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Water Main Break Closes SR 130

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7:30am CDT:  Porter County Sheriffs Police report State Road 130 is shut down between State Road 149 and County Road 250 West due to a water main break.  State Highway has barricades up.  No word on how long the roadway...

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Power Back on For Most After Winter Storm

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Tens of thousands lost electricity during yesterday's winter storm, which brought freezing rain, heavy wet snow. and gusty winds.  Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO) reports that outages across their service territory are down from a peak of 37-thousand to...

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Homicide in Hammond

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In Hammond, police are investigating a shooting death. The Lake County Coroners office says the unidentified man was pronounced dead shortly after 6:30 Wednesday night at Community Hospital in Munster after sustaining a gunshot wound in the 7-thousand block of...

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Munster Bridge Closure for Water Main Replacement

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In Munster, a traffic alert for next week. The Public Works Department will be closing the Columbia Avenue Bridge beginning this Monday (Mar 17) through Friday March 21st, 7am to 5 pm each day, for the installation of a water...

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Police Seek Help to Locate Two Subjects At Large

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Authorities in Lake County are seeking the public's help regarding two subjects who remain at large. Schererville Police report the Northwest regional SWAT team conducted a high risk warrant in the 12-hundred block of Kennedy...

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Police Investigating Frozen Dead Dog Found in S'ville

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In Schererville, police announced today that they, along with Schererville Animal Control, are investigating an incident involving the dumping of a deceased pit bull behind a business in the 16-hundred block of US 41 on January 22 nd . Police...

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Update on Power Outages Across NWI

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Kankakee Valley REMC reports transmission has been restored to all of their substations. Earlier this morning, they reported the loss of transmission to five substations affecting over seven-thousand members. As of 2pm this afternoon approximately 200 members were still without...

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Crews Battle Crown Point House Fire

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In the Crown Point/Winfield area, just east of I-65, crews were called out to a house fire 6-o'clock this morning at 109th and Iowa Street. Three people were able to get out without serious injuries, authorities say, but were transported...

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Public Comment/Meetings on NIRPC TIP Changes

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NIRPC has announced a 30 day public comment period started yesterday through April 12 th on a proposed change to the Transportation Improvement Program for northwest Indiana. The proposed changes would add three new transit projects: a tier two environmental...

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Crews Battle Crown Point House Fire

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In the Crown Point/Winfield area, just east of I-65, crews were called out to a house fire 6-o'clock this morning at 109th and Iowa Street. Three people were able to get out without serious injuries, authorities say, but were transported...

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Quick Mid-March Storm Blankets Region

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A quick mid-March winter storm had already dumped six-inches of snow in Dyer as of 7-o'clock this morning, according to figures courtesy of the National Weather Service in Chicago... with about five-inches from Schererville to Lakes of the Four Seasons...

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Resolution Condemns Russian Aggression Against Ukraine

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A resolution passed the US Senate on Tuesday condemning the recent Russian military aggression against Ukraine. The resolution was introduced by Indiana US Senator Dan Coats and Illinois US Senator Dick Durbin, demanding the immediate release of Ukraine security forces...

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Applications for Free Smoke Detectors at Lowell FD

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The Lowell Fire Department is taking applications for free smoke detectors for those who do not have them or need to replace an older model. Lowell Fire Chief Clint Gorball told the Region News Team up to two smoke detectors...

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Tens of Thousands Lose Power in Winter Storm

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Approximately 34-thousand customers across Northern Indiana Public Service Company's territory were without power early today, as heavy, wet snow and high winds packed a punch in the latest winter storm to hit Northwest Indiana. As of 10 am that number...

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Winter WX Ban Issued for Indiana Toll Road

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Officials with the Indiana Toll Road have issued a Winter Weather Ban for the entire length of the toll road beginning early tomorrow morning. The ban impacts only triple tractor-trailers, long-doubles (low profile and high profile) and high-profile oversize load...

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Interlocal Agreement and Borrowing Approved for E-911

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The Lake County Council today signed an interlocal agreement and voted to borrow 20 million dollars to get the consolidated E-911 service launched. The Times reports the interlocal agreement sets ground rules for how the combined police and fire communications...

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Hammond Names New Police Chief

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A new police chief for the City of Hammond was announced today. Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. stated Assistant Chief John Doughty will replace Chief Brian Miller, who is retiring, effective April 1 st . Doughty is a 30 year veteran...

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Frost Laws in Valpo Effective Wednesday, March 12th

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The City of Valparaiso announced today frost laws will be put into effect starting tomorrow on numerous city roads. Officials report the only city streets without a weight limit are Calumet, from Burlington beach Road to Morgan and Morgan, from...

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Winter Storm Could Bring 5 to 7 Inches of Snow to NWI

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Northwest Indiana, like much of the nation, has seen more than its share of snow this winter and more is on the way. Associate Professor of Meteorology at Valparaiso University, Dr. Bart Wolf, says the storm will be quick hitting...

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One Dead, Two Injured in Shooting Incident in Gary

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One person is dead, two others injured after a shooting in Gary Monday night. Gary Police Corp. Gabrielle King told the Region News Team officers were dispatched on a call of shots fired, at 8:45pm, in the 12-hundred block of...

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