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Man faces 10-year sentence for molesting infant

Man faces 10-year sentence for molesting infant

VALPARAISO | A 22-year-old Michigan City man faces a 10-year prison sentence after pleading guilty Monday to molesting an infant girl.

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LaPorte County Election Board uphold's candidacy of commissioner hopeful

LAPORTE | What could be a hotly contested rematch between a former LaPorte County Commissioner and the man who defeated him four years ago has…

4 hours ago

Tonka truck burglary reported

MILL CREEK | Someone kicked in a LaPorte County garage door and stole vintage Tonka trucks.

4 hours ago

Tonka truck burglary reported

MILL CREEK | Someone kicked in a LaPorte County garage door and stole vintage Tonka trucks.

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Man bails from sinking boat

LAPORTE | Police responded to a call regarding a possible drowning victim, but discovered instead a handicapped LaPorte County man who bailed …

4 hours ago

HEALTH BRIEFS: Breast cancer support Aug. 6

VALPARAISO | Porter Regional Hospital will host a support group for Hope & Healing, geared for people coping with breast cancer, whether n…

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Man faces 10-year sentence for molesting infant

Man faces 10-year sentence for molesting infant

VALPARAISO | A 22-year-old Michigan City man faces a 10-year prison sentence after pleading guilty Monday to molesting an infant girl.

8 hours ago

Nursing assistant named Ambassador of the Month

Nursing assistant named Ambassador of the Month

Kim Hunt, a health unit coordinator and certified nursing assistant, is the July Ambassador of the Month for Franciscan St. Anthony Health Mic…

21 hours ago

World record flyer lands in LaPorte

World record flyer lands in LaPorte

LAPORTE | CarolAnn Garrartt started piloting small airplanes as a hobby, though not one that would allow her to see the world. 

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Hometown Days brings in crowds from all over region

Hometown Days brings in crowds from all over region

NEW CARLISLE | Hundreds lined the street to catch a glimpse of the floats that paraded through downtown New Carlisle on Saturday for its annua…

July 26, 2014 2:21 pm Photos

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NSA World Series 8U runners-up to finally play on the road

NSA World Series 8U runners-up to finally play on the road

CROWN POINT | The Highland 8-year-old all-star softball team hasn't ventured too far from Northwest Indiana this summer.

July 25, 2014 8:30 pm

Michigan City day care owner charged with manslaughter in boy's death

MICHIGAN CITY | Charges were filed Friday against the owner of a Michigan City day care center for the hanging death of a 5-year old boy.

July 25, 2014 5:28 pm

Coming Sunday: A forgiving man overcomes double tragedies

Be sure to pick up Sunday's edition of The Times to read Marc Chase's column about the forgiving spirit of St. John resident Bill Marvel, who,…

July 25, 2014 4:59 pm

Man convicted in killing jailed for going to Cubs game

LAPORTE | A man convicted of killing a teenager during a July Fourth party last year in Long Beach is going back to jail for attending a Chica…

July 25, 2014 2:58 pm

LaPorte rallies around woman with flesh-eating disease

LaPorte rallies around woman with flesh-eating disease

LAPORTE | Sandra Mullins is keeping her head up despite a battle with breast cancer and now a rare flesh-eating disease.

July 24, 2014 4:43 pm

Citywide school supply drive underway

MICHIGAN CITY | Thirteen local groups have announced a communitywide school supply drive, which will run through Aug. 11. Supplies collected d…

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

New art series at Lubeznik Center for the Arts

MICHIGAN CITY | Lubeznik Center for the Arts will hold an opening reception for its new exhibits, Invasive Species, Transformation, and Aquati…

July 24, 2014 12:00 am

Woman, 78, hurt by pit bull

LAPORTE | A 78-year-old LaPorte woman was still “black and blue” Wednesday after a pit bull crawled under a fence and bit her.

July 23, 2014 4:50 pm

Pit bull's days are numbered

LAPORTE | A pit bull that left two children with scars on their faces will be euthanized, county officials said.

July 23, 2014 4:37 pm

High waves prompt Lake Michigan beach hazard advisory

High waves prompt Lake Michigan beach hazard advisory

A forecast including waves as high as 11 feet on Lake Michigan prompted a beach hazard statement for Lake, Porter, LaPorte and Cook counties t…

July 23, 2014 12:00 pm Photos

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Agency looking to celebrate entrepreneurs

Anyone who's familiar with an excellent entrepreneur can let the whole world know.

July 23, 2014 12:00 pm

Head to the dunes for nature programs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) …

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Military briefs

King completes Air Force basic training

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Annual car show set for Saturday

Annual car show set for Saturday

LAPORTE | The LaPorte County Historical Society is hosting its seventh annual Old Car Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of th…

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Dragon boat racing planned

MICHIGAN CITY | Dunebrook is bringing Dragon Boat racing to LaPorte’s Stone Lake on Sept. 6. The event will be led by Dragon Boat Race co-chai…

July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Chief: Cause of pallet fire may remain mystery

Chief: Cause of pallet fire may remain mystery

HAMMOND | The cause of a fire that burned two mulch piles at the former Calumet Pallet Co. in Hammond may never be determined, an official said.

July 22, 2014 11:04 pm

LaPorte medic to volunteer at Washington wildfires

Assisting at disasters on behalf of the American Red Cross is getting to be old hat for George Hayes, who is off to render aid in Washington, …

July 22, 2014 6:00 pm

LP film company gets tax credits for $1.5 million expansion

LAPORTE | A maker of high quality films used in advertising and products like wall decals is expanding in LaPorte.

