25 arrests made, many citations issued during special traffic safety patrols

Information provided The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office recently completed three traffic safety projects. The federal grant-funded projects allowed for additional deputies to work ... Continue Reading →

Couple on motorcycle hospitalized after collision with pickup truck

A man and a woman were airlifted to South Bend Memorial Hospital after the motorcycle they were riding collided with a pickup truck at CR 600 East and Ind. 2 on Sept. 14, 2019, at about ... Continue Reading →

Springfield Township VFD’s Arts & Crafts Show is Oct. 12

Springfield Township Volunteer Fire Department will host its first-ever Arts & Crafts Show on Oct. 12, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the fire department, 7111 N 300 W, Michigan ... Continue Reading →

La Porte motorist hurt when his car rear-ends semi trailer

A La Porte man was airlifted by medical helicopter after he rear-ended a semi trailer on U.S. 20 near Wiley Road. This is near the U.S. 20-Ind. 2 construction site. The crash happened ... Continue Reading →

29-year-old man shot to death in Michigan City

Press release from Michigan City Police: On Sept. 9, 2019, at approximately 10:46 p.m., the Michigan City Police Department received a call of shots fired in the area of the 3400 building ... Continue Reading →

Semi driver seriously injured in crash at U.S. 421-U.S. 30

A Georgia man was seriously injured when his semi rig rear-ended another at U.S. 30 and U.S. 421 on Sept. 7, 2019, at about 6 a.m. La Porte County deputies were in the area conducting ... Continue Reading →

Bring your pennies to this office to support LPFD

Orthopedic & Balance Therapy Specialists has announced a community Penny War. In remembrance of the events of Sept. 11, the Penny War is going on the entire month of September with ... Continue Reading →

Local man dies in SUV rollover on Ind. 39

From the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: On Aug. 31, 2019, at approximately 8:17 p.m., deputies were summoned to Ind. 39 and the I-80/90 (Indiana Toll Road) entrance/exit ... Continue Reading →

Mother and kids escape apartment fire at Woods Edge; building evacuated

WNLP story and photos by Mike Kellems  Several residents of an apartment building near Michigan City were fortunate to escape without injury when a fire broke ... Continue Reading →

Wait — that’s not the sweet smell of sweaty athletes

County officers manning posts at intersections during the Tour de LaPorte smelled something other than the fresh country air on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. Sgts. Jon Burger and L. Scott ... Continue Reading →