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Imagine it is Labor Day 1924. You've just finished dinner on the porch, the kids are playing next door and the radio just tuned in: "Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. Today's story is about bestselling author Gene Stratton-Porter. At this very moment...
Tribune reporterThe body of a 20-year-old New Lenox man who presumably drowned in Lake Michigan in Indiana was recovered shortly before 1 p.m. today, officials said. Brett Vanetten went missing about 2:15 p.m. Wednesday while swimming at the Wells Street Beach in...
Tags: Gary, U.S. Coast Guard
A man struck by a truck on the Indiana tollway in Porter County is recovering in a Chicago hospital today while an investigation continues into why he walked into traffic. About 1:30 p.m. Thursday Jeffery P. Bohannon of Westville, Ind., walked into...
The National Weather Service this morning issued a hazardous weather outlook for the Chicago area and other parts of Illinois that warns of strong to severe thunderstorms that could produce isolated tornadoes. The storms are coming in two waves. The...
Tags: Tornadoes, DeKalb, Natural Disasters, Kankakee, McHenry
Local volunteers from the American Red Cross and utility workers are leaving this weekend for various parts of the East Coast in anticipation of Hurricane Irene. At least four Red Cross are going from St. Joseph County, four from Elkhart County and...
The body of a 23-year-old Valparaiso University student was found today in Lake Michigan one day after he was last seen swimming in high waves at Porter Beach, Indiana officials said. The body of Rayan Sami A Bochari was found at 4:30 p.m. after U.S....
Tags: Porter County, U.S. Coast Guard
Dear Tom, What is meant by the term heating degree day units? —Frank Lizak, Porter, Ind. Dear Frank, With the cool days of September rapidly approaching, it is a good time to revisit the topic of heating degree days. Heating degree day units...
Tags: Weather, Weather Statistics
Tribune reporterMurder charges are pending against an 18-year-old man who investigators believe is responsible for the death of a young woman whose body was found by searchers over the weekend in northwestern Indiana. Porter County Sheriff David Lain says Indiana...
An 18-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the death of a Portage, Ind., woman whose body was found by police near his home on Saturday, the Porter County sheriff's office said today. Dustin McCowan faces a murder charge in the...
An autopsy revealed a Portage woman died from a single gunshot wound. Murder charges are pending against an 18-year-old man who investigators believe is responsible for the death of the young woman, whose body was found by searchers over the weekend in...
The 18-year old man accused of killing a Portage girl made his first appearance in court Tuesday. Dustin McCowan was charged with murder Monday in connection with the death of his ex-girlfriend. An autopsy revealed Amanda Bach, 19, was instantly...
Tags: Bloomington (Monroe, Indiana), Prosecution, Murder, WGN, Crimes
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A Porter County judge has recused herself from the case against an 18-year-old man accused of killing a young woman whose body was found by searchers over the weekend in northwestern Indiana. The Times of Munster reports...
Tags: Judges, Murder, Porter County, Justice System
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