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Laporte County Newswire

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  1. Three killed in LaPorte County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | TheIndyChannel

    LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. -- Three people were killed in a crash involving a semi and a car in northwest Indiana early Friday morning According to the LaPorte County Sheriff's Office, the car was traveling westbound on U.S. 20 when it collided with a tractor-trailer traveling the opposite direction.

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  2. 3 killed in crash involving semi in La Porte County, IndianaRead the original story

    Friday Mar 17 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    LaPorte County Sheriff's police said a vehicle was headed west on U.S. Route 20 shortly before 7 a.m., when it crashed head-on into a truck heading west near County Road 300 E, about 20 miles west of South Bend. All three people who died were occupants of the vehicle.

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  3. 3 die in collision between car, truckRead the original story

    Friday Mar 17 | Journal Gazette

    The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office says the car's three occupants were killed in Friday morning's crash along U.S. 20 just west of Rolling Prairie.

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  4. 3 die in collision between car, truck in northern IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office says the car's three occupants were killed in Friday morning's crash along U.S. 20 just west of the town of Rolling Prairie. The truck driver was not injured in the 7 a.m. CT crash about 15 miles west of South Bend.

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  5. Multiple fatality crash in LaPorte County, IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | WGN-TV Chicago

    As a result, US 20 is closed between CR 350 East and State Road 39 at 300 East near Rolling Prairie.

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  6. Vargas Arrested for Attempted Breaking & Entering at MayflowerRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 16 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    ... that Vargas was on home detention through Starke County. He also had an active warrant for his arrest through LaPorte County. Mr. Vargas was booked into the Marshall County Jail for Residential Entry and held on a $3,000 cash bond. He is also being ...

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  7. Police Searching For Heroin That Caused Eight Overdoses In One DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Daily Caller

    Police are still searching for a bad batch of heroin linked to eight overdoses in less than 24 hours in a community in Indiana. A rash of overdoses Thursday in LaPorte County sparked an investigation from police, who suspect the tainted supply of heroin was cut with fentanyl , a potent painkiller roughly 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine.

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  8. Police: 2 dead in string of northern Indiana drug overdosesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2017 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    The Times reports the county sheriff, LaPorte County Drug Task Force and LaPorte police are investigating five suspected heroin overdoses since Friday afternoon. The fatal overdoses include a 19-year-old man found Saturday morning and a 58-year-old woman found unresponsive Friday evening.

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  9. December 2016 Unemployment RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    ... up to 71st in December with the 3.4 rate. Looking at the counties that surround Marshall County you will find LaPorte County currently 5th on the list of 92 counties with a rate of 5.6 a slight increase from the November rate of 5.1. Starke County ...

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  10. Car crossing center line kills 3 on northern Indiana highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Tribune-Star

    Authorities say a car crossed into oncoming traffic on a northern Indiana highway, causing a crash that killed three people and critically injured two others. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday identified those killed in the Tuesday afternoon crash as 33-year-old Jeffery Williams of Gary, Indiana; 30-year-old Catrina Bontrager of Goshen, Indiana; and 23-year-old Michael Nahhas of Niles, Illinois.

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  11. Car crossing centerline kills 3 on northern Indiana highwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Tribune-Star

    Authorities say a car crossed into oncoming traffic on a northern Indiana highway, causing a crash that killed three people and critically injured two others. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday identified those killed in the Tuesday afternoon crash as 33-year-old Jeffery Williams of Gary, Indiana; 30-year-old Catrina Bontrager of Goshen, Indiana; and 23-year-old Michael Nahhas of Niles, Illinois.

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  12. Lawmakers consider gun ban on terror suspects after Orlando shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | WDTN-TV Dayton

    ... police officers may legally ask a person found with a weapon to produce a permit. In agreement was Republican LaPorte County Sheriff John Boyd, who said a valid handgun license also shows a police officer that a person does not have a felony, ...

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  13. Bettie Jean NoblittRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | The Tribune

    Born June 3, 1927, in LaPorte County, she was the daughter of Patrick and Carrie Shelton Griffin, both of whom preceded her in death. On July 2, 1950, in Vallonia, Bettie married Richard J. Noblitt, who survives.

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  14. Michigan man charged with killing girlfriend's pet donkeyRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... Pier, Michigan, is charged with felony domestic violence animal cruelty and misdemeanor domestic battery. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office in Indiana said in a news release that officers responded Sunday evening at a LaPorte home to a domestic ...

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  15. Michigan man charged with killing girlfrienda s pet donkeyRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | The Tribune

    ... Pier, Michigan, is charged with felony domestic violence animal cruelty and misdemeanor domestic battery. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office in Indiana said in a news release that officers responded Sunday evening at a LaPorte home to a domestic ...

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  16. Man arrested for killing pet donkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... Pier, Michigan, is charged with felony domestic violence animal cruelty and misdemeanor domestic battery. The LaPorte County Sheriff's Office say that officers responded Sunday evening at a LaPorte home to a domestic disturbance. Authorities say one ...

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  17. Addictsa family, friends to get overdose antidote trainingRead the original story

    Jan 2, 2017 | The Republic

    Advocacy groups in northwestern Indiana plan to train the family and friends of drug addicts how to use the overdose antidote naloxone. LaPorte County Drug Free Partnership and the nonprofit Overdose Lifeline Inc. are partnering to train 100 people on how to administer an intranasal dosage of the antidote on Jan. 21. The antidote can reverse potentially fatal overdoses from opioid painkillers and heroin.

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  18. Michigan City will put public spotlight on old homicidesRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2016 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    ... Hodges-Hawkins. Police say that case is a "shining example" of how the public and police can work together. LaPorte County Prosecuting Attorney John Espar says new leads on cold cases can jump-start investigations. The (Northwest Indiana) Times ( ...

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  19. Michigan City will put public spotlight on old homicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2016 | Daily Herald

    ... Hodges-Hawkins. Police say that case is a "shining example" of how the public and police can work together. LaPorte County Prosecuting Attorney John Espar says new leads on cold cases can jump-start investigations. The (Northwest Indiana) Times ...

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  20. Indiana Bill Seeks To Eliminate Requirement For Gun PermitsRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2016 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    ... police officers may legally ask a person found with a weapon to produce a permit. In agreement was Republican LaPorte County Sheriff John Boyd, who said a valid handgun license also shows a police officer that a person does not have a felony, ...

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