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  • Intimidation, Resisting Arrest And Public Intoxication - January 26, 2015 at 12:10 am

    Shane Wilson, 26, LaPorte, was charged with Level 6 felony Intimidation, A misdemeanor Resisting Arrest and B misdemeanor Public Intoxication after a LaPorte Police officer was reporting to an apartment entrance that was being blocked by Wilson.  Wilson, who was sleeping in the doorway, became unruly after he was questioned by the officer.  He was arrested for public intoxication after he resisted and made threats to the officer.

  • LaPorte Man Arrested For Robbery Of Family Express - January 26, 2015 at 12:08 am

    Jacob Borders, 35, LaPorte, was arrested Friday morning for the robbery of a Family Express on Pine Lake Ave.  According to reports from the LaPorte Police Department, Borders indicated he had a weapon and demanded money from the clerk then fled the scene.  Police were told that Borders entered a house in the 400 block of Pine Lake Ave. however he eluded police until the next morning.  Borders is charged Read more…

  • Nominations Needed For 13 Voting Members Of The Coastal Advisory Board - January 26, 2015 at 12:06 am

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Lake Michigan Coastal Program seeks nominations for all 13 voting members of the Coastal Advisory Board. Nominations are due by Feb. 27. Current board members are eligible for reappointment, with the exception of the rotating positions. Appointments are for two years, except for the rotating positions. Terms begin with the board’s April 15 meeting. The board meets every two months in the three coastal Read more…

  • Michigan State Police Need Help With Identification - January 26, 2015 at 12:04 am

    Michigan State Police were dispatched to a private drive north of U.S. 12 near Hoder Road in New Buffalo Township on Sunday morning.  The found a black female, between the ages of 30 and 40, deceased on the scene.  Police are looking for help from the public.  If anyone is aware of a missing black female to call the local police department.  There is a possibility that the woman’s body Read more…

  • 40 New Jobs To Be Created - January 26, 2015 at 12:03 am

    B&B Manufacturing, a producer of custom and standard synchronous drive products including timing belt pulleys, roller chain sprockets and related parts announced plans to expand its operations in the City of La Porte retaining 74 employees and creating 40 new jobs in the State of Indiana. B&B Manufacturing will invest $6.85 million to construct and equip an 80,000 sq. ft. facility on its 52 acre site located in East Gate Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Kia to Recall Nearly 87,000 Vehicles in Wake of Fire Risk

    Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Kia Motors is recalling over 80,000 vehicles after a defect in the cooling fan resistor was found, creating the risk of potential fires. According to documents from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects as many as 86,880 Kia Fortes from the 2014 model year. Vehicle owners are expected to be notified next month. Dealers will replace the cooling fan resistor Read more…

  • Small Drone Found on White House Grounds: Law Enforcement Sources

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — A small drone was found on the White House grounds overnight, two law enforcement sources confirmed to ABC News, but White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the situation “does not pose any sort of ongoing threat.” Speaking to reporters in New Delhi, India, Earnest said the Secret Service is investigating the device. President and Mrs. Obama are currently in India, with a stop planned in Saudi Arabia Read more…

  • “Birdman,” Eddie Redmayne, Julianne Moore Winners at SAG Awards

    Kevin Winter/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — Birdman spread its wings at the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night.Birdman, which entered the ceremony with a leading four nominations, earned the award for ensemble movie cast. It stars Michael Keaton, Edward Norton and Emma Stone. Keaton failed to win the prize for outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role. Instead, The Theory of Everything star Read more…