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Early voting begins Tuesday morning

Lake and Porter County election officials have a dozen ways for voters to get a head start on this fall's election.

October 06, 2014 11:30 pm

Crown Point woman ID’d as victim of semi accident

VALPARAISO | The woman struck and killed by a semi Monday night on U.S. 30 east of Valparaiso has been identified.

September 24, 2014 9:14 am
Woman's body found in Porter lake

Woman's body found in Porter lake

PORTER | A fisherman found a woman's body floating in a small lake in the town of Porter early Sunday, according to Indiana State Police.

April 06, 2014 6:30 pm Photos


Porter County heroin deaths up but suicides down

VALPARAISO | Heroin deaths were up, but suicides were down. Murders were down, but motor vehicle fatalities were up.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am
Drug overdose deaths continue to plague region

Drug overdose deaths continue to plague region

Just outside downtown Valparaiso, Steve sits in the living room of the Respite House and names more than a handful of his close friends and acquaintances who all died from heroin overdoses in the past few years.

November 23, 2013 10:15 pm Photos


Ogden Dunes woman dies after being taken to Porter County Jail

VALPARAISO | A 30-year-old woman from Ogden Dunes died early Saturday morning at the Porter County Jail shortly after she was taken into custody. The name of the woman has not been released by the Porter County coroner.

October 12, 2013 11:00 am

Officials investigating after passer-by finds body near Hebron

BOONE TOWNSHIP | The decomposing body of an unidentified man was found Monday afternoon outside Hebron, officials said.

April 15, 2013 9:30 pm

Portage man found dead in house fire

PORTAGE | Firefighters putting out a house fire Monday afternoon in Portage found the 43-year-old homeowner dead inside.

April 15, 2013 9:00 pm
Woman killed in Pine Township crash identified

Woman killed in Pine Township crash identified

PINE TOWNSHIP | A newly married Michigan City woman was killed in a crash in Pine Township on Tuesday afternoon that left her husband critically injured and her young daughter with two broken legs.

February 06, 2013 11:53 am
72-year-old Portage man dies after being shot outside his home

72-year-old Portage man dies after being shot outside his home

PORTAGE | Carl Griffith Jr. believes some kind of dispute may have led to the death of his father, Carl Griffith Sr., on Thursday night.

November 02, 2012 3:15 pm

Coroner: New agreement will net savings, faster toxicology results

VALPARAISO | A change in the company providing the coroner's office with toxicology testing will result in a substantial savings.

December 28, 2010 7:00 pm

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