The Michigan City Police Department is asking that anyone with information regarding the Sept. 25 robbery of a Wendy’s or a Sept. 27 holdup at a Burger King, both on Franklin Street, reach out to their office to aid in the investigation.
U.S. Steel has agreed to pay about $3 million in recent years for wastewater permit violations dating back to 2013 at the troubled Portage facility, IDEM and U.S. District Court records show.
Portage Mayor Sue Lynch said she began receiving calls about 5:50 p.m. about the discharge, which started near the plant's outfall and traveled along Burns Waterway toward Lake Michigan.
The NWS said hazardous conditions will persist through Thursday night and issued a Lakeshore Flood Warning for Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.
A Hobart man has been charged with multiple felonies in LaPorte County in connection with a June 13 vehicle crash that killed Malachi R. Young, 19, of Michigan City.
Various agricultural vehicles — including tractors, combines, grain carts, grain wagons and large trucks — are set to become fixtures on rural roads, Indiana State Police said.
The Indiana Supreme Court has overruled the acquittal issued by Indiana Court of Appeals and restored the original guilty verdict against John B. Larkin, including his two-year prison sentence.
Beachgoers are advised to remain out of the water and not to venture out onto piers, jetties, break walls or other shoreline structures.
The late Frederick C. Mennen will have his name on a bridge in LaPorte close to where his brand of popcorn used to roll off the assembly lines here.
Erik Nelson is the new workforce development coordinator for the LaPorte Economic Advancement Partnership.
The threat for severe storms with potentially damaging hail and wind will persist between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m.
The Villano family filed the lawsuit to hold Duke Energy accountable and encourage owners of other low-head dams across the U.S. to remove them, mitigate the danger or at least give rivers users adequate warning of the hidden danger ahead, attorney Kenneth J. Allen said.
Employees not vaccinated must also be tested once a week for the virus and have daily temperature checks.
In a 40-page ruling, the judge wrote the revised consent decree was fair and reasonable, and that the government and U.S. Steel negotiated its terms in good faith.