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  • MOTORCYCLE CRASH INVESTIGATION - May 28, 2020 at 12:15 pm

                  This morning (05/28/20) at approximately 3:17 AM, deputies were dispatched to the 7800 west block of State Road 2, rural New Durham township, in reference to an unresponsive male subject lying along the roadway.  At approximately 3:21 AM, Deputy Austin Howell arrived and located the subject.  Soon thereafter, a crash scene was discovered nearby.           The crash investigation determined that a blue 2002 Harley-Davidson motorcycle had been traveling east Read more…

  • Franciscan Health surgeon is first in Northwest Indiana to implant latest version of world’s smallest pacemaker - May 28, 2020 at 11:48 am

    A dual-chamber version of the world’s smallest cardiac pacemaker is now available to patients in Northwest Indiana after a Franciscan Health clinical cardiac electrophysiologist became the first in the area to implant the device earlier this month. Medtronic’s Micra™ AV is indicated for the treatment of patients with AV block, a type of heart block in which the electrical signals between the chambers of the heart are impaired. One-tenth the size Read more…

  • Traffic Stop Produces Wanted Fugitive In Possession Of A Firearm - May 28, 2020 at 7:05 am

    The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 23 year old Lanard D. Edwards of Michigan City. Wednesday at around 12:30 AM, Captain Andrew Hynek observed a passenger vehicle stopped on Grand Beach Road east of El Portal Drive. As Captain Hynek neared the vehicle, he noted it was now traveling west on Grand Beach Road towards him. He observed the vehicle disregard the stop sign on Grand Read more…

  • Porter County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Public’s Assistance In Locating Wanted Subject - May 28, 2020 at 7:01 am

    The Porter County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 30 year old Aaron M. Metzner. Listed as 5’10” and 135lbs, and “Brown / Brown”. His last known addresses were in Chesterton, Portage, Valparaiso, and Hobart. He may be in the company of Edward Furlong Jr, Ashley Jones, or Michael Weiss. Last known to drive an older gray sport utility vehicle with a cracked windshield on the passenger Read more…

  • HEALTH DEPARTMENT UPDATES STATEWIDE COVID-19 CASE COUNTS - May 27, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) today announced that 370 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 32,437 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s total. Intensive care unit and ventilator capacity remains steady. As of today, more than 41 Read more…