UPDATE: Body of LaPorte man found in Trail Creek

Information from Indiana DNR: Indiana DNR officers reported Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, that the man found dead in Trail Creek Oct. 16 has been identified as Tommie Allison, 37, of LaPorte. ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE OCT. 16: Suspect in Oct. 13 burglary believed to have committed some 100 local thefts, burglaries

PRESS RELEASE UPDATE from sheriff’s office Oct. 16: On Friday afternoon (Oct. 13), detectives from the sheriff’s office testified in a hearing before LaPorte Circuit ... Continue Reading →

2 of 88 LaPorte County registered sex offenders found in noncompliance during police check

Just two of the 88 registered sex offenders checked in a Oct. 11 police sweep were found to be noncompliant of registry regulations, according to a LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: MC couple killed in Rolling Prairie crash; New Carlisle man was driving other car

Oct. 7 afternoon update from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: The LaPorte County Coroner’s Office has confirmed with the sheriff’s office the identities of the two ... Continue Reading →

“Accept help when you need it and give it when you can”

Photo and press release provided EDITOR’S NOTE: Indiana Department of Natural Resources District 10, which covers LaPorte, Lake, Jasper, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, and Starke counties, ... Continue Reading →

Mayor names Thomas Owens as LaPorte’s new police chief

Mayor Mark Krentz has appointed Thomas E. Owens as the City of LaPorte’s new police chief. Owens replaces Adam Klimczak, who recently resigned as chief but presently remains ... Continue Reading →

Unlicensed driver, 16, hits and injures girl, 8, near MC elementary school

A 16-year-old unlicensed driver whose mother was also in the car struck and injured a girl, 8, on Sept. 21, 2017, near Marsh Elementary in Michigan City. The girl was initially taken ... Continue Reading →

Fellow officers, family and friends remember LaPorte County Patrolman Neil Thompson on anniversary of his death

Photos and information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office More than 30 members of the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office, as well as retired officers and friends, gathered ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: LaPorte man charged after bomb found in house across from LaPorte High School

UPDATE: The suspect reportedly wanted to blow up a neighbor’s car and talked of wanting to abduct children. For more, click on this WSBT-TV post: http://wsbt.com/news/local/laporte-man-held-on-500000-bond-after-bomb-materials-found ——– A ... Continue Reading →

In freak accident, boy, 5, on jet ski strikes and injures woman on beach at Washington Park

Photo and information from Indiana DNR A 5-year-old boy inadvertently injured a woman at Washington Park, Michigan City, when he accidentally drove a personal watercraft (jet ski) ... Continue Reading →