Purdue University Northwest awarded nearly $6M grant from NSA

The National Security Agency has awarded a nearly $6 million Cybersecurity Workforce Development grant to the College of Technology at Purdue University Northwest.

Distillery to rehab vacant downtown Hammond building

The city's Department of Planning and Development says 18th Street Distillery has acquired a vacant mechanic garage building in the city's downtown with plans to transform it into a new distillery and tasting room.

PNW celebrates Bioscience Innovation Building

Purdue University Northwest says the Nils K. Nelson Bioscience Innovation Building is nearing completion and has been officially handed over to the university for use.

Horseshoe Hammond reports record betting

Horseshoe Hammond Casino is reporting increased attendance and sports betting since opening "The Book" six months ago. The casino's sportsbook has taken over 53 percent of the retail and in-person market of northwest Indiana since its opening in September through February of this year.

Two indicted for defrauding federal program

Two people are facing charges in northwest Indiana in separate indictments related to violations of the U.S. Treasury Department's Blight Elimination Program.

Purdue Northwest lands $530k NSF grant

Two Purdue University Northwest professors are being awarded nearly $530,000 from the National Science Foundation. Neeti Parashar, professor of physics, and Jim Dolen, assistant professor of physics, will receive the multiyear grant to further their particle physics research.