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Intruder Wakes Girl, 5, In Valparaiso Home

Valparaiso police are investigating the entry of a residence in northwest Indiana early Friday morning, after a male subject woke up a sleeping 5-year-old girl.

08/23/2014

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Man Charged With Drunk Driving In July 4th Crash That Killed Wife

Based on a blood test taken at the hospital after police got a warrant, Dwayne Johnson had a blood alcohol level of .17 when he crashed his Lincoln Towncar into a Chevy HHR in Center Township on July 4.

08/14/2014

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Valparaiso Family Reunited With Missing Dog

A northwest Indiana family has been reunited with their missing dog on Saturday.

06/13/2014

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Toddler Found In Car With Used Syringes; Parents Face Charges

Police stopped a driver for failing to use her turn signal, then allegedly discovered more than a dozen uncapped drug needles in the vehicle, a driver who was high, and a 1-year-old boy in the back seat.

05/15/2014

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Valparaiso Woman Loses Custody Of Kids For 2nd Time

The woman, who had three small children in her minivan, either was drunk or was having some kind of medical problem when she pulled up to the drive-through lane at a Dunkin Donuts.

04/14/2014

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Suspect Held In Fatal Shooting In Valparaiso

An Wednesday morning argument turned lethal after a Valparaiso man shot a Kouts man multiple times.

04/03/2014

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Valparaiso Tops Illinois-Chicago 73-63

Alec Peters scored 29 points and No. 4 seed Valparaiso topped ninth-seeded Illinois-Chicago 73-63 Tuesday in the first round of the Horizon League tournament.

03/04/2014

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Second Suspect Charged In 2012 Indiana Double-Murder

Alehandro Sanchez, 21, is accused in the April 7, 2012 slayings of Jeffery Trinka and Jennifer Guinn at a home just west of the Valparaiso city limits.

10/15/2013

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Man Charged With Raping Drugged Woman

A Valparaiso man accused of raping a drugged house guest in April faces up to 20 years in prison if he is convicted in a Dec. 16 trial.

09/13/2013

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Valparaiso Student Diagnosed With Rubella

It doesn’t happen very often. Last year there was a baby born with it in Chicago, and now an international student at Valparaiso University has come down with it.

07/13/2013

Karen Read found an adult Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a road at Indiana Dunes State Park. The dogs were rescued, and will be up for adoption at Lakeshore PAWS in Valparaiso. (Photo courtesy Karen Read)

Woman Rescues 17 Puppies Abandoned At Indiana Dunes State Park

Someone dumped a mother Labrador retriever and 17 puppies at the side of a dark road in the Indiana Dunes State Park on Friday.

05/14/2013

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Valparaiso Teacher Admits Taking Money From Other Teachers’ Desks

Randal S. Kerns, 56, of Valparaiso, was arrested Thursday by Valparaiso police after school officials alerted them of the thefts. Kerns has been released after posting bond.

04/27/2013

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3rd-Seeded Michigan State Beats No. 14 Valpo 65-54

Derrick Nix got a pass down low, backed up his beefy body to put an opponent on his back and scored. For much of Michigan State’s NCAA tournament-opening win, it was as easy as giving Nix the ball and getting out of his way.

03/21/2013

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Indiana Boy Suspended For Bringing BB Gun To School

In a telephone message to parents, Principal Erin Utesch said the student showed the gun to other students, but did not threaten or use the pistol.

03/13/2013

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Valparaiso Tops Green Bay 70-69 On Buzzer-Beater

Ryan Broekhoff made a desperation 3-pointer as time expired Saturday, giving Valparaiso a 70-69 victory over Green Bay and a berth in the Horizon League tournament final.

03/10/2013

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Valparaiso Holds Off Loyola Of Chicago 85-76

Will Bogan scored 16 points, grabbed four rebounds and Valparaiso nearly coughed up a big first-half lead to eventually put away Loyola of Chicago 85-76 on Tuesday night

02/19/2013

Amanda Bach, 19, went missing on Sept. 15, 2011. (Credit: Porter County Sheriff's Department)

Defense Team Tries To Pin Bach Murder On Search Party Member

Valparaiso Police Department Detective David Castellanos later disagreed on the stand with the defense’s contention that Nicholas Prochno, 30, of Wheeler, led police away from investigating abandoned houses and directly to the body.

02/08/2013

Jordan Elizabeth Jones, 22, allegedly fought with police and medical workers

Woman Who Attacked Cops Is Orville Redenbacher’s Granddaughter

Less than six months after Valparaiso honored former resident Orville Redenbacher with a statue downtown, one of his descendants has made news in a more infamous way.

12/05/2012

Valpo Man Accused Of Holding Gun To Teen’s Head For Sex

Wayne Han, 35, of Valparaiso, reportedly admitted to holding a gun to a 13-year-old girl’s head in an attempt to get her to perform sexual acts.

12/04/2012

Pants-Less Intruder Arrested Inside Valparaiso Home

A family returning home late on Thanksgiving night found an intruder who was not wearing pants.

11/27/2012

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