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  • South Bend man arrested for transporting cocaine to La Porte County - November 23, 2017 at 10:39 am

    44 year old Lawrence A. Glover of South Bend, was arrested following a lengthy investigation by the unit. The La Porte County Drug Task Force began investigating Glover, following information that he was transporting cocaine from South Bend, to La Porte County. Glover was charged with Dealing in Cocaine. The La Porte County Drug Task Force, with the assistance of The La Porte County Sheriff’s Department dayshift patrol division, took Read more…

  • National Tax Security Awareness week starting November 27th - November 23, 2017 at 10:31 am

    The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR), in collaboration with the Internal Revenue Service, will host a National Tax Security Awareness Week starting November 27 to encourage taxpayers to take additional steps in protecting their personal and financial information before the 2018 tax season. For information on how to protect against identity theft, visit the DOR website www.dor.in.gov/4794.htm or learn more about what to do if fallen victim to identify theft at www.in.gov/dor/5034.htm.

  • Michigan City Parents Support Group showing Bottom Dollars documentary - November 22, 2017 at 9:30 pm

    The Michigan City Parents Support Group would like to invite the community to the preview of Bottom Dollars, an hour-long documentary developed by Rooted in Rights that focuses on 14c organizations who often pay sub-minimum wages to employees with disabilities.The film will be presented on Thursday, November 30 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Living Way Church located at 2410 Duneland Beach Drive (Duneland Beach Drive & HWY Read more…

  • League of Women Voters of LaPorte County presenting Chancellor of PNW at Lunch With the League - November 22, 2017 at 9:28 pm

    The League of Women Voters of LaPorte County is pleased to present the Dr. Thomas L. Keon, Chancellor of Purdue University Northwest (PNW), at the Dec. 12th Lunch With the League. The presentation is at noon, at Patrick’s Grille in Michigan City. You do not have to be a member to attend, and reservations are not required. Attendees may purchase a lunch of their choice from the menu. Doors open Read more…

  • Rolling Prairie man sentenced for numerous robberies in 2017 - November 22, 2017 at 9:26 pm

    34 year old Nathan Kellogg, of Rolling Prairie, was sentenced before South Bend District Court Judge Jon E. DeGuilio for several robberies in St. Joseph and LaPorte Counties in Indiana. Kellogg was sentenced to eighty-five (85) months imprisonment followed by one (1) year of supervised release. According to documents in this case, Kellogg drove the car when another individual committed several armed robberies. He drove the robber to the Admiral Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Indiana family hangs warm clothing on ‘blessing fence’ for neighbors in need

    The Blessing Fence/Facebook(GOSHEN, Ind.) — Donated coats, hats, scarves, mittens, and boots adorn the wrought iron fence in Lynda Salisbury’s front yard next to a sign that reads, “Take what you need, leave the rest, may you always feel warm, cozy, and blessed.” The free, warm clothing is part of the Goshen, Indiana woman’s “blessing fence” to help neighbors in need. “The theme of it is anonymous giving for anonymous Read more…

  • Several arrested in Black Friday mall protest in Missouri: report

    iStock/Thinkstock(ST. LOUIS) — Seven people were arrested Friday at a Missouri mall after nearly 100 protesters disrupted Black Friday shopping, according to local media. Galleria Mall, located near St. Louis, was forced to close because of the protests, mall security told ABC News. Protesters entered the mall around 1:15 p.m. local time and help their fists up, chanting “No justice, no profit,” an eyewitness told ABC News. They walked through Read more…

  • Landmarks worldwide pay tribute to victims of Egypt mosque attack

    THOMAS SAMSON/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Landmarks and government buildings across the globe paid tribute Friday to the victims of an attack earlier in the day at a mosque in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula that left 235 people dead and another 130 injured. In Israel, which borders the Sinai peninsula, Tel Aviv’s city hall was lit up with the Egyptian flag. “A horrific attack in #Egypt. We send our condolences to our Read more…

  • Time magazine disputes Trump’s ‘Person of the Year’ claim

    NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Time magazine has disputed President Donald Trump’s claim that he turned down the publication’s request for an interview and photo shoot for its “Person of the Year” issue. In a tweet late Friday afternoon, Trump claimed he rebuffed the request after being told he “probably” would receive the magazine’s top honors. He was the magazine’s “Person of the Year” last year. “Time Magazine called to say Read more…

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