Porter County

Chicago FBI Employee Charged With Sexual AssaultJames Luttinen, 33, faces a level 3 felony count of rape, according to the Porter County sheriff’s office.
2 Joggers Struck — 1 Fatally — By Corvette In NW IndianaThe two women were jogging east on County Road 1200 North near 370 East about 2 p.m. in unincorporated Jackson Township when the Corvette came over a hill from the west and the driver lost control when he saw them in his path.
NW Indiana Man Saves In-Law After His Pickup Rolls Into PondHerbert Nowak, 61, had parked the gray 2013 Ford F-150 by a pond near his home in the 700 block of North 50 West in rural Liberty Township earlier this month.
Storms Cause Flooding In Northwest Indiana, Hail Hammers Southern SuburbsMore rain was expected in the Chicago area on Monday, on the heels of a storm that caused flash flooding in some areas of northwest Indiana, caused hail damage in the south suburbs, and sparked and a possible tornado near DeMotte, Indiana.
Police: Two Killed In Northwest Indiana CrashAbout 11:40 p.m. a Dodge Caliber and Ford Windstar were involved in a crash near 285 S. State Road in Valparaiso, according to a statement from the Porter County sheriff’s office. The Dodge was traveling south and drove left of the center line to pass other vehicles when it collided with the northbound Windstar.
Up To 6 Inches Of Snow Possible In NW IndianaSnow, frigid temperatures and 45-mph winds could make for a grisly Thursday morning in parts of northwest Indiana, the National Weather Service warned.
Deputy, 2 Others Injured In Scuffle In Porter CountyA Porter County deputy and a bystander who tried to help him were both injured in a scuffle with a man “acting irrationally” in northwest Indiana on Thursday.
Valparaiso Family Reunited With Missing Dog A northwest Indiana family has been reunited with their missing dog on Saturday.
Porter Man Charged With Investment FraudSix people thought they’d invested in a Porter County company that put together lucrative real estate deals in Tennessee or bought land from sheriff’s sales in Lake and Porter counties. Instead, they lost a total of at least $655,463.
Part Of Human Skull Found Amid Construction Work In Northwest IndianaContractors working for Enbridge made the discovery shortly before 10 a.m. about 250 feet west of Meridian Road, north of U.S. 6.
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.
Lake Effect Snow Brings Several Inches To Parts Of NW IndianaThe snow might be long over in Chicago, but parts of northwest Indiana have seen six or more inches of it on Tuesday, and could get a few more, thanks to lake effect snow.

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