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Teen runaway recaptured near Lowell

LOWELL | Lake County police arrested a Lowell teenager Tuesday morning who was a runaway from a facility in Elkhart.

E.C. man gets 8-year prison term in fatal shooting

CROWN POINT | Before Tavares Kwane Berry was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison for killing an East Chicago man in 2013, the victim’s …

St. John seeking ghosts of furniture past

ST. JOHN | If you have some furniture that's giving you nightmares, maybe you should consider donating it to the St. John haunted house.

Catalytic converters stolen from vehicles in E.C. South Shore lot
Catalytic converters stolen from vehicles in E.C. South Shore lot

EAST CHICAGO | Catalytic converters were stolen from six vehicles Monday morning in the parking lot of the East Chicago South Shore commuter r…

Body found washed ashore on Whiting beach

WHITING | Investigators are working to determine if a body found washed ashore Monday night on a Whiting beach is that of a Chicago man missin…

Forum updates progress in waterway rehabilitation

EAST CHICAGO | A Tuesday seminar brought public officials, project managers and local activists up to date on work to rehabilitate waterways i…

Yes! Shakespeare plays funny ... for all audiences

HAMMOND | Romantic entanglements, a magical forest ruled by fairies, a mischievous spirit who loves to bedevil humans and fairies alike and pu…

St. John considers annexing 130 acres

ST. JOHN | The Town Counvil granted preliminary approval recently to annex about 130 acres at U.S. 231 and Parrish Avenue.

Lakeside Garden Apartments attract Cleveland investor

EAST CHICAGO | A Cleveland-based company is looking to buy and manage the Lakeside Garden Apartments in the Indiana Harbor section of the city.

Calumet City approves employee salaries

CALUMET CITY | The City Council approved salaries and benefits for appointed officials, supervisory personnel and all other employees not cove…

Man killed by train in Griffith identified

GRIFFITH | The Lake County coroner's office on Tuesday identified a man found dead on railroad tracks south of 45th Avenue in Griffith.

Trial to determine if State Board of Education conducted illegal meeting
Trial to determine if State Board of Education conducted illegal meeting

INDIANAPOLIS | The State Board of Education is back in legal hot water after a Marion County judge ruled last week a trial is needed to determ…

Outside group wants to open bishop selection process to laity's voice

GARY | A national organization advocating change within the Roman Catholic church wants local parishioners to use the group's website to tell …

Hurricanes battle weather, wardrobe issues on way to Babe Ruth World Series
Hurricanes battle weather, wardrobe issues on way to Babe Ruth World Series

HAMMOND | Need volunteers for a makeshift grounds crew?

2 charged in death of Cal City rapper
2 charged in death of Cal City rapper

CALUMET CITY | Two south suburban men are charged in the shooting death of a Calumet City rapper who police say set up a fake drug deal in an …

Pence wants child immigrants sent home
Pence wants child immigrants sent home

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence wants the 245 unaccompanied child immigrants recently placed with Indiana relatives or sponsors sent back acros…

Starved Rock trails still closed from storm damage

UTICA, Ill. | A majority of the 13-mile trail system at Starved Rock State Park in northern Illinois remains closed because of significant sto…

False invoice information appears to frame Lake Station mayor

MERRILLVILLE | The lawyer for Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist is calling for further investigation over what he said are attempts to frame…

U.S. Steel shrinks loss despite weather woes
U.S. Steel shrinks loss despite weather woes

U.S. Steel brightened its outlook after narrowing its loss in the second quarter despite the toll harsh winter weather took on its local flat-…