Search to be conducted in rural Springfield Twp.

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office has advised that detectives assigned to its criminal investigations division, along with special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, ... Continue Reading →

Suspected drug money seized from traffic stop on Toll Road

  The Michigan City Police Department announced Tuesday that a traffic stop along the Indiana Toll Road late last week resulted in the confiscation of over $350,000 believed to ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City woman arrested following attempts to flee police

  Amber Pace, 36, of Michigan City, Ind. was arrested Monday night after she led police on a chase, first in her vehicle along U.S. 20 and later on foot. The La Porte County Sheriff’s ... Continue Reading →

One killed, one injured in ORV accident in Starke County

The Indiana Department of Natural Resources reports that conservation officers are investigating an off-road vehicle (ORV) crash that resulted in the death of the passenger and injuries ... Continue Reading →

Woman arrested for theft of police pension payments

Pamela A. Westphal, 62, of Michigan City, Ind., has been arrested in connection with the theft of funds from the Michigan City Police Department’s pension program, officials ... Continue Reading →

Woman in serious condition following hit-and-run in Michigan City

A 46-year-old woman was seriously injured Saturday night after she was struck by a hit and run driver in the area of East Michigan Blvd. and Warnke Rd., Michigan City police reported ... Continue Reading →

Traffic stop reveals stolen firearm; two in custody

  A driver and his passenger, both from Illinois, were arrested Saturday night after a sheriff’s deputy made a traffic stop on U.S. 30 for moving violations and located ... Continue Reading →

No injuries reported in spectacular blaze on Toll Road early Sunday

Photos and story by WNLP’s Bob Wellinski      Around 1:30 Sunday morning, our house was rattled by two large explosions followed by a third one coming from the north-northwest ... Continue Reading →

Blake, Favia promoted at LPPD

  Two city police officers were promoted this week, La Porte City Chief Paul Brettin has announced. Capt. Joe Blake has been with the department for 15 years and has served as ... Continue Reading →

Intoxicated driver’s friend injured in incident

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding an Illinois man who suffered serious injuries earlier this week in the Blue Chip parking garage led to the arrest of his friend ... Continue Reading →