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Gary mayor condemns plan to end city's gun lawsuit

Gary mayor condemns plan to end city's gun lawsuit

INDIANAPOLIS | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is accusing the Republican-controlled General Assembly of turning a blind eye to the effects of gun violence, so state lawmakers can curry favor with gun manufacturers and retailers.

April 16, 2015 7:15 pm
Senate approves $31.5B state budget

Senate approves $31.5B state budget

INDIANAPOLIS | The Senate approved a two-year, $31.5 billion state spending plan Wednesday that increases education funding by $466 million dollars, delivers more of that money to region schools than the House-approved budget and supports expanding the South Shore Line.

April 15, 2015 4:45 pm Related

Ritz likely to lose leadership post on state school board

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House has revised a Senate-approved plan for a thorough shake-up of the State Board of Education to primarily target Democrat Glenda Ritz for removal as its chairwoman.

April 14, 2015 8:30 pm Related
Werner honored with community leadership award

Werner honored with community leadership award

LAPORTE | At the recent Purdue Extension LaPorte County annual meeting, Diana Werner was announced as the recipient for the fourth annual Ned E. Kalb Community Leadership Award. Werner was presented a plaque and will have her name added to the permanent plaque, donated by Dick Reel that hang…

April 14, 2015 4:41 pm

Jaycees event provides platform for candidates, community to connect

LAPORTE | The LaPorte Jaycees group is hosting its first annual candidates forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday April 29 at the Kesling Middle School auditorium, 306 E. 18th St.

April 14, 2015 1:41 pm

Pot found in Goodwill donations

LAPORTE | LaPorte police on Monday were grappling for leads on who put marijuana in a Goodwill donation box.

April 13, 2015 4:45 pm
20th Indiana boys help vanquish Lee at Appomattox Court House

20th Indiana boys help vanquish Lee at Appomattox Court House

Editors note: The Times columnist and Investigative Editor Marc Chase is portraying a 19th century journalist at the 150th anniversary of the surrender that effectively ended the Civil War in Appomattox Court House, Va. He is embedded with the 20th Indiana Infantry re-enactors, covering the …

April 11, 2015 6:38 pm Photos


NWI legislators proposals advance in Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House and Senate voted this week on numerous legislative proposals ahead of the upcoming Wednesday deadline for House-approved measures to pass the Senate and Senate-endorsed plans to clear the House.

April 10, 2015 6:35 pm

Police make arrest in theft of gas from farm

UNION MILLS | Stealing on farms is typically not discovered until after the thieves are long gone, but the actions of one Northwest Indiana farmer who saw it happening to him could have solved a spree of similar thefts.

April 10, 2015 2:15 pm
Land-based casinos win Senate approval

Land-based casinos win Senate approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The dream of land-based gaming in Northwest Indiana is edging closer to reality after the Senate voted 36-13 Thursday to authorize the state's casinos move off their permanently docked riverboats.

April 09, 2015 5:25 pm Related
Laugh your butt off: Comedy event about colon cancer

Laugh your butt off: Comedy event about colon cancer

LAPORTE | "This is the weirdest show I have ever done in my 10-year career," comedian Ryan Clauson said.

April 08, 2015 7:00 pm Photos


Workplace coffee pot sabotaged with rat poison

LAPORTE COUNTY | Police are trying to figure out who sabotaged a workplace coffee pot with rat poison.

April 08, 2015 2:31 pm

LaPorte County authorities confiscate candy laced with marijuana

LAPORTE | Candy made with marijuana in states where legalized pot is sold commercially is turning up in Northwest Indiana.

April 07, 2015 5:01 pm
LaPorte celebrates Dyngus Day

LaPorte celebrates Dyngus Day

LAPORTE | The first day after Easter is no ordinary Monday in LaPorte where people flock to the bars to celebrate Dyngus Day.

April 06, 2015 4:46 pm Photos


Microbrewery production increase, other measures headed to Pence

INDIANAPOLIS | While the Indiana General Assembly seemingly was consumed this week by debate over the "religious freedom" law and its nondiscrimination fix, lawmakers still managed to vote on other pending legislation.

April 03, 2015 2:47 pm

Jaycees host annual Easter egg hunt

LAPORTE | The LaPorte Jaycees is rolling out its annual Easter Egg Hunt for the community at 9 a.m. Saturday at the LaPorte County Fairgrounds, 2581 W. Ind. 2.

April 02, 2015 12:00 am

LaPorte County Courthouse back to normal after carbon monoxide leak

LAPORTE | It was business as usual Tuesday at the historic LaPorte County Courthouse after two boilers leaked deadly gas Monday that produced levels that could have been lethal.

March 31, 2015 4:00 pm

Police department releases enforcement event data

LAPORTE | The LaPorte Police Department recently completed an aggressive and dangerous driving enforcement event from March 14 to 24.

March 31, 2015 11:16 am

More than 1,500 LaPorte students receive free heart screenings

LAPORTE | About one half of all middle school and high school students in LaPorte voluntarily received free heart screenings in memory of a student who died in 2013 from an undetected heart condition.

March 30, 2015 3:36 pm

LaPorte mayor outlines road to happiness for city and citizens

LAPORTE | LaPorte Mayor Blair Milo on Friday outlined a plan to make her city the happiest in Indiana by getting people inspired and providing them with more hope and opportunity.

March 27, 2015 2:50 pm
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