July 22, 2014 3:15 pm

Home sales remain on even keel

Home sales remain on even keel

Northwest Indiana single-family home sales in June were on a par with the robust sales of last summer, with overall sales dropping a slight 3.…

July 22, 2014 9:30 am

Two children hurt by same dog in separate attacks

LAPORTE | A pit bull bit two children on their faces in separate attacks outside LaPorte.

July 21, 2014 7:30 pm

Man flown to Chicago hospital after LaPorte County crash

LAPORTE | A LaPorte man was flown to a Chicago-area hospital after a head-on crash that shut down a stretch of Ind. 39 north of LaPorte.

July 21, 2014 6:45 pm

Local Franciscan hospitals join Anthem network

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana announced Monday eight hospital campuses in the Franciscan Alliance system are new participating …

July 21, 2014 5:00 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Hospital offers babysitting classes

MICHIGAN CITY | Franciscan St. Anthony Health hospital in Michigan City will offer its next Safe Sitter babysitting course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.…

July 21, 2014 4:00 pm

Air Quality Action Day declared throughout region

Environmental agencies in Indiana and Illinois are warning of poor air quality due to high ozone levels expected throughout the region Monday.

July 21, 2014 6:51 am

Zoo-B-Que fundraiser set for Saturday at Washington Park

MICHIGAN CITY | The Washington Park Zoo will host its annual Zoo-B-Que fundraiser from 5 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the zoo.

July 21, 2014 12:00 am

Anita Beezhold, Leon Simon named winners of Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest

Anita Beezhold, Leon Simon named winners of Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest

NWI Communities and The Theatre at the Center collaborated for the NWI Communities Beverly Hillbillies Lookalike Contest. Both Anita Beezhold,…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

Lawmakers often use study committees to develop legislation

INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile…

July 20, 2014 12:00 am Related

Air Action Day warning issued for Sunday

An Air Quality Action Day has been forecast by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management for Northwest Indiana for Sunday and Monday.

July 19, 2014 10:45 pm

Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

Gaming study may be last chance to save casino industry

INDIANAPOLIS | The fate of Indiana's gaming industry and the 14,000 Hoosiers it employs may hinge on decisions made this summer by a small gro…

July 19, 2014 7:00 pm Related

Northwest Indiana becoming familiar home for NSA 'B' World Series

Northwest Indiana becoming familiar home for NSA 'B' World Series

It's not quite an annual thing, but it's getting there.

July 18, 2014 10:00 pm

Purdue trustees approve new name for combined local campuses

Purdue trustees approve new name for combined local campuses

Purdue University Northwest will be the name of the unified campuses of the university's Calumet and North Central locations.

July 18, 2014 6:00 pm

Appeals court knocks time off LaPorte child molester's prison term

Appeals court knocks time off LaPorte child molester's prison term

INDIANAPOLIS | A LaPorte murderer and child molester likely will die in prison, despite an Indiana Court of Appeals ruling Friday adjusting hi…

July 18, 2014 5:00 pm Related

Indiana adds jobs, but unemployment rate creeps up

Indiana adds jobs, but unemployment rate creeps up

Indiana's unemployment rate rose by 0.2 percentage points to 5.9 percent, despite a gain of 10,000 private-sector jobs in June, because more p…

July 18, 2014 12:45 pm

Softball World Series heavy hitter for region's economy

Northwest Indiana is expected to see a $1.35 million economic impact when approximately 10,000 softball players and their families and friends…

July 18, 2014 11:30 am

LaPorte Chamber to host new teachers luncheon Aug. 7

LAPORTE | The Greater LaPorte Chamber of Commerce will host the new teachers welcome luncheon on Aug. 7 at the Silver Palace, 1719 State St.

July 18, 2014 12:00 am

Prosecutor: Crime knows no borders

PORTAGE | Crime knows no borders, but science, technology and cooperation between law enforcement can solve crimes and bring those who commit …

July 17, 2014 7:25 pm

More projects brought into the fold

PORTAGE | The lack of a quorum on Thursday for the full Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission didn’t stop unanimous approval by th…

July 17, 2014 3:38 pm

Candidacy of LaPorte County commissioner candidate challenged

LAPORTE | The candidacy of a man running for LaPorte County Commissioner is being challenged on allegations he lives in Michigan.

July 17, 2014 3:20 pm

Appeals court denies LaPorte tourism bureau claim to web address

Appeals court denies LaPorte tourism bureau claim to web address

INDIANAPOLIS | A six-year battle over a website address between a LaPorte resort and the LaPorte County Convention and Visitors Bureau appears…

July 16, 2014 4:30 pm Related

Suspect in LaPorte child rape case arraigned

LAPORTE | An 8-year-old LaPorte girl was being raped in a woods as her mother began calling out her name trying to find her, according to cour…

July 16, 2014 1:52 pm

Startup to produce balloons able to float in 'near space'

Startup to produce balloons able to float in 'near space'

MICHIGAN CITY | A local startup is hoping to give regular people the chance to start their own “space program” with its high-altitude balloons…

July 15, 2014 11:58 pm

Nonprofit youth organizations can apply for IYI grants

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana Youth Institute invites community and faith-based nonprofit organizations in Indiana serving children and youth to appl…

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
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