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NW Indiana police searching for more victims of 'Sweetheart Swindler'

Northwest Indiana police are searching for more victims of the "Sweetheart Swindler," who allegedly exploited several women sexually, emotionally and financially. Hobart police will formally announce the charges against 32-year-old Lenard Adams at a press conference Tuesday morning. Adams is accused

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-20 16:22:00

Chicago suing U.S. Steel over Lake Michigan discharge

The city of Chicago announced it will sue U.S. Steel over its discharges of the carcinogen hexavelent chromium into Lake Michigan. Chicago filed an notice of intent to sue over alleged violations of the Clean Water Act when the Midwest Plant in Portage released the chemical, which became widely know

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 20:00:00

Former Cook County president says he'll run again in 2018

Cook County Board President Todd Stroger talks with students Thursday wihle visiting teacher Maria Hensen's second-grade class at Lincoln Elementary School in Dolton. Stroger was principal for a day at the school. Heather Eidson | The Times CHICAGO - Former Cook County Board President Todd Stroger

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 19:30:00

11 recipes for a rustic Thanksgiving

Buy Now These hearty recipes go back to the land for a rustic Thanksgiving spread that will leave your guests feeling full and grateful. Food recipes and styling by Nicole Bissonnette. Pie recipes by Taylor Emmons. Photography by Joseph Gonzalez. Joseph Gonzalez/Blackbean Photography For an appetize

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 18:00:00

Gary's Temple Israel welcomes Rabbi Robin Damsky

Rabbi Robin Damsky is the first female rabbi at Temple Israel in Gary. She has been a rabbi, educational director, camp director, educator, principal and more. She is very concerned and passionate about social justice and local food initiatives. She has a nonprofit called In the Gardens in which the

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 16:17:00

Making the holidays more memorable by helping others

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. Sandra Hudson said she has spent a good part of each Thanksgiving and Christmas days for the last 25 years helping to serve food to the needy and lonely as part of the Michigan City Holiday Meals program. "My family

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 16:00:00

Are heated floors worth it?

Climbing out of the shower on a winter day with a cold bathroom floor may have you asking, "Are heated floors worth the investment?" If you're considering heated floors in the bathroom, here's everything you need to know about installation, costs, and benefits. How do heated floors work? Heated floo

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 14:00:00

Back for a second year, holiday popup brings local flavors to SSCVA 'Christmas Story' event

Hearing children's giggles and squeals of delight are almost enough to keep adults occupied during the quirky A Major Event at the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority's annual tribute to its native son Jean Shepherd. The tribute includes all manner of jolly happenings at A Christmas Story Co

NWI.COM - 2017-11-20 22:30:00

Saugus Board of Selectmen race recount set for Nov. 27

A recount for the Board of Selectmen race will take place on Nov. 27. Corinne Riley requested a recount for the Board of Selectmen race after coming up 16 votes short in her election bid. Riley tallied 1,645 votes in the Nov. 7 Board of Selectmen race, finishing in sixth behind Debra Panetta (2,309)

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 22:34:08

Zack Cummings of Saugus chosen as face of Dana-Farber's Giving Tuesday campaign

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has selected Zack Cummings as the face of the organization's Giving Tuesday campaign - an initiative that aims to raise more than $1 million to support cancer research and patient care. Cummings, 15, will be featured in Dana Farber's social media posts, digital ads a

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 19:24:18

Tania Fabo of Saugus chosen as Rhodes Scholar

The following information was compiled from the Office of the American Secretary of The Rhodes Trust Elliot F. Gerson, American secretary of the Rhodes Trust, announced the names of the 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States, including Tania N. Fabo of Saugus. Fabo is

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 15:55:35

Broadhearth holiday pop-up shop and open house at Saugus Iron Works

Join the Saugus Iron Works, 244 Central St., Saugus, for a special winter opening of the Iron Works House on Saturday, Dec. 2 and Sunday, Dec. 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Step back in time and enjoy light refreshments, early music, and shop Eastern National's pop-up shop Broadhearth for unique items ins

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Saugus man arrested in connection with trafficking heroin and cocaine

The Massachusetts Attorney General's Office submitted the following press release A Saugus man has been arrested and arraigned in connection with trafficking heroin and cocaine, Attorney General Maura Healey announced. Carlos Roman-Vazquez, 23, was arrested in Saugus on Nov. 17. The arrest is the re


Food for Others requests donations

Food for Others is requesting that community members donate nonperishable food items at 442 Lincoln Ave., Saugus. Food for Others is requesting that community members donate nonperishable food items at 442 Lincoln Ave., Saugus. All donations will go directly to Cliftondale Congregational Church ever

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 13:00:00

Housing Families Inc. hosts 'Mix & Mingle' event

Housing Families Inc., a Malden-based nonprofit with a mission of ending family homelessness, recently hosted a Mix & Mingle event at Idle Hands Craft Ales Brewery. The event was coordinated by the HFI Young Professional Advisory Council to help raise awareness and benefit homeless families in the g

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 19:26:32

Local official celebrating Hospice Care Month

Mayor Gary Christenson recently joined the Hallmark Health Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice on a home visit in recognition of Home Health and Hospice Care Month. The mayor visited the home of Malden resident Rose Mazzone, 91. The mayor also presented Dana DeMiles, director of marketing and bus

WICKED LOCAL - 2017-11-20 19:25:53

Trio charged with selling cocaine in Manchester

MANCHESTER - Three people living in three counties are facing charges related to drug sales in this Ontario County village. Cheryl Groescup, 46, of Gifford Road, Phelps; Travis Jacobs, 28, of Assembly Drive, Keuka Park; and Adam VanEpps, 43, of Rochester, were charged with two counts of third-degree

FINGER LAKES TIMES - 2017-11-19 19:00:00

Canandaigua woman charged with felony DWI after stop on North Road

Woman had two previous DWI convictions within the last 10 years, according to police. State police say they charged a Canandaigua woman with felony driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop Thursday on North Road in the town. Police arrested Cheryl A. Hildebrandt, 57, with the felony DWI. Accor

MPNNOW - 2017-11-19 17:28:48

Ontario County man arrested in Dansville for attempted rape

An Ontario County man was arrested by State Police in Dansville on Nov. 17 where police said he had traveled planning to have sex with a 12-year-old girl. Scott A. Castle, 36, of Shortsville was charged with first-degree attempted rape, a class C felony; first-degree attempted criminal sex act, a cl

THELCN.COM - 2017-11-20 09:43:00

Local businesses serve Thanksgiving meals to people in need

"When families come together, that forms neighborhood. When neighborhoods come together, that forms community." Devon Reynolds, co-owner of Brothers & Sisters Unisex Salon, explains why the salon will serve a free Thanksgiving meal for the third time. The salon aims to "put the unity back in the com

DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE - 2017-11-20 13:30:04