WESTCHESTER TWP. | The Porter County Highway Department and Norfolk Southern Railroad will close County Road 250 East (Brummitt Road) in Westchester Township Monday through Friday from Porter Avenue to County Road 1225 North for railroad crossing repair.
WESTCHESTER TOWNSHIP | A Kentucky man reportedly crashed into two cars in Porter County en route to his drunken driving arrest east of Michigan City.
WESTCHESTER TOWNSHIP | Authorities believe a Valparaiso tattoo parlor owner charged in January with breaking into businesses in Valparaiso and Portage may also responsible for the burglary of a Westchester Township home.
WESTCHESTER TOWNSHIP | Police said a South Bend man was removed from a train car Wednesday after creating a disturbance along the South Shore Line.
Aljernon Fluker, 40, of South Bend
VALPARAISO | School districts across Porter County have pitched in to keep a 10-year-old truancy diversion program alive.
CHESTERTON | In the wake of last week's tax referendum victory, Duneland School Corp. officials want to find three to five community members to help them decide how to spend the additional revenue.
CHESTERTON | Twelve years after helping lead a successful petition drive to build a new high school, Jim Jeselnick is promoting the call for a tax increase to support school district operations.
CHESTERTON | The Duneland School Corp. board heard how the state's cuts to financial reimbursement for summer school will affect the district's offerings this year.
A story in Wednesday's edition about a Westchester Township animal hoarding case should have stated some dogs taken from the home prior to a warrant search were found infected with parvovirus.
WESTCHESTER TOWNSHIP | A woman found with more than 100 dogs in her home was arrested Wednesday on animal cruelty charges.
CHESTERTON | Members of the Duneland School Corp. board voted unanimously Monday to ask voters in the spring to bless the district's request for more money.
WESTCHESTER TOWNSHIP | A day after 55 dogs were removed from a rural home, police and animal control officers returned and took another 27 dogs.
WESTCHESTER TOWNSHIP | Police are looking into a reported shooting at Fairhaven Baptist Church that damaged a stained-glass window.
WESTCHESTER TOWNSHIP | Like any couple, when Jessica and Ryan Reagor adopted their son more than two years ago, some of their activities fell by the wayside.
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