WNDU-TV South Bend
Michiana dreamers grab tickets as Mega Millions jackpot hits $586 million
The words "Mega Millions" are on the minds of many as folks head to the store to get lottery tickets for Tuesday night's drawing.
The Indianapolis Star
Judge upholds Majestic Star Casino tax refund ruling
A federal judge has ruled that Lake County, Gary and other northwestern Indiana taxing units owe the Majestic Star Casino a $7.3 million property tax refund.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Journal and Courier
Pence: Boeing vying for Boeing airplane facility
MUNSTER, Ind. -- Gov. Mike Pence says state economic development officials have talked to Boeing Co.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Indiana man gets 45 years for woman's 2011 slaying
<![CDATA[CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) -- A Gary man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for fatally stabbing of Michigan woman whose body was found in a nature preserve. Twenty-seven-year-old Cadereo Jester agreed to the sentence in a plea deal in which pleaded guilty to murder. Jester admitted that he killed 23-year-old Christine Arnold of New Buffalo, Mich., in July 2011 in Gary following a dispute. The Times of Munster reports (http://bit.ly/1dAWAc9 ) that Jester admitted to disposing of Arnold's body and her car at the Ivanhoe Dune and Swale Nature Preserve. Arnold's body was found the same day in the backseat of her still-running car, which had crashed through the gate at the Lake County site that's owned by the Nature Conservancy.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Water main breaks on Cottonwood Drive in Munster
Crews are working on a water main break on Cottonwood Drive and a sewer main break on Columbia Avenue reported earlier this morning.
The Daily Gazette
Commission OKs proposed toll road
The Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission approved the Illiana Expressway, which would connect Interstate 65 near Lowell with Interstate 55 south of Chicago, on a weighted voted of 76-20, The Times of Munster reported.
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.
NW Ind. county council opposes Illiana Expressway
A northwest Indiana county council has passed a resolution stating its opposition to a proposed 47-mile tollway would Interstate 65 with I-55 south of Chicago.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Lanes Reopen On I-80/94 After Woman Critically Injured In Indiana Crash
All westbound lanes have reopened on Interstate 80/94 after a crash in northwest Indiana left one woman critically injured early Monday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Indianapolis Business News
Northwest Indiana restaurants part of El Rodeo raids
Indiana State Police and excise officers also raided two northwestern Indiana Mexican restaurants as part of a Marion County grand jury investigation that involves numerous restaurants in central Indiana, including El Rodeo restaurants in Indianapolis.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Missing 9-foot menorah found in nearby yard
MUNSTER, Ind. A 9-foot metal menorah is back in place after being taken from the front yard of a rabbi's home in northwestern Indiana.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
WNDU-TV South Bend
Ind. may pay up to $110M in upfront Illiana costs
A document from Indiana transportation officials says the state may pay upfront costs of as much as $110 million for construction of the proposed Illiana Expressway that would link northwestern Indiana and Chicago's south suburbs.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Food stamp cut boosts visitors to Ind. food banks
Some of Indiana's food banks and pantries are seeing more people lining up for meals or baskets of food in response to a drop in federal food stamp benefits.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Jury selection begins in NW Ind. hit-and-run death
Jury selection has begun in the case of northwestern Indiana man accused in a hit-and-run that killed a Lake County jail guard jogging with co-workers.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Lake County restaurants raided by Indiana troopers
Indiana State Police and excise officers have raided two northwestern Indiana Mexican restaurants as part of an investigation that involves other restaurants in central Indiana.