Dyer Man Arrested following Head-On U.S. 20 Crash that Left Two Injured

Two people were hurt and a man was arrested after a head-on crash on U.S. 20 in LaPorte County. Sheriff’s deputies say it happened around 6:00 p.m. Thursday. Investigators believe a passenger vehicle was stopped in a westbound lane waiting to turn left on County Road 250 East. A pickup truck apparently tried to go around it by going left of center and crashed head-on into an eastbound passenger vehicle.

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Cedar Lake Man Airlifted to Hospital after LaPorte County Motorcycle Crash

A motorcycle rider was airlifted to a hospital Thursday, after a crash on State Road 2. LaPorte County sheriff’s deputies say they were called to the 7800 block of West State Road 2 at about 3:15 Thursday morning, after getting a report of an unresponsive man lying along the roadway. When police arrived, they reportedly found a crash scene nearby.

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LaPorte Resident Dies in Rollover Crash on State Road 39

A single-vehicle rollover crash has claimed the life of a LaPorte resident. LaPorte County Police say it happened around 8:15 Saturday night on State Road 39 near the ramps to the Indiana Toll Road. Deputies believe a 2005 Ford SUV was heading north on State Road 39, when it left the east side of the roadway, rolled several times, became upright, and traveled back onto 39, before eventually coming to a stop.

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LaPorte County Police Investigate Weekend Drowning

Police say a LaPorte County man drowned Saturday afternoon, in a pond in the 7100 block of West Joliet Road. The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office says Glenn F. Zeman, 61, had been out on the pond in a watercraft. But then family members who’d been there with him said they couldn’t find him. Police say the watercraft Zeman had been riding was then found capsized, and his body was pulled from the water a short time later.

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LaPorte County Man Gets Stuck Under SUV, While Trying to Stop it from Rolling Away

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A LaPorte County man was trapped under an SUV for roughly 45 minutes Thursday afternoon, after it reportedly rolled away from the motor home it was attached to. The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office says it happened just before 12:30 p.m. in the 4800 block of North 600 West, near Michigan City.

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New Prairie School Corp. Officials Initiate Crisis Plan Following Student’s Death


A LaPorte County community is mourning the sudden death of a high school student. The 17-year-old boy was taking part in an intramural basketball game at New Prairie High School Monday evening, according to the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department. They were dispatched along with LaPorte County EMS and Kankakee Township Fire Department First Responders to the school around 7:25 p.m. Continue reading