UPDATE JAN. 8: Daughter killed parents, self in Michigan City; identities released

Michigan City Police released the names of the 3 deceased relatives following a Jan. 7 murder-suicide in the 6800 north block of Meer Road. Police say Tammy Evans, 48, shot and killed ... Continue Reading →

Woman charged with felonies after spitting in 2 county officers’ faces

A LaPorte woman is facing two felony charges after reportedly spitting on two LaPorte County Sheriff’s officers while they were trying to subdue her. According to a sheriff’s office ... Continue Reading →

South Bend man caught with drugs, gun in LP County is sentenced to 20 years

A South Bend man is now deemed a career criminal after being sentenced for his most recent crimes, which took place in LaPorte County. Marvin Cates, 43, was sentenced in South Bend ... Continue Reading →

LaPorte County Sheriff’s Capt. Derek Allen graduates from FBI National Academy

Information and photos submitted The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that Capt. Derek Allen graduated from the FBI National Academy on Friday, December 14, ... Continue Reading →

Want to buy a fire station? Outgoing Center Township site is up for sale

Information provided For-sale signs have been placed in front of the current Center Township fire station, located at 305 W. Johnson Rd. The nearly 5,400-square-foot station has ... Continue Reading →

Driver in Dec. 25 fatal crash is identified

Information from Michigan City Police Department The driver of a car that hit a tree on Christmas night in Michigan City has been identified as Melvin Adams, 65, of Michigan City. At ... Continue Reading →

No fun to this foam

WNLP photo and information by Mike Kellems Westville and Coolspring firefighters responded to a vehicle fire shortly after noon Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, in the 7200 W block of CR ... Continue Reading →

Young man from Union Mills dies, his friend from LaPorte survives after being swept off MC Lighthouse pier

Information from Indiana DNR Slater Harkleroad, 20, of Union Mills, drowned in Lake Michigan Friday night, Dec. 21. 2018, after waves swept him off the Lighthouse Pier at Michigan ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE DEC. 20: Lamar Qualls, 16, charged with the Dec. 18 murder of Dareon Brown

UPDATE DEC. 20: The 16-year-old accused in the Dec. 18 shooting death of Dareon Brown, 18, has been identified and charged. MCPD says Lamar Qualls of Michigan City is being held ... Continue Reading →

UPDATE: Victim of fatal fire identified as 74-year-old LaPorte man

Information from LPFD UPDATE WEDNESDAY EVENING, DEC. 19: The LaPorte Fire Department has released the name of the fire victim: Richard Roderick, 74, of 601 Linwood St., LaPorte. Department ... Continue Reading →