Portage - Indiana

State police arrest Portage man for speeding at 142 mph

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A Portage man is facing a felony charge after an Indiana State Police trooper caught him speeding on I-80/94 early Saturday morning.Read more

Steel mill sorry for spill that killed fish, closed beaches

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A steel company apologized for a spill of cyanide and ammonia that led to a fish kill and prompted the closure of beaches along Lake Michigan.Read more

Indiana beaches on Lake Michigan closed after cyanide spill

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Some beaches along northwestern Indiana's Lake Michigan shoreline are closed after authorities say a chemical spill in a tributary caused a fish kill.Read more


Police search for impersonator who pulled over woman in northern Indiana

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Indiana State Police and the Portage Police Department are looking for a man who may be impersonating a police officer.Read more

Silver Alert canceled for missing 55-year-old Portage woman

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55-year-old Rebecca Ann Horak has been canceled.Read more

Lowe's to close underperforming stores, 1 in Indiana

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Lowe's Companies, Inc. has announced it will close 20 underperforming stores across the nation. Thirty-one stores in Canada and other locations will close.Read more

Erosion closes Portage beach access at Indiana Dunes

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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore says it has closed beach access at one of its most popular sites because recent storm waves eroded part of a sand dune and a trail.Read more

Indiana high school dive coach charged with sex misconduct

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A 19-year-old assistant dive coach at a northwest Indiana high school faces felony counts of sexual misconduct and possession of child pornography.Read more

Indiana city officials mull suing US Steel

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Officials of a northern Indiana city have condemned U.S. Steel's silence over an October spill of a potentially carcinogenic chemical into a Lake Michigan tributary.Read more


Documents: US Steel tried to keep chemical spill secret

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Environmentalists are questioning why the public wasn't notified about an October chemical spill into a Lake Michigan tributary that U.S. Steel asked Indiana regulators...Read more

Two found dead inside boat docked in NW Indiana harbor

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Two people were found dead of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning inside a boat docked at a northwest Indiana harbor.Read more