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Highland Snow Route Parking Restrictions in Effect

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In light of this winter storm, police in Highland want to remind residents that snow route parking restrictions are in effect. Police report residents are to refrain from parking in the street on snow routes. Vehicles found parked in snow...

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Mock Crime Scene Investigations for Hobart HS Students

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High School students in Hobart will be conducting mock crime scene investigations tomorrow. Hobart Police report three mock homicide crime scenes will be set up for the 57 students enrolled in the Criminal Justice/Homeland Security course at Hobart High School,...

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Senate Set to Vote on Marriage Amendment

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Indiana's proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage is headed for a final vote in the Indiana Senate today (Monday February 17), and it's currently without the controversial second sentence removed a couple weeks ago by the Indiana House. Because...

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Numerous Frozen Water Line Issues in Valpo

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Valparaiso City Utilities reports they're experiencing numerous frozen water line issues in the ongoing cold weather.  Officials say crews have been working diligently to maintain uninterrupted service.  They released the following information today:
“Due to the challenging weather, Valparaiso City...

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Univ of Chicago Student Found Dead in Dorm Room

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A student at the University of Chicago has been found dead in his dorm room, where officials say his body had begun to decompose.   20-year-old Nicholas Barnes of Pittsburgh reportedly last used his keycard to enter the International House...

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Two Dead After Crash on State Road 2

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Police say two people are dead after a head-on crash in Boone Township between Boone Grove and Hebron Sunday night. Porter County Sheriffs Police say a southbound Buick LeSabre driven by 56-year-old Laurel Donner of Valparaiso and a northbound 2002...

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Investigation: Fatal Police Action Shooting in Hammond

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In Hammond, police say a man died after being shot in an officer-related shooting in the city's Hessville neighborhood Sunday night. Authorities say the shooting occurred in the 66-hundred block of Ohio Avenue after police and EMS responded to a...

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Homicide in East Chicago

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The Lake County Coroners office say an investigative team from their office was dispatched to Riley Road and Indianapolis Boulevard in East Chicago overnight. Officials say 16-year-old Jeremiah Rivera of East Chicago was pronounced dead of multiple gunshot wounds shortly...

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Shelf Ice Dangers

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Shelf ice has become quite a sight on the shores of Lake Michigan, and officials are warning Region residents to stay off of it. They're also giving you an opportunity to get a...

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Monday Winter Storm Looms

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Forecasters say the Region is in for more serious winter weather.  There's a Winter Storm Warning in effect today through tonight (Monday February 17) and the latest outlook says some parts of northwest Indiana could see four to eight inches...

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Man Dies After Police-Related Shooting

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In Hammond, police say a man died after being shot in an officer-related shooting in the city's Hessville neighborhood Sunday night. More information is expected to be released this morning. Authorities say the shooting occurred in the 66-hundred block of...

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Senator Promises Announcement Following Twitter Rant

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An Indiana Republican Senator, who took to Twitter following the news on Thursday that the proposed amendment to the state constitution to ban gay marriage will not be on the November general election ballot, says on Monday he will, “make...

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Experts Warn Bacteria on Shopping Carts Can Last for Days

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Shopping cart germs? Health experts warn the bacteria found on handles, seats and carts could contaminate your food. ABC News reports a random test of three Tulsa, Oklahoma, grocery stores found germs everywhere. Local nurse Cassie Clayton says microscopic bacteria...

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Porter Health Care Bio-Med Tech Named Associate of Year

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A Bio-Med Technician with Porter Health Care System was recently named Associate of the Year. Officials report Rodney Becker was selected for his high sense of ownership, reliability and responsiveness. Becker, who is...

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Agreement Keeps LaPorte Co Council on Aging Going 60 Days

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An agreement was reached on Friday to keep medical transportation, guardian services and workers of the LaPorte County Council on Aging employed for another 60 days. Officials with Parents and Friends reports they recently discovered the Council was losing around...

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LAUW Recognizes Macy's Southlake for Their Support

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Lake Area United Way announced on Friday they presented a “Community Spirit Award” on Thursday to Macy's Southlake Mall and their associates for their generous support in the annual community campaign. Collectively, Macy's Southlake...

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AG Zoeller Warns of Home Security Solicitations

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The Indiana Attorney General's Office reports Hoosiers should be wary of calls and door-to-door solicitors offering home security or alarm systems. Over 150 consumers from across the state recently filed complaints after receiving unwanted calls, including robocalls, offering home security...

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Reminder: Post Offices Closed On President's Day

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The US Postal Service is reminding Hoosiers that in observance of President's Day on Monday, February 17 th , all Post Offices in Indiana will be closed and there will be no mail delivery or retail service. Customers are still...

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Highland Residents Asked to Clear Debris from Storm Grates

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The National Weather Service reports temperatures will be going up starting on President's Day, Monday, from the upper 30's to near 50 degrees by Thursday. In anticipation of warmer weather the Highland Street Department reports crews will be out unclogging...

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Gary Social Club Shooter Faces Numerous Felonies

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The suspect in the shooting late Wednesday night inside the Safe and Sound Senior Citizen Social Club faces numerous felony charges, including attempted murder. According to the probable cause affidavit filed in Lake County Superior Court, 23 year old Kendall...

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