A Northwest Indiana judge is trying to keep in check comments made outside the courtroom concerning the death of 13-year-old Christian Choate of Gary.Lake County Superior Court Judge Diane Bowell issued a gag order that goes beyond just preventing prosecutors and defense attorneys from speaking abou
As the region struggles to prevent Asian carp from entering Lake Michigan, a leading candidate for Indiana governor has joined calls for a review of how closing Chicago-area waterways would impact industry in Northwest Indiana.Indiana U.S. Rep.
The operators of northern Indiana's commuter railroad are eying a plan to extend the main line from Hammond to the city of Dyer.Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District spokesman John Parsons says the proposed eight-mile-long extension has strong support from the mayors and town managers al
The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that the Lake Michigan town of Ogden Dunes can keep homeowners from renting their houses to vacationers.The Post-Tribune of Merrillville reports the high court has ruled that the town's ordinance clearly states residential homes can't be used for commercial purpos
The U.S. Justice Department is coming to the defense of Planned Parenthood of Indiana. The state's governor recently signed a law blocking federal money from going to the agency.Late Thursday, the U.S.
A strike by construction workers has halted progress on numerous road projects across northern Indiana. Three contractors groups and the union have yet to agree on new contracts after the previous ones expired May 31.