Ted Rudynski, 1954-2019

Beloved husband, father, grandfather, and brother, Ted Leo Rudynski, 64, of Kingsford Heights, IN, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Ted was born in South Bend, ... Continue Reading →

Fredericus “Fred” Van der Peet, 1938-2019

Fredericus “Fred” J.A. Van der Peet, 80, of LaPorte, IN, passed away Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Fred was born July 13, 1938, in Alkmaar, Holland, to Cornelis and Catharina ... Continue Reading →

Carol Taylor, 1932-2019

Carol M. Taylor, 86, of LaPorte, IN, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at IU Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, IN. Carol was born Dec. 23, 1932, in LaPorte to Edgar and Sophia (Jendrzejak) ... Continue Reading →

Appalling family businesses: Mom/son and dad/son arrested in separate drug dealing investigations

Information and photos from LaPorte County Drug Task Force A mother and son have been arrested for dealing heroin and meth in LaPorte, and a father and son have been arrested for ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County schools will share Healthcare Foundation of LaPorte’s $2.8 million grant for drug prevention programs

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski; information provided by HFL Representatives from schools throughout LaPorte County gathered at the LaPorte Holiday Inn Express Tuesday and Wednesday, ... Continue Reading →

Joan Cooper, 1941-2019

Joan Cooper, 77, of Michigan City, IN, passed away peacefully at 7:41 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at Porter Regional Hospital, Valparaiso, IN. She was born July 30, 1941, in Cumberland, ... Continue Reading →

Patricia Fogus, 1950-2019

Patricia Ann Fogus, 68, of LaPorte, IN, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at home surrounded by her family. She was born Sept. 24, 1950, in Bucyrus, OH, to Darrell and ... Continue Reading →

Son charged with providing drugs that killed his father, then using his father’s money to buy more heroin

UPDATE: For more information on this story, click on this Northwest Indiana Times link: https://www.nwitimes.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/son-watched-dad-overdose-delayed-reporting-death-while-purchasing-more/article_70ba8bcf-cbc9-5229-90b3-68af44b137cc.html  A ... Continue Reading →

Alvin Kreske Sr., 1924-2019

Alvin W. Kreske Sr., 94, of LaPorte, IN, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Alvin was born Nov. 10, 1924, in LaPorte County to Henry and Josephine (Mrozinski) Ksycki. On July 1, 1944, ... Continue Reading →

Basil Vasilarakos, 1966-2019

Basil L. Vasilarakos, 53, of LaPorte, IN, passed away Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in LaPorte. He was born Jan. 31, 1966, in Gary, IN, the son of Loucas Vasilarakos and Thespina (Pagonis) ... Continue Reading →