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Coroner seek help locating dead man's family

Coroner seek help locating dead man's family

Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey is asking the public’s help Friday to locate family members of a Gary man who recently died.

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Michigan City day care owner charged with manslaughter in boy's death

MICHIGAN CITY | Charges were filed Friday against the owner of a Michigan City day care center for the hanging death of a 5-year old boy.

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Calls of tiger on the loose in Gary prompt police search

Calls of tiger on the loose in Gary prompt police search

GARY | Police searched the city's Glen Park neighborhood late Thursday night and early Friday after receiving vague reports of a tiger on the …

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Central American leaders convening at White House

Central American leaders convening at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is summoning Central American leaders to the White House to discuss the influx of young immigrants fr…

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Nick Grubnich finishes two strokes back at Northern Am after failing to force playoff Paul Oren Times Correspondent

Nick Grubnich finishes two strokes back at Northern Am after failing to force playoff Paul Oren Times Correspondent

CHESTERTON | As Nick Grubnich punched a putt just past the 18th hole on Friday afternoon, the Crown Point native let out an audible groan.

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With Allen, Bears expect bigger things from 'D'

With Allen, Bears expect bigger things from 'D'

BOURBONNAIS | He was the big prize, the sparkling centerpiece in the overhaul, except Jared Allen wasn't really interested in shining the spot…

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Franciscan hospital undergoing multimillion expansion

Franciscan hospital undergoing multimillion expansion

MUNSTER | A $60 million to $70 million expansion project has begun at Franciscan Healthcare-Munster to create a medical center campus.

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Convicted nose doc getting closer to release date

Convicted nose doc getting closer to release date

A Merrillville doctor serving prison time for billing insurance companies for medical procedures that were never performed is getting his firs…

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Pence stands by right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is not giving up on the state's right-to-work law, even though two Lake County judges have ruled it incompatibl…

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Hammond man charged in Lansing homicide

Hammond man charged in Lansing homicide

LANSING | Police said Friday they are holding a Hammond man charged with a robbery and murder last May outside a local service station.

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Local man expected to enter plea in Medicaid, Medicare kickback scheme

HAMMOND | The owner of medical imaging businesses in Northwest Indiana entered into a plea agreement Wednesday regarding a kickback scheme in …

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GOP state treasurer candidate quits job to focus on campaign

GOP state treasurer candidate quits job to focus on campaign

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican candidate for state treasurer is quitting her staff job in the treasurer's office to focus on her campaign.

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NIPSCO manager leads state's panel on Social Status of Black Males

NIPSCO manager leads state's panel on Social Status of Black Males

GARY | Eddie Melton said his two young sons especially inspire him to make a difference in the lives of African-American men and boys in Indiana.

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STEVE HANLON: Enjoy it while you can get it

Didn't it seem like yesterday when area teams were competing in baseball, softball and track sectionals? It's like you blink your eyes and the…

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Michigan City day care owner charged with manslaughter in boy's death

MICHIGAN CITY | Charges were filed Friday against the owner of a Michigan City day care center for the hanging death of a 5-year old boy.

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Portage looking to purchase old Little League park

PORTAGE | The city is looking to purchase the old Portage Little League Park on Evergreen Avenue, but only if they can maintain it.

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Franciscan hospital undergoing multimillion expansion

Franciscan hospital undergoing multimillion expansion

MUNSTER | A $60 million to $70 million expansion project has begun at Franciscan Healthcare-Munster to create a medical center campus.

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Pence: No need for state health exchange, despite court ruling

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has no qualms about his decision to not create a state health exchange under the Affordable Care Act, even afte…

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Pence stands by right-to-work law

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is not giving up on the state's right-to-work law, even though two Lake County judges have ruled it incompatibl…

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PHIL AT THE PHAIR: All of a sudden, I'm in the fair shows

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | The performers in the free shows at the Porter County Fair are picking on me.

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Mayor to share strategies to address crime

GARY | In the wake of a spike in crime and the July shooting death of a city police officer, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson plans to share po…

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Two summer camps combine to keep city kids active

Two summer camps combine to keep city kids active

GARY | Maybe when they visit the Bears training camp early next month in Bourbonnais, Gary youngsters will be in better shape than the Bears t…

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Colts turn to Werner, creativity to pressure QBs

Colts turn to Werner, creativity to pressure QBs

ANDERSON, Ind. | Robert Mathis has never been through a training camp quite like this.

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With Nibali in command, Tour de France is about 2nd place

With Nibali in command, Tour de France is about 2nd place

BERGERAC, France | Ramunas Navardauskas gave Lithuania and his American team a stage victory Friday at the Tour de France. Now cycling's great…

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Petty believes NASCAR should be helping teams

Petty believes NASCAR should be helping teams

INDIANAPOLIS | Richard Petty said Friday the newly formed Race Team Alliance was necessary because NASCAR hasn't done enough to help team owne…

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Fair's 4-H Celebration Sale breaks records

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | The Porter County Fair's 4-H Celebration Sale didn't only break records Thursday night, it crushed them.

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Coroner seek help locating dead man's family

Coroner seek help locating dead man's family

Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey is asking the public’s help Friday to locate family members of a Gary man who recently died.

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'Canstruction' teams build super sculptures

'Canstruction' teams build super sculptures

HOBART | Friday was “Canstruction” day for nine teams of middle school students participating in the Superheroes for Hunger competition at Sou…

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$100K bond for Sauk Village man accused of stealing from military lockers at O'Hare

CHICAGO | Bond was set Friday at $100,000 for a Sauk Village resident who worked at O’Hare International Airport and is suspected of stealing …

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Kerry says no deal yet for 7-day truce in Gaza

Kerry says no deal yet for 7-day truce in Gaza

JERUSALEM | U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that more work was needed to reach a deal between Israel and Hamas for a seven-day …

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Cal City cop given state award for heroism

Cal City cop given state award for heroism

A Calumet City police officer who saved a 6-month-old baby from a burning home was honored Friday at the bi-annual Illinois Fraternal Order of…

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Poker makes comeback at Ameristar

Poker makes comeback at Ameristar

Live poker returned to Ameristar Casino on Friday with a ceremonial ribbon cutting by East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland as employees toasted…

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Gary pharmacy to host grand opening celebration

GARY | Fagen Pharmacy will host a grand opening celebration from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at its new Gary location, 1350 Broadway.

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Archdiocese: No confirmation of Philly papal visit

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There is still no confirmation that Pope Francis will attend a major gathering of the world's Roman Catholics next year in…

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Trustees approve Sauk Village budget over colleague's objections

SAUK VILLAGE | Village President David Hanks reversed the regular practice of examining a proposed budget page by page Thursday when he painst…

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