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PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | Two teens dressed in Mortal Kombat Halloween costumes smashed four windows with an ax Wednesday afternoon at the South Haven Church of the Nazarene and sliced through the siding of a nearby pole barn.
Two good Samaritans are being credited with saving the lives of two local people seriously hurt in a traffic accident Tuesday afternoon.
CHESTERTON | Police are investigating the death of a 2-year-old Chesterton boy who died after what was reported as a fall from a trampoline last week.
VALPARAISO | A local substitute teacher and former minister was arrested Friday morning in Valparaiso on sex abuse charges filed in Louisville, Ky.
SOUTH HAVEN | Twenty-one-month old Olivia Turnick’s lips had turned blue and her eyes rolled back in her head Wednesday afternoon when her mother dialed 911 for help.
VALPARAISO | Two men have been charged with the numerous thefts of catalytic converters in Porter County.
Authorities released the names Tuesday of the five men who fled an officer during a traffic stop that led to a high-speed chase and eventual crash Monday afternoon.
VALPARAISO | Former NFL defensive end Jared Tomich was arrested last week on theft charges in connection to equipment missing from a health club business he ran.
PORTAGE | Like members of an Indy 500 pit crew, a tire was changed with clockwork precision Tuesday at Walmart.
PORTAGE | A Calumet City man who ran from Portage police was apprehended after trying to fight off a K-9 officer.
LAPORTE | A LaPorte County judge on Thursday ordered the Porter County commissioners to fix an apparent error made by the board when it redrew county council districts in December. But the ruling did not immediately address claims made by Councilman Jeremy Rivas that he was intentionally dra…
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | State preservation officials have taken over the investigation of the origin of a skull found Monday by workers installing an underground pipeline.
BOONE TOWNSHIP | Police arrested a suspect in a home burglary on Monday after a high-speed pursuit through southern Porter County.
LIBERTY TOWNSHIP | A 4-week-old baby girl is alive thanks to a Porter County sheriff's deputy who performed CPR when the girl stopped breathing.
VALPARAISO | Paul Schreiner looked out into the parking lot at Trinity Lutheran Church and couldn't help but notice a rusted out car parked there nearly every Sunday.
HEBRON | A Hobart firefighter barred from his house rammed a van into the residence early Tuesday while police inside spoke to his wife about an earlier domestic incident, authorities said.
VALPARAISO | A downtown convenience store was robbed Monday night for the second time in 10 days, and police are asking the public’s help identifying the armed suspect.
VALPARAISO | A Porter County man pointed a gun at three men and a woman while blocking traffic at the Steak 'n Shake parking lot Thursday morning.
VALPARAISO | A Valparaiso man was shot Wednesday night in an apartment by a friend during an argument, police said.
VALPARAISO | The death of a 10-month-old girl in July was the result of a methadone overdose, according to authorities.
NASSAU, Bahamas | A Valparaiso-area woman was among four people who died Sunday in a small plane crash off the Bahamas' northernmost island.
CHESTERTON | People here still remember the sacrifice of Staff Sgt. Thomas Thorstad 30 years ago.
PORTER TOWNSHIP | A Porter Township man was arrested Wednesday night after police said he pointed a handgun at his girlfriend, threatened to kill her and her son and fired a shot out his kitchen door.
VALPARAISO | Strongbow Inn, famous for its turkey dinners and turkey pies, will be sold to Hobart-based Luke Co.
VALPARAISO | All of the 17 puppies dumped Friday night along State Park Road in Porter have families lined up to adopt them.
PORTER | Karen Read stopped late Friday night when she saw a set of eyes in the road, reflected in her headlights.
VALPARAISO | A Porter County election official expressed concern Tuesday afternoon about a post to a Facebook page purporting to report the midday status of the Union Township school referendum vote.
VALPARAISO | Charles Randle had just walked out of his upholstery business Thursday morning and walked past an SUV as it pulled into the parking lot.
PORTAGE | Two Portage men involved in a stabbing incident last week, which prompted the call-out of the Portage SWAT team, have been arrested.
PORTAGE | Tips from the public, along with a good vehicle description from surveillance video led to the arrest Friday of a suspect in three armed robberies in Portage in the last week.
VALPARAISO | Friday's death of a Valparaiso man appears to be the latest in an alarming increase in the number of heroin-related deaths in Porter County, Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris said.
“Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood.”
VALPARAISO | A local club that’s been helping members of the community for more than 100 years is hoping the community can come to its aid.
SOUTH HAVEN | Any plans to construct new pavilions and possibly lights at the South Haven Little League fields are being put on hold after the theft of a tractor and a mower.
JACKSON TOWNSHIP | A 53-year-old Jackson Township man punched and broke the windshield of a 73-year-old woman in an apparent road rage incident Wednesday morning, according to Porter County Sheriff's Department.
SOUTH HAVEN | Police said learning the name of the man who stole a donation container from the counter at a local supermarket was easy because he just had filled out a job application at the store — complete with his name, address and Social Security number.
SOUTH HAVEN | A South Haven man and his wife were thrown from their bed Thursday morning when an SUV slammed through the front of their Newport Road home and barreled into their bedroom.
PINE TOWNSHIP | Police arrested a man Monday morning who they said held two women at a Michigan City trailer and then a Pine Township motel.
VALPARAISO | A chase from Valparaiso into Lake County ended early Tuesday after the fleeing suspect was chased down by a Valparaiso police dog.
VALPARAISO | Two people were arrested and a third is being sought in connection with reports of rapid-fire gunshots Saturday at a Valparaiso-area mobile home park.
VALPARAISO | Two raccoons were trapped Thursday on the city’s west side – but one lacked the familiar mask-like markings most of the often-pesky rodents wear.
MORGAN TOWNSHIP | Smiles and tears, and dozens of onlookers, greeted an old barn as it was moved Thursday to its new home in rural Porter County.
UNION TOWNSHIP | A Union Township man was arrested Tuesday on allegations he repeatedly abused his live-in girlfriend and threatened her throughout the day on Sunday.
PORTER TOWNSHIP | Someone was watching a Porter Township woman Monday night and making threatening calls as police were at her home investigating.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso police have arrested two women accused of a pickpocket scheme at local grocery and discount stores.
VALPARAISO | That white pickup truck that appears to be an INDOT vehicle on the highway might be driven by a state trooper.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso Community Schools Superintendent Andrew Melin is a finalist for the superintendent's job at the Greater Clark County Schools in Jeffersonville.
VALPARAISO | A fledgling nonprofit agency that aims to provide services to children with Down syndrome and their families has much of what it needs to help support local families, minus one thing — a building to house its programs.
CHICAGO | A Porter man is one of six people who face a felony charge after being arrested Sunday night during demonstrations at the recent NATO summit.
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | An off-duty Porter County Sheriff's Department deputy was killed Wednesday afternoon when his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck at the intersection of Ind. 2 and County Road 450 East in Porter County.
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