Suspect arrested after armed robbery at LaPorte Mini Mart

Information from LaPorte Police A LaPorte man was arrested and charged with Robbery, a Level 3 felony, several hours after an armed robbery occurred at the LaPorte Mini Mart, 205 Lincolnway, ... Continue Reading →

Frontline Foundations and local emergency responders form Quick Response Team for overdoses

Information provided On Nov. 6, 2018, the City of LaPorte will launch its first-ever Quick Response Team (QRT). The QRT program will be deployed throughout the city in response to ... Continue Reading →

Newly renovated Wings Etc. suddenly has more renovation to do

Photos and information by Mike Kellems A car crashed into the dining area of Wings Etc. on East Lincolnway in LaPorte shortly before noon Saturday. No injuries were reported. ... Continue Reading →

Police check whereabouts of all 102 registered sexual predators in LP County; 3 found in noncompliance

In advance of Trick-or-Treat, local police organizations have conducted Operation Watchdog, during which officers checked on all 102 registered Sexually Violent Predators and Offenders ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Police warn of email scammer claiming to be water dept. rep

Press release from LPPD The LaPorte Police Department received reports of individuals receiving emails from someone claiming to be with the LaPorte Water Department. The messages state ... Continue Reading →

Excuse me … there’s a handgun on your roof

A LaPorte County deputy responded to a rather unusual call Oct. 23, 2018, when a woman who lives on CR-800 N reported that a UPS driver spotted a handgun on her roof. As it turns out, ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte teen dies in pickup truck accident

A LaPorte teen died when his pickup truck left the road, went up an embankment, then rolled several times, according to the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office. William Hammerschmidt, ... Continue Reading →

At least 2 moving vehicles hit by downed trees during high winds

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department reported many downed trees throughout the county Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, including two that fell on vehicles traveling on U.S. highways. ... Continue Reading →

Man attacks, injures 2 LaPorte County deputies at Michigan City courthouse

Press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office At approx. 11:30 a.m. this morning (Oct. 19, 2018), Michigan City Superior Courthouse security deputies Jon Keene and Aaron ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s deputy gets an unwanted thrill ride from drunk driver

Information from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office A LaPorte County sheriff’s deputy got an unexpected ride — hanging on to the driver’s side door of a drunk driver — ... Continue Reading →