Portage Mayor, Lake County Sheriff Indicted For CorruptionPortage Mayor James Snyder and Lake County Sheriff John Buncich have been indicted on public corruption charges in connection to towing companies in northwest Indiana.
Missing Portage Man LocatedPolice said Tuesday morning that William J. Connelly had been located. Additional information was not provided.
Man Killed In Portage ShootingJoshua Smith, of the 2400 block of Wells Street in Lake Station, was pronounced dead at 1:22 a.m. Dec. 25 at Methodist Northlake Hospital in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner’s office.
Portage Woman Killed In Borman Expressway CrashRebecca Navarro, 56, was driving a 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser east in the right lane of I-80/94 just west of Burr Street when her vehicle collided with the back of a 2015 Chevrolet Malibu at 10:08 p.m., according to Indiana State Police.
Man Robs Second Northwest Indiana Bank This MonthThe man walked into the First State Bank of Porter at 429 N. Calumet Ave. just before 10:30 a.m, according to Chesterton police Chief David Cincoski. He gave an employee a note and showed a weapon, receiving an undisclosed amount of money before running southwest away from the bank.
Man Robs Horizon Bank In PortageA Horizon Bank branch was robbed at gunpoint Monday afternoon in northwest Indiana.
Man Killed By His Pit Bull In Northwest Indiana: CoronerPorter County Coroner Chuck Harris says Edward Cahill suffered multiple severe bite injuries to his arms and face that resulted in massive blood loss. He says no one witnessed the attack in Cahill's home in Portage, 50 miles west of South Bend.
Pimp Gets 45 Years For Beating Woman To Death In IndianaU.S. District Judge Philip Simon issued the sentence last week for Nathan Huey-Dingle, 32, who pleaded guilty earlier this year to three counts related to sex trafficking his victim and another prostitute.
Grieving Mom Wants 'The Chair' For Man Accused Of Killing SonChristopher Shaffer, 19, of the of the 4300 block of West 23rd Court, was charged Thursday with felony counts of neglect of a dependent and battery in the Saturday death of Juanzo Vargas Jr., 21 months.
Portage Police Warning Residents After Woman Bound, AssaultedPolice in Portage, Indiana are warning residents of an apartment building after a woman was bound, assaulted and robbed over the weekend.
Man Dies After Crashing Into Wall In PortageA 24-year-old Gary man died after a single-vehicle crash at 7:07 a.m. Wednesday on U.S. 12. It is unknown why his vehicle slammed into the concrete wall supporting the west side of the bridge into U.S. Steel.
Motorcyclist Injured In Crash On I-94A three-vehicle crash sent a motorcyclist to the hospital Sunday afternoon on Interstate 94 near Porter, Ind.