1 hr ago
Lake Ice Is Still Dangerously Thin, Authorities Warn
Sure, it's bone-chillingly cold. That doesn't mean the ice you want to skate or fish upon is solid enough.
5 hrs ago
'A Christmas Story' (1983): A Review
With Christmas being only sixteen days away, the stress of the holidays can be quite pressing on one's nerves, and taking a much needed break from the all the Christmas shopping and decorating can do wonders for one's spirits.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Lake County Council to tweak E-911 agreement
Lake County Council members are ready to approve the interlocal agreement for the consolidated E-911 system pending a few additional tweaks to the language.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Journal and Courier
Gov. Mike Pence unveils legislative agenda
Gov. Mike Pence unveiled a wide-ranging 2014 legislative agenda today that included tax cuts for businesses and new funding for pre-kindergarten programs.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
IN: Some Northern Lake County Cities May Oppose Illiana Expressway
South Lake County residents opposed to the Illiana Expressway picked up a few important allies among representatives of transit agencies and northern communities in Tuesday's vote on the Illiana Expressway.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
St. John drops plan for suburban 911dispatch, will...
St. John officials announced Tuesday they will drop plans to create a second consolidated dispatch area and instead will support the single county-wide E-911consolidation.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Pacers enlist Disney to boost customer experience
The Indiana Pacers are turning to Disney to improve customer service at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
New York Post
a A Christmas Storya almost didna t get told
Jean Shepherd was never fond of the notion that "A Christmas Story" was an uplifting tale.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
After 30 years, 'A Christmas Story' endures
The Horseshoe Casino, which now occupies the building, has decorated the windows to mirror the annual displays of the old Higbee's, where some of the 1983 holiday film 'A Christmas Story' was filmed in Cleveland.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Minooka Woman Killed in Indiana Crash
Jill Rasco, of the first block of San Carlos Road, was involved in a Hammond, IN, crash on Sunday were four other people were hurt, the Chicago Tribune reports.
Beavers loses bid to delay sentence, must report to prison Monday
Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers must report to federal prison on Monday, a judge has ruled, rejecting Beavers plea to delay his six-month tax fraud sentence while his appeal is heard.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Minooka woman dead, four others wounded after Hammond crash
A Minooka woman was killed and four others were wounded early Sunday after a motor vehicle crash in Hammond, Indiana.
Hammond mayor signs 911 consolidation agreement
The largest city in Lake County may become the first to enter into the Interlocal Agreement for Consolidation of Public Safety Answering Points.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Hammond accident claims life of Minooka woman
A 29-year-old southwest suburban woman was killed in a car crash in Hammond, Ind., this morning, authorities said.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Hammond schools weigh video, audio recordings
Hammond school officials are considering installing audio and video monitors on school buses and allowing security officers to wear monitoring equipment while on duty.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Hammond police union ratifies contract deal with city
The three-year deal between the city and the Hammond Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Eddie's Rail Fan Page
The East 95th Street drawbridge opened to let a ship pass...
I took this photograph back in late November of 2012. The East 95th Street drawbridge over the Calumet River, has just been raised to let a huge Canadian owned Great Lakes freighter ship pass through the Calumet River channel.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
'A Christmas Story' ... the little film that in 30 years...
It's been 30 years since Schwartz committed the "slight breach of etiquette" by jumping from the "double-dog dare" straight to the "triple-dog dare" as he challenged Flick to put his tongue on a frosty flagpole.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Northern Indiana woman pleads guilty in insurance scheme
<![CDATA[HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) -- A northern Indiana woman has pleaded guilty to mail fraud and admitted taking part in a scheme to collect insurance payouts by staging fake car accidents. Thirty-year-old Shanise Kelley of Michigan City says in her plea agreement on one felony count of mail fraud that she and others staged car accidents and filed false insurance claims between 2006 and 2009 in northwestern Indiana and Illinois. The Times of Munster reports (http://bit.ly/18bAopi ) Kelley pledges in her amended plea agreement filed Friday to cooperate with prosecutors in other cases. She faces up to 20 years in prison on the mail fraud charge, but is asking for leniency because of her cooperation with federal authorities.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
More states consider toll roads to raise infrastructure dollars
Cash-strapped states are scouting for ways to pay for critical road work, and increasingly, the result for motorists is the same: You're going to have to pay a toll.