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Indiana Supreme Court to hear McCowan appeal in Bach slaying

Indiana Supreme Court to hear McCowan appeal in Bach slaying

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of Dustin McCowan, the Porter County man serving a 60-year prison term for the Sept. 16, 2011, murder of his former girlfriend, Amanda Bach, of Portage.

August 11, 2014 9:30 pm Related

Police: Speedway employee charged for stealing money

UNION TOWNSHIP | Police are seeking theft charges against an employee at the Speedway at 473 W. U.S. 30. 

August 04, 2014 11:48 am
Camp Riley boosts confidence for kids with disabilities

Camp Riley boosts confidence for kids with disabilities

Nestled in the woods of Martinsville, Ind., stands Camp Riley, a place where kids with disabilities go for summer camp. 

August 04, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Lansing joins chorus of police warning of IRS phone scam

LANSING | Police in Lansing have joined several other region agencies in warning residents of a phone scam involving a person who claims to work for the IRS and demands payment.

July 22, 2014 6:13 pm

Local woman victim of phone scam by phony IRS agent

A man claiming to work for the IRS convinced a Union Township woman on Monday to buy prepaid debit cards and share the card numbers in a scam that has received statewide and national attention.

July 15, 2014 2:30 pm
Police: Crown Point man fled one accident, crashed into trees

Police: Crown Point man fled one accident, crashed into trees

UNION TOWNSHIP | A Crown Point man was arrested after police said he fled from one accident and got into a second accident Wednesday afternoon.

June 26, 2014 1:15 pm
English farm tractor enthusiasts stop in Porter County

English farm tractor enthusiasts stop in Porter County

UNION TOWNSHIP | Five Ford tractor enthusiasts from England crossed the Atlantic to tour the Midwest to see American farm equipment. 

June 24, 2014 4:00 pm

Chesterton man leads police on high-speed chase

UNION TOWNSHIP | A Chesterton man fled from police Sunday at speeds up to 95 mph on Ind. 130 and tried to out run officers before being shocked by a Taser.

June 23, 2014 4:50 pm

Porter County Crime Briefs

Valpo youth, 13, accused of battering police officer

June 19, 2014 12:05 am

Fundraiser planned June 14 for former business owner

SOUTH HAVEN | Just four months ago, George Wagner was feeling fine.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am
GEO Group will work with Hobart to demolish fire-ravaged building

GEO Group will work with Hobart to demolish fire-ravaged building

HOBART | GEO Group, which owns the property where a fire occurred Wednesday at the former St. Sava Serbian Orthodox Church Hall, said it's working with the city to demolish the building. Florida-based GEO builds and operates correctional detention facilities around the world.

June 05, 2014 7:04 pm
GEO Group will work with Hobart to demolish fire-ravaged structure

GEO Group will work with Hobart to demolish fire-ravaged structure

A fire Wednesay damaged the old St. Sava Hall on 49th Avenue in Hobart. The property was bought by Florida-based GEO Group in November.

June 05, 2014 3:09 pm
Shorewood kicks off healthy Memorial Day weekend

Shorewood kicks off healthy Memorial Day weekend

UNION TOWNSHIP | Karen Marando was impressed after taking a close-up look Saturday morning at the medical helicopter that landed near the Shorewood Forest clubhouse.

May 24, 2014 11:05 am Photos

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Principal gets high-flying send off

Principal gets high-flying send off

UNION TOWNSHIP | Principal Phyllis Allison's retirement party Thursday was no flight of fancy.

May 22, 2014 5:40 pm Photos

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Man tells police he was attacked outside home

UNION TOWNSHIP | Porter County authorities are investigating an alleged battery reported about 2 a.m. in front of the man's home in the Pheasant Hills subdivision.

May 08, 2014 4:30 pm
Mobile home destroyed in fire

Mobile home destroyed in fire

PORTAGE | A mobile home was destroyed in a fire in Portage Wednesday morning.

April 23, 2014 11:44 am Photos

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Porter County crime briefs

Motorist stuck in mud arrested for pot possession

April 09, 2014 12:05 am
Programs target region's health needs

Programs target region's health needs

When it comes to health, Indiana consistently falls among the lowest in the nation.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

Police arrest Union Township man on second try

UNION TOWNSHIP | A Union Township man who eluded police on Tuesday was arrested Wednesday night after trying a second time to run from police.

March 13, 2014 1:30 pm

Water main break closes Ind. 130 in Center Township

PORTER COUNTY | Porter County police are reporting Ind. 130 is closed between Ind. 149 and County Road 250 West for a water main break.

March 13, 2014 8:43 am
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