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  1. US Fish & Wildlife Service opposes Indiana limestone quarryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | The Tribune

    The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has asked the Indiana Department of Environmental Management to deny a request for a proposed limestone quarry in northwestern Indiana, saying it would likely have an adverse effect on the Kankakee River ecosystem. IDEM is reviewing a permit request for the Singleton Stone LLC quarry in southern Lake County near Lowell, about 60 miles southeast of Chicago.

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  2. Northwestern Indiana mayor facing trial on fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | The Tribune

    The mayor of a northwestern Indiana city is set to go to trial over federal charges alleging that he and his wife took more than $20,000 from his campaign account in order to cover casino gambling losses. Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist and his wife Deborah Soderquist are charged with conspiracy, wire fraud and filing false tax returns.

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  3. Illinois industrial waste company moving to IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | The Tribune

    An Illinois-based industrial waste management services company is moving its headquarters to Indiana and expanding its operations in East Chicago. The Times reports Tradebe Environmental Services, a subsidiary of a Spain-based company, will invest an estimated $150,000 to move its U.S. headquarters to Merrillville.

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  4. Court rules in Planned Parenthood's favor in abortion suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | The Tribune

    The Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood in a lawsuit filed by a woman and her daughter after the then-17-year-old daughter concealed her age to get an abortion. Both courts found that Indiana law provides Planned Parenthood of Indiana with immunity from civil liability in the suit filed in 2011.

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  5. Police: 2 men found fatally shot at Gary homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Tribune

    Police say two 18-year-old men were found shot to death in Gary amid a rise in violence in the city. Gary police said in a news release that officers responded to a call about gunshots Thursday morning at a home.

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  6. Prosecutor believes bus driver fell asleep before crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2015 | The Tribune

    A central Indiana prosecutor says he believes the driver of a Gary church bus that crashed on an interstate killing a 6-year-old and sending 11 others to hospitals fell asleep while driving. Hancock County Prosecutor Brent Eaton tells the Post Tribune of Merrillville that he doesn't believe the bus had any mechanical problems.

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  7. Indiana clears Planned Parenthood of wrongdoing after videosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | The Tribune

    Indiana on Thursday cleared Planned Parenthood facilities that perform abortions in the state of any wrongdoing in the handling of fetal tissue. Gov. Mike Pence, a Republican, on July 16 ordered an investigation of Planned Parenthood facilities in Indianapolis, Bloomington and Merrillville to see if organs from aborted fetuses were being sold. 49 comments

  8. Storms packing heavy rains, high winds lash NW IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The Tribune

    The National Weather Service said the storms that rolled into the region Sunday afternoon were capable of producing wind gusts up to 70 mph, heavy rain and localized flash flooding. The weather service issued a tornado warning for parts of Porter and Jasper counties after a funnel cloud was spotted aloft in the area.

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  9. Rally to support for northwestern Indiana police plannedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | The Tribune

    Twenty-one-year-old Alicia Waddell tells the Post-Tribune of Merrillville she decided to organize the rally Saturday to give the officers a boost after a wave of anti-police sentiment that has swept across the nation in the wake of police killings of unarmed blacks. Waddell has arranged food for the rally and plans to give away 400 blue light bulbs for people to use on their front porches to show they are pro-police.

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  10. 4 in custody as police investigates NW Indiana slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | The Tribune

    Authorities say four people are in custody, three handguns seized and a $10,000 reward is being offered in connection with the death of a Merrillville man. The Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the slaying of 55-year-old Cecil Pendleton Jr. on Tuesday.

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  11. NW Indiana leaving for work shot to death by robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2015 | The Tribune

    Authorities say a northwestern Indiana man was shot to death inside his van outside his apartment by men who tried to rob him while they were breaking into cars. The Northwest Indiana Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the slaying of 55-year-old Cecil Pendleton Jr. of Merrillville shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday.

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  12. East Chicago detectives uses selfies to nab robbery suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | The Tribune

    Two robbery suspects have been arrested after taking selfies on an iPhone stolen from a 13-year-old boy in East Chicago. Eighteen-year-old Robert Davis of Gary and a 17-year-old Merrillville boy face charges of robbery and robbery resulting in bodily injury.

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  13. Death penalty sought in suspected Indiana serial killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Tribune

    Indiana prosecutors filed a request Friday seeking the death penalty against a man charged in the slayings of two women and suspected in the deaths of five other women whose bodies were found last fall in abandoned homes in Gary. Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter filed the death penalty request for Darren Deon Vann if he's convicted in the deaths of Afrikka Hardy, 19, of Gary and Anith Jones, 35, of Merrillville.

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  14. Death penalty sought in suspected serial killings caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | The Tribune

    Indiana prosecutors are seeking the death penalty against a Gary man charged in the slayings of two women and suspected in the deaths of five others. Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter filed a request Friday seeking the death penalty for Darren Deon Vann if he's convicted in the deaths of 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy of Gary and 35-year-old Anith Jones of Merrillville.

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  15. 3 charged in January death of Gary man found dumped in woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Tribune

    Three people have been charged in the January beating death of a Gary man whose body was dumped in a wooded area. Twenty-nine-year-old Stephanie M. Serrano and 32-year-old James Willingham both face charges of murder and assisting a criminal, while 20-year-old Cheyanne Evans is charged with assisting a criminal.

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  16. 2 police officers suspended, overlooked child in towed carRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | The Tribune

    Two Lake County police officers have been suspended without pay for overlooking a 3-year-old child in the back seat of a car towed away following a traffic stop. Lake County Sheriff John Buncich says it "sickens" him that the officers didn't thoroughly search the car as police procedures call for when vehicles are to be towed away.

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  17. Former Indiana nose doctor to serve probation in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | The Tribune

    A former northwestern Indiana nose surgeon who pleaded guilty three years ago to 22 counts of health care fraud after disappearing while vacationing in Greece will be allowed to serve the remainder of his probation in Florida. The Merrillville Post-Tribune reports U.S. District Judge Philip Simon ruled last week that Mark Weinberger can serve his probation in southern Florida.

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  18. Gary to host public meeting on future of former hotel siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Tribune

    Gary's mayor is seeking the public's input on what the northwester Indiana city should do with a vacant lot that once held the city's downtown Sheraton Hotel. The 135-room, 12-story hotel opened in 1978 as part of a plan by former Mayor Richard Hatcher to revitalize downtown Gary.

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  19. Ex-con who wanted to return to prison may get fresh startRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | The Tribune

    An unemployed ex-convict who robbed an Indiana bank to ensure he'd be sent back to prison and have food and shelter is getting a fresh start thanks to people touched by his plight. A pretrial diversion agreement offered by prosecutors Wednesday calls for 53-year-old David Potchen to avoid a felony robbery charge and instead face a misdemeanor conversion charge that will be dismissed within a year if he stays out of trouble.

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  20. June trial date set for Gary man suspected in 7 deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | The Tribune

    A judge has set a June 22 trial date for a Gary man charged with murder in the strangulation deaths or two women and suspected of killing five others. The Times reports Lake Superior Court Judge Diane Boswell set the trial date Friday for 43-year-old Darren Vann.

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