Man Arrested After Incident Outside a Portage Health Clinic

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A 22 year old Chesterton man is facing charges of battery to law enforcement, possession of marijuana and resisting law enforcement, after an incident on Tuesday outside of NorthShore Health Clinic in Portage. Portage Police report an employee of the...

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Chesterton Gun and Ammo Business Burglarized

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In Chesterton, police are investigating a burglary that took place last week at a newly opened gun and gun accessory business in the one-thousand block of Broadway. The Times reports officers arrived at the scene on Thursday, after receiving a...

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Help Sought to Locate Man Who Fondled 12 Year Old Girl

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Authorities are seeking the public's help to locate a vehicle used to assault a female juvenile last week. The Porter County Sheriff's Office announced today that at 7pm on Friday, a 12...

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Man Arrested for OWI/Speeding in Construction Zone

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A Highland man was arrested on numerous charges Tuesday afternoon, including operating while intoxicated, after a state police trooper pulled him over for speeding in a construction zone with workers present. Indiana State Police Lowell Post reports at 3:30pm, a...

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Single Family Home Sales Rise 28.1% from April to May

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Single family home sales in Lake, Porter, LaPorte, Jasper and Newton Counties combined rose 28.1 percent from April to May. The Greater Northwest Indiana Association of Realtors reports the median selling price from April to May also increased by 5.5...

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Westville Correctional Facility Superintendent Promoted

Westville Correctional Facility will be seeking a new superintendent after it was announced today that current Superintendent Mark Levenhagen has been appointed as the Director of Mental health and Special Populations for the Indiana Department of Corrections, effective Sunday, June...

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Kouts Man Charged with Dollar General Burglary

In Kouts, police announced today an arrest warrant was served on an 18 year old man accused of breaking into the Kouts Dollar General Store late last month. Kouts Police report at 2am on May 28 th, security footage...

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LAUW Pres/CEO Lou Martinez Announces Retirement


The Lake Area United Way Board of trustees announced today that they have accepted the retirement notice of their President and CEO, Lou Martinez. In discussing his retirement, Martinez reflected on what an honor it has been to have worked...

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ISP Agrees to Investigate Alleged Eavesdropping at MC PD

An investigation is being conducted by Indiana State Police into allegations several investigators may have improperly overheard conversations between a murder suspect and his attorney while the two occupied an interrogation room in the Michigan City Police Department. Michigan City...

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Third PC Jail Pod Staffed, Opened, Full

A landmark moment for the Porter County Jail this week, when the third and final section, or pod, opened for inmates – more than eleven years after the jail complex opened along State Road 49. Porter County Sheriff David Lain...

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