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Local volunteers from the American Red Cross and utility workers are leaving this weekend for various parts of the East Coast in anticipation of Hurricane Irene. At least four Red Cross are going from St. Joseph County, four from Elkhart County and...
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — Police have arrested an 18-year-old man who investigators believe is responsible for the death of a young woman whose body was found by searchers over the weekend in northwestern Indiana. Porter County Sheriff David Lain...
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A Porter County judge has recused herself from the case against an 18-year-old man accused of killing a young woman whose body was found by searchers over the weekend in northwestern Indiana. The Times of Munster reports...
Tags: Justice System, Murder, Porter, Judges
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — The retired president of a northwestern Indiana bank has died after being struck by a pickup while he was jogging. The Porter County Sheriff's Department says 62-year-old Garry Bradley was hit Sunday morning along a county...
Tags: Vehicles, Indiana, Elections, Church and State Relations, Porter
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana man has pleaded guilty to charges that he fatally shot his 32-year-old son while they argued inside a pickup truck. Sixty-nine-year-old James Blum of rural Valparaiso had faced murder charges in the...
Tags: Crimes, Indiana, Crime, Law and Justice, Trials, Murder
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A 15-year-old northern Indiana girl charged with handcuffing at knifepoint and sexually assaulting a special needs student has been sentenced to the state Department of Correction's girls school. The Valparaiso teenager...
Tags: Indiana, Crime, Law and Justice, Munster, Laws, Human Interest
KOUTS, Ind. (AP) — The Porter County coroner says a 52-year-old woman and her estranged husband were found shot to death and her house was fully engulfed in flames in what appears to be a murder-suicide. Coroner Chuck Harris says a preliminary...
Tags: Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Murder, Porter, Suicide
Porter County commissioners have voted to pay up to $5,000 to study the county's 911 dispatch system after complaints and concerns surfaced in the first year of consolidating service. The Times of Munster reports that Porter Fire Chief Lewis Craig Sr....
The Porter County Commissioners has declared a state of emergency in Porter County. The Porter County Sheriff's Department said they have activated their emergency snow plan, meaning they will only respond to emergency calls like crashes that involve...
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A coroner says an initial autopsy failed to find the cause of death for a 17-year-old northern Indiana boy who died after collapsing at the Porter County Juvenile Detention Center in Valparaiso. Porter County Coroner...
LAPORTE — Dispatchers in LaPorte County were busy when lanes on I-94 westbound shutdown after a series of accidents. Like the snowfall outside, calls into the LaPorte County 911 dispatch center came through fast and furious. "We just knew it was...
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Lake County police and schools are taking precautions after BBs or pellets struck several car and bus windows. Crown Point Police Chief Pete Land says it appears BB or pellet guns are being shot at passing vehicles....
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