Region-News-Team-White-Logo

Teen Arrested for Alcohol Violation and Assaulting Nurse

Share this post

LaPorte PD
In LaPorte, police announced today a male juvenile has been charged with battering a medical professional and violation of Alcoholic Beverage Control acts. LaPorte Police report that on Monday, May 19 th , at 12:17pm, officers responded to Patton Cemetery...

Read more: Teen Arrested for Alcohol Violation and Assaulting Nurse

 

US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Antonio Yanders

Share this post

Antonio Yanders

(Photo Courtesy of the US Marshals Service)
A 29 year old man wanted by the Lake County Sheriff's Department for murder and attempted murder is this week's “Fugitive of the Week” by the US Marshals Service, Great Lakes Fugitive Task...

Read more: US Marshals Fugitive of the Week: Antonio Yanders

 

New Bus Route in Hammond

Share this post

A new bus route in Hammond was beginning today (May 27). A few months ago, the Gary Public Transportation Corporation approved the expansion of service into their neighboring city, naming the new Hammond route “Lakeshore South," including Purdue University Calumet...

Read more: New Bus Route in Hammond

 

Tri-Creek Seeking Bids on New Bus Facility

Share this post

In Lowell, the Tri-Creek School Board is now in the process of seeking bids for the new transportation center they want to build on land near Lowell Middle School, at Cline Avenue and Belshaw Road. It will replace their current...

Read more: Tri-Creek Seeking Bids on New Bus Facility

 

Police: Public's Help Sought in Solving Sexual Assault

Share this post

In Portage, police are seeking the public's help in solving a sexual assault officers say occurred in an apartment at the Willowcreek Estates apartment complex at Willowcreek and Lute Roads shortly after 2:30 Sunday morning (May 25). Police say after...

Read more: Police: Public's Help Sought in Solving Sexual Assault

 

East Chicago Gets $1.3M to Fight Blight

Share this post

East Chicago today announced that they are getting over one-point-three million dollars to fight blight. That's their share of more than 15-million dollars recently awarded out of the state's Hardest Hit Fund to tear down abandoned homes. Gary, Hammond, Indianapolis...

Read more: East Chicago Gets $1.3M to Fight Blight

 

Next Big ValpoNEXT Meeting is May 28

Share this post

valponext
A community initiative known as ValpoNEXT will hold their next community summit tomorrow (May 28 6-8 pm). ValpoNEXT has been seeking ideas from residents on what they envision for the city in twenty or thirty years, and Wednesday evening at...

Read more: Next Big ValpoNEXT Meeting is May 28

 

Indiana Dad Catches Son's 1st Professional Home Run

Share this post

A minor league baseball player from central Indiana hits his first professional home run and it lands in his dad's hands. Marty Gregor drove five hours from Carmel, just outside Indianapolis, to Iowa to watch his son, Houston Astros prospect...

Read more: Indiana Dad Catches Son's 1st Professional Home Run

 

Region STOP Team Arrests 2 on Prescription Drug Charges

Share this post

East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker says a recent investigation into the illegal sales of prescription drugs in two Lake County cities has resulted in two arrests made by the Region STOP Team. Becker says on Friday investigators took a...

Read more: Region STOP Team Arrests 2 on Prescription Drug Charges

 

Two Injured in Accident on Bass Lake

Share this post

Two people were injured in an accident on Bass Lake in Starke County. Indiana Conservation Officers say a 33-year-old California man operating personal watercraft collided with a 26-year-old North Judson woman who was also operating personal watercraft, and they were...

Read more: Two Injured in Accident on Bass Lake

 

Indiana Schedules Meetings on HIP 2.0

Share this post

hip20
Indiana's Family and Social Services Administration is holding two public hearings on HIP two-point-oh this week. The first one's tomorrow (Wed May 28), the next one's this Thursday (Thu May 29). Both are in Indianapolis. Governor Mike Pence has announced...

Read more: Indiana Schedules Meetings on HIP 2.0

   

Local Mayor on National Blog of Rising Political Stars

Share this post

blair-milo2
La Porte Mayor Blair Milo has made a national list of rising political stars, Democrats and Republicans, outside of Washington DC, who are under the age of 40. In a political blog for the Washington Post, called “The Fix”, Aaron...

Read more: Local Mayor on National Blog of Rising Political Stars

   

Traffic Restriction in Valparaiso

Share this post

Traffic-Advisory
In Valparaiso, city officials report a road restriction in effect today until 3 pm for pavement patching in front of the new Valparaiso University residence hall on LaPorte Avenue between University Drive and Roosevelt Road. Flaggers present with traffic proceeding...

Read more: Traffic Restriction in Valparaiso

   

Truck Fire on Cline Avenue

Share this post

Traffic-Alert
10am CDT:  Lake County Sheriffs Police say crews are responding to a truck fire on Cline Avenue in the East Chicago area. The truck, which is reportedly a tanker truck, is on the southbound side of Cline Avenue, just south...

Read more: Truck Fire on Cline Avenue

   

State Accolade for Valpo Shade Brigade

Share this post

shadebrigadeone
State officials are taking note of what one Region city is doing with trees, and that includes an accolade for Valparaiso's Shade Brigade. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management has recognized the city for its diligence in advancing stormwater management...

Read more: State Accolade for Valpo Shade Brigade

   

Drawing the Line Between Indiana and Michigan

Share this post

    Where does Indiana end and Michigan begin? No one is really sure... that's why surveyors from LaPorte and five other northern Indiana counties are working with their counterparts on the other side of the state line to make...

Read more: Drawing the Line Between Indiana and Michigan

   

Ind Supreme Court to Hear Death Penalty Appeal

Share this post

A death penalty case out of Lake County will be reviewed by the Indiana Supreme Court this week. 48-year-old Kevin Isom of Gary was convicted early last year of murder in the shooting deaths of his wife, stepson and stepdaughter...

Read more: Ind Supreme Court to Hear Death Penalty Appeal

   

219 Soap Box Derby

Share this post

soapboxComing to the Region for the 68th time, an event that's all about gravity! Our own Scott Rosenberg has more in this 219 report.
One of the Region's great Summer traditions is Valparaiso's Soap Box Derby! Race Director, Mike Bottom...

Read more: 219 Soap Box Derby

   

Coast Guard and Good Samaritan Rescue Seven

Share this post

The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued seven people after their vessel began taking on water in southern Lake Michigan Saturday. Around 4:30 p.m., watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Lake Michigan in Milwaukee received a broadcast on VHF-FM channel...

Read more: Coast Guard and Good Samaritan Rescue Seven

   

Lake Michigan Still Very Cold for Spring

Share this post

Following the long cold winter of 2014, and a relatively cool spring across the Great Lakes, meteorologists say current water temperatures on Lake Michigan are some of the coldest in recent history for this time of year.   The National...

Read more: Lake Michigan Still Very Cold for Spring

   

Page 44 of 427


Meet-The-Team-white

Laura-WXRD Scott-WXRD Brent-WXRD
LAURA WALUSZKO
Region News Team
SCOTT ROSENBERG
Region News Team
BRENT BROWN
Region News Team
Jay-WXRD Karl-WXRD Annie-WXRD
JAY STEVENS
Region News Team
KARL BERNER
Region News Team
ANNIE FOX
Region News Team

Recent-Newscast-white

Flash is not supported on this device. If you wish to listen to this audio, you must download and play an mp3 using an mp3 player on your device. CLICK HERE