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Scammers Using Online Profile Info to Scam You

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Michigan City Police are asking the public to make sure online privacy settings are set at the highest protection levels as scammers are now using your social media profile to learn the names on your contact list. Police say scammers...

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Porter Co Community Foundation Awards Grant to Dunebrook

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(Photo Courtesy of the Porter County Community Foundation. (L-R)  Dunebrook
therapist Krista Howe and Executive Director Gail Johnson were presented a 2014
Community Fund grant check by Porter County Community Foundation Vice President
of Development Bill Higbie.)
The Porter County...

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Tips to Guard Against Telephone Scams

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Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is urging Hoosiers to sign up for the state's “Do Not Call” list in light of the increase in complaints against telephone credit scams. Zoeller is also reminding Hoosiers to be wary of unsolicited...

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9th Annual LaPorte County Blues Festival Saturday

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The public is invited out tomorrow to enjoy some great live music while at the same time helping to support local law enforcement. The 9 th annual LaPorte County Blues Festival takes place at the Dennis E. Smith Amphitheater in...

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Bumgardner Presented with Hoosier Hospitality Award

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(Photo Courtesy of Indiana Dunes Tourism: Brad Bumgardner)
An interpretive naturalist for Indiana Dunes State Park was presented with a 2014 Hoosier Hospitality Award this afternoon during a ceremony at the Indiana State Fair. Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann presented the...

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Gary Man Convicted of Robbery and Aggravated Battery

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A Gary man was convicted on Thursday of robbery and aggravated battery. The LaPorte County Prosecuting Attorney's Office reports the trial of Darnell Cook began on Monday and lasted until Thursday evening, and the jury deliberated for 41 minutes before...

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Reports of Man Trying to Pass Counterfeit Money in Valpo

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Valparaiso Police are investigating three reported cases in one hour Thursday afternoon of apparently the same man trying to pass counterfeit one-hundred dollar bills. The first two incidents occurred a half-hour apart at two restaurants on LaPorte Avenue, then about...

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Tonnage Up at Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor

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At the Port of Indiana-Burns Harbor, total maritime tonnage year-to-date is reported to be nearly 25 percent ahead of last year's volume. The port's director says marine traffic continues to be up at a steady pace with steel products leading...

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Jewel-Osco Computers Hit by Hackers

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Officials say they've learned of an “unlawful intrusion” to obtain credit and debit card information from Jewel-Osco stores in Indiana and Illinois possibly starting on June 22nd of this year and ending July 17th. Parent company AB Acquisition says they...

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Road Repair in Valparaiso

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Road closures in Valparaiso today (Friday August 15) for road repair:
Southbound Campbell St, Ridgeland to Park - restricted 7AM - 10 AM
Park Ave from Academy to Campbell - CLOSED 10AM - 2PM
Southbound Campbell St, Lincolnway to Indiana...

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Lawson: Voters Can't Use Mailbox Store as Voting Address

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Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is looking into preliminary information that indicates a significant number of Indiana voters are using the addresses of mailbox stores around central Indiana as their voting residence. State law does not allow the use...

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State Approves Request to Lease Vacant Purdue Center

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The State Budget Committee Thursday approved a request from Ivy Tech Community College to lease the vacant Purdue Academic Learning Center on Connecticut Drive in Crown Point, near the Merrillville town border. Crown Point State Representative Shelli VanDenburgh says this...

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Teen Killed in Sauk Village Shooting, 3 Injured

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Police in south suburban Sauk Village say a teenager was killed and three people were wounded when gunfire broke out outside a strip mall in the 17-hundred block of Sauk Trail Thursday afternoon. Authorities say a preliminary investigation shows two...

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LaPorte Mayor Appoints Incoming City Engineer

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City of LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo today announced the appointment of a new City Engineer. Nicholas Minich, a LaPorte native, will begin the position effective Monday, August 18 th , and replaces previous City Engineer Dale Clingerman who retired in...

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Charges Filed in Sunday's Two Separate Traffic Crashes

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ABOVE: Clarence Triplett. BELOW: Dylan Reeves.)
Charges were filed today in reference to two separate traffic crashes in Lake County on Sunday, one of which resulted in a fatality. The Lake County...

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US-231 Closure Rescheduled for Monday 8/18

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Different sources saying different things may be confusing some area drivers concerning the closure of US-231 in the Crown Point and Hebron areas for pending road work.  Upon checking directly, the Indiana Department of Transportation has confirmed that both Chip...

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Website Launched to Promote Stops Along Toll Road

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A new travel website has been launched to encourage travelers along the Indiana Toll Road to stay in hotels and spend more time in the area. The Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission reports the website, http://8090exits.com/ , will allow Toll...

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Charge Filed in Munster Chase Bank Robbery

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Charge Filed in Munster Chase Bank Robbery
One count of robbery was presented today to the Lake County Prosecutor's Office against the 38 year old Illinois man suspected of robbing the Chase Bank on Tuesday morning. Munster Police report Kenneth...

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New Words Added to Oxford's Online Dictionary

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A major dictionary has added some new words to its lexicon. ABC News reports one of the new words in Oxford's online dictionary "cray" is crazy without the time consuming extra syllable. "Hot mess" is one of the trendy new...

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ISP Join with Chicago PD to Stem Gun Violence

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In Illinois, starting today, state police are joining forces with the Chicago Police Department's Fugitive Apprehension Unit in a new crime-fighting initiative meant to stem ongoing gun violence in Chicago. Forty Illinois State Police officers will be working in the...

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