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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.
Brenda Sheetz, vice president of the Porter County Community Foundation, tracks donations at the 2013 Give Day event at The Times office in Valapraiso.
Jade Palin of Valparaiso was the first person Thursday to donate at The Times office in Valparaiso at the Porter County Community Foundation's Give Day, which benefits local organizations serving childen.
Firefighters battle a blaze Wednesday morning in the area of U.S. 30 and Axe Avenue in Valparaiso.
CHESTERTON | People here still remember the sacrifice of Staff Sgt. Thomas Thorstad 30 years ago.
One person was injured in an accident Wednesday at U.S. 6 and County Road 450 West.
One of the two cars involved in an accident Wednesday at the corner of U.S. 6 and County Road 450 West in Portage Township.
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.
The United States Department of Energy announced Thursday it has awarded Valparaiso University a $2.3 million cooperative agreement to fund solar research through a proposal from the College of Engineering. The funding, which will be dispersed during the course of a three-year period, is a d…
Students at Valparaiso High School on Wednesday were evacuated from the school after staff members noticed a smell of burning plastic. No source of the smell was found.
A brick design is stamped into fresh concrete on Thursday at the five-points roundabout at Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road.
Workers this week prepared the apron at the five-points roundabout at Calumet Avenue, Roosevelt Road and Vale Park Road. The red concrete was stamped to give the appearance of a brick design.
A sign posted Tuesday at the Indiana Dunes State Park warns visitors that swimming is not allowed because of the potential for rip currents.
Visitors to the Indiana Dunes State Park on Tuesday walk along the shoreline, but remain out of the water as swimming was prohibited because of the threat of rip currents.
Workers on Monday prepare to wash windows at the Valparaiso University Chapel of the Resurrection.
Crews on Monday continue demolition work on the former Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus building. The land occupied by the former hospital has been sold to Valparaiso University.
A sign warns spectators to keep out of the demolition site at the former Porter Valparaiso Hospital Campus site on LaPorte Avenue.
Firefighters battle a blaze Friday at the Needle & Thread business located at the corner of Jefferson and Lafayette streets in Valparaiso.
Project Neighbors would like to renovate the top two floors of the building at 454 S. College Ave. into 18 residential units. HealthLinc is relocating to a new building at 1001 Sturdy Road and will open its doors to patients on July 8.
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.
NIPSCO workers discuss the gas line break along Weston Street in Valparaiso on Tuesday after city workers hit a natural gas line. The gas leak prompted officials to evacuate Ben Franklin Middle School.
NIPSCO workers line Weston Street in Valparaiso on Tuesday after city workers hit a natural gas line. The gas leak prompted officials to evacuate Ben Franklin Middle School.
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.
Charles Randle stands inside his business Thursday that was damaged when an SUV was driven through the front wall. There was no one inside the the business, Upholstery by Charles, at 1202 Formula Drive. No injuries were reported.
An SUV drove into the front of an upholstery store at 1202 Formula Drive in Valparaiso on Thursday morning April 25, 2013. No one was injured.
"Francis and the Leper" can be seen in the foyer of First Methodist Church in downtown Valparaiso.
A Valparaiso Public Works truck pulls into the current Public Works facility on Don Hovey Drive at Axe Avenue. City officials are considering moving the Public Works Department to a new campus near the city's wastewater treatment plant on the city's west side.
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.
Dr. Jose Agusti, who practices in this office at 60 S. Valparaiso St., in Valparaiso, was arrested Thursday and charged with sexual deviate conduct and sexual battery.
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.
Firefighters continued to douse the rubble at 204 Lincolnway in Valparaiso on Tuesday, while demolition workers continue to take down the east wall of the 1901 building that caught fire Monday.
Rubble remains of a century-old building at 204 Lincolnway on Monday night after an early morning fire.
Demolition crews began dismantling a large building in downtown Valparaiso that caught fire early Monday morning.
The building at 204 Lincolnway is demolished Monday after a fire gutted the building during the early morning hours.
An early morning fire closed down much of downtown Valparaiso on Monday.
An early morning fire closed much of downtown Valparaiso Monday morning.
Firefighters continue to pour water on a building at 204 Lincolnway in Valparaiso following an early morning fire that closed much of the downtown business district.
Firefighters continue to put water on a building on Lincolnway in Valparaiso on Monday morning. The fire closed much of the downtown area.
Smoke continues to pour from a building in downtown Valparaiso following an early Monday morning fire.
“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.
The Friends of the Porter County Public Library sell used books in a second-floor room at the Valparaiso branch, and at each of the system's other branches, to support library operations.
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