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Man Shot In South Haven Leads To Search

At approximately 7:08 PM, on 1/29/2023, Porter County Sheriff Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of State Road 149 (Portage Township), reference a complaint of a subject with a gunshot wound, according to The Porter County Sheriff’s Department. Patrol Units responded and located a male subject with a...
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GPD: 2 men shot and killed within 24 hours of one another in Gary

GARY, Ind. — Two men were killed within a 24-hour span in Gary from Saturday evening to Sunday afternoon, according to the Gary Police Department. Police said they were first called to the 700 block of West 45th Avenue around 7:34 p.m. Saturday on reports of a gunshot victim. When officers arrived on scene, they […]

Gary Police Investigating Homicide At Gas Station Sunday

On Sunday, January 29, 2023 at approximately 12:55 PM Gary Police were dispatched to the area of West 5th Avenue and Colfax Street for a gunshot victim. Upon arrival officers discovered a male down in the parking lot with a life-threatening gunshot wound. The 19-year-old male was later declared deceased on scene. The investigation is on going.

3 Shot In EC Apartment Neighbor Feud

On Saturday January 28, 2023 at approximately 10:45 AM, East Chicago Police Officers were dispatched to 4425 Indianapolis Blvd (Atlas Apartment Building) in reference to a shooting. Dispatch advised responding officers that 2 females were shot. Upon Officers arrival they located a male outside in the rear of the location....

Two men murdered in separate attacks in Gary this weekend

GARY, Indiana - Gary police are working on two separate murder cases after two men were shot and killed. The first murder happened on Saturday night. A man was found shot on the 700 block of 45th Avenue. On Sunday just before 1 p.m., a man, 19, was found shot...

Passing periods shifting to 15 minutes starting in fall 2023

The race between classes has come to an end with passing periods between scheduled classes officially set to change in the fall 2023 semester. Currently sitting at 10 minutes, the time frame will be lengthened to 15 minutes for students to complete their journey across campus. Although present student concerns were a large factor, the University considered other components in its discussions when reaching a final decision.
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Case against Lake County sheriff will proceed

He wanted the case dismissed, but an appeals court judge in Lake County is allowing a felony case against Lake County sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. to proceed. The court found no reason to through the case out in a three-nothing vote. The case accuses Martinez of resisting law enforcement and...

10 Fun Things To Do in Northwest Indiana this weekend, February 2 – 6

This weekend is all about reflecting on the past and looking forward to the future in the Region! With musical performances in honor of people who changed the soundscape, reflections on the beauty of the world around us, and education opportunities on keeping you kicking, there’s something for everyone this weekend.

Senator Eddie Melton receives Valparaiso University’s inaugural Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drum Major Instinct Award

STATE SENATOR Eddie Melton delivers the keynote message at Valparaiso University’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Indiana State Senator Eddie Melton was invited to be the keynote speaker for Valparaiso University’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. According to the school’s website, VU has recognized the holiday for more than 30 years, engaging students, faculty, and “the broader Northwest Indiana community in purposeful dialogue about the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and how to further this legacy today and beyond.”

Shooting inside hallway at East Chicago apartment leaves 3 wounded

CHICAGO (CBS) – Three people are hospitalized following a shooting inside an apartment hallway in East Chicago Saturday morning. Police said around 10:45 a.m., officers were dispatched to the Atlas Apartment Building, located at 4425 Indianapolis Blvd, in reference to a shooting.Upon arrival, officers located a male outside in the rear of the location with a gunshot wound to the leg. Upon entering the location, two females were also found shot – one was shot in the hip and the other was shot in the leg. Two of the victims were taken to St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago and the 3rd victim to Community Hospital in Munster. All three have non-life-threatening injuries.The ages of the victims are unknown. Police say it was an isolated incident between two feuding neighbors who live in the building and there is no threat to the public. Investigation into the shooting is ongoing. Anyone with any information can contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 219-391-8318 or send an anonymous tip to 219-391-8500. 

Post-incident solutions implemented in GM

Security updates to Guild-Memorial Hall (GM) have come into fruition. Following two months of conversations and promises to students, GM has activated OneCard swipe readers and security cameras. The measures look to proactively combat the risk of future cases of voyeurism or other sexually-motivated crimes within residential halls. Facilities Management...

Student Athletes from WSLA are Changing the Game through Academic Excellence

The Gary Community School Corporation heightened focus on academics is changing the game for student athletes. Now more than ever, scholars are striving for excellence with a total of 45 students holding a GPA of 3.5 or greater this quarter. This trend of academic excellence among student athletes is setting a new standard for the community and changing the expectations of athletes.

Campus Ministry Leadership Conference to take place at the Dunes Feb. 10-11

Young Christians will be congregating at the Indiana Dunes Learning Center for the annual Campus Ministry Leadership Conference (CMLC). Alongside other Lutheran-based institutions, Valpo’s campus ministry students are set to attend the all-denominational event. Taking place this year from Feb. 10-11, students, group leaders and up-and-coming leaders from several...

Butta The Preacher Spreading God Through His Music

Home to Gary, Indiana, Butta The Preacher is an aspiring and independent Christian HipHop artist. Inspired at a young age by hometown icon and singer Michael Jackson, many other children had wanted to become an artist because of him. Butta The Preacher likes to call his music sermons on beats and they are inspired by the word of God and real life experiences. He shares his testimony of being shot 9 times, left for dead, and ran over by a drunk driver that lead him to have reconstructive surgery on his face. Butta is a living miracle that pours it out into his music.