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Police seek public's help in investigation of bulldog statue vandalism

Police seek public's help in investigation of bulldog statue vandalism

CROWN POINT | Photos of a gray hoodie with a distinctive label and a sledgehammer with red paint streaks on its yellow handle were released Th…

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THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 75: Apple orchards

THE SOUTH SHORE IN 100 OBJECTS, DAY 75: Apple orchards

Autumn. How sweet it is. 

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Fusion of sound: The Trouble Notes bring musical show to Munster

Fusion of sound: The Trouble Notes bring musical show to Munster

Bennet Cerven is looking forward to entertaining region music fans today when he performs with his band The Trouble Notes in Munster.

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Indiana University honors Ukraine crash victim

Indiana University honors Ukraine crash victim

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A posthumous doctoral degree has been given to the family of an Indiana University student among those killed when a …

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Pressure rises over Lake County government pay raises

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is getting it from all sides in the debate over potential county employee pay raises in 2015.

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Lanes reopen after rollover closes I-394 at Sauk Trail

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A rolled over semi trailer had all lanes of Interstate 394 closed Thursday morning at Sauk Trail, police said.

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Coroner still seeking help in ID'ing man found dead in Gary

The Lake County Coroner's office again issued a plea for the public's help Thursday in identifying a man found dead in Gary last month.

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Whiting teen held without bond in cop's shooting

CHICAGO | A Cook County judge on Wednesday ordered Jeremy Mendez held without bond in connection with the slaying of a retired Chicago cop in March.

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Trucker sentenced in beating of off-duty M'ville cop

Trucker sentenced in beating of off-duty M'ville cop

CROWN POINT | An Oregon truck driver was sentenced Thursday to 20 months in prison after a Lake County jury found him guilty in the battery of…

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Twisted glad tidings: Rock icon Dee Snider bringing family fun holiday surprises for new Chicago stage run

Twisted glad tidings: Rock icon Dee Snider bringing family fun holiday surprises for new Chicago stage run

Rock star Dee Snider recalls how excited he was when he saw his first big Christmas stage show in New York.

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Australian police: Raids thwarted ISIL beheading plot

Australian police: Raids thwarted ISIL beheading plot

SYDNEY (AP) — Police on Thursday said they thwarted a plot to carry out beheadings in Australia by supporters of the radical Islamic State gro…

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Scots decide whether to declare independence

Scots decide whether to declare independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scots held the fate of the United Kingdom in their hands Thursday as they voted in a referendum on becoming an inde…

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Lanes reopen after rollover closes I-394 at Sauk Trail

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | A rolled over semi trailer had all lanes of Interstate 394 closed Thursday morning at Sauk Trail, police said.

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Drenth's Highway Garage to hold open house

SCHERERVILLE | Drenth's Highway Garage, a tire dealer and an auto repair shop, will celebrate its first anniversary with an open house Saturday.

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Wood stove swaps will clean air

A wood stove swap program in Lake, Porter, Jasper and Newton counties can net participants a voucher of $1,000 toward purchase of a new EPA-ce…

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Indiana University honors Ukraine crash victim

Indiana University honors Ukraine crash victim

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A posthumous doctoral degree has been given to the family of an Indiana University student among those killed when a …

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Applications for US jobless benefits fall sharply

Applications for US jobless benefits fall sharply

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped by a sharp 36,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 28…

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Cardinals quick to deactivate Dwyer after arrest

Cardinals quick to deactivate Dwyer after arrest

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals say they first learned of the domestic abuse accusations against backup running back Jonathan Dwyer on We…

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C.P. Legion Auxiliary 20 hosts Hawaiian luau on Saturday

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point  American Legion Auxiliary Unit 20 hosts a Hawaiian luau from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Legion, 1401 N. Main St.

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Fusion of sound: The Trouble Notes bring musical show to Munster

Fusion of sound: The Trouble Notes bring musical show to Munster

Bennet Cerven is looking forward to entertaining region music fans today when he performs with his band The Trouble Notes in Munster.

12 hours ago

Twisted glad tidings: Rock icon Dee Snider bringing family fun holiday surprises for new Chicago stage run

Twisted glad tidings: Rock icon Dee Snider bringing family fun holiday surprises for new Chicago stage run

Rock star Dee Snider recalls how excited he was when he saw his first big Christmas stage show in New York.

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South Shore Arts hosts fall classes in Munster, Crown Point and Hammond

South Shore Arts hosts fall classes in Munster, Crown Point and Hammond

South Shore Arts will begin its fall term of classes the week of Oct. 6 at its locations in Munster, Crown Point and Hammond.

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Space Race 5K Run/2K Walk benefits Challenger Learning Center

Blast off with the Space Race 5K Run & 2K Walk this Sunday at 9 a.m. at the Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana on the campus …

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Pipeline company donate nozzles to firefighters

GRIFFITH | The Griffith Fire Department recently received a donation of three Task Force Tips Blitzfire oscillating monitors from Marathon Pip…

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New elementary school offers aftercare program at youthclub

GARY | Mosaic Community School has opened an elementary school serving grades K-2 for the 2014-15 school year with plans to offer additional g…

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Veterans garden established at The Salvation Army

EAST CHICAGO | A Veterans Memorial Garden has been established at The Salvation Army Corps Building in East Chicago, made possible by a partne…

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Tap Action for Autism fundraiser set for Saturday

GRIFFITH | Innovations in Learning, in Merrillville, will co-host a beer tasting fundraiser Saturday with local business owner Joan Austgen, o…

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Lansing native loves his community and works to preserve its history

Lansing native loves his community and works to preserve its history

During his lifetime, Paul Schultz has witnessed the Village of Lansing grow from 2,000 residents to nearly 30,000. As president of the Lansing…

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Chesterton holds on to beat Lake Central in shootout

CHESTERTON | Jameson Sensibaugh waited on the sidelines for weeks for the chance to contribute for the Times No. 1 Chesterton boys soccer team.

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Judge restores part of Indiana gay marriage suit

INDIANAPOLIS | A federal judge has reinstated four same-sex couples' claim against Indiana Gov. Mike Pence over the state's refusal to recogni…

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Vikings upset No. 2 Bulldogs in boys soccer

Vikings upset No. 2 Bulldogs in boys soccer

VALPARAISO | As defending state champions, Crown Point has the proverbial target on its back.

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Officers begin hostage rescue training at Gary airport

Officers begin hostage rescue training at Gary airport

GARY | Fourteen officers ran from the wing of the Bowing 737 aircraft through the plane’s emergency doors, sweeping through the narrow aisles,…

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Morgan Twp. rolls over Whiting in volleyball tilt

MORGAN TWP. | Matt Bien was worried his Morgan Township volleyball team would not have its usually energy against Whiting because the Cherokee…

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NFL INSIDER: Bucs vs. Falcons

Tampa Bay (0-2) at Atlanta (1-1)

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Times boys tennis top 10

Times boys tennis top 10

(Previous rankings in parentheses. NR = not rated.)

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