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State Holds Hearing on Gary Middle School

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In Gary, a public hearing was held Monday night on the future of Dunbar-Pulaski Middle School. The school, which was recently renamed the Gary Middle School, is considered a failing school. Because the school has been on academic probation for...

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Indiana Supreme Court to Hear McCowan Appeal

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Indiana's highest court will hear the appeal of a northwest Indiana man convicted of murdering his former girlfriend. On Monday the Indiana Supreme Court announced it had granted transfer in 21-year-old Dustin McCowan's appeal. In April, the Indiana Court of...

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Michigan City Road Closure: Cleveland Ave

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Michigan City officials say starting at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning (Wednesday August 13), INDOT will be grinding and patching the right westbound lane of Highway 20 at the Cleveland Avenue intersection.    Cleveland Avenue, between Highway 20 and Barker Road will...

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Police Investigate Crash in South Lake County

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In south Lake County, authorities say an 18-year-old Whiting man was taken into custody and booked on a charge of Operating While Intoxicated Causing Bodily Injury after a crash near 165th Avenue that seriously injured a 65-year-old Gary man Sunday...

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Temporary Busing for Some South Shore Trains

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On August 12 and 14, Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District says temporary busing will be in effect for select mid-day trains between Carroll Avenue and Dune Park due to track work in Michigan City -- that includes WB Trains 116,...

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Cedar Lake Police Rescue Five From Burning Home

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Cedar Lake Police units on patrol rescue four children and one adult from a burning home after spotting a large amount of smoke in the 71-hundred block of West 13th Place around 2:30 Sunday morning. Officers discovered a shed and...

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Valpo PD Hosting Coffee and Chocolate Milk with a Cop

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Valparaiso Police will be hosting a new event called “Coffee and Chocolate Milk with a Cop” in Central Park Plaza Tuesday August 12th from 8 to 10 a.m.  Chief Michael Brickner told the Region News Team it's an extension of...

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Valparaiso University Ranks in Forbes Top Colleges

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Valparaiso University has been ranked as one of the top 100 colleges in the Midwest. The Forbes rankings calculated by the Center for College Affordability & Productivity are highlighted in the August 2014 issue of Forbes Magazine. According to Forbes,...

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Hundreds Attend Funeral for Assistant Chief Middlebrook

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Several hundred mourners attended funeral services at Bethel College in Mishawaka Monday for New Carlisle Assistant Fire Chief Jamie Middlebrook. The 41-year-old veteran firefighter died last Tuesday night fighting a commercial blaze in far northeast LaPorte County, just west of...

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Gary Mayor Hosting Coffee with the Mayor Aug 12

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In an effort to continue to connect with citizens of Gary throughout the city, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson has launched an initiative titled “Coffee with the Mayor.” Every other week, city officials say Mayor Freeman-Wilson will visit a breakfast spot in...

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Back-to-School Safety Reminders from Munster PD

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It's back-to-school time in the Region... Munster Police have a number of safety reminders with Munster Public Schools beginning today (August 12):
We would like to advise residents that Munster public schools begin THIS TUESDAY, August 12th.
All school zones...

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Local Farmers Recognized as River-Friendly

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Four farmers in northwest Indiana are among 59 to receive River-Friendly Farmer Awards. Farmers around the state will be recognized during Farmers' Day at the Indiana State Fair Wednesday (Aug 13) by the Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation...

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Cedar Lake Road Closure on 133rd

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Cedar Lake Police Chief Jerry Smith says beginning today (Monday August 11), there will be a road closure on 133rd Avenue.  The Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing at 10700 West 133rd Avenue will be closed for one week. 
Detour information:
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Update: SR 2 Work Delayed Until Wednesday

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The Indiana Department of Transportation Northwest says the closure that was scheduled to begin today (Monday August 11) for chip/fog seal work along State Road 2 between U.S. 30 in Valparaiso and U.S. 231 in Hebron has been delayed until...

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Portage Asks Residents for Help in Fending Off West Nile

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In Portage, city officials say they need residents' help in to reduce the mosquito population. Friday the city announced they've learned the first human case of West Nile virus in the state this year is a resident of Portage. The...

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Lake County Police Investigate Fatal Crash

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In Lake County, police continue to investigate a fatal crash on Cline Avenue near Michigan Street, or US 20, near Gary and Hammond early Sunday morning. Lake County Sheriffs Police were called out just after 2:30 am. A news release...

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National Safe Digging Day - Call 811 Before You Dig

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On National Safe Digging Day – today, August 11, 8-11, Northern Indiana Public Service Company reminds Region residents to call 8-1-1 before you dig. The utility company says whether you're installing a mailbox, putting in a fence, planting trees or...

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Weather Delays Work on SR 2, US 231

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The Indiana Department of Transportation Northwest says the closure that was scheduled to begin today (Monday August 11) for chip/fog seal work along State Road 2 between U.S. 30 in Valparaiso and U.S. 231 in Hebron has been delayed due...

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Valpo Road Closure: George Street

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In Valparaiso, the southern section of George Street will be closed from Yellowstone Road to 400 feet north of the intersection for ten days for sanitary sewer, water main and storm sewer construction. City officials say the closure will be...

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Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing Events

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The second supermoon of the year was on display Sunday night, but the skyshow continues.   The annual Perseid Meteor Shower is also underway and expected to peak between Sunday and Wednesday. There's a viewing event tonight (Monday August 11) at...

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