Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Laporte County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Thursday | Post-Tribune

Man held after pound of heroin discovered

Police seized $100,000 worth of heroin in a traffic stop Tuesday on the Indiana Toll Road, and the driver's initial hearing will be Friday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs

Mon Jul 07, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Indiana Michigan Power reporting 4,334 customers without power

UPDATE: I&M now reporting over 4,000 outages throughout Michiana According to their outage map, 4,334 customers are without power.

Comment?

Related Topix: Elkhart County, IN

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Palladium-Item

4 more tornadoes confirmed in northern Indiana

<![CDATA[KINGSFORD HEIGHTS, Ind. (AP) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed four more tornadoes, all rated EF-1 on the Fujita scale, touched down in northern Indiana during storms earlier this week, bringing the total to 11. The tornadoes confirmed Friday all touched down before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and were on the ground one to four minutes. One touched down for a quarter mile near the LaPorte County town of Pinhook with winds of 105 mph. Another touched down for nearly five miles near Kingsford Heights. Another with winds of up to 100 mph touched down in Starke County near South Center. The most powerful had peak winds of 110 mph and touched down near Koontz Lake and remained on the ground for nearly five miles. All caused damage to structures and trees.

Comment?

Related Topix: Kingsford Heights, IN, Weather, Starke County, IN

Daily Reporter

4 more tornadoes confirmed in northern Indiana

The National Weather Service has confirmed four more tornadoes, all rated EF-1 on the Fujita scale, touched down in northern Indiana during storms earlier this week, bringing the total to 11. The tornadoes confirmed Friday all touched down before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday and were on the ground one to four minutes.

Comment?

Related Topix: Weather, Kingsford Heights, IN

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

City By City Report for July 3, 2014

Fireworks in Baroda Thursday night will be even bigger and better than last year.

Comment?

Related Topix: Starke County, IN, St Joseph County, IN, Lagrange County, IN

Tue Jun 24, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

Elliot will represent himself in trial for February escape from prison

Michael Elliot, the man who escaped from a Michigan prison and allegedly kidnapped an Elkhart County woman before being captured in LaPorte, will represent himself at trial.

Comment?

Related Topix: Elkhart County, IN, Middlebury, IN, Shipshewana, IN

Mon Jun 23, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Adoptive families want help for special needs children

Families who have adopted kids with special needs from foster care are concerned the state isn't keeping its promise.

Comment?

Related Topix: Family, Kids, Carmel, IN, Iraq, World News, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Pence

Thu Jun 19, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

YWCA receives $20,000 from Verizon Wireless

Nearly three percent more high school girls in Indiana are being forced to have sex compared to the national average, according to a 2011 report from the Center for Disease Control.

Comment?

Related Topix: Central, IN, Cell Phones, Electronics, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Wed Jun 18, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

"Walldogs" paint murals in Shipshewana

What happens when you bring about 200 painters from across the country to one place for a few days? An entire town gets a face lift.

Comment?

Related Topix: Shipshewana, IN, Painting, Arts, Butler, IN, Drugs

WSJV-TV South Bend

4-Year Old Killed In Traffic Accident

Officers and emergency personnel responded to a 9-1-1 report of a truck/pedestrian crash located on State Road 15 in Silver Lake at around .

Comment?

Related Topix: Kosciusko County, IN, Silver Lake, IN

WSJV-TV South Bend

Lawsuit filed in day care hanging incident; Fox28 talks to the mother tonight at 10:00

The LaPorte County Coroner says five-year-old Amareon Williams died on June 9th , after accidentally hanging himself with a jump rope in the backyard of Tricia's Playhouse located in the 1800 Block of East Michigan Boulevard.

Comment?

WSJV-TV South Bend

20 year old LaPorte man arrested for dealing drugs

A wanted LaPorte man is now behind bars, after police arrested him Monday for dealing Suboxone.

Comment?

Related Topix: Drugs, South Bend, IN

ABC News

Man Charged With Murder Over Body Found in Freezer

A 47-year-old man has been charged with murder in the death of a housemate whose body was found inside a freezer at her northern Indiana home.

Comment?

Tue Jun 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Indiana man accused of killing elderly woman, stuffing body in freezer

Daniel Shoffner, 47, has been charged with stabbing an elderly Indiana woman to death and then stuffing her body in a freezer, police say.

Comment?

Related Topix: Indiana, Violent Crime

The Tribune

Woman found frozen in her northern Indiana home

Authorities say a woman's body was found frozen inside a freezer at her northern Indiana home and man living with her has been arrested.

Comment?

Fri Jun 13, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

23 in custody following warrant sweep

It was part of a large sweep conducted by officials throughout Michigan City and LaPorte County during Operation Summer Sweep Up.

Comment?

Related Topix: Michigan City, IN, Trail Creek, IN

WNDU-TV South Bend

New U.S. 31 will open Saturday--for cyclists only

After joining the NewsCenter 16 team at WNDU-TV in 1985, Mark Peterson set out to build a solid reputation as one of Michiana's finest reporters.

Comment?

Related Topix: South Bend, IN, Plymouth, IN, St Joseph County, IN, Marshall County, IN

WSJV-TV South Bend

Day care hanging victim's mother retains attorney to investigate

The mother of a child who police say accidentally hung himself while playing at a Michigan City day care has retained a lawyer to investigate the death.

Comment?

Related Topix: Michigan City, IN, Elkhart, IN, Elkhart County, IN, South Bend, IN

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••