LaPorte man, Chicago man recently convicted of dealing drugs

Press release provided The LaPorte County Drug Task Force and The LaPorte County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office announce the conviction of two defendants in separate investigations ... Continue Reading →

Update: LaPorte woman airlifted after one-car crash on north U.S. 35

A LaPorte woman was airlifted by medical helicopter Wednesday morning, Sept. 12, after her SUV went off U.S. 35, landed in a ditch and overturned. Rachel Tibbs, 67, was driving her ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City High School student, 17, arrested for having handgun at school

A 17-year-old Michigan City High School student is now charged with Dangerous Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm on School Property after it was learned he had a handgun ... Continue Reading →

Woof! Vietnam vet who served with dogs delivers gifts for sheriff’s K9 squad

From the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: This week loyal supporters of the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office visited with an annual donation and gifts for our K9 program ... Continue Reading →

Texas woman in critical condition after being pulled from water in Beverly Shores

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources reports that a Texas woman was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Michigan in Beverly Shores on Sept. 5, 2018. The DNR stated ... Continue Reading →

Want to learn more about police work? Enroll now for 8th annual MCPD Citizens Police Academy

The Michigan City Police Department will conduct its 8th annual Citizens Police Academy starting Oct. 4 and running for seven weeks. Each week will feature a 2.5-hour block from 6 p.m. ... Continue Reading →

One dead after 2-vehicle crash at U.S. 6 and 400 West

Information and photo from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office A Valparaiso man was killed when he disregarded a stop sign and his car collided with another vehicle at U.S. 6 and ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: 2 boys die after being pulled from Lake Michigan Aug. 18

Update Aug. 19 from DNR: Indiana Conservation Officers received information that the 14-year-old male victim of the incident yesterday evening passed away early this morning at Comer ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte man charged with dealing heroin, cocaine, meth and more

A LaPorte man was charged with dealing heroin, cocaine, meth and marijuana after a warrant search of a Planett Street house and a car Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. The LaPorte County Drug ... Continue Reading →

A flood of area residents receive IRS scam calls Aug. 8

Both LaPorte County and LaPorte City police say a flood of callers reported Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, that they had received attempted phone scams. Purporting to be an IRS representative, ... Continue Reading →