Horizon Bancorp: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) _ Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $16.6 million.
The bank, based in Michigan City, Indiana, said it had earnings of 37 cents...
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana conservation officers say a man pulled from Lake Michigan has died.
They say 25-year-old Christian Rosete of Michigan City died at a hospital Sunday...
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana museum is planning a memorial for 844 people who died more than a century ago when a ship capsized on the Chicago River.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Witnesses say a toddler was rescued in Lake Michigan after he drifted away from his family on an inflatable duck in Indiana.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana conservation officers say the body of a missing teenager in has been recovered in southwestern Michigan.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — State correction officials say an inmate who escaped Wednesday from the grounds of the Indiana State Prison has been captured.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana police are searching for an inmate they describe as dangerous who escaped from the grounds of the Indiana State Prison.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana conservation officers say choppy waters are hindering the search for a missing teenager in Lake Michigan.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Indiana conservation officers say authorities are searching the waters of Lake Michigan for a missing teenager.
They say witnesses saw 17-year-old Rahem Mason of...
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $2.8 million railroad safety grant to the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad to upgrade 7.5 miles of rail...
HOWARD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Authorities say an Indiana man has been electrocuted on a construction site in southwestern Michigan.
Cass County sheriff's officials say 53-year-old Steven...
NILES, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan city is trying to decide what to do about a popular park that's been closed for more than a year due to flood damage.
No lower bond for woman charged in fatal car roof fall
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A judge has refused to lower bond for a northwestern Indiana woman charged in the death of a friend who fell from a moving car's roof.
Woman charged in friend’s fatal fall from vehicle roof
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A 20-year-old woman has been charged with reckless homicide in the death of a friend who fell from the roof of a vehicle she was driving in northwestern Indiana.
Horizon Bancorp: 4Q Earnings Snapshot
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) _ Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $13.1 million.
The bank, based in Michigan City, Indiana, said it had earnings of 34 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, were 33 cents per share.
The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 37 cents per share.
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Police: NW Indiana woman shot parents before killing herself
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Police in northwestern Indiana say a woman fatally shot her parents and left their bodies in the home she shared with them before taking her own life.
Michigan City Police Sgt. Chris Yagelski said the bodies of 71-year-old Barbara Evans, 73-year-old Walter Evans and 48-year-old Tammy Evans were found in the home Monday afternoon by a relative who also lived there.
Yagelski says the bodies "had been there for some time."
Police: 3 dead in Michigan City double homicide-suicide
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Police on northwestern Indiana say three people have died in what they're calling a double homicide-suicide.
Michigan City Police Sgt. Chris Yagelski says police were called to a home just before 2 p.m. Monday after a distraught relative called 911.
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Man dies after large wave sweeps him into Lake Michigan
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana man was killed after a large wave swept him and a friend into Lake Michigan.
Indiana Conservation police say the two were walking along a breakwall leading to the Michigan City Lighthouse on Friday evening when a more-than 10-foot high wave knocked both into the water.
Indiana utility submits plan to move from coal to renewables
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana Public Service Co. is planning to phase out its coal power units by gradually embracing renewable energy sources.
The Merrillville-based utility submitted a plan last week to the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission outlining its plans to retire four coal-fired generators at its Wheatfield plant by 2023 and one coal-fired unit in Michigan City by 2028.
Horizon Bancorp: 3Q Earnings Snapshot
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) _ Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) on Monday reported third-quarter net income of $13.1 million.
The bank, based in Michigan City, Indiana, said it had earnings of 34 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for gains related to mergers and acquisitions, came to 32 cents per share.
The results missed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share.
Fugitive who vowed to ‘never be caught’ arrested in Indiana
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A Minnesota fugitive who taunted authorities on social media by vowing she'd "never be caught" has been arrested in northern Indiana.
Thirty-one-year-old Tiesha Monique Moore was taken into custody Monday in Michigan City by members of the Twin Cities Apprehension Team. She was wanted on 16 outstanding warrants, including felony theft and domestic assault, all from Minnesota.
She's being held in Indiana awaiting extradition to Minnesota.
NIPSCO may close most remaining coal-fired generation by ’23
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Northern Indiana Public Service Co. says it's considering retiring four of its five remaining coal-fired electricity generating units within five years and the other within a decade.
Indiana fire marshal may shutter pallet factory over safety
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana fire marshal has threatened to shut down a pallet company because factory conditions pose a threat to worker safety.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A 67-year-old northwestern Indiana man has died after he drove into the path of an Amtrak passenger train.
Michigan City police say the local man was pronounced dead at the scene following the crash about 7:30 a.m. Thursday. His name wasn't immediately released. He was the only person in the car.
Police say the westbound train carrying 198 passengers was traveling 59 mph at impact and pushed the car about 500 yards down the tracks. No one aboard the train was injured.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A 67-year-old man has been charged with animal neglect after dozens of dogs were removed from a home in northern Indiana where his wife was found amid unsanitary conditions.
