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Police: Same Vehicle Involved in 2 Hit and Run Accidents

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La Porte Police say the same vehicle was involved in two hit-and-run accidents early Friday morning.  No injuries were reported but reports say the same vehicle struck a parked a red Honda Civic parked in the 100 block of Grove...

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Expansion Could Move Ahead/New Aiport Manager Named

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The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority board got down to business Monday, possibly clearing an obstacle that has been delaying runway expansion and appointing a new airport manager.  The Times is reporting that the airport authority brought forth evidence that the...

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Public's Help Needed to Locate Stolen Semi and Trailer

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Indiana State Police Jasper Post is seeking assistance in locating a semi tractor and trailer taken over the weekend from the Shoals area, in southern Indiana.  Reportedly a tarp covered flat bed trailer loaded with several thousand dollars worth of...

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Call Center in Hobart to Add 500+ Jobs

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Hobart's Mayor Brian Snedecor joined other local officials and the media Monday on a tour of the Teleperformance Americall center in the city's Northwind Crossing industrial park.  Scott Amo, the call center's director of operations told the Times that in...

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Reminder to Check of Elderly, Pets During Heat Wave

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In light of the heat index making temperatures feel like its close to 100 degrees today and again tomorrow, Highland Police are asking residents throughout northwest Indiana to check on elderly neighbors and to not leave your pets outside for...

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AG's Zoeller, Madigan Team Up to End Youth Smoking

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Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller and Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan are teaming up help end youth smoking. The two are working with Legacy, the public health foundation that works to prevent youth smoking through its nationally recognized “truth” youth...

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Valpo University Recognized for Contribution to Public Good

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Washington Monthly has named Valparaiso University the number three master's university in the nation for contributing to public good, as well as providing an outstanding education while maintaining affordability. Carolyn Whittier, Assistant Dean of Students for Greek life, Leadership and...

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Charges Expected to Be Filed Today in EC Fatal Shooting

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A suspect is in custody in connection to a fatal shooting in East Chicago on Sunday. The Lake County Coroner's Office reports 28 year old Luis Walker-Carrion was pronounced at 5:11am at St. Catherine's Hospital and his death has been...

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Asian Longhorned Beetle Awareness Week in Indiana

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Indiana Governor Mike Pence is spreading the word about an insect experts say poses a potential threat to the state's natural resources. Pence has declared this week as Asian Longhorned Beetle Awareness Week. Experts say Asian Longhorned Beetle kills trees...

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eCigarettes Can Help Smokers Quit

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Can e-cigarettes help smokers quit using tobacco cigarettes? The American Heart Association - grudgingly - says yes. ABC News reports they're advertised as a better alternative to cigarettes because e-cigs release nicotine through vapor, not tobacco smoke. And now the...

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Marriage Equality Issue in Indiana to Be Heard Tuesday

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Three lawsuits from Indiana and one from Wisconsin regarding same-sex marriage bans will be heard tomorrow before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago. Those in favor of marriage equality in Indiana are hosting rallies today to support the...

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US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Nikolus Morris

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A 23 year old man wanted for rape is this week's “Fugitive of the Week” by the US Marshals Service, Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force. Nikolus Morris is described as a black...

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Dyer Couple Fighting to Get Sinkhole Issue Resolved

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A couple in northwest Indiana say they've been fighting with three local governments to fill in a sinkhole that continues to grow on their property, nearing their home. The sinkhole, about 40 feet wide and 30 feet deep, sits on...

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Prompt Ambulance in Highland Receives PR Award

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The Indiana Emergency Response Conference has presented its 2014 Ambulance Provider Public Relations Award to Prompt Ambulance Service out of Highland. The nomination form said Prompt Ambulance has created a number of community outreach programs, training initiatives, and more. The...

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Fatal Shooting in East Chicago

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A fatal shooting in East Chicago Sunday is under investigation. The Lake County Coroner's Office reports 28 year old Luis Walker-Carrion was pronounced at 5:11am and his death has been ruled a homicide. A suspect is in custody....

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Pence Declares This Week Rail Safety Week in Indiana

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Governor Mike Pence has declared this week, August 24 th through the 30 th , as Indiana Rail Safety Week. Indiana Operation Lifesaver, Indiana State Police, Indiana Department of Transportation, local law enforcement and railroad companies are partnering to raise...

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Air Quality Alert for NW Indiana Through Midnight

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Ozone levels are expected to be unhealthy today in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties which is why the National Weather Service in Chicago has issued an Air Quality Alert until midnight. Active children and adults, as well as people with...

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Flood Warning Extended Until 6:30pm for Porter Co

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The National Weather Service in Chicago has extended its Flood Warning for Porter County until 6:30pm CST today.  Heavy rainfall could lead to possible flooding in some areas....

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VanDenburgh Congratulates Crown Point School

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State Representative Shelli VanDenburgh of Crown Point on Friday extended her congratulations to Dwight D. Eisenhower Elementary School during the school's “Back to School Celebration” as the school has been selected as a finalists in a statewide education contest. The...

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Man Wanted for Robbery Added to Most Wanted List

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The Michigan City Police Department has added another name to their Top 10 Most Wanted list. Police report 18 year old Juwan Garrett is wanted out of LaPorte County for felony robbery. Garrett is...

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