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Flood Advisory for Lake County Until 10:30am Today

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Flood Advisory for Lake County until 10:30 this morning. Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms with heavy rainfall across the advisory area and runoff is expected to cause minor flooding to occur in...

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Closures/Restrictions Monday for Westerfield Funeral

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INDOT is asking drivers on Monday to be aware of road restrictions in and around Gary as hundreds of police officers and mourners are expected to pay their respects at the funeral of slain veteran Gary Police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield,...

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Coumbia Ave Closed Starting Monday in Munster

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In Munster, the town's Public Works Department announced they will be closing sections of Columbia Avenue beginning on Monday for sewer replacement. Officials report the closures will place between Columbia Avenue Bridge and Ridge Road and that the work is...

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Road Restrictions in Portions of Valpo for Street Paving

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Traffic restriction continue today in portions of Valparaiso for street paving. Officials report Campbell Street, from Glendale south to the bridge; Sturdy Road, from Wood to the roundabout and Washington Street, from Monroe to Indiana will have restrictions until 5pm...

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Weekend Storms May Produce Heavy Rain, Damaging Winds

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The National Weather Service in Chicago reports thunderstorms this weekend could produce some hazardous weather. Showers with a few thunderstorms are expected this morning, with additional thunderstorms expected to develop later this afternoon and into tonight, which may produce heavy...

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Former School Treasurer Accused of Misappropriating Funds

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A report accusing a former Ready Elementary School extracurricular treasurer of misappropriating funds from Griffith Public Schools has been referred to the Indiana Attorney General's Office and the Lake County Prosecutor's Office. The Times reports Kelly Blackard allegedly misappropriated just...

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Gov Quinn Joins Marchers in Peace Walk in Chicago

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More deadly shootings in Chicago, following last weekend's eruption of violence. Shootings Friday in the city wounded at least five people and killed a man. This as neighbors across the city gathered to send a message. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn...

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Child Uses iPad to Call for Help While Mom Has Seizure

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A 4-year-old saves his mother using an iPad. ABC News reports when Kala Riley started have a diabetic seizure, her 4 year old son Elijah couldn't find the iPhone so he picked up her iPad to FaceTime his grandfather in...

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Suspect Related to Elderly Fatal Stabbing Victims

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Merrillville Police say an individual suspected in the stabbing death of an elderly woman at Methodist Hospitals Southlake campus overnight has been interviewed and transported to the Lake County Jail on a forty-eight hour hold, pending “imminent charges” through the...

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Visclosky Commends Determinations on Anti-Dumping

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First District Congressman Pete Visclosky today commended the US Department of Commerce in its final determination to protect American Steel makers from anti-dumping and countervailing of oil country tubular goods imports. Congressman Visclosky says he is pleased the Commerce Department...

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AUDIO: Fly-In Pancake Breakfast at MC Municipal Airport

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The Michigan City Municipal Airport will be hosting its annual "Fly-In Pancake Breakfast" on Sunday morning.  The family-friendly event will feature an all-you-can-eat breakfast, airplane rides and skydiving.  To hear more, click News Audio On Demand at...

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Fatal EB I-80 Crash in Il. Backups WB I-80 to I-65

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A chain reaction crash on Eastbound Interstate 80 in Country Club Hills, Illinois (between I-57 and the Tri-State) overturns an SUV killing it's male driver and injures one other.
Illinois State Police report all eastbound lanes of I-80 were closed...

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Merrillville Teen Charged in Death of Crown Point Woman

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A Merrillville man has been charged with murder in the death of a 54 year old Crown Point woman whose body was found in the trunk of a car in a wooded area off East 22 nd Place in Gary...

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One Injured in Two Semi Crash on I-65 Thursday

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A 46 year old Florida man was injured after a two semi crash on northbound I-65 Thursday afternoon in Jasper County that resulted in one lane being closed for an extended time for cleanup. Indiana...

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LaPorte Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting a Child

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A 50 year old LaPorte man is in custody, accused of sexually assaulting an 8 year old girl Wednesday at Stone Lake Beach. LaPorte Police say the victim was at the beach with...

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Body Matching Description of Missing Woman Recovered

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Indiana Conservation Officers and the South Bend Fire Department recovered the body of a woman from the Saint Joseph River this morning in South Bend. Officer Jonathon Boyd told the Region News Team the body, which was recovered just downstream...

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'Imminent Charges' Pending in Fatal Hospital Stabbing

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Merrillville Police say an individual suspected in the stabbing death of an elderly woman at Methodist Hospitals Southlake campus overnight has been interviewed and transported to the Lake County Jail on a forty-eight hour hold, pending “imminent charges” through the...

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Four Shot Riding in Vehicle in Glen Park

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In Gary, police say four people riding in a vehicle were wounded by gunfire late Thursday night in the Glen Park area of the city. Officials say shortly before midnight the victims were in the vicinity of the 44-hundred block...

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Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident in Michigan City

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Police in Michigan City continue to investigate a fatal single-vehicle motorcycle accident at the US 20/State Road 212 cloverleaf interchange Wednesday night. Officers were dispatched shortly after 10:30 pm. Police say the motorcyclist was heading south on State Road 212,...

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Names Released in Fatal Stabbings

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The Lake County Coroners office has released the names of two homicide victims, an elderly husband and wife, one of whom was killed at Methodist Hospitals Southlake campus in Merrillville overnight. Officials say both 80-year-old Margarine Haywood and her husband,...

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