Child Sex Abuse Video Prompts "Sex-tortion" InvestigationPolice in northwest Indiana were investigating what they believe might be one of “the worst cases of ‘sex extortion’” they’ve ever seen, after a video of the sexual abuse of a high school student was posted on social media.
2nd Turkey In 2 Days Flies Into Windshield In IndianaFor the second time in two days, a wild turkey has flown into a motor vehicle's windshield in Indiana.
Wild Turkey Smashes Through Windshield Of SUV In Northwest IndianaA New Jersey family said they’ll be “eating ham from now on” at Thanksgiving, after a 30-pound wild turkey impaled itself through the windshield of their SUV in northwest Indiana on Tuesday.
Three Killed In Crash In LaPorte County, IndianaThree people were killed Friday morning, when a car crashed into a semi tractor-trailer in northwest Indiana.
Stolen Vintage Car Surfaces In LaPorte County, Ind.The 1963 Mercury Monterey had been stolen Sept. 2 in Chikaming Twp., Mich., near New Buffalo. It had been parked on a trailer and advertised for sale at the time.
LaPorte County Designated As A 'High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area'LaPorte County has been given the federal designation as a “High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area,” joining Lake and Porter counties and the city of Chicago as it seeks to deal with the drug problem.
10 Arrested For Using Stolen Credit Cards To Post BailLaPorte County Sheriff's Captain Michael Kellems said seven inmates posted bail illegally, because they used credit cards that were stolen.
Indiana To Use Cameras To Crack Down On Overweight TrucksThe state of Indiana has come up with a new way to try to get a handle on overweight trucks that roll along Interstate highways and cost taxpayers more money in road repairs.
Police Are Asking For Help Identifying Woman Who Called 911 For Help In LaPorte CountyThe LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help from the public in finding a woman who called 911 yesterday afternoon and then disappeared, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Sheriff Seeks Help Finding Out Who's Dumping Diapers Along LaPorte County RoadsJail inmates on a roadside cleanup crew filled the bed of a pickup truck at just one of the five locations where dirty diapers – a mixture of infant and adult diapers – have been dumped in rural LaPorte County, Indiana.
Defendant Accuses Indiana Prosecutors Of Eavesdropping On Discussion With AttorneysEarlier this year, John Larkin accused police and prosecutors of eavesdropping on a constitutionally protected discussion between Larkin and his former lawyers. A judge later shot down Larkin’s request to throw out the charge pending against him because of the recording.
Parts Of NW Indiana Could Get A Foot Of Lake Effect Snow Roads could be a mess much of the day in parts of northwest Indiana on the eve of Thanksgiving, as lake effect snow could bring up to a foot of snow to some of the region.