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 →

Michigan City High School student, 17, arrested for having handgun at school

A 17-year-old Michigan City High School student is now charged with Dangerous Possession of a Firearm and Possession of a Firearm on School Property after it was learned he had a handgun ... Continue Reading →

Woof! Vietnam vet who served with dogs delivers gifts for sheriff’s K9 squad

From the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: This week loyal supporters of the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office visited with an annual donation and gifts for our K9 program ... Continue Reading →

Texas woman in critical condition after being pulled from water in Beverly Shores

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources reports that a Texas woman was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Michigan in Beverly Shores on Sept. 5, 2018. The DNR stated ... Continue Reading →

One dead after 2-vehicle crash at U.S. 6 and 400 West

Information and photo from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office A Valparaiso man was killed when he disregarded a stop sign and his car collided with another vehicle at U.S. 6 and ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: 2 boys die after being pulled from Lake Michigan Aug. 18

Update Aug. 19 from DNR: Indiana Conservation Officers received information that the 14-year-old male victim of the incident yesterday evening passed away early this morning at Comer ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte man charged with dealing heroin, cocaine, meth and more

A LaPorte man was charged with dealing heroin, cocaine, meth and marijuana after a warrant search of a Planett Street house and a car Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. The LaPorte County Drug ... Continue Reading →

A flood of area residents receive IRS scam calls Aug. 8

Both LaPorte County and LaPorte City police say a flood of callers reported Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, that they had received attempted phone scams. Purporting to be an IRS representative, ... Continue Reading →

Espar responds to Sullivan’s statement; explains why he didn’t recuse himself

EDITOR’S NOTE: LaPorte County Prosecutor John Espar released this statement Aug. 7, 2018, in response to a statement issued by LaPorte County Councilman John Sullivan’s attorney ... Continue Reading →

Woman pulled from Lake Michigan during boat races in MC

Indiana DNR press release: Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an incident that occurred Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, on Washington Park Beach in Michigan City. Lisa Gensinger, ... Continue Reading →