| May 5, 2009
| 1:13 PM
The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Tuesday reported 12 new confirmed cases of the novel H1N1 flu in the following counties: Hendricks (1), Lake (2), Marion (5), Porter (1), Putnam (1), St. Joseph (1), and Tippecanoe (1).
Health officials say...
| May 14, 2009
(WGN-AM) - Many communities around Chicago are cleaning up after storms Wednesday night. Some of the areas hardest hit include Northwest Indiana and Rockford.
Commonwealth Edison reported 8,000 customers without power as of 5 a.m., with more than half of...
| Jan 25, 2009
• Jan. 25, Chocolate Festival, Rock Island (181 miles), 309-794-0991, qcgardens.com: Enjoy a sugar-filled day with free chocolate and cooking demonstrations at the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave. Adults $10.
• Jan. 31,...
| Sep 18, 2009
Indianapolis Public School officials are expressing surprise over higher attendance numbers thus far this school year.
Going into Friday, IPS leaders were concerned their official attendance number would fall below last year's mark of 32,000.
| Sep 30, 2009
One day after President Obama calls for longer school days and a longer school year a group of Indiana parents is pushing lawmakers to push back the first day of school.
The group called, 'Save Indiana Summers' says starting school later would save the...
| Dec 4, 2009
| 8:45 AM
Brian Reese was sentenced to 59 years in prison Friday morning. Reese is the convicted shooter of IMPD officer Jason Fishburn.
Original Story The A jury in Porter County took just 90 minutes to convict Brian Reese of attempted murder in the July 10,...
| Dec 2, 2009
| 10:24 AM
A new report shows that Indiana college graduates are leaving school with more debt than the national average and that their borrowing has gone up about 20 percent in three years.
The report issued by the California-based Project on Student Debt says...
| Dec 11, 2009
| 1:07 PM
Kouts Firemen Christmas Show
Porter County Expo Center
To purchase a copy of the cd:
If Every Day Could Be Christmas
Richie McDonald has long been one of music's most accomplished and...
| Jun 23, 2009
| 11:04 AM
(WGN-AM)- With the two hottest days of the year upon us, National Weather Service forecasters issued heat advisories for today and Wednesday.
The advisories encompass every county in the area excluding Cook and Lake which will be significantly cooler...
| Jun 27, 2009
| 4:56 PM
(WGN-AM) - A Hobart, Ind. couple fabricated a story about a 2-year-old girl being kidnapped in order to cover up the toddler's apparent beating death, prosecutors said.
Engelica Castillo, 18, and Tim Tkachik, 23, were each charged with murder, neglect of...
| Jul 10, 2009
Fatal Domestic Shooting | Snag at Firekeepers | Sentencing in Mom Abuse
ELDERLY WOMAN DIES IN DOMESTIC DISPUTE
MARCELLUS - An elderly woman is dead after a domestic dispute turned deadly in Van Buren County on Thursday.
Killed was Rose Harris, 78, of...