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  • South Shore busing passengers during overhead wire upgrades - May 27, 2015 at 1:11 am

    The South Shore will be temporarily busing passengers between South Bend and Carroll Ave. in Michigan City because of overhead wire upgrade work. There will be no busing to or from Hudson Lake. The following trains operating exclusively between South Bend and Michigan City are cancelled: EB Train 401, WB Trains 422 & 424.

  • Section of Franklin Street to close Thursday - May 27, 2015 at 1:10 am

    The Department Of Water Works Will Be Closing Franklin Street Between 7th & 8th Streets, From 6:00 Am To 6:00 Pm, On Thursday, May 28, 2015, To Install A New Water Service Line To The Art-Space Building (Formerly Known As The Warren Building).

  • ISP to conduct Lake County sobriety checkpoint - May 27, 2015 at 1:09 am

    The Lowell District of the Indiana State Police will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint during the late evening hours in Lake County on Thursday May 28th. Drivers that encounter a checkpoint will be required to produce a valid license and registration. Motorists that are not impaired can expect only short delays of 2-3 minutes while passing through the checkpoint. If all information is correct and there is no other reason Read more…

  • LaPorte Police Department Wanted Person of the Week - May 27, 2015 at 1:09 am

    The LaPorte Police Department Wanted Person of the Week is 19 year old Jessie Ramirez. He is wanted for Level 6 Resisting Law Enforcement and B misdemeanor Battery. Jessie Ramirez is 5’7″, 135 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. If you know the whereabouts of Jessie Ramirez, call the LaPorte City Police Department at 219-362-9446.

  • Porter County Sheriff’s Department responds to accidental shooting - May 27, 2015 at 1:08 am

    The Porter County Sheriff’s Department officials responded to a call to a home in the 70 East block of U.S. 6 and found two men with gunshot wounds. A 71 year old man accidentally shot himself and his therapist while attempting to check his gun to see if it was loaded and it went off. The 28 year old therapist suffered a wound to the top of his foot and Read more…

News From Around The World

  • Microsoft’s Cortana Is Coming to iOS, Android Devices

    Microsoft(NEW YORK) — Microsoft’s sassy virtual personal assistant Cortana will soon be staking out a spot on competing platforms. Joe Belfiore, head of Microsoft’s operating systems group, announced in a blog post on Tuesday that Cortana will be available as an option on Android and iOS devices later this year as a companion to Windows 10. A phone companion app will be built into Windows 10, which will allow users Read more…

  • Four Taliban Fighters Killed After Attack on Afghan Guesthouse

    iStock/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Four gunmen attacked an upscale neighborhood in Kabul, Afghanistan overnight, engaging in a fierce firefight with security forces, according to officials. There were no casualties other than the four gunmen, all of whom were killed. Police say the attackers were targeting a guesthouse in the area. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack. Earlier this month, the group attacked another guesthouse in Kabul, killing a dozen Read more…

  • State Department Proposes Rollout of Clinton Emails Starting June 30

    Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In a federal court filing submitted late Tuesday night, the State Department proposed a new plan to rollout heavily scrubbed versions of 55,000 emails belonging to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The State Department said it will begin posting the emails on its website starting on June 30 and then continue posting them every 60 days — aiming to have them all posted by Jan. Read more…

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