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Lake County (Indiana)

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  • Casey Anthony verdict shocks Central Florida

    Casey Anthony verdict shocks Central Florida
    Ever since the 2008 disappearance of 2-year-old Caylee Marie Anthony, Janice Seals-Mack has eaten up every sound bite she could find on the missing-person-turned-murder case. So when she heard Tuesday that Caylee's mother, Casey Anthony, was found not...
  • Scrub-jay survey at preserve east of Eustis too little, too late

    Scrub-jay survey at preserve east of Eustis too little, too late
    Strap yourself in, dear reader. Tidbits of additional information about recent column topics have been trickling this way, and it's time to catch up on them. First, a recent column criticized Lake County for spending about $8,000 to pave a parking lot...
  • Plant yourself at a garden sale

    Plant yourself at a garden sale
    Plant sales offer splendid opportunities to buy a variety of plants – often unusual and/or heirloom varieties hard to find anywhere else, and a chance to talk shop with fellow gardeners. Most sales are held rain or shine; each listing has contact...
  • Goodbye blizzard, hello subzero cold

    Goodbye blizzard, hello subzero cold
    Round 2: The coldest weather in two years. After getting hit with its third-biggest snowstorm on record, the Chicago area is now under a wind chill advisory. Temperatures are expected to drop to 11-15 degrees below zero Wednesday night, with wind chills...
  • Herman Cain coming to Howey-in-the-Hills

     
    By Christine Show, Staff Writer HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS — Presidential candidate Herman Cain will make a stop in Lake County later this month.  The former Godfather’s Pizza chief executive officer will speak at 8:30 a.m. Wed., Sept. 21 at the...
  • Funnel clouds spotted as storm moves south of city

    Funnel clouds were reported early tonight as a strong storm blew through south of Chicago from Illinois into Indiana. About 6:50 p.m. a tornado warning was issued for southeastern Cook County, northern Lake County in Indiana as well as northwestern...
  • Power outages, damaged police cars in wake of storm

    Power outages, damaged police cars in wake of storm
    About 20,000 homes and businesses served by Commonwealth Edison Co. were without power  this afternoon in the wake of severe thunderstorms that pelted the Chicago area with golf ball-size hailstones, disrupted Metra service for hours in the far northern...
  • Gag order issued in Indiana fatal abuse case

    An Indiana judge issued a gag order this afternoon in the case of a couple charged in the murder of a 13-year-old Gary boy who died allegedly after brutal abuse that included being kept in a dog cage. The ruling came from Lake County Judge Diane...
  • Bail set for teen charged in death of Mount Carmel student

    Bail set for teen charged in death of Mount Carmel student
    A Chicago teenager who police believed accidentally killed another teen from Chicago during a fight at an Indiana beach turned himself in this afternoon to authorities in Laporte County, officials said. Kevin Kennelly, 17, was pronounced dead just before...
  • Police: Driver had body hanging from truck

    Police in Northwest Indiana say officers who stopped a speeding driver found the body of a man he had fatally hit in the back of his pickup truck. Lake County court documents say an officer spotted blue jeans hanging from the truck's tailgate when he...
  • Two women die in Will County traffic accident

    Two women were killed Sunday afternoon in a traffic crash in south suburban Crete Township near the Illinois-Indiana border, authorities said. The one-vehicle crash occurred just after noon in the 3000 block of East Bemes Road, officials said. The two...
  • 19 dogs found living in squalor

    19 dogs found living in squalor
    It was a tragic scene in northwest Indiana as dozens of dogs were found living in squalor. The Lake County Sheriff's Department raided a home Saturday only to find 19 dogs living in feces more than a foot deep. Deputies also found 15 other dead animals...