MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Dealerships in northern Indiana that sell recreational vehicles are seeing a surge in demand for RVs as people eye summer road trips with their families in place of air travel...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A retired sheriff’s deputy and psychiatric patient at a northwest Indiana hospital who were involved in a struggle were both killed when another security guard opened fired on...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana man was shot and wounded by a state trooper early Tuesday after he allegedly wedged the officer between his vehicle and the officer's cruiser following...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the founder of one of the most iconic — and crowded — brewpubs in the Midwest to close indefinitely.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A recent Indiana Supreme Court ruling could help the state's efforts to recoup money that was allegedly stolen by two former Munster school officials.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University could soon stop requiring students to submit ACT or SAT scores with their college applications, joining a national trend of universities ditching the...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — An abandoned-looking ship bulk carrier will finally be moved from an Illinois port after sitting there for decades.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana town has banned all tobacco and vaping products from public spaces and facilities in what a backer hails as one of the most comprehensive in the...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A state legislator is joining the field of candidates trying for the northwestern Indiana congressional seat being given up by Democratic Rep. Pete Visclosky.
GRIFFITH, Ind. (AP) — A man has died after being injured in a northwestern Indiana apartment fire in which four other people including two police officers also sustained injuries.
GRIFFITH, Ind. (AP) — Two police officers called to an overnight apartment fire in northwestern Indiana were injured while rescuing a woman and her baby from the building’s third...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — High winds produced by thunderstorms have cut power to nearly 50,000 homes and businesses in northwestern Indiana.
Northern Indiana Public Service Co.'s website shows...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Gaming Commission says the opening month of sports betting at Indiana casinos attracted $34.5 million in wagers.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Three northwestern Indiana counties have earned a long-sought federal designation that's expected to open the door for funding to spur economic development.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has died after being found unresponsive in a northwestern Indiana high school's swimming pool.
Lake Ridge New Tech Schools' superintendent says Curtis...
The (Munster) Times. August 13, 2019
Legal system coddles defendant who crashed car into stroller, injuring kids
Imagine walking your children in what is supposed to be a quiet...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Indiana's attorney general is turning to the state's high court in his battle to force two retired school superintendents to repay hundreds of thousands of...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Indiana casinos will compete effectively against a slew of new casino sites in Illinois, the state's governor said.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A five-term state representative says he's resigning from the Indiana House because he's moving out of his district.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — State regulators have suspended the medical license of a northwestern Indiana physician accused of providing substandard care to patients, including eight who died of...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — High water has led to the closure of several roads across northern Indiana.
The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports roads were Wednesday in Hammond, Hobart, Portage and...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Auditors with the state of Indiana have raised concerns about oversight in child nutrition and special education accounts for Munster's school district.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A lawyer for a 46-year-old man charged with murder eight years after the disappearance of his 70-year-old mother in northwestern Indiana says the case so far is...
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 29 years in prison for sending a pipe bomb that exploded at a northwestern Indiana post office, injuring a worker.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A 46-year-old man has been charged with murder eight years after the disappearance of his 70-year-old mother in northwestern Indiana.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Drug overdose deaths declined last year in northwestern Indiana after setting a record in 2017.
Authorities are cautiously optimistic that the opioid epidemic is slowing...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana program is helping residents get to drug addiction treatment by paying for their transportation through ride-sharing service Lyft.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Data from the state of Indiana show more public high school students are taking advanced placement exams.
The (Northwest Indiana) Times reported Monday that the Indiana...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Steel, oil refinery and auto parts workers in northwestern Indiana are getting their first pay raises in years, and an economist says their bigger paychecks will boost the...
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — New data from state officials show the number of mass layoffs in Indiana has fallen so far this year compared to the same time last year.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana bus driver and a bus aide have been charged with felony neglect after leaving a 3-year-old boy alone and strapped in his seat for nearly 1½ hours...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana legislator who says she was groped at a bar by state Attorney General Curtis Hill wants to make it easier to remove some state officeholders from their positions.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Five dogs saved from a South Korean dog-meat farm are finding safety through a northwest Indiana animal shelter.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A new U.S. Census Bureau estimate shows that Indiana's population grew by nearly 32,000 residents this year, which a demographer calls the state's strongest annual gain in nearly a decade.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A man charged in a pipe bomb explosion at a northwestern Indiana post office says he was targeting an attorney who had filed a lawsuit against him.