Sixty-seven-year-old Terry Marthinsen of Michigan City was charged Tuesday with 35 counts of animal neglect after 34 live dogs and one dead one were taken from his home Monday. Court records didn't list a lawyer for him.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say dozens of dogs have been removed from a home in northern Indiana where a woman was found amid unsanitary conditions.
Police in Michigan City say 34 live dogs and one dead one were taken from the home Monday. They say an investigation began last week when a woman was taken to a hospital after LaPorte County Adult Protective Services found her on a porch.
Horizon Bancorp: 2Q Earnings Snapshot
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) _ Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $14.1 million.
The Michigan City, Indiana-based bank said it had earnings of 37 cents per share.
The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 35 cents per share.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — An off-duty emergency medical technician and an off-duty lifeguard are credited with saving two girls from rough waters in Lake Michigan off of an Indiana pier.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says Superior Ambulance EMT Devin Newton and Deep River Waterpark lifeguard Myles Wright were at the Michigan City pier Tuesday when they heard the girls screaming for help.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana man who pleaded guilty in the hit-and-run death of a 5-year-old girl could avoid prison.
The (Michigan City) News-Dispatch reports Marcus Scully of Trail Creek was sentenced Wednesday to a year each of prison, electronic monitoring and probation. The judge, however, is allowing him to be on electronic monitoring and probation first.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana city is spending $300,000 for emergency repairs to local roads that were battered by last winter's harsh weather.
City council members in Michigan City approved the emergency funding last week for the repairs in the city along Lake Michigan that's about 50 miles (80 kilometers) east of Chicago.
GARY, Ind. (AP) — A 37-year-old Michigan City, Indiana, woman has been arrested after leading police on a 40-mile chase through three counties.
State police say Sunday that the woman was stopped late Saturday night in northwestern Indiana's Gary for a minor traffic offense, but refused to give a trooper her real name.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A rendering of the famous "LOVE" sculpture is showing some love to Grand Rapids.
The western Michigan city has welcomed a reproduction of the Robert Indiana sculpture Wednesday morning on Louis Campau Promenade in its downtown district.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Lake Michigan tour boats will return to Michigan City in northern Indiana for the first time since 1949, beginning June 2.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — The Washington Park Zoo in Michigan City set a new attendance record after more than 100,000 people visited last year.
MICHIGAN CITY — The outlook for La Porte County is good and getting better, community leaders said Friday during an annual program sponsored jointly by the Michigan City Area and Greater La Porte chambers of commerce.
“It gets better every day, and it’s exciting to be a part of it,” Board of Commissioners President Rich Mrozinski told about 120 people who attended the State of the County luncheon at Blue Chip Casino.
MICHIGAN CITY — The La Porte County Drug Task Force has announced the arrest of four individuals for various charges including two separate narcotics and weapons related cases.
The first investigation resulted in the arrest of Cameo M. Crawford, 20, of Michigan City, on April 18, after an arrest warrant was issued for his arrest by La Porte County Superior Court #1 for Dealing in Cocaine, a Level 3 Felony.
MICHIGAN CITY — Kathie DeRuiter, executive vice president, senior operations officer of Horizon Bank, is announcing the promotion of Carrie McKibben to senior vice president, senior deposit operations officer, and Reilly Robison to vice president, corporate project manager, in Horizon’s Michigan City office.
MICHIGAN CITY — It’s 7:10 a.m. and a lone gunman has just exited his truck in front of Michigan City High School, boarded a school bus and begun firing. Now he’s entering the school building, where students and staff are making their way through the halls to the first class of the day. What’s your next move?
It’s a scenario dozens of first responders and school officials from throughout La Porte County had to contemplate Wednesday during the active shooter tabletop discussion at City Hall.
La PORTE — Three census tracts in Michigan City and one in La Porte are being included in a new federal program aimed at spurring investment in economically distressed areas.
Opportunity zones — part of the tax reform package adopted by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump in December — provide capital gains tax incentives to private-sector investors.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Former FBI director James Comey will speak as part of Purdue University Northwest's Sinai Forum this September.
Infant found safe in ‘baby box’ in northwest Indiana
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — For the second time in five months, an infant has been left in a baby box at a northwestern Indiana volunteer fire station.
Lt. Chuck Kohler says he was on scene tending to the baby girl less than a minute after receiving a page Sunday night.
The page alerted him that alarms had been triggered on the Safe Haven Baby Box at the Coolspring Township Volunteer Fire Department, near Michigan City. Kohler says everything worked as planned.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A shortage of brown trout in Illinois has spurred Indiana to turn to its northern neighbor to supply the popular game fish for an annual restocking effort.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says its Michigan counterpart has agreed to provide 40,000 brown trout as 6-inch fingerlings in April.
Indiana officials say that cooperative arrangement helped save the Hoosier state's annual brown trout restocking in and along the state's Lake Michigan shoreline.