Friday Apr 18
Tempers flare even as NIRPC, group reach tentative settlement
Despite an agreement in principle announced Thursday that could end a federal lawsuit, Everybody Counts' leader Teresa Torres continued to clash with the officials from the Northwestern Indiana Regional Plan Commission.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Lake Station mayor, wife plead not guilty
Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist and his wife proclaimed their innocence in federal court Thursday morning, pleading not guilty in two separate criminal cases, including one claiming they illegally used money from the Lake Station Food Pantry and the mayor's campaign fund to pay for numerous gambling trips.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
37 Lake, Porter schools earn state four-star status
Andrean High junior AP English students Charlie Puntillo, 17, left, and Casey Baker, 17, track down a document for their studies Wednesday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Teachers, parents debate how much to test students
Former Crown Point Mayor Dan Klein could barely contain his excitement as hundreds of veterans, business owners, politicians and others left Friday's fundraising breakfast for Northwest Indiana Habititat for Humanity.
Sandra Stanley has been promoted General Manager at Residence Inn Lake Forest/Mettawa - IL, USA
White Lodging Services 1000 E. 80th Place a Suite 600 North Merrillville, IN 46410 United States Phone: 219-769-3267 Fax: 219-756-2902 Visit Website Sandra Stanley has been promoted as the general manager of the Residence Inn Lake Forest/Mettawa.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Mayor: Gary residents can't afford water rate hike
Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and a few residents urged state regulators Thursday to reject proposed water rate increases during a public hearing in Gary's Common Council chambers.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
BC Osaka does Asian food many ways in Merrillville, Ind.
BC Osaka in Merrillville, Ind., is a cavernous restaurant compared to the originals in Joliet and Northlake in Illinois and that's just what the owners intended.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Improved bus service on minds of disabled, others
All of the talk about the recently green-lighted South Shore extension has overlooked people like Darrell Robinson, people with disabilities who need a vibrant, extensive local mass transit system, the Merrillville man said recently.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
NW Indiana sex crimes bring call for center
Sex crimes have reached so high a level in northwest Indiana that some advocates are calling for a special treatment center dedicated to serving the victims.
Penn State continues 2015 recruiting success with commitment from four-star linebacker
It's still March, but James Franklin's 2015 Penn State recruiting class picked up its 11th member when four-star linebacker Josh Barajas verbally committed to the Lions Sunday afternoon.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
FBI raids NW Indiana township trustee office
Federal and state agents searched the northwestern Indiana office of what is among the largest township government units in the state.
Clowns gather for contests, latest trends at world convention
Less is more for today's jokesters gathering at the World Clown Association 's annual convention this week in a Northbrook hotel.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Carjacking Suspect Dies In Crash After High-Speed Chase
Merrillville police officers were chasing the man, whose identity is being withheld pending family notification, after he allegedly carjacked a black Mercedes sedan shortly after 10 a.m., officers at the scene said.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Lake County offers tattoo removal for juvenile offenders
The Lake County juvenile court system is offering children with any ill-advised tattoos an opportunity to erase their ink mistakes through laser removal.
Sat Mar 22, 2014
Ex-Indiana superintendent, wife face fraud charges
The former superintendent of a northern Indiana school district and his wife face burglary, fraud and other charges involving an Illinois casino.