Eric Krieg of Munster, Indiana, pleaded guilty Tuesday to making an unregistered destructive device and other charges. He likely faces 29 years in federal prison.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Two days before Christmas 2017, Shannon Munster of Marrero answered her phone to tragic news. Her 20-year-old son, Tyler, had been shot.
At the hospital, Tyler's family saw X-rays tracing the bullet's path through his head — and learned that Tyler's heart was still beating, but his brain activity had ceased. The family still prayed that when the life-support machines were switched off, their energetic, fun-loving Tyler would take a breath, twitch, show some sign of life.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man charged in a pipe bomb explosion at a northwestern Indiana post office has agreed to plead guilty and serve a 29-year sentence.
They announced Tuesday that 46-year-old Eric Krieg of Munster has signed an agreement indicating his intent to plead guilty to knowingly making an unregistered destructive device, mailing a destructive device, malicious use of explosive materials, and mailing a threatening communication.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana attorney general's office is continuing its efforts to get two former Munster school administrators to return money that was allegedly improperly paid.
Deputy Attorney General Frances Barrow has asked the Indiana Court of Appeals to overturn a March ruling by Lake County Circuit Judge Marissa McDermott that found the state waited too long to try to reclaim about $850,000 from former superintendents William Pfister and Richard Sopko.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A trial for a man charged in a pipe bomb explosion at a post office in northwestern Indiana has been pushed back until June.
A final pretrial hearing for 46-year-old Eric Krieg is set for May 17, followed by a June 3 jury trial. The delay from a previously scheduled November trial was sought to give his lawyer more time to prepare.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A newspaper review has found that three northwestern Indiana counties have a higher percentage of fatal drunken-driving crashes than the rest of the state and the U.S. because of the region's heavy traffic, weather and other factors.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — An 8-year-old Indiana boy who saved his 2-year-old brother from a dog attack has been awarded an honorary black belt.
Sasha Pchelenkov of Munster was recently honored by a martial arts school, Region American Taekwondo Association in Highland, where he trains.
The owner, Ann Marie Coglianese, says courage in spite of fear is one of the principles for someone pursuing a black belt. She says the school wanted to celebrate Sasha and his brother, Misha Moore.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Work is getting safer in Indiana, with employment-related injuries hitting an all-time low.
The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports that recently released federal statistics from 2016 show the state hit an all-time low that year of 3.5 per injuries for every 100 full-time workers.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Northwestern Indiana police say an 8-year-old boy who saved his 2-year-old brother from a dog attack suffered numerous bites in the rescue.
Sacha Pchelenkov jumped to action Wednesday when he saw his mother trying to pull a large pit bull off his 2-year-old brother, Micha Moore.
HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana doctor accused of overprescribing painkillers has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge.
Dr. Jay K. Joshi pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Hammond to distribution of a controlled substance. The Burr Ridge, Illinois, man faces 20 years in prison and $1 million in fines when he's sentenced Nov. 15.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Michigan man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman after burglarizing her suburban Chicago home.
Federal prosecutors say 35-year-old Carleous Clay of Holland, Michigan, admitted in a plea agreement Tuesday that he broke into a Lansing, Illinois, home in September 2015 and stole several items. When he returned later that night to steal more items the woman was home.
MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — Education experts say Indiana's lingering teacher shortage is being driven in part by a drop in teacher's pay even as educators are being asked to do more in the classroom.
The U.S. Department of Education said that in Indiana, inflation-adjusted teacher pay has fallen since the 1999-2000 school year to the point where teachers now earn almost 16 percent less than they did two decades ago.
SWEDESBORO TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Indiana-based Land O'Frost has purchased New Jersey-based Wellshire Farms for an undisclosed price, bringing together two of the leading family-owned meat companies.
Headquartered in Munster, Ind., Land O'Frost manufactures pre-sliced meats and specialty hot dogs and sausages. Wellshire Farms is based in Swedesboro, N.J., and was founded by Louis Colameco Jr. in 1996.
PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — Officials in Porter County are establishing a truancy court to help keep kids in school.
The Times of Munster reports that an ordinance approved last month by the Portage City Council will allow police to cite parents of children who are chronically truant.