In addition to the news stories featured on this Web site, there are several significant local stories that have affected dozens of lives across the area. Here are a few.
- Town Marshal Killed in Motorcycle Crash --- A veteran officer in NW Indiana is killed in a hit-and-run crash as he road his motorcyle on his day off.
- Seven Shot on West Side -- Seven people had just left a “social club” when shots were fired from a passing maroon van, police said.
- Family Remembers 'Spitfire' Grandma with Balloons --- Joined by three of his grandchildren, 84-year-old John Zajac honored his wife's memory by doind something the couple had done for nearly 61 years.
- Off-Duty Firefighter Saves Chicago Woman in Restaurant -- A 64-year-old Chicago woman is forever grateful to a Hobart firefighter who performed the Heimlich maneuver on her at an area restuarant, dislodging a piece of meat that had gotten stuck in her throat.
- Three Stabbed Outside Wicker Park Bar -- Two women and a man were stabbed during a fight just outside a tavern early Monday in the Wicker Park neighborhood.