Monday Apr 14
Private prison company still interested in NW Ind.
A northwestern Indiana mayor says he won't support the opening of a privately owned immigration detention center in his city.
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Monday Apr 14
Mich. man to plead guilty for multi-state bank robbing
A Michigan man already serving 17 years in prison for robbing two banks in Kentucky is expected to plead guilty to robbing two more in Indiana, including one in Munster, and a third in Wisconsin.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Dyer doctor sentenced to prison for not paying payroll taxes
A federal judge sentenced a Dyer doctor Friday to a year and a day in prison for pocketing more than $500,000 in his employees' payroll taxes, denying the defendant's request for probation.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Hearing set for case on Indiana gay marriage ban
A federal judge is set to hear arguments from a same-sex couple hoping to have their marriage recognized in Indiana before one of the women, who has cancer, dies.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Most NWI teachers rated well under new system
Most Northwest Indiana teachers were rated as effective in performance evaluations from the 2012-13 school year, but a large number of school districts weren't required to release their evaluation data because their current teacher contracts were negotiated prior to the rating system becoming law.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
NW Indiana lawmaker helps save unwanted pets
A northwestern Indiana lawmaker frustrated in her attempts to enact a spay-and-neuter program in the state has found another way to prevent the deaths of unwanted pets.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Federal judge to hear Indiana gay couple's request
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Thu Apr 03, 2014
Miracle on South Division Street at Theatre at the Center Opens 5/4
From the urban streets of Buffalo, NY's East Side, comes the story of the working-class Nowak family as they cope with tested faith and life's surprises.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Eyehategod released "Robitussin and Rejection" from new LP
New Orleans sludge monsters Eyehategod unleashed a song off of their forthcoming self-titled album a couple of weeks ago, and now they've done it again with the album's opener, the awesomely named "Robitussin and Rejection."
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Indiana Law Blog
Ind. Courts - Indiana lesbian couple seeks State's emergency...
Thanks to Chris Geidner of BuzzFeed , who has just tweeted: "Yesterday, @LambdaLegal filed a motion in Indiana seeking immediate recognition of a same-sex couples' marriage."
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Salvation Army struggles with NW Indiana shortfall
The Salvation Army has cut back on its food service in northwestern Indiana after falling short of its fundraising goals.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Ind. gives South Shore expansion $4 million boost
The South Shore commuter rail line is getting $4 million that will help extend service to the Lake County town of Dyer.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
The Star Press
Talking Pints: The dark days are over
"You can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer."