LONG BEACH, Ind. (AP) — A 3-year-old girl who went missing in a northwest Indiana community died after she was found hours later along a small lake's shoreline, police said.
The girl, who had autism and was nonverbal, died Thursday despite an hourslong effort to revive her, said Michigan City Police Department Sgt.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) _ Horizon Bancorp (HBNC) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $23.6 million.
The bank, based in Michigan City, Indiana, said it had earnings of 54 cents per share.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A 71-year-old woman faces a felony neglect charge and a possible 20-40 year prison sentence after her bedridden, mentally disabled son was brought to a hospital and later died with bed sores impacted with feces, court records state.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — College campuses and schools in northwestern Indiana closed Thursday after a winter storm dumped several inches of lake-effect snow on parts of the region.
Closings included Ivy Tech Community College campuses in in Michigan City and LaPorte, Purdue University Northwest’s Westville campus and the Michigan City Area Schools.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana man allegedly killed his roommate by repeatedly spiking her beverages with windshield washer fluid because he felt she was disrespecting him by not approving of his heavy drinking, authorities said.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A towering sand dune at the Indiana Dunes National Park has kept up its inland creep, covering up an access road and threatening to bury a parking lot in the coming years.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A motorist who crashed through the Indiana State Prison’s main gate has been been charged with drunken driving and criminal trespass, state police said.
Robert D. Merriman, 62, of Winamac was arrested Tuesday after police said he drove a pickup truck through the gate at the prison, located in Michigan City.
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana utility company is looking to shutter a coal-fired power plant along Lake Michigan two years earlier than planned.
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A 20-year-old man has pleaded guilty to charges in a shooting that happened in a northwestern Indiana high school’s parking lot that killed one teenager and injured another.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — Three people found dead last week in a northwest Indiana apartment are believed to have died from drug overdoses, a coroner said.
The bodies of Debra Anderson, 50; Mary Wilson, 59; and Donnie Dennis, 68, all of Michigan City, were found on July 28 in the LaPorte County city.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — An autopsy has determined the cause of death of a man whose body was recovered from Lake Michigan off northwestern Indiana is consistent with drowning.
The man has been identified but his name was being withheld until his next of kin is notified, according to the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — One girl died and a second was in critical condition after separate weekend incidents involving rough waters in northwest Indiana along the same Lake Michigan beach, officials said.
NILES, Mich. (AP) — A city in southwestern Michigan is considering a buzz-and-beats summer festival...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the case of a man convicted in the 2000 killing of a Indiana University student, rejecting it months after a federal appeals court reversed a judge's order that called for his release from prison...
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — A northwestern Indiana mayor who is facing calls for his resignation over his profanity-laced remarks about a Black pastor has presented a plan for all municipal employees to undergo mandatory implicit bias and cultural diversity training...
MICHIGAN CITY — She will discuss her “invisible” disability and the challenges she’s faced because of it when she speaks as a guest of the Michigan City Human Rights Commission this week.
Stacy Valdivia, a disability advocate who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in February of 2014, will hold a presentation at the Michigan City Area Schools Administration Building, 408 South Carroll Ave., at 5:30 p.m.
MICHIGAN CITY — Nine months after a school shooting tragedy in Noblesville, dozens of police officials and first responders converged on the Michigan City Police Department to hear a presentation on the incident.
MICHIGAN CITY — If you’ve ever been to downtown Michigan City, you’ve likely seen some works of art that made you stop and do a double-take – and maybe wonder just what the artist was thinking.
That’s exactly what the orgainizers of the exhibits had in mind.
MICHIGAN CITY — Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices KoenigRubloff Realty Group has announced that John L. Reagan and Tina Kelly have joined the firm and will operate out of private office space at 617 Franklin St., Michigan City.
MICHIGAN CITY — South Shore Clean Cities will present awards to sustainable transportation leaders from throughout Northern Indiana at its annual meeting Feb. 26 at the Blue Chip Stardust Event Center in Michigan City.
La PORTE COUNTY – Trains are closed; there's no mail deliveries; roads are icy; and many businesses were closed Wednesday in Michigan City and across La Porte County. And in case you missed it, the morning temperature was 22 below zero with a high expected around -12.
MICHIGAN CITY — Vonzell Batchelder and Princess Kelly were actually hoping their first child would be a Christmas baby.
Instead, the Michigan City couple are the proud parents of the first baby born in 2019 at Franciscan Health Michigan City.
MICHIGAN CITY — His boxing days may be behind him, but Kenny Larson is still scoring hits at his Hammer’s Restaurant, 2134 E. U.S. 20, Michigan City.
You might say that the restaurant business is in his blood.
MICHIGAN CITY – If you're from La Porte County, you're probably familiar with the Barker Mansion, but around the holidays, you can view the Michigan City landmark in a whiole new light.
The mansion is decorated in a festive fashion for the season, and on Saturday, visitors get one more chance to see the mansion lit only by holiday lights at the final Glowing Lights Night Tour.
MICHIGAN CITY — A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a woman whose 5-year-old son was found wandering in the street in only underwear and socks Tuesday morning.
