CROWN POINT — The City of Crown Point would like to invite the region to the 2019 Taste of Crown Point at Bulldog Park on July 19, from 4 to 10 p.m. and July 20, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

LOWELL — Indiana State Police District 13 K9-Rogue will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Rogue’s vest will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of K9 Ike, Vancouver, WA Police Depart…

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Illinois’ recent legalization of recreational marijuana won’t change how Hoosier police patrol its western border, according to local officials.

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LAFAYETTE — Veterans’ benefits vary widely from state to state, ranging from living and financial assistance to heath care and recreation deductions.

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CAMDEN — A Carroll County couple is being charged with nine counts of animal cruelty after authorities discovered multiple dogs, cats and chickens living in what they describe as “putrid” and “deplorable” living conditions.

DeMOTTE — Dressed in period clothing, French Voyageurs came to the DeMotte Library to show samples of their wares, and the furs they traded to receive. When few white men and women came to the Great Lakes area, including northwest Indiana, the French voyageurs traded with the local native Am…

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For months, educators and school administrators across the state have followed the Indiana legislators as they work on this year’s budget. A proposed bill, House Bill 1001, allows increases for charter schools and vouchers for private schools with just a small increase for public school budg…

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LOWELL — Tuesday, April 2, 51 probationary troopers from the 78th Indiana State Police Recruit Academy class were issued their state police cars at the Indiana State Police Youth and Education and Historical Center in Indianapolis. Five of the officers are assigned to the Indiana State Polic…

MONTICELLO — A Meadowlawn Elementary School teacher says it’s time to speak up about the ALICE active-shooter training Jan. 4 in which teachers were shot with pellets and “traumatized.”

The Newton County SWCD will be holding a fruit tree sale on Thursday April 4, 2019 at their office at 213 E North St, Morocco. Trees must be ordered in advance and must pay deposit of half down and the balance due upon picking up the trees.

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RENSSELAER — Jonna White first began raising money for a ride to end Alzheimer’s in November 2018.

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VALPARAISO — Porter County Sheriff’s Detectives with the assistance of the Cedar Lake and St. John Police Departments, Porter County Sheriff’s and Valparaiso Police Departments Crime Scene Investigations Team, the A.T.F., the Porter County Prosecutor’s Office and the Porter County Coroner’s …

STRASBOURG, France - Ursula von der Leyen is to become the first female president of the European Commission after she narrowly won over the required majority of EU lawmakers with a final plea for a united and "climate-neutral" Europe on Tuesday. Von der Leyen, who is stepping down on Wednesday as German defense minister, will succeed Jean-Claude Juncker at the helm of the European Union's ...

LOS ANGELES - William Dannemeyer, a former Orange County congressman who spent much of his career fighting gay rights and helped cement Orange County's reputation as a bastion of right-wing conservatism, has died at his home in Thousand Palms. Dannemeyer died July 9 of age-related illness, said his son Bruce Dannemeyer. He was 89. Once called the "Don Quixote of the Right," Dannemeyer was a ...

CHICAGO - A federal judge ordered R. Kelly held without bond Tuesday in Chicago on federal charges he paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to recover child-sex tapes and pressured witnesses to change their stories before his Cook County pornography trial ended in an acquittal a decade ago. The decision by U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber means the beleaguered R&B singer will be taken to ...

SEATTLE - Several dozen activists chanted and held banners Monday outside Amazon's Seattle headquarters calling on the company to stop providing technology to U.S. government immigration authorities, in one of several pressure campaigns focused on the commerce giant during its Prime Day summer sale. Jennifer Lee of the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington pointed to the U.S. ...