When firefighters arrived at the house on the 1600 block of Stone Lake Street in LaPorte, a burner on the stove was on. The family dog might have been trying to reach food on the counter, and managed to turn on the burner, which ignited flammable material in the kitchen.
The words “beware of dog” probably don’t conjure up images of a Chihuahua, but a northwest Indiana man reportedly has his puny pooch to thank for protecting him from a home invader.
Driving across northern Indiana could become difficult for Thanksgiving Day travelers with up to a foot of lake-effect snow possible in areas near Lake Michigan.
A LaPorte man has been arrested in a connection to a 20-year-old homicide, according to the Indiana State Police.
The pilot and sole-occupant of a small plane was killed in a crash in LaPorte County Indiana, according to a press release from the LaPorte County Sherriff’s Office.
An explosion at a fertilizer plant in northwest Indiana has killed one person.
The driving situation in northwest Indiana and southwest Michigan is improving. But there’s still lots of snow to deal with and even more snow coming today in some areas.