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  • Edwin Traisman, 91; helped develop Cheez Whiz

    Edwin Traisman, a food researcher who helped create Cheez Whiz and, as an early McDonald's franchise owner in Wisconsin, co-developed the freezing process used to make McDonald's French fries, has died. He was 91. Traisman, a resident of Monona, Wis.,...
  • PASSINGS: Charles B. Pierce, Aaron Cohen, Paul Serchia

    PASSINGS: Charles B. Pierce, Aaron Cohen, Paul Serchia
    Charles B. Pierce Filmmaker influenced 'Blair Witch' Charles B. Pierce, 71, an independent filmmaker whose inexpensively made documentary-style drama "The Legend of Boggy Creek" influenced the hit film "The Blair Witch Project" decades later, died...
  • Military deaths

    The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq: Justin L. Bauer, 24, of Loveland, Colo.; staff sergeant, Army. Bauer was killed Jan. 10 when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle...
  • November 27 - Live Music from Jimmy Sturr

    November 27 - Live Music from Jimmy Sturr
    Polkapalooza featuring Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra To see them again: Friday & Saturday November 27 & 28 Both shows at 2 p.m., Doors open at 1 p.m. Polkapalooza The Venue at Horeshoe Casino 777 Casino Center Drive Hammond, IN (219) 473-6060 Jimmy...
  • Steve & Johnnie

    Steve & Johnnie
    "The Steve and Johnnie Show" is an overnight kaleidoscope of people, places and things ranging from breaking local, national and international news stories, to celebrity interviews, to creative sculpture (with Spam), to in-studio "jams" with visiting rock...
  • Readers show off their ZIP appeal

    Readers show off their ZIP appeal
    After we published "Alternate ZIPs," describing some less-well-known but robust neighborhoods and suburbs (Real Estate, Jan. 20), it was our readers' turn. They offered lively descriptions of their areas—their alternate ZIPs as it were. North,...
  • Three Indiana State Prison Guards Suspended, Two Escapees Still At Large

    Three Indiana State Prison Guards Suspended, Two Escapees Still At Large
    (WGN-AM)- Three Indiana State Prison guards have been suspended for failing to properly supervise three inmates who escaped last weekend. Investigators claimed the guards did not keep a close enough watch over the inmates and the guards were indefinitely...
  • 60-Year-Old Man Gets 5 Years for Child Molestation

    (WGN-AM)- A Hammond man who pleaded guilty to child molesting last month was sentenced Monday to five years in prison, prosecutors said. Stephen Barnhart, 60, pleaded guilty to the crime on June 22. According to a press release from the office of the...
  • Mideast not funny? Four comics are working on it

    Comic Ray Hanania nervously paced backstage at the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies and occasionally peeked around the velvet curtains to gauge the mood of the school's packed theater. The downtown audience -- Arab businessmen, a Palestinian...
  • Band teacher charged with having sex with student

    A Hammond school band teacher faces child molestation charges for allegedly having sex with one of his 14-year-old students repeatedly at the school over 10 months. Forty-one-year-old James Ciammetti, of Oak Lawn, Illinois, was charged yesterday with...
  • Lear to lay off 121 in Hammond

    Auto parts maker Lear Corp. has notified the state of Indiana that it will lay off nearly half the 245 workers at its plant in Hammond. Lear says 121 workers will lose their jobs Nov. 3. The plant produces seats for vehicles built at the nearby Ford...
  • Ingalls man arrested for stealing gasoline

    (Fishers, Indiana) - On August 8th, 2008 officers arrested Cavin J. Hammond when he was caught stealing gasoline from the Hamilton Southeastern fuel tanks located near the HSE Administration Building on Cumberland Road in Fishers. The gasoline was taken...