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Pence approves education, career training, school safety laws

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence on Monday signed into law 20 proposals approved this month by the General Assembly that are intended to boost career education in Indiana, improve job prospects for Hoosiers and make schools safer.

March 24, 2014 3:45 pm

MHA offers back to school tips for parents

PORTER COUNTY | Mental Health America of Porter County realizes that the beginning of a new school year can be a stressful time for families.

August 17, 2013 12:00 pm
Comeback Crusaders surprise Kent

Comeback Crusaders surprise Kent

A guy who recently spent a day in a wheelchair was the hero Sunday for Valparaiso in a nonconference game at Kent State.

November 18, 2012 6:40 pm

VU to host Chinese Speech Contest

VALPARAISO | The fourth annual Great Lakes High School Chinese Speech Contest will feature more than 100 students from 14 Indiana and Illinois high schools.

April 07, 2012 7:00 pm

Battery charge against Valparaiso woman dismissed

VALPARAISO | A battery charge stemming from a domestic altercation in March 2011 has been dismissed.

April 03, 2012 12:38 pm

Round It Up for Lymphoma ends Sunday at Family Video

Less than a week remains for the Round It Up for Lymphoma campaign through Family Video stores.

March 27, 2012 12:00 am

Get transplant advice in Valpo

VALPARAISO | Northwest Indiana residents with kidney disease or heart failure have access to new clinics in Valparaiso.

March 20, 2012 12:00 am

Faith leaders' blood donation drive to mark 10th year

The 10th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Blood of the Martyrs Blood Drive is scheduled for churches in Lake, Porter, Starke and LaPorte counties. These blood drives are sponsored by the Diocese of Gary Office, Catholic Charities and the Knights of Columbus. The goal of these blood drives is to…

February 11, 2012 12:00 am

Chesterton police: Teen struck after breaking into man's home

CHESTERTON | An intoxicated 13-year-old was treated at Porter hospital early Saturday, after police said he broke into a man's home and got clobbered in the process.

January 31, 2012 7:00 pm

Nine jail inmates claim rights were violated in custody

VALPARAISO | A man accused of murder, another accused of reckless homicide, a man facing child molestation charges and six other Porter County Jail inmates filed a complaint against the jail Tuesday claiming their constitutional rights have been violated, according to federal court records.

December 07, 2011 10:00 pm

Porter County crimeBriefs

Lithuanian Embassy contacted after theft from Portage Kmart

December 07, 2011 12:00 am
Short-handed Crusaders win despite no 3-pointers

Short-handed Crusaders win despite no 3-pointers

VALPARAISO | Bryce Drew has already insisted several times this season that the Valparaiso men's basketball team won't live and die by the 3-pointer.

November 18, 2011 10:12 pm Photos



19-year-old Portage woman dies in crash

LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A 19-year-old Portage woman died Tuesday morning in a wreck on Ind. 49.

November 08, 2011 6:15 pm

Valpo police: Man had methamphetamine

VALPARAISO | A Florida man faces drug charges after police said he was found with methamphetamine and a homemade device used to cook the drug.

November 07, 2011 12:55 pm
Activists linking crimes to illegal immigrants demonstrate outside Visclosky's office

Activists linking crimes to illegal immigrants demonstrate outside Visclosky's office

MERRILLVILLE | The government can prevent the deaths of thousands of Americans each year, a local woman said outside U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's office Sunday afternoon.

November 06, 2011 7:30 pm
Workshop helps build 'bridges out of poverty'

Workshop helps build 'bridges out of poverty'

VALPARAISO | One of the keys to countering poverty is understanding how our economic class affects us and being open to hearing how it affects others, a poverty consultant said Thursday.

October 06, 2011 5:14 pm Photos


Design firm unveils plans for VU campus

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University officials and consultants from JJR design firm unveiled the university's long-term master plan for expansion and development at a forum Thursday.

September 29, 2011 9:10 pm

Valpo man at Reno air show crash: 'There were literally body parts everywhere'

VALPARAISO | Aviation instructor Guy Campolattara said he had never seen anything like what he witnessed Friday at the Reno, Nev., air show.

September 19, 2011 4:00 pm Related

Church to offer service of hope on 9/11

VALPARAISO | A service to recognize the role of rescuers in the community will be held at 10 a.m. Sunday at Valparaiso Nazarene Church, 2702 E. Glendale Blvd.

September 07, 2011 2:50 pm

Second Annual Valpo Brewfest Caters to Craft Beer Fans

VALPARAISO | The Second Annual Valpo Brewfest will be held at Central Park Plaza on Saturday, September 24 from 1-5:00 p.m. Valparaiso Community Festivals & Events (VCFE) will host the fest which brings beer lovers far and wide to downtown Valparaiso for an opportunity to sample over 125…

September 06, 2011 3:59 pm
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