Thursday September 20 8:12 am

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News

Hammond Man Arrested on Possession of Child Pornography

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Hammond, Lake County-Today, a Hammond, Indiana man was arrested on charges of Possession of Child Pornography as a result of an investigation conducted by Indiana Internet Crimes Against Children Unit which consist of officers from the Indiana State Police, Hammond Police, and Homeland Security.

ISP-Lafayette Now Accepting Applications for Secretary IV

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The Indiana State Police is accepting applications for a secretary IV position at the Lafayette Post. Primary responsibility is to help provide secretarial and administrative support to the District Command Staff. Successful applicants must be able to proofread documents with accuracy, have the ability to work with computerized word processing, spreadsheets, databases and specialized software.

**Correction** Elkhart Man Crashes Stolen Car in a “Dream”

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After this mornings news release, the brother of the suspect contacted the Indiana State Police to advise that Matthew J. Aaron was not the person who was in custody. The person in custody was actually Joshua Gene Aaron who is 35 years of age. Joshua used his brothers information to identify himself. The arrest paperwork has been amended to include a charge of Identity Deception, a level 6 felony.

Update: Search operations for theIndiana Conservation Officers Search for Missing Canoer in Driftwood River (Bartholomew County)

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UPDATE: At 10:56 a.m. this morning (9/16/2018), Indiana Conservation Officers recovered the body of Siddharth Panicker, 27, of Columbus in the Driftwood River near where he was last seen.

Motorcyclist Crashes on I-65

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Lake County-A motorcyclist was thrown from his bike early this Thursday, September 13, 2018, morning when he hit traffic barrel supports in the middle of I-65.

A Message from Pete Visclosky

The attack on our soil on September 11, 2001, was a solemn day in the nation’s history that we must never forget. I want to take a moment today to honor those who lost their lives in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania that day -- and to honor the first responders who risked their lives to protect American citizens. These men and women are true American heroes.

NIRPC to conduct a household travel survey

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NIRPC to conduct a household travel survey of 2,000 households in Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties
The My Daily Travel survey will ask households to share how, when, where, and why they get around to inform decision-making on regional transportation priorities

About the Choice Community Council of Munster

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The Choice Community Council of Munster was founded in 1994 in cooperation between local Munster residents and the Munster Police Department. The Choice Community Council is open to any Munster resident who is interested in helping to plan or volunteer for community programs aimed at preventing drugs, gangs, and violence in Munster and also serves as a citizens advisory group to the Munster Police Department.