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MICHIGAN CITY – “We are a warlike nation, or a warrior nation, depending on how you look at it.”

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WANATAH – Two suspects are in custody after a bank in southern La Porte County was robbed Tuesday morning, leading to a lengthy police chase in Porter County.

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MICHIGAN CITY —After the last two judges in La Porte County recused themselves from hearing the criminal case against Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer on Friday, the case has been moved to Porter County.

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MICHIGAN CITY – After a city councilman alleged in October that 40 or more pieces of equipment were missing or had been stolen from Michigan City Central Services, three representatives from that department attended last week’s council meeting to refute the claim.

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MICHIGAN CITY – An early season storm dropped 2-4 inches of snow across La Porte County on Monday, and more is expected, potentially a lot more.

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NEW CARLISLE – A 13-year-old New Prairie Middle School student has been arrested on suspicion of felony intimidation after an alleged threat she made caused the school to be put on lockout Friday.

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Shelter nears furnace funding goal

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MICHIGAN CITY — Just days before the coldest weather so far this season is expected to move into the area, a local shelter for victims of domestic violence faces a chilling dilemma.

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La PORTE — A La Porte County tradition that traces its origins back to World War I was continued this past weekend when county officials recognized local veterans during its annual La Porte County Patriotic Service Medal.

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La PORTE — A water utility serving the Jongkind Subdivision between Michigan City and La Porte is seeking a rate increase that would nearly double home water bills.

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MCHS, Springfield plan Vet's Day events

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ROLLING PRAIRIE — Authorities are investigating a threat directed at New Prairie Middle School on Friday.

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MICHIGAN CITY – A joint effort between Bolt for the Heart, Franciscan Health and La Porte County law enforcement agencies had one goal – to equip every patrol car in the county with an an automated external defibrillator to help save live.

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MICHIGAN CITY – Despite having been founded just three years ago, the Greater Michigan City Chapter of the National Drifters Inc. had the honor of hosting this year’s Founders Day Celebration.

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Sheriff's Department to host Town Hall meeting

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WESTVILLE – As one of America's most prolific attorneys, Alan Dershowitz is used to receiving flak for his unwavering stance on the sanctity of civil liberties for all, regardless of their beliefs.  

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UNION MILLS – Contract talks between teachers and administrators in the South Central Community School Corporation have stalled over salary and benefits, and a state mediator has been requested by the teachers union.

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La PORTE — With more than three decades of experience leading and managing top-notch orchestras, Rolling Prairie’s Tim King knows a thing or two about music.

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MICHIGAN CITY – The Salvation Army of Michigan City and Walmart are again teaming up to make sure hundreds of local children can find toys under their Christmas trees.

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MICHIGAN CITY – The day after Mayor Ron Meer was unseated by voters in the municipal election, a third judge has recused himself from taking on the criminal case against the mayor, who Tuesday repeated claims of the charges being politically motivated.

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GARY – In a surprise announcement Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, announced that he will not seek re-election next year after serving 18 terms in Congress.

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MICHIGAN CITY – Winter doesn't technically arrive for several more weeks, but you'd never know it from the weather, with a couple of chances for snow and frigid, possibly record low, temperatures expected in the coming days.

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COOLSPRING TWP. – A task force created to bring high-speed internet to residents of rural area has announced its first success – a new fiber line serving some residents of unincorporated Michigan City.

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These are the unofficial final results of contested races in La Porte County municipal elections on Tuesday, Nov. 5. (D-Democrat; R-Republican; I-Independent; LBP-Long Beach Party):

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MICHIGAN CITY – The Halloween decorations are likely still up, but the Salvation Army of Michigan City wants everyone to start thinking about Christmas, and how to make it merrier for the less fortunate.

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NEW CARLISLE — In less than three months, Hudson Township's agreement for fire and emergency medical services coverage through the New Carlisle Fire Department is set to expire.

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MICHIGAN CITY – A "quick-witted" firefighter who doubles as an EMT and SCUBA diver; a "compassionate and devoted" EMT; and a police officer carrying on in his father's career path have been named tops in their field for 2019.

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MICHIGAN CITY – Democrats easily retained control of the Michigan City Common Council in the municipal election on Tuesday.

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La PORTE – In a landslide victory Tuesday night, Republican Tom Dermody was elected the next mayor of the city of La Porte.

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MICHIGAN CITY – The family of a deaf Michigan City man, who died just days after being stabbed in the chest last week, is reaching out to the community for information on the case, and help with paying funeral expenses.

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MICHIGAN CITY – Indiana's circuit breaker law is continuing to have an enormous impact on Michigan City Area Schools' finances.

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MICHIGAN CITY – A 21-year-old Michigan City man was killed Sunday morning when his car slammed into the wall of a factory on the east side, according to police.

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MICHIGAN CITY – An attorney hired by Ron Meer said felony charges filed against the Michigan City mayor last week are "politically driven" and has filed a motion for a special prosecutor in the case.

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La PORTE – Just days before the election, felony charges were filed against Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer for his actions following the arrest of his stepson earlier this month, but no judge has yet agreed to conduct a probable cause hearing.

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MICHIGAN CITY – The two new assistant chiefs of police were announced by Chief Dion Campbell on Friday at the Michigan City Police Department.

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Author to speak at Humane Society

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These are the candidates running in contested races in La Porte County municipal elections on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Early voting continues Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; and Monday from 8 a.m. to noon at the courthouses in Michigan City and La Porte. Polls are open on Election Day from 6 a.m. to…

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Q: I recently read on Facebook that you can dial 112 on your cell phone and you get emergency help right away that shows your name, phone number, address and exact location of where you are at! I find this hard to believe as it is not advertised anywhere else. Is this really true or just Fac…

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