Man attacks, injures 2 LaPorte County deputies at Michigan City courthouse

Press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office At approx. 11:30 a.m. this morning (Oct. 19, 2018), Michigan City Superior Courthouse security deputies Jon Keene and Aaron ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s office urges parents to check local sex offender registry before Trick-or-Treat night

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is urging parents to check the local sex offender registry using the link at www.laportecountysheriff.com before Trick-or-Treat time. (LaPorte’s ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s deputy gets an unwanted thrill ride from drunk driver

Information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office A LaPorte County sheriff’s deputy got an unexpected ride — hanging on to the driver’s side door of a drunk driver — ... Continue Reading →

One of Minnesota’s most wanted fugitives who taunted cops is captured in Michigan City

Information from Michigan City Police Department Tiesha Monique Moore is in custody following a 5-month womanhunt that spanned three states, ending in Michigan City. Moore was taken ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Man charged with murder, another with obstruction of justice, in shooting death of Michigan City man

Less than 24 hours after the shooting, Michigan City Police have charged two men in the homicide investigation in the 200 block of E. 6th St. that occurred at about 8:30 p.m. Oct. ... Continue Reading →

LP County man dies when his pickup truck overturns

A rural LaPorte County man was killed Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, when the pickup truck he was driving left the road, went down a steep embankment and overturned. Daniel Harrington, 80, ... Continue Reading →

Beware of scam caller identifying himself as LP County sergeant

Press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is warning area residents of a fraudulent scam. The sheriff’s office have received several ... Continue Reading →

Early morning mess: Semi dumps scrap metal load on West Ind. 2

Photos from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office West Ind. 2 was closed for a few hours Tuesday morning, Sept. 25, 2018, after a semi trailer tipped and dumped its load of scrap ... Continue Reading →

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 →