Discover fall events in South Shore, Indiana. Find the latest information on the Popcorn Festival and Halloween events. Two parents were arrested and charged in connection with the death of a 3-month-old boy who apparently died of dehydration and malnutrition earlier this month in Gary, Ind. Katherine Holmes, 27, turned herself into the Lake County sheriff's office about 5... A 63-year-old woman was carjacked Monday evening in the parking lot of the Carson's department store in Hammond, Ind., police said. At about 8 p.m., the woman was approached by a male teenager with a handgun in the lot, located in the 6600-block of Indian... KOUTS - Police Chief James Smith was practicing his pucker Saturday afternoon at the 40th annual Kouts Pork Fest. Visitors to the festival donated money to make sure the chief would be the kisser in the Kiss the Pig challenge at the festival, a contest th... Northwest Indiana's Star Plaza Theatre will be demolished next year, turning to rubble one of the region's main entertainment venues for nearly four decades. Merrillville based White Lodging Services Corp. announced Tuesday it will close the Radisson Hote... The leaders of NWI thought you might also enjoy participating in Chicago Suburbs, so they've made it a part of their community neighborhood! Check out the rest of NWI community's neighborhood here. It's funny how no matter where you live, it's easy to overlo the great things to do within your own local area. Opting instead for the lure of the big city, all-the-while thinking "there is nothing to do around here." We moved to Northwest Indiana in 2007... Manufacturing continues to be a key economic driver in the state and region, contributing almost $100 billion to Indiana's gross domestic product and employing more than 520,000 Hoosiers last year, according to state officials.