Region-News-Team-Black-Logo

Indiana's Roadsides to be Tidied Up

Share this post

In conjunction with national Earth Day and to raise awareness of litter, the Indiana Department of Transportation's annual Trash Bash runs through April 27th.  
According to INDOT, last year more than 20,678 bags of trash were collected from alongside...

Read more: Indiana's Roadsides to be Tidied Up

 

German Company to Open Facility in S Bend

Share this post

Indiana Governor Mike Pence joined executives from NORRES, a German manufacturer of industrial hoses, today to announce the company’s plans to locate its first North American facility in South Bend, creating up to 32 new high-wage jobs by 2018.  The...

Read more: German Company to Open Facility in S Bend

 

UPDATE: NB 65 Right Lane, Shoulder Open

Share this post

Traffic-Alert
11:43am CDT: From Indiana State Police at the Lowell Post: I-65 northbound at the 227 mm (that is three miles south of the Roselawn exit in Jasper County) has the right lane and shoulder open at this time. Crews are...

Read more: UPDATE: NB 65 Right Lane, Shoulder Open

 

Tips from US Postal Service on Tax Day

Share this post

With the 2014 tax filing deadline here (Tue Apr 15), the Postal Service is reminding last-minute tax filers in the Region to mail early in the day at their local Post Office and observe scheduled pick up times on local...

Read more: Tips from US Postal Service on Tax Day

 

Father, Two Children Killed in Jasper Co Crash

Share this post

suvcrashi65
Indiana State Police say a 45-year-old Rensselaer man and his young son and daughter were killed in a crash on I-65 shortly after 11:30 Monday night. Troopers say a preliminary investigation indicates the driver of an SUV struck the rear...

Read more: Father, Two Children Killed in Jasper Co Crash

 

Proposed New Academic Standards Released

Share this post

The Indiana Department of Education and the Indiana State Board of Education have released the proposed Indiana academic standards, which will be presented to the Education Roundtable for recommendation this Monday [April 21], and then go to the State Board...

Read more: Proposed New Academic Standards Released

 

Sen Coats on Tax Day: Tax System 'Broken'

Share this post

senator-coats-sm
On this Tax Day April 15th, Indiana US Senator Republican Dan Coats says Hoosiers still spend too much time and money just getting their taxes done. Here's his statement:
INDIANAPOLIS – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), senior Senate Republican on the...

Read more: Sen Coats on Tax Day: Tax System 'Broken'

 

Crown Point Considers New Trolley System

Share this post

In Crown Point, city officials are considering a new trolley system to take people between various points of interest in and around the Hub City's downtown. The city's Redevelopment Commission has approved spending up to 250-thousand dollars to buy a...

Read more: Crown Point Considers New Trolley System

 

Snow Showers Obscure Sky Show in Region

Share this post

Overnight snow showers prevented many in the Region from the overnight sky show ... but Tariq Malik, managing editor of the online news site Space-dot-com  says don't worry if you missed the total lunar eclipse last night. There's another on...

Read more: Snow Showers Obscure Sky Show in Region

 

Progress Continues on Iconic Gary Bank Building

Share this post

Progress continues on a planned renovation for a ten-story building in downtown Gary. The Gary Economic Development Commission has approved issuing two-point-eight million dollars in revenue bonds, and the project next goes before the City Council. Gateway Partners out of...

Read more: Progress Continues on Iconic Gary Bank Building

 

Southbound I-65 Reopens in Jasper Co

Share this post

Traffic-Alert
10:30am CDT: Indiana State Police at the Lowell Post report that traffic is moving on southbound Interstate 65 in Jasper County where the interstate had been closed for about twenty hours following a hazmat accident. Northbound lanes remain closed.  No...

Read more: Southbound I-65 Reopens in Jasper Co

   

Car Goes Into Salt Creek

Share this post

carrescue
Members of the Portage Fire Department's Dive Team were among those who responded to pull a man and his vehicle out of Salt Creek Monday afternoon. Indiana State Police say a motorist on the eastbound side of I-94 went into...

Read more: Car Goes Into Salt Creek

   

Third Pod at PC Jail Could Open in May

Share this post

Porter County Sheriff David Lain has announced that the third and final pod of the Porter County Jail should be open by the of next month (May) – more than eleven years after the jail complex opened along State Road...

Read more: Third Pod at PC Jail Could Open in May

   

Valpo City Council Hears SR 49 Plan

Share this post

In Valparaiso Monday night, the city council heard a presentation on the State Road 49 Corridor Plan, a stretch of the highway from US 6 on the north to State Road 2 on the south. City officials say the plan...

Read more: Valpo City Council Hears SR 49 Plan

   

Munster Rail Crossing to Close for Track Improvements

Share this post

In Munster, police announce the Canadian National Railroad will be closing the at-grade crossing at White Oak/45th beginning this Monday [4/21/14] and continuing through Friday May 2nd [5/2/14] for track improvements. The crossing will be closed for 24 hours a...

Read more: Munster Rail Crossing to Close for Track Improvements

   

Region Gets Late Season Lake Effect

Share this post

Lake effect snow fell across northwest Indiana overnight, and the Spring snow showers that fell in Chicago Monday delayed and grounded flights at O'Hare Airport.   Temperatures were in the low 60s Monday morning, but by the evening commute, there...

Read more: Region Gets Late Season Lake Effect

   

Vigil Held for Gary Boy Killed in Alleged Hit-Run

Share this post

In Gary, a vigil was held at 49 th and Vermont Street Monday to mourn the death of a 13-year-old Gary boy police say was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver Saturday night. Gary Police Corporal Public Information Officer...

Read more: Vigil Held for Gary Boy Killed in Alleged Hit-Run

   

Multiple Crashes on Interstate 65

Share this post

Indiana State Police say three people were killed Monday night when their SUV crashed into the back of a semi that had slowed due to an earlier hazmat accident on Interstate 65 in Jasper County. A fourth person in the...

Read more: Multiple Crashes on Interstate 65

   

State Road 49 Bridge Closure Delayed No More

Share this post

After two earlier delays the barricades have been erected and the State Road 49 bridge over the Kankakee River south of Kouts is now closed for replacement through early fall.
Kankakee RIver Bridge project
The Indiana Department of Transportation says a result of the...

Read more: State Road 49 Bridge Closure Delayed No More

   

Earth Day Clean-up to be Hosted by IU NW Saturday

Share this post

IU Northwest
The Brother to Brother Student Success Program at Indiana University Northwest will hold an Earth Day Clean-up around the campus starting 8:30 Saturday morning (April 19th).  
According to a university press release, the Department of Minority Studies and the School...

Read more: Earth Day Clean-up to be Hosted by IU NW Saturday

   

Page 95 of 489


Meet-The-Team

Laura-WZVN Scott-WZVN Brent-WZVN
LAURA WALUSZKO
Region News Team
SCOTT ROSENBERG
Region News Team
BRENT BROWN
Region News Team
Jay-WZVN Karl-WZVN Annie-WZVN
JAY STEVENS
Region News Team
KARL BERNER
Region News Team
ANNIE FOX
Region News Team

Recent-Newscast

Flash is not supported on this device. If you wish to listen to this audio, you must download and play an mp3 using an mp3 player on your device. CLICK HERE