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🚧 SR 51 Closure in Lake County for Bridge Replacement Starting March 11
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Northwest Indiana. Travelers in Northwest Indiana are advised that State Route 51 will be closed between Ainsworth Road and 62nd Place in Lake County. This closure will take effect on or after Monday, March 11, and will continue through mid-July. The reason for the closure is a bridge superstructure replacement project over Deep River. To accommodate the flow of traffic, an official detour will be implemented via US 6, I-94, I-65, and US 30. Commuters and local residents should plan their routes accordingly to avoid delays and adhere to the detour directions during this period.
Lake County, IN – Two Shot, One Dead in Hammond Family Dispute Shooting Saturday
Hammond, IN – A family dispute Saturday escalated into a shooting, leaving one person dead and another injured. According to Hammond Police Department reports, officers were dispatched to a residence on the 1900 block of Warwick Avenue at around 4:30 AM, following reports of a disturbance. Upon arrival, they discovered two individuals with gunshot wounds. The injured party was rushed to the hospital with a shoulder wound, while the second individual, Charles Stokes, was pronounced dead at the scene. Early findings suggest the incident stemmed from a family argument.
A Gastronomic Adventure: Discover 4 Merrillville Spots for Modern American Cuisine
Welcome to our exploration of four contemporary American cuisines in Merrillville. Have you had the opportunity to taste any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below!
Wrestlers Win 1A/2A State Meet
The Hanover Central wrestling team beat out 14 other teams from around the state to win the small school State Meet this weekend at Southmont High School. Hanover Central topped all teams with a team score of 152.5. The second place team was Hamilton Heights with a score of 136.5. There were some individual winners. They were: Evan Cryderman, Kylie Benoit, Jayden Bartoszek, Izzy Sinnott and Collin Foy. Other top finishers were: Isaiah Buikema, Julian DeLuna, and Darian Koepl. We are so proud of our wrestlers! Congrats Coach Bradbury, Coach Howard, Coach Hoover and Coach Cryderman!
Henry County, IL – Felony Drug Charges for Richton Park Man After I-80 Stop
Henry County, IL – A Richton Park resident faces serious felony drug charges after a Henry County traffic stop for a headlight issue reportedly revealed large quantities of controlled substances. According to the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 8:47 pm on March 1, 2024, a vehicle was stopped...
Gary Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 181 Incidents and 5 Crime Stories
Gary Mar 02 Weekly Crime Report: 181 Incidents and 5 Crime Stories. During the last week, the place of Gary reported a total of 181 crime cases. The most common crime was theft with 35 instances, followed by assault with 30 instances. Other crimes such as suspicious situations, disturbances, and vandalism were also frequent, with 23, 22, and 15 cases respectively. Lesser reported crimes included arrests (9 cases), trespass (8 cases), and shootings (6 cases). The least reported crimes were burglary with only 3 cases. It is also worth noting that 29 cases were categorized as 'Other', which often included instances of 911 hangups. The data indicates a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with theft and assault being the most prevalent. The local authorities should be alerted to these figures and encouraged to take necessary measures for the safety and security of the residents.
21-year-old woman found shot to death in Gary, police say
A 21-year-old woman was found shot to death on a sidewalk Saturday night in Northwest Indiana, police said.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in Munster, IN
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near munster.
Kankakee County, IL – Momence Motorcyclist, 21, Dies in Three-Vehicle Collision on East State Highway 1-17 Sunday
Kankakee County, IL – A fatal motorcycle crash involving three vehicles on East State Highway 1-17 in Momence claimed the life of a local motorcyclist on Sunday evening, March 3, 2024. The Kankakee County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as 21-year-old Evan T. Wood of Momence. The...
Indiana man gets time served for meth possession
CASSOPOLIS — A Crown Point, Indiana man is being given the chance to address his drug addiction problem, but he’s still facing a possible nine year prison sentence in Indiana. Ryan Roger Myers, 44, of Crown Point, Ind., pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine and was sentenced to three years probation, credit for 171 […] The post Indiana man gets time served for meth possession appeared first on Leader Publications.
Things to do in Lansing this week – March 4 edition
LANSING, Ill. (March 3, 2024) – The items listed below are public events compiled from a variety of community sources. They represent a diversity of ways to be involved this week. Monday, March 4, 2024. Spice Club. Location: Lansing Public Library (Info Desk), 2750 Indiana Avenue, Lansing. “Spice up...
National Weather Service confirms EF-1 tornado touched down near Gary
The National Weather Service in Chicago confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down near Gary in Lake County at 10:15 pm Tuesday. It was on the ground from 10:15 to 10:18 pm. It touched down just east of U.S. 12. It also damaged some trees and wooden utility poles. It eventually went out onto Lake Michigan and became a waterspout.
Sports give Lake Central manager with special needs 'sense of belonging.' He brings light.
INDIANAPOLIS — Brendan Huppenthal could hardly contain himself as he waited to run out of the tunnel with the Lake Central girls basketball team for the IHSAA Class 4A state championship game last Saturday. It was the most nervous he'd ever been before a game, he told a school administrator, but he was also super excited. ...
The gas price fluctuate between $3.09 and $3.65 in Gary as of 2024-03-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Multiple people say they were scammed by man offering discounted travel deals
CHICAGO (CBS) -- A vacation always sounds good – but it costs money, and thus, many people are dazzled by travel deals.CBS 2 has been investigating a suburban man named Elliott Lawson Henderson – who has been offering discounts that are often too good to be true.Pinky Jackson contacted CBS 2, asking, "I wanted to know if you are still working on this story about this s***bag." She laughed at her choice of words upon reading them back, but was really seething.You don't mess with Jackson's grandkids."He's taking people's money, selling them a dream - and then he is saying,...
Gary is betting on revitalizing the Aetna neighborhood
Members of the Rieth-Riley Construction, Hasse Construction, C. Lee Construction, Actin Inc., R&D Construction, Dyer Construction, and Superior Construction; Simmons Landscaping, and the Lake County Highway Department contruction teams pictured with Gary Mayor Eddie Melton. With help from local businesses, Gary began the demolition of 38 blighted residential properties in...
Beecher Police Blotter: February 7 – 21
Disclaimer: Charges against each defendant are merely an accusation, with all defendants presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. February 7, Timothy Darragh, 55, of the 200 block of Quail Hollow Drive, Beecher, was stopped at Foxhound Trail and Timbers Bluff Trail for a vehicle equipment violation and found to have a driver’s license that was expired for more than a year. He was issued citations and released with a notice to appear.
Firefighters Battle Massive Apartment Fire Overnight
Dozens of residents displaced after an apartment building fire in Schererville overnight. The fire was reported around 11 PM, Thursday, in the 2100 block of Sherwood Lake Drive, which is near the SW corner of 30 & 41. The size of the building and the number of occupants prompted a massive fire response from surrounding departments immediately.
Joliet, March 04 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Beecher High School basketball team will have a game with Phillips High School on March 04, 2024, 19:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
Chicago Heights Enzo's restaurant closes after over 75 years in business
Enzo opened the restaurant back in 1946, and longtime customers said it has been a staple in the community for decades.