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HAMMOND | Porter County sheriff's officials admitted in federal court records that a man who is suing them was involved in an altercation with another jail inmate but deny they're responsible for his injuries.
Authorities said a driver on Friday decided to throw his empty beer bottles out of his vehicle onto the Indiana Toll Road, shattering glass for over a 15-mile stretch of road before being stopped by police.
VALPARAISO | A man has filed a lawsuit claiming the Porter County Sheriff's Department failed to protect him from abuse at the jail after he was required to testify against another inmate.
VALPARAISO | The state has signed off on the renovation of the third wing at the Porter County Jail, further paving the way for the additional unit to open in another six to seven weeks.
PORTAGE | A Portage woman was arrested Monday afternoon after a pharmacist at Walmart in Portage questioned two prescriptions for narcotics called in to the store's pharmacy.
PORTAGE | A Hobart man was arrested Monday afternoon after police received complaints alleging he made inappropriate sexual comments in front of children at Woodland Park.
Former Porter County Sheriff David Reynolds, forced out of office seven years ago by term limits, now seeks to return to his old job. He is competing against Harold Lush for the Democratic nomination.
VALPARAISO | More than 11 years after the Porter County Jail was opened along Ind. 49, Porter County Sheriff Dave Lain announced Monday that efforts are wrapping up to open the third and final set of cells.
Dr. Alvin Wee, director of kidney and pancreas transplantation for St. Vincent Transplant Center, talks about St.Vincent Hospital of Indianapolis and its new partnership with the Cleveland Clinic, opening a satellite office in Portage for kidney transplant patients.
In partnership with the Cleveland Clinic, St. Vincent Transplant Center in Indianapolis has opened a satellite office for kidney transplant patients in the Portage DaVita Dialysis building.
Porter County Sheriff David Lain talks about plans to open the B wing of the Porter County Jail. This part of the jail never has been opened, mainly because of a lack of manpower, Lain said. The additional space won't allow the jail to accommodate additional inmates, a population that curren…
Assistant Jail Cmdr. Jeremy Juliano, right, listens as Porter County Sheriff David Lain talks about expansion plans at the Porter County Jail during a tour of the B wing.
Porter County Sheriff David Lain talks Monday about plans to open the B wing of the Porter County Jail during a tour of the wing.
The B pod satellite room at the Porter County Jail monitors activity in the jail.
PORTAGE | A monthlong investigation led to the arrest of a Portage man on a count of child pornography, police said Saturday.
Everyone in Porter County knows the drug problem needs to be addressed. The difficulty lies in determining how best to do it.
VALPARAISO | A man charged in February with attacking guards at the Porter County Jail faces another battery charge after being involved in a fight Thursday at the jail.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A man fleeing police early Sunday morning finally decided it was better to give up than have the bite put on him by Officer Argo.
PORTAGE | A Gary man was arrested on charges he was dealing marijuana early Friday after he reportedly told a police officer who stopped him that he was lost.
VALPARAISO | Two Porter County jailers were injured Wednesday in a fight with an inmate.
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