Pat Travers Band headlines LaPorte firefighters’ Rock the Park July 20

The LaPorte Firefighters will present its annual Rock the Park event at Fox Park on July 20. All proceeds from the event go back to the community in the form of local scholarships, ... Continue Reading →

Deputy, nurses save man’s life on Pine Lake

Press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office On Saturday, July 6, 2019, Deputy Scott Lanoue was assigned to Marine Patrol on a sheriff’s office watercraft. After ... Continue Reading →

Car driver airlifted to hospital after crash with semi on Ind. 39

Sheriff’s office press release: This evening (July 13, 2019) the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office responded to the entrance to the Indiana Toll Road for a two-vehicle crash ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Escaped prisoner apprehended at Beverly Shores home

UPDATE JULY 11: The prisoner has been apprehended at a vacant house in Beverly Shores. For more information, click on this ABC 57 link: https://www.abc57.com/news/prisoner-who-escaped-from-indiana-state-prison-in-michigan-city-apprehended?fbclid=IwAR1_QhOwat_dv1E3BzVptm1Xv3UAEe6L1jgUHfH5V2bWaX_KUdyOtZW0tKs  ———— A ... Continue Reading →

EMS makes history by adding 3rd ambulance, crew to LaPorte Base

Message from LaPorte County EMS:  “History was made at LaPorte County EMS July 1, 2019. LaPorte Base will be officially operating with three crews from this point forward. Prior ... Continue Reading →

Police ask for public’s help in finding orange hit-and-run pickup truck

The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating an orange Dodge Ram pickup truck that struck and injured a recycling/disposal worker ... Continue Reading →

North Judson man dies in Prairie Township crash

Press release from LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office: On Sunday, June 30, 2019, at approximately 5:16 a.m., Midnight Shift patrol deputies were summoned to the 4400 west block ... Continue Reading →

Lightning ignites tree, shed in LaPorte

The LaPorte Fire Department’s foe was Mother Nature late Wednesday night, June 26, 2019, when lightning ignited a tall spruce tree and a garden shed on Keston Elm Drive. The ... Continue Reading →

Police remind residents of fireworks ordinance; don’t let it fall on deaf ears

From LaPorte Police:  “A courtesy reminder about the City of LaPorte’s fireworks ordinance #23-2007. Fireworks may not be discharged until June 28, 2019.  “On the dates ... Continue Reading →

Local hero: City Officer Jaskowiak saves man who cut his artery in fall

Press release and  photo from LaPorte Police Department “On May 8, 2019, at around 5:44 p.m., LaPorte Police Officer Adam Jaskowiak responded to a call in the 100 block of Plain ... Continue Reading →