Michigan City police investigating two separate shootings on city’s west side

The Michigan City Police Department has released the following statement regarding two recent shootings on the West Eighth Street, on the city’s west side: “On Sunday, ... Continue Reading →

Community advised to be on the look-out for coronavirus scams

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s office and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Indiana is warning the public to be on the look-out for coronavirus fraud. Specifically, ... Continue Reading →

One arrest made in Jefferson Avenue shooting

  The LaPorte City Police Department announced that an arrest has been made in connection with Saturday night’s shooting in the 1400 block of Jefferson Ave. His/her identity ... Continue Reading →

Officer Petrie and Edo — MCPD’s newest K9 duo

The Michigan City Police Department has announced that Officer Michael Petrie and K9 Edo have graduated from the Vohn Liche Kennels Dual Purpose Narcotic Detector Dog Handler Course. They ... Continue Reading →

State sheriffs’ association to sponsor youth leadership camp this summer

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) will be celebrating its annual Youth Leadership Camp in June and July, 2020. There will be two camp sessions again this year.  The first ... Continue Reading →

Police Chief Paul Brettin releases statement regarding Jefferson Avenue shooting

  Chief of Police Paul J. Brettin of the La Porte Police Department, released the following statement at 1 p.m. today, March 29, 2020: “On 03/28/2020 the La Porte Police ... Continue Reading →

Officials: investigation continues into reported Saturday evening shooting

Editor’s note: Police chief Paul Brettin released a statement at 1 p.m. March 29, 2020, which WNLP published as an update to this story.  In response to inquiries from WNLP, ... Continue Reading →

La Porte City police announce new procedures in response to governor’s executive orders

The La Porte City Police Department announced today that it will institute specific procedures, starting at midnight, as part of its response to Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s shelter-at-home ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte Fire Department extends application deadline to May 1, 2020

  The La Porte City Fire Department has extended its application deadline for firefighter employment to noon May 1, 2020. Dr. James Edwards, of the department’s merit commission, ... Continue Reading →

County sheriff’s office to follow modified procedures

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office has released the following statement regarding measures it is taking in response to the COVID-19 situation: Current unprecedented times call ... Continue Reading →