Spat over woman leaves man dead in Hammond shooting
One man is dead and another is facing charges after a fight over a woman at a party early Saturday.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Planning commission's exec board wants tax credit...
The Northwestern Regional Planning Commission's executive board is asking that $4 million from a Lake County low income tax credit loophole be returned to the gaming communities where the revenue was generated.
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Ke$ha feeling 'healthy' after rehab stint
The 'Timber' hitmaker has finished her treatment for an eating disorder at the Timberline Knolls clinic near Chicago and claims she's ''happy'' to be working on new music.
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Tue Mar 04, 2014
Sena Agbeko loses in the USA
Ghanaian undefeated middleweight boxer Sena Agbeko suffered his first lose in the United States of America to Texan Raymond Gatica on Friday February 28, 2014.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Snowmobiler injured in crash
An Indiana man was injured in a snowmobile accident in Powell Township Friday afternoon.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
2 Purdue regional campuses merging administration
<![CDATA[WESTVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Purdue University is merging the administration of its two regional campuses in northwestern Indiana. Officials say Purdue North Central in Westville and Purdue Calumet in Hammond that are about 35 miles apart will both remain open. The Post-Tribune of Merrillville and The Times of Munster report the two campus chancellors said Wednesday no immediate changes are planned but they'll work to combine administrative and academic oversight functions into one central office. About 9,500 now attend the campus in Hammond. The Westville campus has about 5,500 students The merger follows directives by Purdue's Board of Trustees and university President Mitch Daniels to cut administrative costs in order to increase affordability for students. North Central chancellor James Dworkin says the merger probably will take about two years to complete.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Exhibit explores NW Indiana soldiers in Civil War
The free exhibit called "Region United, Nation Divided: Following Lincoln" tells the stories of the region's volunteer troops who answered President Abraham Lincoln's call to service in America's bloodiest war.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Hammond officer testifies in road-rage murder trial:...
Lake Superior Court jurors on the road-rage murder trial of a former Cook County, Ill., correctional officer heard how evidence was collected at the scene where the victim's car crashed into a gas pump.
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Tue Feb 18, 2014
East Chicago Gang Member Doesn't Want To Delay Murder Trial
An East Chicago, Ind., member of the Imperial Gangsters street gang who could be executed if convicted of killing six people does not want to delay his April trial.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Hammond police shoot, kill man during domestic violence call
Indiana State Police are investigating a police-involved shooting in Hammond, where a man who allegedly stabbed his wife multiple times was shot dead by an officer Sunday night.
Police say man died after shot by NW Ind. officer
Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller says the shooting happened Sunday night after officers were called to a domestic disturbance that involved a stabbing.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Jobs on the line for principals at failing schools
Many Indiana school principals stand to lose their jobs or have been placed on notice after their schools scored a D or an F in the state's accountability system.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
Gambler hits jackpot? Now, he's suing
Thomas Hughley was ecstatic when, while playing craps last month at Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati, a combination was rolled that hit his 999-to-1 bet.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
IN: GPTC Head to Leave Agency for New Job
Gary Public Transportation Corp. General Manager Daryl Lampkins has submitted his resignation after being offered a top executive post at the Maryland Transit Administration.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Harsh winter takes bite out of crime near Gary
Coroners' offices in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties all recorded zero homicides in January, The Times reported Sunday.