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  • Female escapee caught, arrested from anonymous tip - August 31, 2015 at 9:47 pm

    34 year old Amber Marie Crane, who was wanted on an active LaPorte County Warrant for Escape as a Level 5 Felony was arrested after an anonymous tip was received by Michigan City Police and they located her in the area of the 800 dock of the Michigan City Marina, Crane was taken into custody without incident and is being held in the LaPorte County Jail. Crane’s arrest is the Read more…

  • New suspect added to MCPD Ten Most Wanted list - August 31, 2015 at 9:45 pm

    33 year old Joshwa McColly has been added to the Michigan City Police Department’s Ten Most Wanted list. McColly is wanted out of LaPorte County Superior Court No. 4 on an active warrant for Failure to Appear for Class D felony Domestic Battery (Committed in the presence of a child less than 16) and Class A misdemeanor Invasion of Privacy (Violation of the Protective Order). Joshwa McColly is a white Read more…

  • Porter County Sheriff’s Office seeks suspicious man - August 31, 2015 at 9:44 pm

    The Porter County Sheriff’s Office report that a man followed a Liberty Township girl while she was riding her bike on Sunday. The girl left the Woods of the Winding Creek subdivision near County Road 50 West and noticed a man in an older brown 4-door vehicle parked nearby. He started to follow the girl and she for a short distance and she rode her bicycle to the South Haven Read more…

  • Congresswoman Walorski visits Rolling Prairie Elementary School - August 31, 2015 at 9:43 pm

    As part of her ‘Hoosier Education Tour’, Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-02) kicked off her two-day districtwide tour visiting schools in several counties throughout the Second Congressional District on Monday. Walorski visited Rolling Prairie Elementary School to read to first graders and promote the Library of Congress Surplus Books Program. Rolling Prairie Elementary School was recognized as 2010-2011 Four Star Schools by the Indiana Department of Education and was rated an Read more…

  • First Friday in the Chapel featured performer announced - August 31, 2015 at 9:42 pm

    Donovan Diedrich, a La Porte native and 2012 graduate of La Porte High School, will be the featured performer at First Friday in the Chapel at noon, Sept. 4 in the IU Health La Porte Hospital Family Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. The First Friday in the Chapel series offers outstanding musical performances each month, and is made possible by the La Porte Hospital Foundation Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Is Expecting Identical Twin Girls

    Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Marissa Mayer is expecting identical twin girls! The Yahoo CEO, 40, shared the happy news on her Tumblr Tuesday, writing that the “twins part was quite a surprise, because I have no family history of twins or any other predisposing factors.” Mayer said she is due in December and it appears she won’t be taking full advantage of Yahoo’s parental leave policy. “Since Read more…

  • Rare Supermoon Lunar Eclipse Coming This Month

    A perigee full moon or “supermoon” is seen on Aug. 10, 2014, in Washington. (NASA/Bill Ingalls)(NEW YORK) — There will be an extra special show in the night sky this month when a rare supermoon lunar eclipse will occur for the first time since 1982. The cosmic event will take place on the night of Sept. 27 when two periodic events — supermoons and lunar eclipses — will happen at Read more…

  • Today on the Trail — 9/1/15

    ABC News(NEW YORK) — The race for the White House turns the page into September Tuesday, with frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton missing from the trail for another day. Clinton is still on vacation in the Hamptons, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has a town hall back home in Miami Tuesday morning. Several Republican contenders are in early states: Mike Huckabee, Rick Santorum and Bobby Jindal are all Read more…