Man Who Led Portage PD on Pursuit Questioned by FBI

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(Photo Courtesy of the Times)

The FBI is talking with a 34 year old Wisconsin man charged with numerous felonies after leading Portage Police on a pursuit late Tuesday morning, which injured officers and damaged multiple squad cars. The Times...

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K-9 Helps Apprehend Suspect Who Fled Police

Lake Co. Sherrif

A pursuit that began in the Whiting area Tuesday evening ended with the suspect being taken into custody after an officer's K-9 subdued him. The Lake County Sheriff's Office reports a Gang Unit Detective, working a cooperative bi-state detail in...

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Postcard Reminders to Update Voter Information

Secretary of State

Hoosier voters are beginning to receive postcards in the mail from the Indiana Secretary of State's Election Division as part of a statewide effort to identify outdated and inaccurate voter registration information. Secretary of State Connie Lawson says, “it is...

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Juvenile Struck By Police Car in Highland

Highland PD

In Highland, a 12 year old boy was struck by a squad car Tuesday afternoon. Highland Police report an officer was sitting in traffic around 3:30pm on 42 ndStreet and made a left turn south onto Kennedy Avenue...

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GM Announces More Recalls

More recalls announced by GM. The biggest US auto maker is doing a major review of safety concerns linked to product flaws. ABC News reports this latest announcement is the 30th GM recall this year. 218 thousand subcompact Chevy cars...

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Man Turns Himself in After Being Charged with Child Porn

Michael DeYoung

(Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police Lowell Post)

A Portage man charged on Tuesday with five-felony counts of possession of child pornography turned himself in to the Porter County Jail this morning. Indiana State Police Lowell Post reports their Crimes...

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Surveillance Image Released of Possible Robbery Suspects

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As police continue to investigate a recent armed robbery at the Quickest Trip Mart, there's word that two people may have been involved. Schererville Police have released an image from surveillance video showing two individuals walking toward the convenience store...

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LaPorte PD Wanted Person of the Week: William Langford

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(Photo Courtesy of LaPorte Police)

A man wanted out of LaPorte Circuit Court for the charge of felony burglary is this week's “Wanted Person of the Week” by the LaPorte Police Department. 27 year old William Langford is described as...

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Valparaiso Taking a New Look at Fluoride

In Valparaiso, the city is debating the merits of adding fluoride to its water supply.  A committee has been formed to evaluate whether or not to continue the practice. It's not required, but it started back in the 1950s on...

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Lane Restriction on Cline for Resurfacing Project


Region motorists -- Look for northbound Cline Avenue in the Hammond area, from 169th Street to about US Route 20 to be down to one lane for milling and repaving as part of the ongoing resurfacing project.  The lane restriction...

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