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Reward Offered for Info Regarding Valpo Robberies

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Up to three-thousand dollars is being offered as a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the subject or subjects responsible for five armed robberies that have occurred in Valparaiso over the last couple months. Valparaiso Police...

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Flipped Vehicle Causing Gaper's Slowdown WB 80/94

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Crews are on the scene of an overturned vehicle accident that ocurred on the exit to southbound Cline Avenue from westbound Interstate 80/94

As can be seen in the above photo, the exit ramp is adjacient to the westbound travel...

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GM Recall Over Faulty Ignition Switches

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General Motors is recalling close to 800-thousand Pontiac G-Fives and Chevy Cobalts from 2005 to 2007 because of an issue that has played a role in 6 fatal crashes. ABC News reports the cause is all that stuff many of...

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NW Indiana State Troopers Receive Service Awards

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(Photos Courtesy of Indiana State Police. From left to right: Mary Hewitt,
Jerry Williams, Doug Parcel, Rick Hudson, 2nd row-Dave Miller, Barney Rausch,
Russell Hayes, Josh Roa, 3rd row-Eric Rot, John Holmen)
Numerous Indiana State Police troopers in northwest Indiana...

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HJR-3 Moves Ahead Without 2nd Sentence

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Indiana's proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage is headed for a final vote in the Indiana Senate without the controversial second sentence removed a couple weeks ago by the Indiana House.  Because that sentence was taken out, and not...

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Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence Passes House

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Legislation to protect individuals filing for divorce from abusive spouses by allowing courts to dissolve a marriage at any time after the individual has petitioned for divorce has unanimously passed the state House. State Representative Chuck Moseley, of Portage, says...

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Temps May Swing Next Week

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[Image/National Weather Service Chicago  http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display_cmsstory.php?wfo=lot&storyid=100419&source=0   ]
Out of the deep freeze and into the mire? Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Chicago are keeping their eyes on a "possibly brief but potentially significant pattern change to unseasonably mild...

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New Indiana Slogan 'Too Wholesome'?

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Some Hoosiers apparently are not too excited about the state's new slogan. They say "Honest to Goodness Indiana" is too wholesome. The Indiana Office of Tourism Development unveiled the slogan this week, saying it will be part of a new...

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Police Warn of THC-Laced Candy in SW Indiana

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Indiana State Police are warning parents and the public that troopers and area police are finding candy laced with Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in Southwest Indiana. Troopers say THC is the chemical compound found in marijuana that provides a “high” to the...

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Robbery Possible Motive in Senior Club Shooting

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Five men, including the suspected gunman, were injured in a shooting overnight at a senior citizens social club in the 22-hundred block of Gary.  Police believe robbery is a possible motive. Gary Police Public Information Officer Corporal Gabrielle King says...

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Heavy Traffic for Fire Chief Funeral Procession

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Funeral services for Munster Fire Chief James Knesek are being held this morning (Thursday 2/13) at St. Thomas More Church in Munster, to be followed by interment at Calumet Park Cemetery in Merrillville.  Heavy traffic is expected from about 12...

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LaPorte County Man Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash

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LaPorte County Sheriffs Police say an 85-year-old man was flown to a South Bend hospital after a single-vehicle crash on County Line Road at the Porter/LaPorte county line near Michigan City.  LaPorte County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Jim Sosinski says the...

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Senate to Decide on Marriage Amendment

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The Indiana State Senate is expected to take up a proposed constitutional ban on gay marriage today – and decide whether or not to return it to its original form. House Joint Resolution 3 amendment passed the Indiana House last month,...

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Five Injured in Shooting at Gary Senior Club

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Police believe robbery is a possible motive in a shooting overnight at a senior citizens social club. At about 11:30 last night Gary Police dispatch received a call of shots fired inside the Safe and Sound Senior Citizen Social Club...

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Shootings at Senior Citizens Club in Gary

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In Gary, police are investigating an overnight shooting incident at a senior citizens social club in the 22-hundred block of Broadway.  There's word that multiple people were shot. No information available at this hour on the extent of any injuries....

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Fire at Stanrail Corp in Gary

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Firefighters in Gary are dealing with a fire in the 12-hundred block of Martin Luther King Drive. The Gary Fire Department reports no roads have been closed due to the fire. Multiple departments have reportedly been called for tanker assistance...

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UNCF Mayor's Inaugural Breakfast Raises $38,000

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(Photo Courtesy of the City of Gary. Mayor Freeman-Wilson with
UNCF President and CEO Michael Lomax, Ph.D.)
An event today in Gary that included over 300 Gary Civic and Business leaders gathered to support education and raised more than 38-thousand...

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Pence Testifies in Favor of Voluntary Pre-K Program

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For the first time since being elected Indiana's Governor, Mike Pence testified today in support of a bill. Governor Pence testified in favor of a voluntary, pre-K program before the Indiana Senate Education and Career Development Committee, stating that reducing...

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Calumet City Man Arrested on 3 Counts of Child Molesting

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A 33 year old Calumet City man is currently being held in the Fulton County Jail on three felony charges of child molesting and one felony count of child solicitation. Indiana State Police Peru District reports the two-month investigation began...

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Hwy Worker Survives Being Pinned Between 2 Plow Trucks

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A LaPorte County highway worker is going to be okay after being pinned between two snow trucks today. The Times reports Joseph Skalka was flown to a South Bend hospital for his injuries which were sustained when he walked between...

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