7,000 gallons of gas spill after 2-semi crash on U.S. 30

  Story and photos by WNLP’s Mike Kellems At about 7:30 Monday morning (March 1), emergency responders received a report of a semi crash on U.S. 30 at Thompson Street ... Continue Reading →

3 La Porte County Jail deputies promoted to rank of corporal

  La Porte County Sheriff John T. Boyd and Jail Commander/Captain Al Ott officially announce the recent promotions of three jail deputies to the rank of corporal. Corporal Jamie ... Continue Reading →

LP schools office building locked down after reports of shots fired in area

  La Porte Police ordered a brief lockdown of the La Porte Community Schools office building (the former Boston Middle School) after receiving a report of shots fired in that area. A ... Continue Reading →

Number of drunk drivers, speeders increased in 2020; LP County deputies aim to stop the trend

  The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is announcing that deputies will be cracking down on dangerous and impaired driving in March as part of a statewide enforcement ... Continue Reading →

Kellems: Lt. Gene Lasco, killed at the Indiana State Prison, is a hero

  By WNLP’s Mike Kellems We suffered the loss of a public servant this week when Indiana Department of Correction Lt. Gene Lasco was killed at the Indiana State ... Continue Reading →

Donations enable Center Township VFD’s acquisition of new lifesaving equipment

  Information and photos from Center Township VFD The Center Township Volunteer Fire Department is proud to announce the recent acquisition of a LUCAS 3 chest compression system ... Continue Reading →

K9 Roman joins La Porte County Sheriff’s Office

  Photo and information from La Porte County Sheriff’s Office Several months ago, the LCSO K9 Division selected Deputy Austin Wells as the next K9 handler for the agency. ... Continue Reading →

LP woman arrested for OWI after alleged false report of road rage damage

  The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Friday, Feb. 19, at 3:33 a.m., deputies were dispatched to U.S. 20 and Fail Road regarding a reported road rage incident. ... Continue Reading →

Felon arrested after waving gun in the air, fleeing police in La Porte

  A convicted felon from La Porte was caught after waving a handgun in the air, then fleeing on foot from police. According to a La Porte County Drug Task Force release, officers ... Continue Reading →

Fish Lake man reportedly stabbed roommate, held officers at bay

  A Fish Lake man is facing charges of Battery with a Deadly Weapon (Level 5 Felony) and Battery, Causing Serious Bodily Injury (Level 5 Felony) after he stabbed his roommate ... Continue Reading →