Porter County Newswire

Porter County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Porter County, IN.

Results 1 - 20 of 112 in Porter County, IN

  1. Census shows Lake, Porter going in opposite directionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 23 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Census Bureau found that trend isn't always mirrored in northwest Indiana. For every person who moved into Porter County during the past six years, three left Lake County, according to the data. Of 92 Indiana counties, Lake had the sharpest decline ...

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  2. Murder charges dropped against Gary woman in 2012 deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 14 | The Tribune

    Charges have been dropped against a Gary woman who has been in jail for more than four years accused of arranging the death of a business associate. The Times reports Porter County Prosecutor Brian Gensel said in court Monday that investigators weren't able to establish enough evidence linking 46-year-old Sheaurice Major to the killing of 72-year-old Carl Griffith Sr. on Nov. 1, 2012.

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  3. More snow expected in some areas tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... snow from lake-effect plumes carried by north to northeast winds off of Lake Michigan during that time period. Porter County, Indiana might have to be added to the Advisory Tuesday.

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  4. Winter storm warning fizzles; lake effect odds lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 13 | Chicago Tribune

    ... Department reported numerous slide-offs and crashes. Sgt. Jamie Erow, public information officer for the Porter County Sheriff's Department, said her department had quite a few slide-offs and a few property damage accidents as well, including one in ...

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  5. Terre Haute man killed in northern Indiana crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Daniel Evans, 37, of Terre Haute was killed Saturday morning on I-94 in Porter County when his pick-up truck that was parked on the outer shoulder was struck by a semi and struck and killed him. It happened just before 1:30 a.m Saturday when a semi from Wisconsin was traveling near the Chesterton exit and went over the fog line and hit the parked pick-up truck.

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  6. Terre Haute Man Killed When Hit By Semi In Porter County Saturday, March 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | WIKY-FM Evansville

    ... it into the driver. Evans was pronounced dead at the scene due to blunt force trauma by a deputy with the Porter County Coroner's office. After hitting the pickup the semi went off the roadway to the north and the tractor rolled over onto its side. ...

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  7. Ind. Courts - 'Judges sue Lake to raise pay for court employees'Read the original story

    Friday Mar 10 | Indiana Law Blog

    ... ys below the state average, according to a 2015 statewide judicial branch salary analysis, including courts in Porter County, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, South Bend and Lafayette, Indiana.

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  8. Wind causes power outage at Elgin city hall, libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Chicago Tribune

    Crews work near the Pace Transportation Center on Chicago Street in Elgin where wind brought down an electric transformer on a power line forcing Metra to reduce service and knocking out power to parts of Elgin, Crews work near the Pace Transportation Center on Chicago Street in Elgin where wind brought down an electric transformer on a power line forcing Metra to reduce service and knocking out power to parts of Elgin, The wind brought down an electric transformer on a power line next to the Pace Transportation Center on Chicago Street, forcing Metra to reduce service in Elgin and knocking out power to parts of Elgin, including Elgin's city hall and the Gail Borden Public Library.

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  9. Portage man testifies about role in 2015 shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Chicago Tribune

    Matthew Richardson's testimony about the Dec. 18, 2015 shooting of Joshua Smith took most of the day in his Porter County murder trial. Richardson, 24, of the 5400 block of Mulberry Avenue in Portage, spent the morning answering defense attorney Larry Rogers's questions about the events that started with a road rage incident.

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  10. Ind. Decisions - Tax Court posts one from FridayRead the original story

    Monday Mar 6 | Indiana Law Blog

    In 6787 Steelworkers Hall, Inc. v. Jon M. Snyder, Assessor of Porter County , a 12-page, 3/3/17 opinion, Judge Wentworth writes: 6787 Steelworkers Hall, Inc. appeals the Indiana Board of Tax Review's denial of its applications for a charitable or educational purposes property tax exemption for the 2008 and 2010 tax years .

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  11. in the Matter of the Honorable T. Edward PageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... in which the parties have stipulated to the following facts. On the night of Saturday, October 1, 2016, a Porter County Sheriff's Department deputy responded to 911 calls from two different individuals about a southbound vehicle periodically veering ...

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  12. Trial starts in man's 2015 shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Chicago Tribune

    Both sides in the murder trial agree that Matthew Scott Richardson shot Joshua Smith with a Russian military rifle on Dec. 18, 2015, resulting in Smith's death seven days later. They disagree whether Richardson, 24, of the 5400 block of Mulberry Avenue in Portage, intended to kill Smith or was acting in self-defense, according to opening statements Wednesday at the Porter County Courthouse.

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  13. 'Abortion reversal' bill passes House, but concerns lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Chicago Tribune

    ... of her options. "It gives a woman more information and helps her make a choice," said Al Raffin, president of Porter County Right to Life. Rep. Julie Olthoff, R-Crown Point, who voted in favor of the measure, said it's not recommending a procedure ...

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  14. Investigation continues into deputy's conduct with girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Chicago Tribune

    Officials with the Porter County Sheriff's Department are continuing their internal investigation of a deputy placed on administrative leave as they await word on whether Porter County Prosecutor Brian Gensel will file charges over allegations the deputy had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl. "We're waiting for the prosecutor's office.

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  15. Juvenile hospitalized after high speed chase leads to crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    An unlicensed female juvenile was taken to the hospital after leading a state trooper on a high speed highway chase in Porter County Saturday afternoon. A photo of the vehicle after rolling over into a ditch off I-94 following a high speed chase on Saturday, February 26. A state trooper began pursuing the juvenile on eastbound I-94 at approximately 2 p.m. Saturday.

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  16. Group considers plans for grant to combat infant mortalityRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 25 | Daily Journal

    Mental Health America of Lake County is considering how it plans to use the Safety PIN, or Protecting Indiana's Newborns, grant, the Times reported Saturday. Mental Health America is set to receive $1.1 million over the next four years.

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  17. Holcomb's first law: Providing transportation options for students with disabilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Nuvo.net

    ... supported and is volunteer driven so they did not fit under that criteria. The bill was introduced because the Porter County Special Olympics program was using the Valparaiso School District buses to transport children. However, an insurance company ...

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  18. Inside a modern refuge in small-town IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | Curbed

    ... industrialist who designed and manufactured electrical components, fixtures, and bearings-purchased land in Porter County and started to develop and shape it. Eventually, he'd own 250 acres. "We grew up calling it 'the diggins,' because Grandpa was ...

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  19. Michigan man 'takes baby son as he steals police cars'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... them resisting, criminal mischief and leaving the scene of a property damage. According to a statement from Porter County Sheriff's Office, the incident began unfolding at around noon on Wednesday when Groves stole an unmarked Hobart Police ...

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  20. Minnesota man dies in semi crash on Indiana Toll RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    A Minnesota man died Thursday morning when he lost control of his vehicle after a possible medical emergency and crashed off of the Indiana Toll Road in Porter County. A photo of the semi which crashed off of the Indiana Toll Road after the driver may have experienced a medical emergency on Thursday, February 9. An investigation found that the man was driving a semi-tractor pulling a box trailer westbound on the Toll Road around 11:45 a.m. when it went off the road and through a grass median to the left.

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