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Inmate Injures Two Porter County Jail Officers

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Two Porter County Jail officers were injured after a fight ensued with an inmate Wednesday evening. The Porter County Sheriff's Office reports two jail officers were conducting cell inspections in one of the jail pods around 6:45pm, when one of...

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Semi Loses Load of Apples on Indiana Toll Road

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A semi loaded with 43-thousand pounds of apples was struck this morning on the Indiana Toll Road causing it to rollover, losing part of its load. Indiana State Police Lowell post reports...

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INDOT: Watch Out for High Water on Roads

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Drivers are being encouraged to be on the lookout for high water on the roadways. INDOT reports crews are patrolling state roads, posting high water signs or closing roads as needed. At last check, high water closures on state roadways...

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Man Caught and Arrested Breaking into Valpo Business

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A man who broke into a business in the 300 block of South Franklin Street early this morning, near the Valparaiso Police Department, was arrested without incident and taken into custody. Valparaiso Police report an officer over heard an audible...

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Potholes and Low Visibilities on Region Roads

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Traffic hazards abound Thursday afternoon as INDOT crews reportedly have closed two right eastbound lanes of I-94 between State Rd. and State Rd. 149. 
 

A number of traffic tipsters to the Region News Team Traffic Hotline are reporting potholes...

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Free Sandbags Available for Residents of LaPorte Co

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Due to the high risk of flooded areas across La Porte County, below are locations where sandbags are available free of charge while supplies last:

- La Porte County Highway Department - 1805 5th St., La Porte
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Work Release Escapee Captured Wednesday

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A 51 year old man listed earlier this month as the LaPorte Police Department's “Wanted Person of the Week” was taken into custody without incident on Wednesday afternoon. LaPorte Police report Timothy Harmon...

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Wind Ban Issued for Entire Length of Indiana Toll Road

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Strong wind gusts of 30-to-45 miles per hour this evening and tomorrow has led officials with the Indiana Toll Road to issue a Wind Ban starting a 5pm EST/4pm CST today for the entire length of the Toll Road. The...

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Snyder: 2014 Year of Construction and Customer Service

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Portage Mayor James Snyder has been making the rounds today delivering his “State of the City” address. Mayor Snyder spoke earlier today to Portage High School government classes and around noon at the Portage Chamber...

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House Panel Votes on Common Core Bill

An Indiana House committee today approved a measure meant to prevent the direct adoption of national education standards known as Common Core in Hoosier schools. State senators approved the bill 36-to-12. It now goes before the full House. Senate Bill...

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