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  • South Shore will bus mid-day passengers between Carroll Ave. and Dune Park - July 30, 2014 at 3:47 am

    The South Shore will bus mid-day passengers between the Carroll Ave. and Dune Park Stations on Tuesdays and Thursdays through August 14th during track work. Buses will arrive and depart on the published train schedule between Carroll Ave. and Dune Park.

  • It’s an issue that is generating mixed opinions in Indiana - July 30, 2014 at 3:46 am

    It’s an issue that is generating mixed opinions in Indiana. The E-P-A is taking public comments on rules to cut carbon pollution from power plants by nearly one-third from 2005 levels. Indiana gets 80 percent of its electricity from coal and critics say the limits would have a devastating economic impact. But former E-P-A administrator Carol Browner disagrees with the viewpoint that clean air regulations hurt business. Lieutenant Governor Sue Read more…

  • Governor Mike Pence calls on the federal government - July 30, 2014 at 3:44 am

    In a letter sent to President Obama regarding the unaccompanied children crossing the nation’s Southern border, Governor Mike Pence calls on the federal government to quickly resolve the crisis and provide more timely information to the states. Last week, after published media reports stated that unaccompanied children have been placed with sponsors in the state of Indiana, the federal government notified the state that 245 unaccompanied children are in Indiana

  • 23 year old Ryan Ericson of Michigan City and a teen mother were arrested - July 30, 2014 at 3:43 am

    23 year old Ryan Ericson of Michigan City and a teen mother were arrested in Portage on multiple charges. Portage Police were dispatched to the 6000 block of Central Ave. after receiving a report of a female panhandling with a baby in a stroller. The baby was wearing only a diaper and the temperature was 64 degrees. She told police she was homeless. The teen was also with Ericson and Read more…

  • A warrant has been issued for 25 year old Jontae Ke Shawn Rogers - July 30, 2014 at 3:42 am

    A warrant has been issued for Jontae Ke Shawn Rogers, 25, of Michigan City, for credit card fraud, a Class D felony. Rogers is a former intern for the LaPorte County Commissioners and allegedly used a Visa card belonging to the commissioners on May 9 for an unauthorized charge of $173 to pay overdue fees at a local athletic club. Rogers told police that he was allowed to use the Read more…


News From Around The World

  • YouTube Comedy Star Pays Off Parents’ $340,000 Mortgage

    iStock/Thinkstock(PARAMOUNT, Calif.) — How does a popular YouTube star who calls his six-figure comedy talents “obscene” spend his money? Timothy DeLaGhetto typically entertains his 2.5 million subscribers with sex jokes and television parodies. By contrast, his latest video is a real tearjerker. The comedian and rapper’s real name is Tim Chantarangsu, and he’s the son of parents who immigrated from Thailand. Chantarangsu said his income is primarily driven by advertisements Read more…

  • Ten Sexy Things President Warren Harding Told His Mistress

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    (Print Collector/Getty Images) ABC News’ Scott Wilson and Noah Weiland report Around a thousand pages of often erotic correspondence between President Warren Harding and his mistress of 15 years, Carrie Phillips, were released today at the Library of Congress. Written between 1910 and 1920, the letters are revealing not only of Harding’s ambivalence about World War I, but his unrelenting obsession with Phillips, who the historian James Robenalt believes was Read more…

  • Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray Share Details of Their Secret Atlanta Dates

    ABC/Javier Pesquera(NEW YORK) — Bachelorette fans learned Monday night that Andi Dorfman and Josh Murray were engaged. But the proposal actually happened months ago and, since the end of filming, the two have had to sneak around Atlanta, where they both live, to see each other. “We kind of just chilled all the time,” Murray told ABC News. “We couldn’t do anything outside, obviously, and [we wore] a lot of Read more…