LaPorte County

Sheriff: Michigan, Indiana crop heists are a 'major league operation'

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A "well-organized machine" of thieves appears to be behind the theft of tons of apples and pumpkins from orchards and farms in Michigan and Indiana, according to...Read more

Overdose deaths declined in northwestern Indiana last year

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Drug overdose deaths declined last year in northwestern Indiana after setting a record in 2017.Read more

Review: Northwest Indiana has high fatal drunken crash rate

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Federal road fatality data show that between 2010 and 2014, drunken driving was linked to about 35 percent of the deadly crashes in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.Read more


Family, friends gather to celebrate 90th birthday for LaPorte County twins

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Loretta and Lorraine are from La Porte County but family members came from all over to throw them a joint birthday party this week.Read more

Statewide Silver Alert canceled for LaPorte woman

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A Statewide Silver Alert has been canceled for a LaPorte woman who disappeared Wednesday.Read more

Second baby dropped off in LaPorte County baby box in 5 months

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The baby is healthy and shows no signs of medical issues.Read more

Man sentenced to 64 years in slaying; body found in sewer

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Authorities say Scotty Irvin of Elkhart wrapped the body of Mark Huber in a tarp and hid it inside a sewer main in LaPorte County.Read more

LaPorte Co. deputy performs Heimlich maneuver on choking motorist

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A northwestern Indiana sheriff's deputy performed the Heimlich maneuver to save a motorist during a routine traffic stop.Read more

Newborn infant recovered successfully from Indiana baby box

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A newborn was left in a LaPorte County "baby box" Tuesday night and was taken to a Michigan City hospital in good condition.Read more


Authorities: Man may be linked to 100 thefts, burglaries

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Authorities say a 26-year-old man charged in a northwestern Indiana burglary that was thwarted by a homeowner may be linked to roughly 100 thefts and burglaries in the...Read more

11 Fishers teens hospitalized after eating gummy bears reportedly containing THC

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Police in LaPorte County are investigating after a group of teenagers ate gummy bears that contained THC.Read more