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SCHERERVILLE - A Matteson, Illinois, police officer who crashed her car along U.S. 30 in Schererville is scheduled to appear Tuesday in Schererville Town Court.

According to information the "Times" obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, Schererville police arrested 32 year-old Stacey J. Vander Kam on November 28th on suspicion of operating while intoxicated.

Vander Kam allegedly admitted to drinking alcohol at the Bullpen Luxury Bar and Grill before leaving to drive home.  

Taylor University Cancels China Study Abroad Over Coronavirus

Jan 30, 2020

Taylor University is the latest US college to cancel a study abroad program in China because of the threat of the Wuhan coronavirus.  As IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, this was supposed to be the program’s inaugural semester.

The Taylor University business study abroad program was supposed to be headquartered in Xian, which is about 500 miles away from the epicenter of the virus, Wuhan.  But in a statement, Taylor Dean of International Programs Charles Brainer says it is cancelling the program as a precaution.

Indiana’s health department is investigating 11 cases of a severe respiratory illness to see if they’re linked to e-cigarettes. Similar cases were also discovered in Illinois and Wisconsin.

 

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — The surprise shutdown of a road across the Indiana-Illinois state line due to deteriorating pavement conditions is irking drivers who use the busy route.

The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports Hammond, Indiana, on May 24 closed 136th Street, known locally as Boy Scout Road and as 134th Street on the Illinois side.

 

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — The surprise shutdown of a road across the Indiana-Illinois state line due to deteriorating pavement conditions is irking drivers who use the busy route.

The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports Hammond, Indiana, on May 24 closed 136th Street, known locally as Boy Scout Road and as 134th Street on the Illinois side.

A new report from a group of educators and advocates says the state needs to invest millions of dollars to fully address issues with teacher pay, and has recommended action they say is vital to reducing Indiana’s teacher shortage.