A probably cause affidavit and arrest warrant were issued Thursday for 25-year-old Jayme N.
La PORTE COUNTY – The brunt of Monday's snow missed La Porte County, but what snow did fall combined with strong winds to knock out power to thousands of NIPSCO customers, some of whom had to wait more than 36 hours to get the lights – and heat – back on.
MICHIGAN CITY — When it comes to custom canvas and aluminum awnings, Horizon Awning, 2227 U.S. 12, has it covered.
Owner Marsha Markle explained that the business she and her brother, Dennis Gardner, began in 1981 didn’t start off with awnings, however.
Busy day for college signings
Numerous La Porte County athletes will be signing national letters of intent today to make their college plans official. The list includes: La Porte's Riley Ott (basketball, Purdue Fort Wayne); Michigan City's Hannah Noveroske (basketball, Xavier) and Jack Smith (swimming, Purdue); Marquette's Colin Kenney (basketball, Furman); Carson Husmann (baseball, Bradley) and Kyle Schmack (baseball, Valparaiso).
MICHIGAN CITY – Long after the celebration was over Tuesday night for most winning candidates, two of La Porte County's statehouse hopefuls remained in a state of political limbo.
Porter County had released no election results as of Wednesday evening, and officials did not even begin counting until Wednesday morning, more than 15 hours after the first polling places closed.
Patricia “Diane” Altman, 69, of Michigan City, Ind., passed away peacefully at 1:50 a.m., Oct. 31, 2018, at Northwestern Hospital, Chicago, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born July 15, 1949, in Newport, Ark., the daughter of Eva (Smallwood) Cantrell.
MICHIGAN CITY – A woman who was the subject of a five-month manhunt across three states, and taunted authorities on social media while on the run, was captured in Michigan City after falling for a trap set by police.
La PORTE – Local author Sara A. Noë has released a new science-fantasy novel.
A Fallen Hero is available as a hardcover printed and distributed by Barnes & Noble.
The first book signing will take place on Saturday at the Co-op Shoppes, 512 State St., La Porte from 11 a.m.
MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City’s police and fire departments, school district and other volunteers joined forces to raise thousands of dollars for the United Way of La Porte County on Friday.
The Unified Car Wash has been a collaboration of the three entities for the past four years, begun after several years of them competing from separate locations to see which group could raise the most money.
MICHIGAN CITY – An Indiana Department of Natural Resources officer based in Michigan City has two prestigious awards from a national boating group.
Conservation Officer Sgt. Guy Wendorf was recognized this week by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators as its North Region Boating Enforcement Officer of the Year (representing 21 states) and as its President’s Award recipient.
MICHIGAN CITY – A Michigan City man who crawled out of his overturned car after a crash on Sunday and ran from police, was later captured and found to have a blood alcohol content nearly four times the legal limit, according to police.
MICHIGAN CITY – There's a patch of land along 8th Street, just east of Michigan Boulevard and across Trail Creek from the casino, that seems out of place.
It's a grassy area, with cattails sprouting and not much else.
MICHIGAN CITY – As some startled visitors and shopkeepers looked on Saturday afternoon, a group of protesters, some with covered faces, chanted anti-IDOC rallying cries as they marched through the Uptown Art District to bring home complaints against treatment of inmates at the Indiana State Prison.
MICHIGAN CITY — For the third year, William B’s Steakhouse at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, given by the magazine to recognize a well-curated wine list that will appeal to the most discerning wine enthusiasts.
MICHIGAN CITY — No coach wants to put too much pressure on a freshman, and Michigan City's Drew White is trying his best to resist the urge with Taylor Skibinski.
La PORTE COUNTY – From elephant ears to fried veggies to shaved ice to hot dogs, everyone has a favorite in the growing industry of food trucks, and business is booming for these restaurants on wheels.
MICHIGAN CITY — “You hire people for what they can do, not for what they’ve done.”
Expert advice from Becky Frankiewicz, president of ManpowerGroup North America and keynote speaker at the Economic Development Corporation Michigan City’s annual Business Investment Awards at the Stardust Event Center at Blue Chip Casino on Thursday.
MICHIGAN CITY — As both La Porte and Michigan City left the golf course after their tri-way meet on Tuesday evening against Chesterton, which featured Indiana commit Mitch Davis, the two big takeaways for Slicers coach Eric Wozniak and Wolves coach Jeff Edinger were more consistent play and better course management.
La PORTE — Fearing a transportation calamity, county officials Wednesday said they would postpone the repaving of Johnson Road until work on U.S. 35 is completed.
“We can’t have both roads closed at the same time,” La Porte County Board of Commissioners president Rich Mrozinski said.
MICHIGAN CITY — The first reading of a new musical, “Belle Gunness, the Murder Musical,” written by Michigan City composer Dan Schaaf, will be held 2 p.m. Sunday at the Canterbury Theatre, 807 Franklin St.
La PORTE COUNTY — A national media report saw the Michigan City-La Porte area ranked highly on a list in which no community wants to appear, leaving law enforcement officials scratching their heads.