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Gary shooting leaves 1 dead, 2 hurt, car falling 23 feet

GARY - Indiana State Police say shots fired at a car in Gary have left the driver dead, two passengers hurt and the vehicle tumbling onto a ramp to Interstates 80/94. Police say the car was headed to a restaurant about 5:15 a.m. Saturday when shots came from a second vehicle, hitting the 24-year-old

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 16:45:00

Car falls 23 feet onto I-80/94 ramp after Gary man fatally shot; 2 others injured

A Gary man is dead and two others injured following a Saturday morning shooting that caused a car to go over a bridge at the westbound Grant Street on-ramp, police said. Indiana State Police spokeswoman Sgt. Ann Wojas said in a release that a man, identified by the Lake County Coroner's Office as Da

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-23 18:49:00

Gary recreation center almost ready to reopen, big improvements made

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. GARY - Long-awaited interior improvements to the city's main indoor recreation center are almost complete. Director Nathaniel George showed off some of the changes underway at the Hudson-Campbell Sports & Fitness Cen

NWI.COM - 2017-09-23 21:30:00

Designs sought for memorial to 26 school massacre victims

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Officials are accepting design submissions for a permanent memorial to the 20 first-graders and six educators killed in a 2012 Connecticut school shooting. Kyle Lyddy heads the commission in Newtown responsible for coming up with a memorial. He says members are looking for a de

NWI.COM - 2017-09-24 19:57:12

24-year-old man killed in Far South Side motorcycle crash

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash early Saturday in the Riverdale neighborhood on the Far South Side. Luis M. Irazarri, 24, was riding north in the 12100 block of South Doty about 3:40 a.m. when he lost control of the bike and fell off onto the asphalt, according to Chicago Police and the Cook Co

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-24 19:37:00

NWI restaurants shake up menus, make renovations

Various Region restaurants have appeared on the scene, changed menus, personnel or made renovations in the past year. Among the restaurants are The Majestic Chop House at Majestic Casino in Gary, The Eatery at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond and The Quest Eatery and Spirits in Schererville. The Majestic

NWI.COM - 2017-09-25 11:00:00

This week's letters: Mandatory kindergarten, rules of the road and more

Most of my life I've been taught that people who walk or ride a bicycle down the road share the road with motorists. However, early this year I've noticed that for some odd reason individuals who are not in vehicles think they own the road and do not have to stop at stop signs and can disregard rule

NWI.COM - 2017-09-24 21:00:00

90 years later, an upgraded South Shore rail line is on track

Back in 1927, representatives of the South Shore railroad discussed adding a second track to speed travel times, add trains and attract more passengers. It took 90 years, but Indiana officials think that a double track for the South Shore from Gary to Michigan City, along with a line extension from

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 19:00:00

Here's what you need to know about roads, rails, trails, gas prices and more in the Region

Getting around the Region can be frustrating and time-consuming. Here's some news on projects, programs and services that might help make your travels easier. 1 Updated Sep 22, 2017 Road work in East Chicago, Schererville Indiana Harbor Belt Railroad will close Chicago Avenue between Kennedy Avenue

NWI.COM - 2017-09-24 18:00:00

Lake Station to sell unused properties

LAKE STATION - The city is looking to part ways with several unused properties it has acquired over the years. An auction has been scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday to sell nearly 30 city-owned parcels, Mayor Christopher Anderson said. "We'd like to see them back on the tax bill," City Attorney Michael

NWI.COM - 2017-09-24 20:30:00

Thousands turn out for North Township motorcycle ride for veterans

Mutt, the giant cane corso, would be riding shotgun alongside Jarrett Hunt during the 18th-Annual Victory for Veterans Memorial Ride if Hunt had his way. The service dog lay panting happily at his companion Hunt's feet late Sunday morning as thousands of bikers waited to take off on the popular Nor

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-24 23:51:27

Students walk for National Multiple Sclerosis Society

HIGHLAND - Members of student-led public relations firm Region Communication Solutions participated in a local walk to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The students who participated gathered in the morning at Wicker Park in Highland to walk 2.5 miles in support of the funding towards

NWI.COM - 2017-09-24 15:08:00

Strip Ad - September 25th

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NWI.COM - 2017-09-25 05:03:39

Man arrested for driving drunk with child in car following standoff

A man was arrested Friday on an outstanding warrant for driving drunk with a child in the car following a standoff with police at his home in northwest Indiana. About 11:20 p.m., troopers showed up at Raymond Crosby's Portage home to serve outstanding warrants for a felony count of operating while i

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-09-25 08:14:00

EYE ON THE ARTS: Lots going on at Paul Henry's Art Gallery

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. There's always something afoot at Paul Henry's Art Gallery in downtown Hammond. Join the regulars at 7 p.m. on Thursdays for JAM Night. A $5 cover gets you in the door and $2 off if you play or bring a contribution t

NWI.COM - 2017-09-24 19:30:00

Hikers support mental health on and off the trail

CHESTERTON - Hammond resident Mary LeVan held her walking stick in one hand and drank from her water bottle with the other while waiting to set off on a 1.5-mile hike Sunday afternoon that would take her over the three highest sand dunes at the Indiana Dunes State Park. The 88-year-old, who will be

NWI.COM - 2017-09-24 20:30:00

National Rail Safety Week campaign rolls into Griffith this week

GRIFFITH - It's not uncommon for people riding in cars or walking along tracks to be killed or injured by trains in Northwest Indiana. But most people don't fully realize the magnitude of the problem, said Eric Graf, special agent for CN police. In an effort to promote railroad safety, Railroad Safe

NWI.COM - 2017-09-25 00:30:00

APNewsBreak: Sex offenders say island water makes them sick

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. MCNEIL ISLAND, Wash. (AP) - Scores of sex offenders ordered to live on a secluded island in Washington state say the often cloudy, brown water there is making them sick, and records show the water system has been pla

NWI.COM - 2017-09-25 13:12:12

Cleaning the Oven Isn't as Bad as You Think

Your oven might not be the first item on your kitchen cleaning checklist, but food residue can build up into a grimy black crust in this often-neglected appliance. No one likes scrubbing baked in crust out of an oven, but these smart products can make the task much easier than you'd think. 1) Power

NWI.COM - 2017-09-25 13:00:00

Pence, Bannon to campaign in Alabama Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Sen. Luther Strange and challenger Roy Moore head into their final full day of campaigning in Alabama before Tuesday's Republican runoff for U.S. Senate. Vice President Mike Pence will stop Monday in Birmingham to urge support for Strange. Former White House strategist Steve

NWI.COM - 2017-09-25 12:56:38