Porter County Police
PORTAGE | A teen mother was taken into custody on child neglect and other charges after police spotted her panhandling Monday afternoon with her baby.
THE PINES | Porter County police are searching for a tan-colored van with a brown stripe on the side that is believed to have been involved in a sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl.
JACKSON TOWNSHIP | A family dispute ended with the arrest of a 23-year-old man for wiping blood on one of the officers after telling police he had Hepatitis C.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | The nation's first secretary of Homeland Security shared a message about courage and preparedness Friday as Porter County Sheriff's Department officers remembered those from the department who died in the line of service.
MORGAN TOWNSHIP | Porter County police are investigating the theft of nearly $147,000 from the A&M Farm Center, 300 South Ind. 49.
SOUTH HAVEN | Porter County authorities are investigating a double shooting early Friday at a bar on U.S. 6.
VALPARAISO | From transporting patients to restricting roads, more than a dozen agencies will have a hand Saturday in the move from Porter hospital to the new Porter Regional Hospital, about 8 miles away.
State and local police have been dealing with numerous slide offs this morning after a light snowfall turned to slush making roads slick.
VALPARAISO | On the night 19-year-old Amanda Bach was slain, former boyfriend Dustin McCowan spent nearly three hours text messaging a neighbor claiming to be wrapping up chores at his Union Township home before coming over to visit.
VALPARAISO | Jeannie Deemer, of Kouts, is a mother who doesn't worry about time running out for shopping for "back to school" necessities.
MERRILLVILLE | A BB or pellet cracked a Merrillville school bus window, and school officials are not sure when it happened.
Remember the brothers who called police after getting into a fight over pickles? What about the attempted robbery in a credit union drive-through lane?
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