Porter County Sheriff
As Porter County continues to talk about how to ease crowding at the jail, among the ideas that has come up is to stop taking in federal inmates. But even that idea has its drawbacks.
VALPARAISO | Porter County Sheriff Dave Lain hopes to have a recommendation at the next county commissioners meeting for providing round-the-clock medical service for inmates, but commission President John Evans warned that Lain also better include a recommendation on how to pay for it.
VALPARAISO | An 84-year-old Portage Township woman and her adult daughter lost $1,000 in an elaborate scam involving a claim that a family member was in legal trouble in Mexico, according to Porter County police.
VALPARAISO | A Porter County Sheriff's officer cited a 22-year-old Merrillville man with reckless driving Monday night after witnessing him driving at an estimated speed of 80 to 90 mph in a 30 mph zone.
HAMMOND | A federal civil complaint was filed Wednesday by a former inmate at the Porter County Jail who says he did not receive proper medical care for a spider bite.
We as a society have to stop playing the race card as a defense unless there is hard evidence to back it up.
VALPARAISO | A Center Township man charged with possessing child pornography is attempting to have the evidence thrown out of court by arguing it was obtained through an illegal search.
VALPARAISO | Traffic lights at two sites involving Ind. 49 moved forward last week.
VALPARAISO | Indiana State Police arrested a woman for 20 felony counts of child molestation, authorities stated.
SOUTH HAVEN | A 9/11 flag dedication ceremony will be held at the Field of Dreams Park, corner of McCool Road and County Road 700 North, at 4 p.m. Sunday to honor those who perished and those who endured.
A marked Porter County Sheriff's unit rolled over on Interstate 65 after the deputy driving it "looked down to retrieve a drink," officials said.
With names like Stairway to Heaven and Tranquility, synthetic street drugs dubbed bath salts give the impression of a serene high. But a video of a man who ingested the drug shows its effects are anything but.
Porter County and Valparaiso police discuss the arrest of Dennis Ditterline, of Porter Township, in connection with several BB shootings.
A 24-year-old Crown Point man was charged with drunken driving after hitting a utility pole early Tuesday and cutting power to sections of Lakes of the Four Seasons and Winfield, police said.
VALPARAISO | Officers with the Porter County Sheriff's Department will wait tables as part of a fundraiser for the Special Olympics from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, 3004 John Howell Drive.
VALPARAISO | A Starke County man is targeting Porter County Sheriff David Lain and a deputy in a lawsuit alleging he was falsely arrested at his home and left in a drunk tank for 32 hours without blankets or adequate clothing.
More than 1,000 local and federal Northwest Indiana law enforcement officers train together each year to stay ahead of the evolving criminal underground and learn new crime-fighting strategies.
VALPARAISO | The new year netted a new challenge for Porter County Sheriff's Cpl. Larry LaFlower -- a slew of police reports to pour through.
VALPARAISO | A belated Christmas gift may be on the way for the 10 members of the Porter County Courthouse security team.
VALPARAISO | Porter County authorities were called out Tuesday afternoon to the Porter County Administration Center in response to a report of threats stemming from a firing earlier in the day at the park department.
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