Valparaiso - Indiana

Missing Porter County girl found safe, Silver Alert canceled

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The Porter County Sheriff’s Office confirmed a missing Valparaiso girl has been found safe. Read more

Indiana boy held after apparent school shooting joke involving Siri

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Authorities say a 13-year-old Indiana boy is charged with intimidation after he told Apple's digital assistant Siri that he planned a school shooting and posted an...Read more

Body ID'd as woman who left hospital against medical advice

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The Porter County Coroner found no indication of a crime in Tammy R. Brewer's death, and it's believed she died of natural causes.Read more


Driver accused of letting students operate bus enters plea

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A former Porter Township school bus driver has pleaded not guilty after three students were allowed to drive her bus while others were riding.Read more

Caught on Camera: Bus driver allows children to take the wheel

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Video has surfaced of a northwestern Indiana bus driver who was arrested Friday after allowing children to take the wheel.Read more

Police say school bus driver let children take the wheel

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A northwestern Indiana school bus driver has been arrested on allegations that she let children as young as 11 years old drive the bus.Read more

No charges from video mocking man who died of drug overdose

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An Indiana sheriff says it does not appear any laws were broken when two men took a video of themselves playing with the limp body of another man who died of an apparent...Read more

'FBI' pop-up message guilts Valpo man into admitting viewing child porn

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A Valparaiso man tricked by a pop-up ad turned himself in to police for viewing child pornography.Read more

Northern Indiana jury awards couple $102K for flood damage

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A jury has ordered the city of Valparaiso to pay a couple more than $102,000 for flood damage their home suffered nearly a decade ago.Read more


Northern Indiana county buying back old jail for use as office space

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Porter County is spending $3.6 million to buy back an old jail in downtown Valparaiso for use as office space.Read more

Indiana teen has epic response to being fat-shamed in Valparaiso bakery

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An Indiana woman got the last laugh in response to a woman who fat-shamed her at a Valparaiso bakery.Read more