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K-9 Helps Apprehend Suspect Who Fled Police

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A pursuit that began in the Whiting area Tuesday evening ended with the suspect being taken into custody after an officer's K-9 subdued him. The Lake County Sheriff's Office reports a Gang Unit Detective, working a cooperative bi-state detail in...

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Postcard Reminders to Update Voter Information

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Hoosier voters are beginning to receive postcards in the mail from the Indiana Secretary of State's Election Division as part of a statewide effort to identify outdated and inaccurate voter registration information. Secretary of State Connie Lawson says, “it is...

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Juvenile Struck By Police Car in Highland

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In Highland, a 12 year old boy was struck by a squad car Tuesday afternoon. Highland Police report an officer was sitting in traffic around 3:30pm on 42 nd Street and made a left turn south onto Kennedy Avenue...

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GM Announces More Recalls

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More recalls announced by GM. The biggest US auto maker is doing a major review of safety concerns linked to product flaws. ABC News reports this latest announcement is the 30th GM recall this year. 218 thousand subcompact Chevy cars...

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Man Turns Himself in After Being Charged with Child Porn

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A Portage man charged on Tuesday with five-felony counts of possession of child pornography turned himself in to the Porter County Jail this morning. Indiana State Police Lowell Post reports their Crimes...

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Surveillance Image Released of Possible Robbery Suspects

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As police continue to investigate a recent armed robbery at the Quickest Trip Mart, there's word that two people may have been involved. Schererville Police have released an image from surveillance video showing two individuals walking toward the convenience store...

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LaPorte PD Wanted Person of the Week: William Langford

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A man wanted out of LaPorte Circuit Court for the charge of felony burglary is this week's “Wanted Person of the Week” by the LaPorte Police Department. 27 year old William Langford is described as...

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Valparaiso Taking a New Look at Fluoride

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In Valparaiso, the city is debating the merits of adding fluoride to its water supply.  A committee has been formed to evaluate whether or not to continue the practice. It's not required, but it started back in the 1950s on...

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Lane Restriction on Cline for Resurfacing Project

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Region motorists -- Look for northbound Cline Avenue in the Hammond area, from 169th Street to about US Route 20 to be down to one lane for milling and repaving as part of the ongoing resurfacing project.  The lane restriction...

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Former 1985 Championship Bears Sue NFL

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The National Football League is being sued by hundreds of former football players - including three former Chicago Bears - who allege they were illegally given painkillers to mask serious injuries and keep them in the game. The lawsuit accusing...

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Memorial Day Ceremony Planned in Munster

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Beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, May 26, the men and women of Munster VFW Post 2697 will conduct a ceremony at the Edward P. Robinson Community Veterans Memorial. The public is invited to take part in the activities...

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Two Allegedly Drive Victim to ATM, Steal Cash

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In Gary, police are investigating the report of two men forcing their way into someone's car at gunpoint and driving the victim to multiple ATM's, withdrawing 200-dollars at the third stop. Officials say the incident started as the victim was...

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Ride of Silence in Chesterton

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In Chesterton this evening [Wednesday May 21], the local police department will escort bicyclists participating in the Ride of Silence. The non-profit South Shore Trails is sponsoring the annual memorial ride, which is being held in locations across the country...

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Sheriff, Commissioner Seek to Lead Lake Co Dems

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In Lake County, there are now two candidates who've announced their desire to be the next leader of the county's Democratic party – Sheriff John Buncich and County Commissioner Michael Repay. Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. last week announced he's...

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Jim Dandy's Diner Closing May 31

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This retro Region diner has served up a taste of the 1950's for many years in Hobart, and now that era is about to end.  Owners, Jim O'Kelly and his wife Linda have announced that Jim Dandy's, also known as...

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Flood Advisory Issued for Little Cal in Munster

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A severe thunderstorm rumbled through the Region late Tuesday night, but there were no reports of serious damage or widespread power outages. One-inch hail was reported in  Hammond and Munster by a trained spotter, and the public reported hail the...

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219: Whiting Paints The Town Pink

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The City of Whiting is teaming up this month to battle Breast Cancer with it's 4 th Annual Paint The Town Pink. Co-chair Stephanie Madison says last year's event raised $10,000 for the Cancer Resource Centre In Munster. A full...

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Next Phase of Toll Road Project to Begin

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The next phase of a major reconstruction project on the Indiana Toll Road in Lake Station is about to begin. ITR Concession Company says starting Monday June 2 nd traffic will be restricted to one lane on the ramp bridge...

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Indy Loses Bid for Second Super Bowl

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The 2018 Super Bowl will be held in Minneapolis, following a vote by owners who opted for Minnesota's Twin Cities over Indianapolis and New Orleans Tuesday.  The city is planning a new one-billion dollar stadium at the site of the...

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Portage Police Officers Injured During Pursuit

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A 34 year old man faces multiple charges, including battery to law enforcement, after fleeing officers just after 11:30 this morning (Tuesday). Portage Police report they received calls of a suspicious vehicle with Illinois registration and that the subject was...

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