14 hrs ago
Negotiations OK'd to move air show to Newton County
In a 12-4 vote, the South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has OK'd that negotiations can take place to take the annual air show from Gary's lakefront to Fair Oaks Farms in Newton County.
18 hrs ago
Deal requires removal of Chicago 'petcoke' piles
Known as "petcoke," the material is a powdery byproduct of oil refining that's been accumulating along Midwest shipping channels and sparking health and environmental concerns.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Diane Aden Hayes: Never forget the child victims
After so many stories, you sort of learn to put up a wall and not get too emotionally invested in these stories - there's just not enough emotion in the world to deal with all the pain and suffering out there.
Complaints against McDermott campaign dismissed
Three complaints filed with the Lake County Election Board alleging campaign finance violations by the re-election campaign of Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. have been dismissed.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Illiana tollway gets green light; planning panel...
The Illiana Expressway zoomed into the fast lane Thursday, with support coming at about a 3-1 margin from the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
NW Ind. mayor: Complaint is speculation
The mayor of Hammond is asking Lake County elections officials to dismiss a complaint that he paid his wife more than $300,000 over the past decade for work she did as a campaign consultant.
Pileup and lost boat block traffic
State police said a driver who was traveling too fast in slick conditions lost control of her car early Wednesday morning, which led to a semi pileup on Interstate 80/90 in northwest Indiana.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Lake Ice Is Still Dangerously Thin, Authorities Warn
Sure, it's bone-chillingly cold. That doesn't mean the ice you want to skate or fish upon is solid enough.
'A Christmas Story' (1983): A Review
With Christmas being only sixteen days away, the stress of the holidays can be quite pressing on one's nerves, and taking a much needed break from the all the Christmas shopping and decorating can do wonders for one's spirits.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Lake County Council to tweak E-911 agreement
Lake County Council members are ready to approve the interlocal agreement for the consolidated E-911 system pending a few additional tweaks to the language.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Journal and Courier
Gov. Mike Pence unveils legislative agenda
Gov. Mike Pence unveiled a wide-ranging 2014 legislative agenda today that included tax cuts for businesses and new funding for pre-kindergarten programs.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
IN: Some Northern Lake County Cities May Oppose Illiana Expressway
South Lake County residents opposed to the Illiana Expressway picked up a few important allies among representatives of transit agencies and northern communities in Tuesday's vote on the Illiana Expressway.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
St. John drops plan for suburban 911dispatch, will...
St. John officials announced Tuesday they will drop plans to create a second consolidated dispatch area and instead will support the single county-wide E-911consolidation.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Pacers enlist Disney to boost customer experience
The Indiana Pacers are turning to Disney to improve customer service at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
New York Post
a A Christmas Storya almost didna t get told
Jean Shepherd was never fond of the notion that "A Christmas Story" was an uplifting tale.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
After 30 years, 'A Christmas Story' endures
The Horseshoe Casino, which now occupies the building, has decorated the windows to mirror the annual displays of the old Higbee's, where some of the 1983 holiday film 'A Christmas Story' was filmed in Cleveland.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Minooka Woman Killed in Indiana Crash
Jill Rasco, of the first block of San Carlos Road, was involved in a Hammond, IN, crash on Sunday were four other people were hurt, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Beavers loses bid to delay sentence, must report to prison Monday
Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers must report to federal prison on Monday, a judge has ruled, rejecting Beavers plea to delay his six-month tax fraud sentence while his appeal is heard.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Minooka woman dead, four others wounded after Hammond crash
A Minooka woman was killed and four others were wounded early Sunday after a motor vehicle crash in Hammond, Indiana.
Hammond mayor signs 911 consolidation agreement
The largest city in Lake County may become the first to enter into the Interlocal Agreement for Consolidation of Public Safety Answering Points.