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  • MCPD need help with shooting case - March 29, 2017 at 12:32 am

    On March 28th at 8:43pm a vehicle occupied by 4 persons came to the police department and were met by officers exiting the building. In the vehicle were 2 people that were shot, one person later died. Both of the victims were taken to the St. Anthony’s Hospital. The area where the shooting took place was Grace St. and Holliday St., The Michigan City Police Department is asking anyone in Read more…

  • Wild turkey strikes vehicle - March 29, 2017 at 12:32 am

    On Tuesday morning the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office responded to an incident on US 20 near Wilhelm Road. Responding deputies found that a black 2016 GMC Yukon traveling westbound on US 20 struck a large wild turkey that was flying across the roadway. The tom turkey broke through the glass and became lodged in the center of the windshield. The vehicle was being driven by John Taraboczhia who was Read more…

  • Adult dealing drugs on school bus arrested - March 29, 2017 at 12:31 am

    On Tuesday afternoon at approximately 3:15 PM police officers were sent to the area of Meadowbrook Boulevard and US 6, which is the entrance to the town of Kingsford Heights, regarding an adult that was on a La Porte Community School Corporation school bus and was reportedly dealing narcotics. A Kingsford Heights deputy marshal was the first to arrive and removed the suspect from the bus. Deputies from the La Read more…

  • LCDTF announces arrest - March 29, 2017 at 12:30 am

    The LCDTF (La Porte County Drug Task Force) announced the arrest of 38 year old Jason Anderson, of Michigan City, for Dealing Cocaine a Level 2 Felony, and Dealing Marijuana a Level 5 Felony. The LCDTF began investigating Anderson several months ago after citizen complaints of Anderson’s alleged illegal narcotics sales throughout the Michigan City area. On Friday March 24th, with the assistance of The Michigan City Patrol Shift II, Read more…

  • INDOT to hold open house in LaPorte - March 29, 2017 at 12:29 am

    The Indiana Department of Transportation will host one of six regional open houses in LaPorte in an effort to gain public input on the selection of future state highway construction projects. The projects are all listed as part of the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program. The list of open houses includes: Tuesday, April 11th: INDOT District Office, 315 E. Boyd Blvd., LaPorte, IN 46350 (the open house will take place from Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Crayola retiring one of its crayons on Friday

    Photodisc/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — They can never be forgiven for killing off raw umber. According to the Official Crayola Crayon website, Friday, March 31 is National Crayon Day, but it will also be a funeral. For the first time in its 100-year history, Crayola will retire a color from its 24-count box of crayons. Crayola isn’t saying which crayon is getting the ax, but will make the announcement on Friday morning. Read more…

  • Duterte to US: Why didn’t you send armada vs China islands?

    The Philippine president says he has asked the U.S. ambassador why America did not deploy an armada of warships to pressure China to stop constructing man-made islands that are now at the heart of regional concerns in the disputed South China Sea