LaPorte man who never had a license is charged in hit-and-run of jogger July 21

A LaPorte man now faces two charges after public tips led police to his vehicle as the one that struck and injured a local jogger on July 21, 2018. Jose Ferrer-Medina, 25, faces charges ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City woman, 18, charged with murder in July 25 shooting death of man

A Michigan City woman has been charged with murder after a Hammond man was shot and killed Wednesday, July 25, 2018. Jae’Vianna Aldridge, 18, is charged with killing Joseph Prior ... Continue Reading →

Motorcyclist killed in collision with car on U.S. 421

A rural Michigan City man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car on U.S. 421 Tuesday night, July 24, 2018. Michael Mays, 47, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force ... Continue Reading →

Police, firefighters free woman trapped in burning car after tree limb fell on it

Michigan City police and firefighters were able to free a young woman from her burning SUV after a large tree limb fell on it Friday afternoon, July 20, 2018. The tree limb on private ... Continue Reading →

Cops and Bobbers (could there be a more perfect title?) brings police and kids together to fish

WNLP photos and story by Bob Wellinski Under overcast skies, nine LaPorte City Police officers paired up with nine LaPorte County youths to get a little Saturday morning fishing ... Continue Reading →

Rambo’s excellent adventures

The LaPorte Police Department K-9 Division has a little story to tell about Rambo’s full day on Wednesday, July 18 — and the day wasn’t even over yet: “Rambo had a busy ... Continue Reading →

Off-duty lifeguard, EMT rescue 2 kids from lake near Michigan City Pier

Indiana conservation officers report that two children nearly drowned before being rescued by an off-duty lifeguard and an off-duty EMT near the Michigan City Pier Tuesday evening, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County teen dies after car/semi crash

Photos and information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office A LaPorte County teen died after a Volkswagen-vs.-semi accident Sunday morning, July 18, at the intersection of Ind. ... Continue Reading →

Fowl play: Woman reports being attacked by neighbor’s 60-pound rooster

We’ll let the sheriff’s office report tell it: “On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, I (Patrol Officer J. Roby) was dispatched to 7247 W. Johnson Rd. in reference to an animal ... Continue Reading →

2 men arrested after home invasion in Michigan City

Two men were apprehended in Berrien County, MI, after allegedly invading a Michigan City man’s home the early morning of July 5, 2018, and robbing him. The victim told police that ... Continue Reading →