Moments in Time, Jan. 22

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Jan. 22, 1919 — An automobile is wrecked when a train strikes it near Rolling Prairie. Sixty gallons of whiskey purchased in Chicago for consumption in South Bend were spilled. The offenders are in custody.

Jan. 22, 1969 — The death toll rises to at least 30 in the California coastal storm. Gov. Ronald Reagan declares a state of emergency in the state.

Jan. 22, 1994 — All evidence and reports on the Rayna Rison investigation have been returned from the Federal Bureau of Investigation nearly eight months after her body was found.

Jan. 22, 2009 — LaPorte Street Department Superintendent Mike Fraze explains that snow from streets is taken to a parking lot at Fox Memorial Park and that the department can clear about four streets in an eight-hour day.

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