Don’t forget: Battle of the Badges Wiffleball Tournament is this Saturday

  La Porte County Family Advocates will host the first-ever Battle of the Badges Wiffleball Tournament this Saturday, Aug. 28, pitting the La Porte police and fire department teams ... Continue Reading →

Dozens of firefighters battle New Carlisle auto recycling blaze in oppressive heat

  Photos submitted to WNLP by Robb Quinn (upper 3) and Alex Mason (lower 3) (Click photos to enlarge) Firefighters from at least 6 departments endured oppresive heat and ... Continue Reading →

Retired canine sheriff’s deputy Jager dies

  The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that retired canine Deputy Jäger, a 10-year-old German shepherd, has died. His human partner was La Porte County ... Continue Reading →

3 students receive sheriff’s department scholarships

  Three students from La Porte County recently received scholarships in honor of fallen La Porte County Sheriff’s Patrolman Neil Thompson. The students were presented with the scholarships ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff candidate Arnold addresses rural patrols

  WNLP editor’s note: This press release was submitted by James D. Arnold, a Democratic candidate in the 2022 race for La Porte County sheriff. All candidates are invited ... Continue Reading →

Extra LP Police patrols on alert for drunk drivers

  Labor Day weekend is coming up, and the La Porte Police Department is warning residents against drinking and driving. The department is taking part in the national Drive Sober ... Continue Reading →

Boyd contracted COVID-19, believes earlier vaccinations helped in recovery

La Porte County Sheriff John Boyd said Thursday, Aug. 19, that he recently contracted the COVID-19 virus despite having received the two-vaccination doses early this year. Boyd appeared ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff announces Biggs’ retirement, Pisowicz’s transfer

  Sheriff John Boyd officially announced the retirement of Deputy Gary Biggs and the division transfer of Deputy Jacob Pisowicz in a press release Aug. 17. Biggs was hired by ... Continue Reading →

Michigan City man arrested after shots-fired incident

  A Michigan City man has been arrested in connection to an Aug. 11 incident of shots fired at the Lakeland Estates apartment complex in Michigan City. Jason Green, 20, is charged ... Continue Reading →

Center Township colleagues, family lay former chief Marc Christiano to rest

  Photos and story by WNLP’s Bob Wellinski (click photos to enlarge)  Husband, father, friend, businessman and retired Center Township Volunteer Fire Department chief Marc ... Continue Reading →