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

One Dead in Two Vehicle Accident in LaPorte County


One person has died as a result of a two vehicle crash this morning at 0101 North U.S. Highway 421 in LaPorte County.

LaPorte County Deputy Coroner Mark Huffman pronounced one driver dead while two others in another vehicle were transported by LaPorte County EMS to St. Anthony’s Hospital in Michigan City for treatment and observation. The extent of their injuries is unknown, according to police.

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