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Pence Declares Today MLK Day of Service in Indiana

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday, but Indiana Governor Mike Pence issued a proclamation declaring today the 3 rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Day of Service” in Indiana. Earlier this...

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Officials Say Space Heater Caused Fire

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A fire at a Crown Point home in the 13-hundred block of Sycamore Street last week is being blamed on an electric space heater. Fire officials say the heater overloaded an electric circuit, and that started a fire inside a...

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Police Analyzing Video Footage in Elkhart Shootings

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Detectives with the Indiana State Police continue to investigate several different avenues in an attempt to determine a motive in Wednesday night's tragic shooting at an Elkhart grocery store. Two women, a 20-year-old employee of Martin's and a...

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Flu-Related Deaths Reach 11 in Indiana

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The number of influenza-related deaths in Indiana this season has now reached eleven, and St. Joseph County in northern Indiana has been hit especially hard, experiencing six deaths. No other Indiana county has reported more than one death. State health...

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Indiana House OKs Pilot Pre-K Program

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The Indiana House of Representatives has approved a voluntary pre-k program for low-income families. The legislation, similar to a bill proposed in the legislature last year, passed the House by a vote of 87 to 9. House Bill 1004, which...

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Map Lawsuit Taken Under Advisement

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A legal challenge over a new Porter County map has been taken under advisement by a LaPorte County judge. The attorney representing 2nd District Porter County Councilman Jeremy Rivas filed an amended suit Thursday, contending newly drawn district maps approved...

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Valparaiso Police to Add Two New K9s

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The Valparaiso Police Department plans to add two new police dogs to the force this year. Police Chief Michael Brickner says that's big for 2014 and represents a huge investment for the department.  "They're a big part of our department,...

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Gary Added to Federal Strong Cities Initiative

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The Obama Administration on Thursday announced Gary is one of seven cities being added to the Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) Initiative. Federal inter-agency expert teams will be deployed to work alongside city leadership, community organizations, local businesses and philanthropic...

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Mother, Baby Killed in Lake County Crash

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A 37-year-old Hebron woman and her one-month-old son were killed in a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning in south Lake County. Lake County Sheriffs Police say the preliminary investigation shows a Trailblazer driven by Stacy Walstra was traveling westbound on East...

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Motive Not Yet Known in Deadly Elkhart Shootings

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Authorities continue to search for a motive in Wednesday night's deadly shooting at an Elkhart grocery store. Indiana State Police have identified the gunman who shot and killed two women's at Martin's Super Market, before being shot and killed by...

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Woman and Baby Killed in Crash in Hebron

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A 37 year old Hebron woman and one-month old child have died as result of injuries sustained in a crash in Hebron this morning. The Lake County Coroner's Office reports at 11:30am they were dispatched to the 63-hundred block of...

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Food Bank of NWI Distributes Over 5 Million Pounds of Food

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The Food Bank of Northwest Indiana today announced that in 2013 they distributed over five-million pounds of food, the equivalent of over four-point-two million meals. Communications/Advocacy Manager Megan Sikes says unfortunately they do not see the need going down anytime...

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7 Child Molesting Counts Filed Against Porter County Man

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A 47 year old Porter County man is charged with seven felony counts of child molesting. According to the probable cause affidavit, Todd Lange is accused of molesting his three daughters, who...

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Crown Point Police Report Catalytic Converter Thefts

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Police in Crown Point are seeing the public's help regarding a rash of catalytic converter thefts from parked vehicles. According to the Times, four separate incidents took place between Monday and Tuesday and the thefts are believed to be related. Each...

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VIDEO: Coats Discusses Benghazi Report on CNN

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WASHINGTON, DC – Senator Dan Coats (R-Ind.), a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, today joined Wolf Blitzer on CNN to discuss the committee’s recent report on the Benghazi attack.
“There’s...

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VanDenburgh Seeks to Give More Access to Lawmakers

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An Indiana State Representative from Crown Point is seeking to give citizens more access to lawmakers. House Bill 1134, authored by Democrat Shelli VanDenburgh, was approved today by the House Elections and Apportionment Committee, and would allow candidates to campaign...

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IL Woman Arrested in Connection with Fake Check Scam

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An 24 year old Chicago woman was taken into custody on Wednesday and charged with felony forgery and misdemeanor check deception, for attempting to cash a check from a fraudulent account. LaPorte Police...

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NB I-65 Near SR 28 Closed for Next Two Hours for Crashes

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Northbound I-65, near mile marker 154, which is just south of State Road 28 is closed due to a multiple vehicle crash involving several semis, cars and trucks. Indiana State Police Lafayette Post reports the interstate could be closed for...

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Man Ejected After Rolling Vehicle on SR 49

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This morning's snow and icy and windy conditions caused numerous slide-offs on northwest Indiana roads, including on State Road 49, where a 67 year old man was seriously injured after he was ejected from his vehicle due to a crash....

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Gunman, Victims Identified in Elkhart Super Market Shooting

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Indiana State Police have identified the gunman who allegedly shot and killed two women at Martin's Super Market in Elkhart, on Wednesday night, before being shot and killed by police, as 22 year old Shawn Walter Blair, of Elkhart. Sgt....

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