Update on Friday’s fatality: drivers’ identities released

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office, which has been investigating the U.S. 6 crash that resulted in a death shortly before noon Friday, has released the names of the drivers ... Continue Reading →

Update: injuries reported in today’s crash on U.S. 20

From WNLP’s Mike Kellems Emergency responders were dispatched to the 5400 east block of U.S. 20, just west of the Oak Knoll Road intersection at 10 a.m. today in response ... Continue Reading →

Overturned trailer causes late morning closure of one lane on State Road 2

Photo and information by WNLP’s Mike Kellems At about 11:30 a.m. Monday a semi tractor-trailer hauling an oversize load of pre-fabricated steel walls overturned at the north ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s office investigating fatal crash on U.S. 6 Friday

 The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a crash along U.S. 6 that resulted in a death shortly before noon Friday. Neither the name of the deceased nor the names ... Continue Reading →

Arrest made in connection with Jan.12 shooting in Michigan City

    A 35-year-old Michigan City resident was arrested Thursday afternoon in connection with a Jan. 12, 2020 shooting that injured two people. Michigan City Police Department ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s office warns of criminals posing as NIPSCO employees

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office is alerting local residents of a ruse by individuals purporting to be NIPSCO employees. The sheriff’s office reports that last Friday an ... Continue Reading →

Sheriff’s Office hires new deputy, transfers another deputy to merit division

Micah C. Hatley has joined the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office as a new deputy and Deputy Benjamin G. Pointon has been transferred from the LCSO jail division to the merit (patrol) ... Continue Reading →

La Porte man arrested on charge of serious violent felon in possession of a firearm

  A 27-year-old La Porte man, Zackery A. Padgett, was arrested for being a serious violent felon in possession of a firearm, a level 4 felony. The La Porte County Sheriff’s ... Continue Reading →

Bicyclist seriously injured when struck on U.S. 20

A bicyclist traveling along U.S. 20 was struck by a truck and seriously injured around 8:30 p.m. Thursday. The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office said that a red GMC pickup truck, ... Continue Reading →

MCPD arrests one in connection with July 4 shooting death

  Michigan City Police have announced they have made an arrest in connection with the July 4 shooting death of Antonio Rivera, of La Porte. Zachariah Colton Vigil is in custody ... Continue Reading →