CROWN POINT | For nearly three years, the family of Fred Skafgaard has spent their lives mourning the Lansing man while in and out of court hearings.
Indiana State Police will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Porter County Friday night.
God might give us only what we can handle, but that doesn't mean the Lake County justice system should up the ante.
PORTAGE | A Gary man was charged with driving drunk and causing serious bodily injury after a Thursday crash that sent another Gary man to a Chicago-area hospital.
VALPARAISO | A woman has filed suit accusing Flannery's Tavern in Chesterton of serving her too much alcohol shortly before she drove away and wrecked her vehicle.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Police Officer Paul Czupryn was driving eastbound on U.S. 30 early Saturday taking a suspected drunk driver to jail when he looked over and saw a car driving alongside him going the wrong direction in the westbound lanes of the highway.
PORTAGE | A Hobart woman was charged with three counts of driving while intoxicated after she allegedly struck a mo-ped with two girls aboard.
INDIANAPOLIS | Alcohol vendors at stadiums, ballparks, festivals and other sites with multiple bartenders may be sued for damages resulting from continued sales to an intoxicated patron, even if the servers responsible are not identified.
Morgan Township High School senior Jacob Landgrebe, 18 runs over a cone while driving on a course wearing Fatal Vision goggles with Kouts Police Sgt. Dale Marshall Wednesday during the Porter County Drunk Driving Task Force Drunk Driving awareness program.
Morgan Township High School juniors and seniors take turns as they try their luck driving a golf cart through a course while wearing Fatal Vision goggles Wednesday as part of the Porter County Drunk Driving Task Force's drunken driving awareness program at the school. Students also attempted…
Melissa Koritko, 19, a senior at Morgan Township High School dons Fatal Vision goggles as she prepares to shoot baskets Wednesday at the Porter County Drunk Driving Task Force's drunken driving awareness program. The goggles simulate a .07-.10 blood alcohol content level. Juniors and seniors…
Melissa Koritko, 19, a senior at Morgan Township High School tries to shoot baskets while wearing Fatal Vision goggles, which simulate a .07-.12 blood alcohol content Wednesday during the Porter County Drunk Driving Task Force's drunken driving awareness program at the school.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | Bartenders, servers and liquor store clerks gathered Tuesday at the Porter County Expo Center to learn how to balance responsibility with the ability to make money.
When do we stop creating more laws and demand prosecutors and judges enforce a plethora of legal measures already on the books?
PORTAGE | A man arrested for allegedly driving drunk told police he wasn't drinking and driving because the bar and his home were less than a mile apart.
PORTAGE | A Portage man was arrested Wednesday morning after police reported he lost control of his pickup truck, went over the median on U.S. 6 and landed in a snow drift on the opposite side.
VALPARAISO | Between Nov. 1, 2012 and Oct. 31, 2013 there were a total of 1,184 DUI arrests in Porter County, only slightly less than the previous year’s total of 1,200.
HAMMOND | Friends: Thanksgiving Eve (sometimes referred to as Black Wednesday or blackout Wednesday) has replaced New Year’s Eve as biggest drinking night of the year. Thanksgiving is also the most traveled holiday period and many of those travelers are in cars. This creates a very dangerous mix.
Police say local jails are preparing Thanksgiving dinners for drunken drivers celebrating Blackout Wednesday.
VALPARAISO | A judge agreed Tuesday to consider a request to relocate a prison inmate from Indianapolis to Northwest Indiana to allow her be closer to her family and dying husband.
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