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VEVAY, Ind. — Every summer, over the last weekend in August, girls in Swiss costumes dance traditional polkas, passenger boats ply the Ohio River, and fireworks light up the night sky here. The riverbank of this otherwise quiet Switzerland County...
The eight people injured after their boat struck a breakwall on Lake Michigan at Calumet Harbor Sunday evening were treated and released from area hospitals as investigators determine the cause of the crash, Indiana officials said today. The eight...
Tags: U.S. Coast Guard, Indiana
Tribune reporterA former stripper who is accused of illegally recording a conversation with two Chicago police internal affairs detectives cried on the witness stand Tuesday as she admitted being mad at the time because she thought her sexual harassment complaint wasn&...
An Indianapolis law firm has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of victims of the collapse of the main stage at the Indiana State Fair on August 13. Seven people were killed and more than 40 people were hospitalized. Jeff Hammond of the firm Cohen &...
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana police say Hammond's top code enforcement officer was attacked by a tenant who shoved him down a flight of stairs. The Times of Munster reports James Callahan was on duty when he joined other enforcement...
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man exonerated five years ago by DNA evidence in a rape case after serving several years in an Illinois prison has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for a woman's 2008 beating death. The Times of Munster and the Post-...
Tags: Munster, Murder, Human Body, DNA, Lake County (Indiana)
CHESTERTON, Ind. (AP) — The operators of northern Indiana's commuter railroad are eying a plan to extend the main line from Hammond to the city of Dyer. Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District spokesman John Parsons says the proposed...
Tags: Munster, Commuting, Travel, Indiana, South Shore
Tribune reportersRubin Robinson said he has always managed to avoid trouble inEnglewood, the violence-plagued South Side neighborhood where he’s lived his entire life. The eight staples on the right side of his chest, and the eight more under his elbow, are the...
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An agreement calls for the electricity rates paid by Northern Indiana Public Service Co. customers to increase by about one-fourth as much as regulators had approved last year. NIPSCO reached the agreement with the Indiana...
Tribune reporterA Tinley Park couple who operated weight-loss clinics faces federal drug and tax evasion charges for allegedly providing prescription weight-loss drugs to patients without performing physicals and not paying some $750,000 in taxes. Rakesh Anand, 55,...
Strap yourself in, dear reader. Tidbits of additional information about recent column topics have been trickling this way, and it's time to catch up on them. First, a recent column criticized Lake County for spending about $8,000 to pave a parking lot...
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Aug 2, 2011 |Story| AP Indiana
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Jun 22, 2011 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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