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Underage Drinking

Four underage drinkers arrested in Chesterton

CHESTERTON | Four people were arrested and charged with underage drinking Sunday morning after a police officer spotted them out for a stroll.

September 09, 2014 10:23 am

Ad targeted to inform students of Lifeline Law

INDIANAPOLIS | An advertising campaign targeting students at Indiana's residential colleges and universities is spreading the message about the state's expanded Lifeline Law.

August 27, 2014 5:15 pm

Police: Six arrested for underage drinking

VALPARAISO | Teens scurried to cover up a drinking party Friday night when police arrived at 406 Institute St. after receiving a tip from the Tip 411 system.  

June 17, 2014 12:00 am

Expanded immunity for underage drinkers could save more lives

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Jim Merritt, R-Indianapolis, is eager to spread the word to college students, and all Hoosiers, about new additions to Indiana's innovative Lifeline Law — once it's signed by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

March 18, 2014 6:45 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Lifeline law protects you when you call 911

YOUNG VOICES: Lifeline law protects you when you call 911

Underage drinking is a huge issues on many college campuses. This is a huge issue at Indiana University Bloomington, along with many other colleges in Indiana.

November 18, 2013 12:00 am

C.P. police arrested 11 teens on alcohol charges at party

CROWN POINT | Eleven teens face alcohol-related charges after police said they broke up a party late Saturday in the 300 block of South East Street.

August 21, 2013 7:18 pm

Eleven charged with underage drinking party in Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | Eleven young people were taken into custody just after midnight Wednesday on charges of underage drinking.

June 05, 2013 6:45 pm

Multiple arrests made in underage drinking party

HEBRON | Thirteen people were arrested Sunday after police uncovered an apparent underage drinking party.

January 29, 2013 5:58 pm

Adults hosting teen drinking parties face fines in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A new Illinois law taking effect with the new year outlines penalties for adults who host parties in their homes with underage drinking.

December 29, 2012 10:55 am

Teen seriously injured after riding bike into path of semi on U.S. 30

VALPARAISO | A 16-year-old boy was seriously injured early Saturday when he rode his bike into the path of semi on U.S. 30.

October 15, 2012 6:45 pm

21 teens arrested following party in Valparaiso

VALPARAISO | An anonymous text message tip led to the arrest of 21 teens and young adults over the weekend.

June 04, 2012 2:28 pm

Prom, graduation drinkers not covered by new Indiana alcohol immunity law

INDIANAPOLIS | High school students drinking alcohol during prom and graduation seasons this year likely won't benefit from a new law intended to encourage dangerously drunken underage drinkers to get medical attention.

April 16, 2012 3:00 pm Related

Lake County youths among PNC students arrested on alcohol charges

WESTVILLE | LaPorte County officers issued summonses* to 18 people on underage drinking charges Sunday at a party across from Purdue North Central near Westville, police said.

April 02, 2012 6:45 pm

Sheriff's officers raid LOFS drinking party

PORTER TOWNSHIP | Eleven minors were arrested and face alcohol-related charges following a Wednesday night party in Lakes of the Four Seasons.

March 29, 2012 4:45 pm
LaPorte High basketball players arrested

LaPorte High basketball players arrested

LAPORTE | A LaPorte High School basketball player is facing criminal charges after allegedly fleeing police at an underage drinking party.

March 29, 2012 12:00 am Photos


Lawmakers OK arrest immunity for underage drinkers seeking medical help

INDIANAPOLIS | Legislation headed to the governor would prohibit police from arresting an underage drinker who calls an ambulance to help a dangerously intoxicated friend.  

March 01, 2012 3:00 pm
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