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  1. Indiana woman gets 50 years in mother's slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | The Tribune

    Alyssa Barrett pleaded guilty in December to first-degree murder in the death of her mother, DeCarol Deloney-Cain of Crown Point. The body of the 54-year-old United Airlines flight attendant was found in July 2014 in the trunk of her car in a wooded area of Gary.

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  2. Body found in burning Indiana van identified as Gary manRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | The Tribune

    A body found in a burning van in Gary has been identified as that of a man acquitted of murder charges in February. The Lake County coroner said Friday that the body discovered early Thursday in a van found burning inside a Gary garage is that of 24-year-old Jerode Cursey.

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  3. New judge sets July trial date for suspected serial killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Tribune

    A new judge has delayed the trial of a man charged with strangling two women and suspected of killing five other women whose bodies were found in abandoned homes in Gary. Lake Superior Court Judge Samuel Cappas set a July 25 trial date for 44-year-old Darren Vann.

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  4. Indiana police ask for help finding missing pregnant womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | The Tribune

    Detective George Dickerson is with the Lake County Metro Homicide Unit. He said Friday that his unit received a call from Merrillville police Nov. 20 informing them that Rochelle Thomas Stubblefield of Merrillville was missing.

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  5. Indiana councilman accused of hitting wife, roommateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Tribune

    Forty-two-year-old Jamal Washington of Merrillville is charged with strangulation and domestic battery. He's accused of hitting and choking his wife, and hitting a woman who lives with and works for him last Thursday at his home.

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  6. Governor set to announce I-65 work for northwestern IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | The Tribune

    The governor's office says Pence will be making what it calls a "major infrastructure announcement" about the highway during a trip to Merrillville on Tuesday. No details about the project were released, but the state has had plans for adding lanes to I-65 in northwestern Indiana's Lake County.

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  7. Judge recuses self in suspected Indiana serial killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Tribune

    A man charged with strangling two women and suspected in the deaths of five other women whose bodies were found in abandoned homes in Gary is getting a new judge. Lake Superior Court Judge Diane Boswell unexpectedly recused herself from Darron Vann's case Wednesday and ordered the clerk's office to reassign the case.

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  8. EXCHANGE: Silence is golden for woman with unusual illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Tribune

    And she thought it was normal. Since she was a little girl, the sound of her heart beating boomed in her eardrums like a subwoofer.

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  9. Veteran Indiana state Sen. Rogers considering retirementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | The Tribune

    One of the longest-serving members of the Indiana Legislature says she's considering not seeking re-election next year. Democratic Sen. Earline Rogers of Gary says she's leaning toward retirement after 33 years in the Indiana Senate and House.

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  10. Indiana high court hears cases on sex offender registrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | The Tribune

    The Indiana Supreme Court has heard oral arguments on two cases that deal with registration of out-of-state sex offenders when they move to Indiana. Since 2006, Indiana law has required sex offenders who must register in home states to also register in Indiana when moving there.

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  11. Gary schools wrestling with debt as enrollment plummetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2015 | The Tribune

    A state-hired consultant says the Gary school district faces more staffing cuts and possible school closings as it tries to emerge from estimated debts of at least $75 million and enrollment continues to plummet. The Indiana State Board of Finance last week approved a $15 million interest-free loan so the district can help pay overdue vendor bills.

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  12. Interim mayor for Lake Station already decided before caucusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | The Tribune

    The outcome of a Democratic Party caucus to select an interim replacement for a northwestern Indiana mayor convicted of fraud already is known after just one person filed for the post. Lake County Sheriff John Buncich, who heads the county party, tells the Merrillville Post Tribune that former Lake Station Mayor Dewey Lemley was the only person to file for the position before Friday's deadline.

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  13. Democratic Party looks for interim mayor for Lake StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | The Tribune

    A Democratic Party caucus later this month will select the replacement for a northwestern Indiana mayor who was convicted of fraud and other charges for improperly using food pantry and campaign funds. Lake County Sheriff John Buncich, who heads the county party, has scheduled a Sept.

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

    Aug 7, 2015 | 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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  15. 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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  16. 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

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

    Aug 30, 2015 | 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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  18. Northwestern Indiana mayor facing trial on fraud chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2015 | 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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  19. Illinois industrial waste company moving to IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2015 | 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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  20. Court rules in Planned Parenthood's favor in abortion suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | 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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