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Jasper County, IN – Tragic Vehicle Accident Claims Lives of Two Teens, Injures Two Others
Jasper County, IN – In a devastating early morning crash on Friday, two teenagers lost their lives, and two others suffered severe injuries in Jasper County, Indiana. According to the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred around 3:08 A.M. near County Road 1200 N. and County Road 900 W. A vehicle, identified as a 2008 Cadillac CTS, carrying four local teens veered off the road at high speed, hitting two trees and splitting in two.
How personal income has changed in Lake County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Lake County, Indiana and how it compares to state and national levels.
Lake County Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report: 210 Incidents and 10 Crime Stories
Lake County Feb 20 Weekly Crime Report: 210 Incidents and 10 Crime Stories. During the last week, Lake County reported a total of 210 crime cases. The most common type of crime was 'Other' with 47 instances, which included numerous 911 hangups and reports of missing persons. This was followed by 'Assault' with 32 cases, 'Suspicious Situation' with 27 cases, 'Disturbance' with 24 cases, and 'Theft' with 23 cases. 'Arrests' were made in 21 cases, while 'Shooting' incidents were reported 14 times. Lesser reported crimes included 'Vandalism' with 11 cases, 'Trespass' with 8 cases, 'Burglary' with 2 cases, and 'Robbery' with a single case. The data suggests a concerning level of criminal activity in the place, with a high number of assaults and shootings. Law enforcement agencies need to address these escalating crime rates urgently to ensure the safety and security of the residents.
Northwest Indiana Community Action jobs: Outreach Coordinator
Area Agency on Aging and Community Action Agency for Northwest Indiana, founded in 1965, the NWICA Mission is to ensure the people who experience financial hardship find opportunities, resources, and respect. We do this by helping individuals flourish regardless of income, ability, or age. Serving residents in Lake, Porter, Jasper, Newton, Pulaski and Starke Counties.
Beecher, IL – Fire Protection District Opens Recruitment for Part-Time Firefighter and EMT Positions
Beecher, IL – The Beecher Fire Protection District (BFPD) has announced opportunities for part-time firefighter/paramedics and firefighter/EMT-Basics. This initiative is part of BFPD’s commitment to maintain a progressive and responsive fire service for the Beecher community. According to the Beecher Fire Protection District, they are looking to enhance...
Lake County, IN – Historic Pumpkin Patch Owners Bid Farewell with Grand Auction
Lowell, IN – The cherished Kregel’s Pumpkin Patch, a beacon of autumn celebration in Lowell, Indiana, is closing its doors, but its spirit will live on through a grand auction and new ownership. After decades of family fun and festivities, the Kregel family is relocating to be nearer to their grandchildren, initiating a farewell auction on April 3, 2024, brimming with treasures from the farm’s storied past.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Momence, IL?
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of momence..
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Rensselaer as of 2024-02-21. Find the available 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 Wednesday is $3.274, a week ago the price is $3.256 , according to AAA.
Fire from wood burning stove damages Newton house Sunday evening
Authorities say the initial call was for a fire contained around a wood burning stove but then it spread through the roof to an extension of the attic.
Merrillville, IN – Investigators Determine Trailer Park Fire Arson, Up to $5,000 Reward for Info
Merrillville, IN – A fire that broke out of a trailer park Tuesday afternoon has been labeled arson. The news follows a thorough investigation and are now offering a reward for any information that could bring the perpetrator to justice. According to Merrillville firefighters, the fire, which broke out...
State Police Investigating Expressway Shooting
The Indiana State Police Criminal Investigations Division Lowell Post is investigating an interstate shooting that occurred Saturday evening on I-80/94. Preliminary investigation shows that at approximately 5:15 PM, a crash occurred on I-80/94 near Burr St., according to Sgt. Glen Fifield. The investigation shows that the driver of a 2009 Ford Escape was struck by gunfire and as a result, crashed the vehicle into the median wall. The driver was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
53 Years Ago: Indiana Marshal, Deputy Shot and Killed Near School
St. John, IN – Officers in St. John are remembering two fallen officers today. On this day 53 years ago, St. John Town Marshal James E. Larimer and Indiana State Police Trooper John J. Streu tragically lost their lives near Kolling School in St. John, Indiana. The incident unfolded...
NIPSCO Accepting Applications For 2024 Environmental Action Grant
MERRILLVILLE – For the ninth consecutive year, NIPSCO is accepting applications for its Environmental Action Grant to support local nonprofit organizations with their environmental restoration and education projects throughout northern Indiana. “NIPSCO employees are dedicated to contributing to the communities we serve, and we look forward to launching this...
Don’t Miss the Designer Purse & Sunglass Bingo Fundraiser on March 6th
Coming up on March 6th, one of the region’s most popular (and certainly most fun) fundraising events will provide attendees with a chance to win designer and name-brand purses and sunglasses while also sharing in fun networking opportunities with other local leaders. The Northwest Indiana Influential Women Association’s (NWIIWA) Designer Purse & Sunglass Bingo is an absolute blast and will be raising funds to support professional development and educational opportunities for women.
ILLINOIS DRIVER FLEEING POLICE HOSPITALIZED WITH CRITICAL INJURIES AFTER TOLL ROAD CRASH
Just before 2:10 PM, Friday, (02/16/2024), police officers with the Lake County Sheriff’s Department began pursuing the driver of a Honda Civic for numerous traffic violations, according to Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. The pursuit started on northbound I-65 and continued onto the Indiana Toll Road heading west....
Mother & Daughter Charged with Felony Theft in Jasper County
On February 2, 2024, Indiana State Police District 13 Field Investigations filed criminal charges against Meagan Baker (mother) and Kayla Baker (daughter) through the Jasper County Prosecutor’s Office. The two were employed by Brian Shields DDS, which had been conducting business in Demotte, IN, when the crime occurred. The...
IL Momence's Most Loveable Puppies Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around momence..
Storm Spotter Training planned
The Kankakee County Emergency Management Agency along with the National Weather Service will host a severe storm spotter training next month. Kankakee County Chief Deputy Trent Bukowski has the details. The training is recommended for people 10 years of age or older. You can get more on the Kankakee County...
UPDATE: Person shot while driving on the interstate in Lake County will be OK
GARY, Ind. (WNDU) - The Indiana State police say the woman who was shot while driving on Interstate 94/80 in lake County will be OK. The incident happened Saturday night shortly after five on the interstate near Burr Street in Gary. Police say the woman was driving a 2009 Ford...
Merrillville to Host Black History Month Celebration Dinner
In Merrillville, the town says it will pay tribute to African American trailblazers of the community during the “Still I Rise, Created for Greatness” Black History Month Scholarship and. Celebration Dinner. The second annual event takes place Friday, February 23, 2024, 6 to 10 p.m. at the Dean...