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Spider Issue Causes Mazda Recall

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Mazda is recalling 42-thousand vehicles because of a possible issue involving spiders. ABC News reports the recall involves the Mazda 6 -- from model years 2010 through 2012 -- the concern is spiders can weave webs in a vent hose...

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Alleged EC Bank Robbery Suspects are in Custody

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The FBI says an East Chicago couple wanted in connection with a "takeover-style" armed bank robbery in East Chicago has been arrested in Missouri.   Authorities announced they were searching for Jeremiah Ellis and Ashley Patterson, of the 48-hundred block of...

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Body Found Identified as Missing Indiana Doctor

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Authorities say a body found in Colorado has been identified as an Indiana doctor who went missing March 14 th on a hiking trip with friends near Vail. 39-year-old Dr. James McGrogan, originally from Chesterton, was reported missing after he...

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Governor Launches 'Major Moves' Construction

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Governor Mike Pence Thursday directed the State Budget Agency to release 200-million in funding for projects along I-65 in central Indiana, including widening a busy stretch near Lafayette from State Road 26 to State Road 38. It's part of the...

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Crash Closes Northbound I-65 in Gary

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10:20 am CDT: The Indiana Department of Transportation reports all lanes of northbound I-65 are closed near 15th Avenue in Gary due to a crash. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes as you travel northbound on I-65 near mile...

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Hobart Candy Factory Planning Expansion

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In Hobart, there's a public hearing coming up next month on a proposed multimillion dollar expansion at Albanese Confectionery. The city council this week gave preliminary approval to a couple of tax abatements requested by the candy factory in connection...

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New Volunteer Chaplains Join Gary Police Dept

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Twelve new volunteer chaplains have joined the Gary Police Department. Swearing-in ceremonies were held Thursday at the city's Public Safety Facility. The unit has grown to twenty representing various faiths. Police Chief Wade Ingram often accompanies pastors on visits to...

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Body Found May Be Missing Indiana Doctor

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Authorities say a body found in Colorado may be an Indiana doctor who went missing March 14 th on a hiking trip with friends near Vail. Positive identification had not yet been made as of last word this morning. The...

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Letterman Announces 2015 Retirement

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A surprise announcement from David Letterman Thursday night.  Letterman shocked his audience when he said he plans on retiring from the show in 2015, though specific dates haven't been worked out yet.  Before he began hosting CBS' "Late Show" in...

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Couple Sought in East Chicago Bank Robbery

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The FBI is asking for the public's help in finding a couple they say carried out a "takeover-style" armed bank robbery in East Chicago. A news release says police are searching for Jeremiah Ellis and Ashley Patterson, of the 48-hundred...

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Students Hold Sit-In Over Former Student's Suicide

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About two-hundred students at Lake Central High School held a sit-in this week after the suicide of a former student. Today's Times reports the principal sent an email to parents saying the protest was not the right way to handle...

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Safety Tips for Driving in High Water Conditions

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Indiana State Police have released a number of safety tips for motorists in the event a flash flood occurs. Authorities say if you should happen to find yourself stranded in water to act fast...

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LaPorte PD Attribute Increase in 2014 Crashes to Winter WX

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Police in LaPorte attribute the severe weather conditions experienced in the first quarter of this year for the increase in personal injury traffic crashes. LaPorte Police report they have investigated 29 crashes so far in 2014 compared to 26 from...

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Autopsy Results Show Kouts Man Shot Three Times

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Results of an autopsy conducted in Mishawaka this afternoon have been released on a Kouts man Valparaiso Police say was fatally shot on the north side of the city early Wednesday morning by someone he knew. Porter County Coroner Chuck...

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Campaign to Raise National Minimum Wages Continues

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Members of Americans United for Change attended a rally in Washington today at the end of an 11 state bus tour in a campaign to raise the minimum wage. Organization President Lee Saunders, flanked by the secretary of labor and...

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Two Arrested After Investigation into Rest Stop Crimes

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Two suspects from Gary were apprehended this week by Indiana State Police in Bristol after one of them was linked to several crimes that occurred at the George Ade Rest Plazas on the Indiana...

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Research Suggests Starting Healthy Habits Early in Life

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They say it's never too late to start exercising, but new research suggests sooner is better, when it comes to staying sharp into your later years. ABC News reports if you step up to the plate with healthy habits when...

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Hobart Man Injured in Crash on I-80/94

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A 48 year old Hobart man was transported to North Lake Methodist Hospital in Gary with non-life-threatening injuries to his head after a crash this morning on westbound I-80/94, one mile east...

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Lake Co Surveyor Requests BP Info on Oil Spill

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Lake County Surveyor Bill Emerson Jr. has sent a letter to BP, requesting data on "the amount and type of oil that was discharged into Lake Michigan" from the Whiting Refinery last week, along with the physical and chemical properties...

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Autopsy Today in Valparaiso Homicide

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Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris says an autopsy is being conducted in Mishawaka this afternoon on a Kouts man police say was fatally shot by someone he knew. Authorities say the victim, 31-year-old Gerid Forste of Kouts, was dead at...

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