South Bend man, 63, dies in collision with semi on U.S. 6

Press release and photos from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatality crash that occurred on U.S. 6 west of Walkerton Thursday ... Continue Reading →

Update May 23: 2nd suspect turns himself in after May 11 bank robbery

UPDATE MAY 23: On Sunday, May 21, Bryan Burch walked into the lobby of the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office and turned himself in. ——-  A Michigan City man was ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to LaPorte County EMS awards ceremony May 25

The public is invited to the LaPorte County Emergency Medical Service’s annual EMS Week Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 25, at 11 a.m. at the LaPorte County Complex assembly rooms. ... Continue Reading →

7 from LP, MC, KH arrested for dealing drugs

Press release from LaPorte County Drug Task Force The LaPorte County Drug Task Force, with the assistance of the Fugitive Apprehension Street Team, arrested seven individuals on Tuesday, ... Continue Reading →

Deputies Tase unruly man who used false name; find 54 credit cards, pot in car

Press release and photos from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office On Saturday, May 13, 2017, LaPorte County Sheriff’s Deputy Jon Samuelson made a traffic stop on a vehicle for ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City man charged with dealing synthetic marijuana

A Michigan City man has been charged with dealing synthetic marijuana at his residence and throughout the Michigan City area. Ronald L. Cooper, 22, was arrested after the LaPorte County ... Continue Reading →

Police seeking employee, 20, who allegedly shot co-worker, 17, at MC Burger King

Michigan City Police are searching for a 20-year-old employee of the Burger King at 3956 Franklin St. after the man reportedly shot and wounded a 17-year-old co-worker outside the ... Continue Reading →

10 fire departments battle LaCrosse house fire; no one hurt

Photos and information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office (Click photos to enlarge) Ten volunteer fire departments battled a major house fire at the intersection of Oneida and ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE MAY 7: Escaped Westville inmate found in ductwork of prison room where he worked

Westville Correctional Center press release issued at about noon Sunday: “CAPTURED! The Westville Correctional Facility (WCC) has captured missing inmate Orville Morris – ... Continue Reading →

Minor injuries reported in Friday afternoon crash at U.S. 20, 400 West

Information and photos from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office A truck-car crash with reported minor injuries occurred late Friday afternoon, May 5, 2017, at U.S. 20 and CR 400 West. ... Continue Reading →