Sunday Mar 2
Journal and Courier
Weather conditions improving in much of Indiana
Fourteen counties in northwestern and southern Indiana posted travel watches Sunday, recommending only essential travel.
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Fri Feb 28, 2014
Morgan Township student arrested after firearm, ammo found in car
A Morgan Township High School student who had a rifle/shotgun in his car parked in the school lot told police he had it for his own protection.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
One-car crash kills Valparaiso man, injures passenger
Police said speed and an icy road were factors in a one-car accident early Saturday west of Valparaiso in which one man was killed and another was seriously injured.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Man is Tasered, arrested after refusing to leave The Courts
A Valparaiso man faces four felony charges, including battery to law enforcement and resisting law enforcement, after he tried to run from Porter County Sheriff's Department deputies Tuesday at The Courts.
Challenge fails; Porter County commissioner candidate...
Republican Jeff Good made a harmless error - but not a fatal one -when he filed to run for the Center District seat on the Porter County Board of Commissioners instead of the District 2 seat.
Ex-NFL player charged with NW Indiana theft
A former NFL player says he can prove he bought the equipment he's charged with stealing from a northwestern Indiana health club business he managed.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
More snow, then rapid thaw bring danger of flooding
Before warmer temperatures arrive later this week, Northwest Indiana likely will see one more blast of snow on Monday, with three to six inches possible.
Hammond fourth-grader spells his way to victory
Adam Akan of Montessori Children's Schoolhouse in Hammond is congratulated after winning the 2014 Lake/Porter County District Spelling Bee on Saturday, February 15, 2014 at Wheeler High School.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Porter County attorney accused of stealing $1.6 million from client
Accused of stealing $1,638,516 from a client, local attorney Clark W. Holesinger turned himself in at Porter County Jail on Thursday and was released on a $15,000 cash bond.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Website collects donations for woman fired by auditor; ...
Bev Beschinski worked for Porter County government for almost 26 years, most of that time in the auditor's office - until Feb. 3, when she and a handful of other employees lost their jobs in an office restructuring.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Cities, towns ponder where to put all that plowed snow
After the snow stops, after the shoveling, after the plowing, the question is: Where do we put all this stuff? Northwest Indiana has seen about 50 to 60 inches of snow this winter, with northeast Porter County seeing more than 60 inches, meteorologist Gino Izzi of the National Weather Service said.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
WNDU-TV South Bend
Missing Mishawaka woman found dead in snow-covered car
According to The Times of Northwest Indiana, Renee Koontz, 56, was found by police in the backseat of a snow-covered car in a Target parking lot.
Frataccia will resign July 1 from Portage schools post
"Ten years and a cloud of dust," said Frataccia in describing his total years of service to the district.