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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

Man accused of abusing girls for years

LAPORTE | A man police accuse of sexually abusing two LaPorte-area girls is in jail thanks to a text message concerning the allegations forwarded to authorities.

August 06, 2012 5:15 pm

Man arrested after fight outside LaPorte bar

LAPORTE | A Michigan City man is accused of seriously injuring another person during a fight outside a downtown LaPorte bar.

July 27, 2012 7:30 pm

Valpo woman gets time served for stabbing boyfriend

LAPORTE | A Valparaiso woman was given time served for stabbing her boyfriend in the arm.

July 27, 2012 7:15 pm

Suspected LaPorte heroin dealer gets eight years in prison

LAPORTE | A suspected heroin dealer in LaPorte on Friday agreed to serve an eight-year prison term.

July 14, 2012 12:00 am

Man arrested for stealing backhoe from reserve center

LAPORTE | Three men bid on a demolition job but didn't have the equipment to tear down the building.

July 12, 2012 7:15 pm

Man charged in LaPorte police chase seeks public defender

LAPORTE | A suspect in an alcohol-related police chase in LaPorte was ordered to pay for his legal costs if he returns to work operating heavy equipment.

June 06, 2012 7:30 pm



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