Region-News-Team-Black-Logo

Merrillville Plans to Fight Blight

Share this post

In Merrillville, a committee has been formed to curb blight and address the issue of vacant and abandoned homes. The town is working on putting together a list of such properties for possible acquisition. According to the Times today, the...

Read more: Merrillville Plans to Fight Blight

 

Crown Point to Host City Wide Garage Sale

Share this post

This year the City of Crown Point is hosting a City Wide Garage Sale during festival days. Residents can register their sale via the city's website. The City Wide Garage Sale runs Thursday June 19th through Sunday June 22nd. There...

Read more: Crown Point to Host City Wide Garage Sale

 

Temporary Busing for South Shore Wire Upgrades

Share this post

NICTD logo
Today (June 16) through this Friday (June 20) Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District reports they're temporarily busing passengers between South Bend and Carroll Avenue in Michigan City as the commuter line upgrades a segment of their overhead wire system east...

Read more: Temporary Busing for South Shore Wire Upgrades

 

Illinois Man Killed in Toll Road Crash

Share this post

An Aurora, Illinois, man is dead after a crash on the Indiana Toll Road in LaPorte County Sunday evening. Indiana State Police say a preliminary investigation revealed that shortly before 7:30 the car was westbound in the left lane when...

Read more: Illinois Man Killed in Toll Road Crash

 

Reassignments in Hammond Schools

Share this post

In Hammond, five principals and some teachers have been reassigned to new roles within the school district. The changes are the result of Indiana's new school accountability rules, which placed certain Hammond schools into the turnaround process for academic improvement...

Read more: Reassignments in Hammond Schools

 

Two Young Brothers Drown in Hobart

Share this post

The Lake County Coroners office says two young brothers from Gary drowned over the weekend. They were identified as 9-year-old Donel Smith and 8-year-old Terrion Smith. The boys had reportedly gone into an area of water in the four-thousand block...

Read more: Two Young Brothers Drown in Hobart

   

June 14th is Flag Day

Share this post

Today, June 14th, is Flag Day, a national observance to commemorate the adoption of the flag of the United States in 1777. To read more about the day's origns, click here: ...

Read more: June 14th is Flag Day

 

Cedar Lake Man Dies After Motorcycle Accident

Share this post

The Lake County Coroners office reports that a 34-year-old Cedar Lake man has died from blunt force trauma suffered in a motorcycle accident. Officials say the accident occurred in the 100 block of Wicker Avenue, or US 41, in Cedar...

Read more: Cedar Lake Man Dies After Motorcycle Accident

 

Leaders Gather to Chart Airport's Future

Share this post

gary airport logo
Community leaders and representatives from the Region business community gathered at IU Northwest Friday to chart a course for future development in and around Gary/Chicago International Airport. The intensive planning forum, or charrette, was hosted by the city of Gary,...

Read more: Leaders Gather to Chart Airport's Future

 

Farmers Market Moves to Make Room for Corn Roast

Share this post

Crown Point Mayor Uran’s Office of Special Events is announcing that this Saturday only, June 14th, The Farmer’s Market will be taking place in the parking lot of The Super Bowl Bowling Alley located at 218 S East St from...

Read more: Farmers Market Moves to Make Room for Corn Roast

   

Man Dies After Munster Fire

Share this post

Officials say a Munster man who suffered serious burns in a house fire in the eight-thousand block of Kooy Drive in March has died. Authorities say 31-year-old Daniel Witting was taken to a local hospital then airlifted to a Chicago...

Read more: Man Dies After Munster Fire

   

Warrant Sweep Across Michigan City, La Porte Co

Share this post

A warrant sweep in Michigan City Friday, and twenty-three individuals were taken into custody or located in custody on outstanding warrants. Several local, state and federal law enforcement agencies set out to serve various active warrants throughout Michigan City and...

Read more: Warrant Sweep Across Michigan City, La Porte Co

   

Ramp Closures for Cline Paving

Share this post

Traffic-Advisory
Saturday June 14: In Lake County, the ramp from southbound Cline Avenue to 169th Street in Hammond, and the ramp from 169th to southbound Cline Avenue, will be closed for a portion of the day today for paving....

Read more: Ramp Closures for Cline Paving

   

Civil Suit Filed in 'Sexting' Case

Share this post

A former Portage middle school teacher convicted in what's been referred to as a 'sexting' case is now facing a civil lawsuit. The Times today reports the suit has been filed on behalf of a 16-year-old girl, one of the...

Read more: Civil Suit Filed in 'Sexting' Case

   

Paving Work near Merrillville HS on Saturday

Share this post

Traffic-Advisory
Walsh and Kelly Paving Contractors report that they will be doing road work on Saturday, June 14, 2014 near Merrillville High School.  A company spokesman says they will paving about four blocks along Delaware Street between 68th Street and 73rd...

Read more: Paving Work near Merrillville HS on Saturday

   

Premier Girls Fastpitch Tournament in Crown Point

Share this post

images
Crown Point may seem more like "Crowd" Point this weekend as festival goers will be joined by fastpitch fans who will be cheering on their teams at the Premier Girls Fastpicth National Qualifier Tournament at the Sportplex through Monday, June...

Read more: Premier Girls Fastpitch Tournament in Crown Point

   

Popular Job/Career Seeker Prgm at Purdue Calumet

Share this post

Region job seekers who may have difficulty marketing their skills are invited to attend the 27th annual "Working Smarter to be Job Marketable," program hosted by Purdue University Calumet in Hammond.  The 27th annual Working Smarter to be Job Marketable...

Read more: Popular Job/Career Seeker Prgm at Purdue Calumet

   

Steel Caucus Wants a Halt to Korean Steel Dumping

Share this post

Congressman Pete V
First District Congressman and Vice Chairman of the Congressional Steel Caucus Pete Visclosky joined Chairman Tim Murphy and over 150 other lawmakers to urge the U.S. Department of Commerce to stop Korean steel dumping. 
Detailed in a letter sent today...

Read more: Steel Caucus Wants a Halt to Korean Steel Dumping

   

La Porte Cruise Night 2014 Road Closures on Saturday

Share this post

A La Porte tradition will be rolling into the city on Saturday, June 14, 2014--La Porte's Annual Cruise Night!  According to event organizers, vehicles made in 1990 or before will be parading along Lincolnway from 5pm - 8pm.   While the...

Read more: La Porte Cruise Night 2014 Road Closures on Saturday

   

Page 53 of 492


Meet-The-Team

Laura-WZVN Scott-WZVN Brent-WZVN
LAURA WALUSZKO
Region News Team
SCOTT ROSENBERG
Region News Team
BRENT BROWN
Region News Team
Jay-WZVN Karl-WZVN Annie-WZVN
JAY STEVENS
Region News Team
KARL BERNER
Region News Team
ANNIE FOX
Region News Team

Recent-Newscast

Flash is not supported on this device. If you wish to listen to this audio, you must download and play an mp3 using an mp3 player on your device. CLICK HERE