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4 companies seek to revive stalled Terre Haute casino plans

Sep. 23, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Two companies that already operate casinos in Indiana are among four seeking to take over the stalled effort to open a new casino in Terre Haute. Those applications were submitted by Wednesday’s deadline to the Indiana Gaming Commission for...

Indiana seeking to reach .500 vs refreshed Western Kentucky

Sep. 23, 2021 10:23 AM EDT

While Indiana and Western Kentucky must each deal with a tough stretch of opponents, the Hilltoppers at least got a chance to catch their breath before their matchup on Saturday night. Though last week's bye came somewhat early, WKU (1-1) still needed it to prepare for a...

NW Indiana woman admits to taking late father's benefits

Sep. 22, 2021 09:59 AM EDT

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana woman has admitted that she cashed her late father's government disability checks and pocketed the money for 10 years after his death. Gary resident Elizabeth Harris, who's also known as Elizabeth Harris-Liuhoulo, pleaded guilty...

Nolan, Baylor lead Oregon State's rout of Idaho 42-0

Sep. 18, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State took care of business Saturday against FCS opponent Idaho, dominating from the outset in a 42-0 victory. Chance Nolan passed for three touchdowns and B.J. Baylor ran for two scores as the Beavers (2-1) amassed 438 total yards and were...

Water main replacement project coming to NW Indiana.

Sep. 13, 2021 13:42 PM EDT

GARY, Ind. (AP) — A private utility is launching a more than $24 million water main replacement project in northwestern Indiana. Indiana American Water plans to replace steel and cast-iron pipes in Gary that are older and have broken frequently, the (Northwest Indiana)...

3 juveniles in car on Indiana interstate hurt in shooting

Sep. 12, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Three juveniles who were traveling in a car on an Indiana interstate were injured in an overnight shooting, Indiana State Police said Sunday. Authorities said five people left a party in Gary in a car around 12 a.m. when they were struck by gunfire on...

Gary teen deemed incompetent for trial in infant's killing

Sep. 01, 2021 16:01 PM EDT

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 17-year-old Gary girl accused of killing a toddler left in her care can remain jailed in northwest Indiana until she’s transferred to a mental health facility in Indianapolis. Lake Criminal Court Judge Natalie Bokota...

Gary man to testify against co-defendants in 2 teens' deaths

Aug. 26, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A Gary man has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge and agreed to testify against two co-defendants charged in the fatal shootings of two teenage boys slain last year in northwest Indiana. Elijah D. Robinson, 19, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one...

NW Indiana man convicted in slayings of woman, her son, 13

Aug. 25, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana man has been convicted in the fatal shootings of a Gary woman and her 13-year-old son who were slain in their home during a 2019 robbery. A Lake County jury convicted Darren “Duke” Taylor, 41, on Monday of two counts of...

Contractor struck, killed by pickup at NW Indiana steel mill

Aug. 23, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

EAST CHICAGO, Ind. (AP) — A contractor was struck and killed by a pickup truck over the weekend at Cleveland-Cliffs' steel mill in northwest Indiana, a company official said. The contractor died Saturday evening after being struck in the company's contractor parking lot...