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Michigan City Police to hold SWAT Team training at Franciscan Health
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind.—The Michigan City Police SWAT Team (Special Weapons and Tactics) will take their monthly training to Franciscan Health on Tuesday. Beginning at 4 p.m. on December 11, there will be a police presence outside of the hospital including numerous vehicles, personnel, and equipment.
CVS pharmacy robbed of narcotics, cash
MICHIGAN CITY – Police are investigating an armed robbery at the CVS pharmacy on south Franklin Street early Monday. Employees notified Michigan City Police about 3:30 a.m. about a robbery at the pharmacy at 3253 Franklin Street, according to police.
3 people shot in Michigan City early Sunday
Michigan City police are investigating after three people were shot early Sunday just blocks west of the Lighthouse Place Premium Outlet mall. Officers were dispatched at 7:48 a.m. Sunday to the 100 block of Sherman Avenue on the city's northwest side for a report of shots fired to find three people
Five things to do in Northwest Indiana Dec. 14-16
Here are five things to do in Northwest Indiana Dec. 14-16. Get in the holiday spirit: Drive through Sunset Hill Farm County Park to see the holiday lights display from dusk-9 p.m. nightly through Jan. 1. At 775 Meridian Road, Valparaiso. Free admission. Call 219-465-3586 or go to www.portercountypa
Silver Alert declared for a 70-year-old from northwest Indiana
BURNS HARBOR, Ind. -- A statewide Silver Alert has been declared for a 70-year-old man from Burns Harbor. Burns Harbor police are looking for Robert Mottinger is described as being 6 feet tall, weighing 180 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes. Mottinger also has several tattoos including an eagle o
Three wounded in Sherman Avenue shooting
MICHIGAN CITY – Three people were wounded in an apparent drug-related shooting Sunday morning on the north side. Michigan City Police patrol officers were called about 7:48 a.m. to a report of shots fired in the 100 block of Sherman Avenue. Police found three people wounded by gunshots.
Suspect arrested for trafficking at Indiana State Prison
MICHIGAN CITY — On Tuesday at about 5 p.m. Indiana State Prison staff were notified an individual was going in and out of the wooded area by tower 8 and noticed a male trying to throw something over the wall.
Drug disposal pouches make Northwest Indiana debut
Small disposable deactivation pouches that can neutralize prescription drugs are now available in Northwest Indiana. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson announced the program Monday and credited Gary native Barrye Price for bringing it to Gary.
Michigan City High School MCJROTC Competes in 2018 Cyber Patriot
News of computer security breaches are almost a daily occurrence. Local grocer Strack & Van Til experienced a ransomware attack that shut down approximately 20 of its stores right before Thanksgiving. Marriott Hotels recently revealed an information systems breach that could affect 500 million custo
All-La Porte County Offensive Team
Stats: 132-248-10 passing, 2,097 yards, 28 TD; 74 carries, 412 yards. 9 TD. Bio: The little engine that could had a magical season, steering the Wolves powerhouse offense. A shifty runner and a pinpoint passer, Hayman played with a feisty confidence that belied his size. "The neat thing about Bryce
A wide, quality selection
Bigger, better and more of them. An outstanding line-up of spring fishing contests in Michigan City is being put together by the Hoosier Coho Club's all-volunteer staff. Foremost is the addition of a new, Lake Michigan Pro Fishing Series.
Faces of the Region: Blessing and dedication of Franciscan Health Michigan City
The blessing and dedication of the new Franciscan Health Michigan City hospital on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Blessing and dedication of Franciscan Health Michigan City. Blessing and dedication of Franciscan Health Michigan City.
New vision for the west side
MICHIGAN CITY – By turning one abandoned structure into a community resource center, you can start to create a new and positive attitude for the entire west side. At least that is one man's vision.
Weekend Region crime roundup: Gary gunshot victim found lying on ground in hospital parking lot, vehicle fled scene
A roundup of crime stories from throughout the Region during the past 48 hours. A 32-year-old Gary man who was shot Friday night died after being found in the hospital parking lot, lying on the ground next to an ambulance.
Lights out: Xavier recruit Hannah Noveroske scores with 5.8 seconds left in 2nd OT to lift Michigan City
Lake Central held its “Lights Out For Cancer Night” game Friday against Michigan City. For nearly three quarters, it looked like it would be lights out for Michigan City, too, as the host Indians built a 40-20 lead.
Contraband stopped at the wall
MICHIGAN CITY – A man is facing a felony charge after he was caught trying to toss containers of contraband over the wall of the Indiana State Prison on Tuesday. Madison L. Kent, 26, of Michigan City, was arrested by Correctional Police and booked into La Porte County Jail on a felony charge of traf
It's not always pretty
MICHIGAN CITY — When Michigan City coach John Boyd walked out of the coaches office connected to his team's locker room on Saturday night, the first words he spoke were, "Man, it doesn't get any uglier than that."
.276 BAC lands her in cell
MICHIGAN CITY – A South Bend woman is facing multiple charges and citations after nearly driving into a Michigan City Police squad car with a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit, according to police.
South Shore Line to make rail travel safer with PTC
MICHIGAN CITY – To further enhance safety efforts, the South Shore Line is implementing (along with all other passenger railroads in the US) Positive Train Control (PTC) technology across their entire network. The national effort for PTC began in 2008 when the U.S. Congress passed the Railway Safety
UPDATE: Prosecutor blames police for losing confession in Chesterton murder case
VALPARAISO — The Porter County prosecutor's office had no idea Chesterton police were interrogating a suspect in a 2017 murder case until after the damage that resulted in the alleged confession being tossed out was done, according to one of the lead prosecutors.