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Family raising funds to send murder victim's body home

Family raising funds to send murder victim's body home

The family of a teen found strangled to death in a Hammond motel room is working to raise funds to have the murder victim cremated and her rem…

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LaPorte High School on lockdown after bullet found outside school

LAPORTE | LaPorte High School was still under lockdown late Tuesday morning after a live bullet was found in front of the building.

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Former official seeking to seal sex arrest record

Former official seeking to seal sex arrest record

VALPARAISO | Just more than four years after being found not guilty of having sexual contact with one of his sons' friends when the boy was 15…

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NWI home sales surge in September

Northwest Indiana's existing single-family home sales increased 9.6 percent in September as compared to one year ago for their biggest gain of…

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Coroner's office seeking family of Hammond man

HAMMOND | The Lake County Coroner's office is seeking the public's help in finding the family of a man who died at his Hammond home earlier th…

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Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, wher…

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Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5 year prison term

Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5 year prison term

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing …

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Bill Clinton to campaign for Quinn Tuesday

CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to stop at a Chicago manufacturing plant to campaign for Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

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U.S.: 1 American released from North Korea

U.S.: 1 American released from North Korea

WASHINGTON | American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody, the State …

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Donnelly asks Treasury secretary to keep LIFO accounting

Donnelly asks Treasury secretary to keep LIFO accounting

WASHINGTON | U.S. Sens. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., and Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., led a bipartisan group of 14 senators Tuesday in sending a letter to U.S.…

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Indiana unemployment rate falls again

Indiana unemployment rate falls again

A surge in manufacturing jobs led to a 0.1 percent drop in Indiana's unemployment rate last month.

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U.S.: 1 American released from North Korea

U.S.: 1 American released from North Korea

WASHINGTON | American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody, the State …

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LaPorte High School on lockdown after bullet found outside school

LAPORTE | LaPorte High School was still under lockdown late Tuesday morning after a live bullet was found in front of the building.

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Coroner's office seeking family of Hammond man

HAMMOND | The Lake County Coroner's office is seeking the public's help in finding the family of a man who died at his Hammond home earlier th…

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Bill Clinton to campaign for Quinn Tuesday

CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is scheduled to stop at a Chicago manufacturing plant to campaign for Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn.

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Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, wher…

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Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5 year prison term

Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5 year prison term

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing …

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Periodic closings set Tuesday at Griffith CN Railway crossing

GRIFFITH | The Canadian National Railway crossing at Broad Street in downtown Griffith will experience short, period closures beginning at 9 a…

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3 county courtrooms in Gary still displaced

GARY | Things are slowly getting back to normal at the Robert D. Rucker Building in Gary after a fire in August disrupted operations. 

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Whiting FOP holds haunted hayrides on three nights

WHITING | The Whiting Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 68 holds its Haunted Halloween Hayride Spooktacular on Friday, Saturday and Halloween ni…

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School Board hopefuls focus of Oct. 30 Hammond forum

HAMMOND | The Hammond Council PTA hosts a Candidate Night Forum for School City of Hammond board candidates from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m Oct. 30 at t…

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East Chicago offers haunted hayrides Friday at golf course

EAST CHICAGO | Haunted hayrides will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at McArthur Golf Course hosted by Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East …

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Microlending targets local funding gaps

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Aide to Sen. Coats coming to LaPorte library Thursday

LAPORTE | A staff member of U.S. Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., will visit LaPorte on Thursday to meet with local residents and assist those experien…

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Police: Woman tried attacking relative in wheelchair

Police: Woman tried attacking relative in wheelchair

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | A Washington Township woman was arrested Sunday after lunging with a knife at a relative in a wheelchair and fighting wi…

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Hobart leaders tell residents to weigh in on dog park

Hobart leaders tell residents to weigh in on dog park

HOBART | Conversations about the location of the city’s first dog park look to extend into next month.

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Feds: Woman who disappeared with Gary biker gang leader dead

Feds: Woman who disappeared with Gary biker gang leader dead

A Crown Point woman who disappeared with the leader of the Outlaws motorcycle gang when he went on the run from the law 17 years ago died flee…

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Frisbee golf course volunteer developers issue concerns

PORTAGE | Volunteer developers of a disc golf course at Countryside Park are raising concerns about a trail being constructed at the park they…

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Aunt: Victim had just moved to region

Aunt: Victim had just moved to region

Afrika Hardy was a tough kid with a rough background who moved back to the Chicago area to find work but instead met her demise in a Hammond m…

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Ritz tours Hanover Central schools

Ritz tours Hanover Central schools

CEDAR LAKE | School pride was on display as seven Hanover Central High School students took Indiana education leader Glenda Ritz on a tour of …

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First Canadian National Rail green barrier in place

DYER | Phase One of the CN Rail green barrier project is in place.

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Grand Cal partners tour river restoration work

Grand Cal partners tour river restoration work

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago City Planner Richard Morrisroe's son once thought if he fell out of a canoe on the Grand Calumet River, he'd be a goner.

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WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Former Wirt football coach, Hobart assistant still helping kids

WHERE ARE THEY NOW?: Former Wirt football coach, Hobart assistant still helping kids

Don Rogers devoted his life to education and working with student-athletes and even though he is retired, he couldn't just walk away.

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