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Reports: US Air Force Base on Lockdown

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ABC News reports Dover Air Force base in Delaware was on lockdown after a suspicious person was reported on the premises. No other details at this time. Tune in to ABC News at the top of the hour for the...

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IU Study on Trampoline Injuries

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Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine conduct a first-of-its-kind study into injuries related to a popular backyard activity.  Over a ten-year period, hospital emergency rooms received more than one-million visits from people hurt in...

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Former Indiana Adjutant General Passes Away

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Visitation is today and Friday and funeral services in downstate Jasper tomorrow for former Indiana National Guard Adjutant General, retired Major General Robert Mitchell. Mitchell, born in Petersburg, Indiana, in November 1936, began his career when he enlisted in the...

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Grants Address Invasive Plants in Indiana Lakes

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Department of Natural Resources grants totaling nearly 520-thousand dollars will be used to fight invasive aquatic vegetation in Indiana lakes, including several in the northwest corner of the state. The 41 projects involve 63 lakes in 16 counties. They were...

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Indy Among Cities Getting Amazon Sunday Delivery

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Indianapolis is among fifteen additional cities around the country where customers are now eligible for Amazon-dot-com's new Sunday delivery service. The online retailer launched Sunday delivery with the US Postal Service last November in the New York and Los Angeles...

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Automotive Supplier Expanding in Northern Indiana

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An automotive supplier will be adding jobs in northern Indiana's Marshall County.  Universal Bearings, LLC, a manufacturer of loose needles and needle bearings, announced plans today to expand its operations in Bremen, creating up to 78 new jobs by 2017. ...

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90-Year-Old Drug Courier Sentenced

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A northwest Indiana man is sentenced in Michigan Wednesday, the day he turned 90 years old, for serving as a drug mule for a Mexican drug cartel, ABC reports. The Michigan City man was sentenced to three years in federal...

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Police Investigate Report of Bike Tunnel Assault

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In Gary, police are investigating the report of a 27-year-old woman being knocked off of her bicycle, robbed then fondled on q bike path near the Gary-Hobart border Tuesday afternoon. A man allegedly rode his bike into the woman as...

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Lawsuits Filed Against Heart Doctor, Hospital

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Lawsuits have been filed by two former patients against a Munster cardiologist and Community Hospital in Munster. According to today's Times, Dr. Arvind Gandhi is accused of performing unnecessary surgeries that involved implanting devices similar to pacemakers known as cardiac...

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Grounded Tug of Burnham Park Remains Partially Submerged

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The Coast Guard continues its response to a grounded towing vessel that remains partially submerged in shallow water near Burnham Park, Illinois. Officials report weather conditions are delaying a pre-salvage damage...

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Bipartisan Military Suicide Prevention Legislation

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Washington, D.C. — Senators Joe Donnelly (D-IN) and Roger Wicker (R-MS) announced today that they will be working together to pass the Jacob Sexton Military Suicide Prevention Act of 2014

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Furnesville Prescribed Fire Scheduled on Thursday, May 8th

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Fire crews with the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore will be conducting a prescribed fire tomorrow. Fire Management staff reports, as long as the weather permits, they will complete the Furnesville prescribed...

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SWAT Team Called to Dyer Home

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Dyer Police are investigating a 911 call that resulted in a SWAT Team being called out. The Times reports police received a call of a disturbance involving a firearm in the 25-hundred block of Sycamore...

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Auto Theft, Burglary Charges Pending Against 3 Gary Men

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Charges are being forwarded to the Lake County Prosecutor's Office against three Gary men for auto theft, possession of stolen property and burglary. The Lake County Sheriff's Office reports on Monday, detectives were in the area of the 24-hundred block...

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Emergency Order Issued for Companies Moving Oil By Train

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The Transportation Department's issued an emergency order for any company moving crude oil by railroad in the US. ABC News reports the federal government found that some rail carriers didn't follow hazardous safety laws which is why the transportation department...

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Discharge Planning Continues for MERS Patient

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The discharge planning continues for the patient diagnosed with the first US case of MERS, Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. Community Hospital in Munster today reports the man, a healthcare worker in Saudi Arabia who made a planned visit to northwest...

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Outdoor Tips to Ensure Safety as Warmer WX Returns

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As warmer weather returns to the Hoosier state the Indiana Department of Homeland Security wants to remind residents to take precautions to make sure outdoor activities remain safe. Officials report swimming pools, grills, gardening tools and fertilizer pose risks to...

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Campaign to Remind Parents About Leaving Kids in Cars

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A nationwide national media campaign is underway. Data from San Francisco State University shows at least 44 children in the US lost their lives in 2013 after being left in unattended vehicles. ABC News reports the National Highway Traffic...

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CP PD Investigating How Man Sustained Head Trauma

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An investigation continues after a Crown Point man was found unconscious outside his home on Friday morning. Crown Point Police report the 32 year old was taken to St. Anthony's Medical Center and, at last check,was undergoing medical treatment for...

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Suspected Arson Fire in LaPorte

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Fire officials in LaPorte are investigating a suspected arson fire. LaPorte Police report police officers and the fire department responded to a call of a structure fire in the 500 block of East Maple Avenue just before 3pm on Tuesday....

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