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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 Chicago Cubs game.

July 25, 2014 2:58 pm

Man accused of murdering roommate to remain behind bars

LaAPORTE | The man accused of stabbing his elderly roommate and stuffing her body into a freezer was ordered to remain in jail without bond Friday.

June 20, 2014 5:17 pm

Michigan City murder suspect freed due to eavesdropping

MICHIGAN CITY | A suspect in the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old Michigan City woman has been freed after police allegedly eavesdropped on a conversation he had with his attorney.

June 19, 2014 4:45 pm

Mother files lawsuit in death of boy at day care center

LAPORTE | A lawsuit has been filed blaming a Michigan City day care center and its owner for the June 9 death of a 5-year-old boy.

June 18, 2014 4:02 pm

Authorities dispute suspect's claims he accidentally stabbed elderly woman to death

LAPORTE | A 47-year-old LaPorte man was charged with murder Tuesday in the death of a woman whose icy body was found inside a freezer in her LaPorte home.

June 17, 2014 8:30 pm

LaPorte police make heroin arrest

LAPORTE | Another major heroin bust has has been made in LaPorte.

May 17, 2014 12:00 am
Bond denied for man accused in 1993 LaPorte murder

Bond denied for man accused in 1993 LaPorte murder

LAPORTE | A man charged with the 1993 murder of a LaPorte girl will have to sit in jail to await the outcome of his case.

January 17, 2014 12:30 pm

Two sentenced in LaPorte County robbery of gas station

LAPORTE | Two men who robbed a gas station in LaCrosse at gunpoint are being sent to prison.

November 04, 2013 6:15 pm

Former Michigan City athlete found guilty of drug dealing

LAPORTE | A former Michigan City high school athlete could spend the rest of his life behind bars.

October 11, 2013 12:14 pm

Westville teen arrested in shooting over drug deal

WESTVILLE | Authorities said a Westville-area teen will being charged as an adult for a Thursday night shooting of a Porter County teen during an alleged drug deal gone bad.

August 23, 2013 3:17 pm
Former boyfriend of LaPorte teen arrested in her 20-year-old murder

Former boyfriend of LaPorte teen arrested in her 20-year-old murder

LAPORTE | Police on Friday went to the door of Ben and Karen Rison to inform them an arrest was made in the murder of their 16-year-old daughter, Rayna, more than 20 years ago.

August 23, 2013 2:15 pm Photos


Former LaPorte County fire chief charged with sexual misconduct with minors

LAPORTE | A prominent LaPorte County resident has been charged with sexual misconduct with minors after he was accused of luring boys into removing their clothes.

July 24, 2013 1:50 pm

Man, tracked down through Facebook, given five years in robbery

LAPORTE | A man who held up a LaPorte bank and was tracked down after his picture appeared on Facebook has received a five-year prison sentence.

July 14, 2013 4:45 pm

LaPorte man threatens neighbors with BBQ fork

LAPORTE | A LaPorte man could face time in jail on allegations he threatened neighbors with a barbecue fork.

July 12, 2013 12:07 pm

LaPorte woman charged with beating children over radio volume

LAPORTE | A LaPorte woman is accused of beating her two children while drinking whiskey after they turned down the radio she was playing loudly.

March 27, 2013 1:15 pm

Man allegedly attacks stepfather with ax

LAPORTE | A LaPorte man was arraigned Wednesday on allegations he tried assaulting his stepfather with an ax.

January 17, 2013 12:00 am

Footprints in snow lead police to robber

LAPORTE | Footprints in the snow quickly led police to a suspected LaPorte bank robber.

December 29, 2012 12:00 am

Theft of toy helmet lands man in trouble

PORTAGE | A 41-year-old LaPorte man could wind up in prison for as long as three years on allegations he stole a toy.

November 28, 2012 5:30 pm
Former South Central teacher charged with sexual misconduct

Former South Central teacher charged with sexual misconduct

LAPORTE | A former teacher at South Central High School in Union Mills is accused of engaging in sexual contact with a student and committing other illicit behavior with her on the Internet.

October 19, 2012 6:30 pm

Teen accused of making fake cash with laptop

LAPORTE | A Westville teenager could face an up-to-eight years prison sentence on allegations he tried passing $20 bills he printed off his laptop computer.

August 24, 2012 5:45 pm
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