Two armed men rob Citgo station on East Lincolnway Monday; house burglary occurs soon after

Press release from LaPorte Police Department   At approximately 2:25 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017, LaPorte Police officers were dispatched to Citgo Gas Station at 104 E Lincolnway ... Continue Reading →

Jeeps targeted in recent vehicle thefts in Michigan City

Michigan City Police reported April 7, 2017, that four Jeeps were stolen, and two others were targets of unsuccessful thefts, within the last two weeks. The Jeep models taken were mid-1990s ... Continue Reading →

Posted “sextortion” video reportedly shows LPHS student being sexually abused

Press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office Late in the afternoon of Thursday, March 30, 2017, LaPorte High School administrators and the deputy sheriff assigned to the school ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Girl, 15, died in MC shooting; woman injured

A 15-year-old girl was killed and a young woman injured when their car was fired upon March 28, 2017. A baby in the car and another adult in the car were not harmed. The suspect remains ... Continue Reading →

Kingsford Heights man charged after allegedly trying to sell bongs on LP school bus

Information and photo from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office A Kingsford Heights man was arrested Tuesday afternoon, March 28, 2017, after he was allegedly trying to sell bongs, used ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Wild turkey crashes through windshield of car after being struck on U.S. 20

Photos and information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office On Tuesday morning, March 28, 2017, the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident on U.S. ... Continue Reading →

Rural LaPorte man injured when car crashes after police chase

Information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office A rural LaPorte man was hospitalized after crashing his car after a police chase early Friday morning, March 24, 2017. The chase ... Continue Reading →

Mock crash provides sobering scenes for Marquette students

  WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski Information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office    The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office helped to coordinate a mock crash in ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Names released of 3 killed in semi/car crash on U.S. 20 in Rolling Prairie

Information and photo from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: UPDATE 3 P.M.: Two vehicles were involved: a gray 2008 Pontiac G6 and a white 1992 Volvo semi tractor-trailer. Preliminary ... Continue Reading →

Gas leak in Hudson Lake closes 2 road portions, stops South Shore service between SB and MC

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is assisting with a gas leak in the area of Hudson Lake in northeastern LaPorte County. A 3-inch gas line near the intersection of John Emery Road ... Continue Reading →