a brush fire in Silverado Canyon in Orange County, Calif. on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. A plume of smoke rises into the sky as a wildfire burns in the Cleveland National. Photo By Mark Rightmire/AP. A plume of smoke ris...[read more]

ReutersVermont Senator Bernie Sanders may run for 2016 presidential electionTechsoniaBernie Sanders On Sunday, as per Bernie Sanders, he is considering of running for 2016 presidential election. It is either as an independent candidate or as Democrat. It is a decision that can complicate the path...[read more]

Fox NewsNavy identifies pilot presumed dead after F/A-18 Hornets crashFox NewsThe two F/A-18C Hornets have not been recovered, Navy officials say. (Courtesy: US Navy). LEMOORE, Calif. – A Navy fighter pilot presumed dead after two jets crashed in the far western Pacific Ocean has been identified....[read more]

Christian Science MonitorWould US sue parents of James Foley? Why White House is defending itself.Christian Science MonitorThe parents of James Foley, who was beheaded by the Islamic State, say the Obama administration told them they could be sued if they tried to pay their son's ransom. A White ...[read more]