Cook County man arrested after police find 167 pounds of marijuana, 400 THC pens in van
CHESTERTON, Ind. - A Cook County man was arrested in Indiana Sunday after police say they found over 160 pounds of marijuana in a cargo van he was driving on Interstate 94. Erik J. Boehm, 22, of Melrose Park, has been charged with dealing a controlled substance, dealing marijuana and resisting law enforcement.
Michigan City's Pub Scene: The Top 5 Venues You Can't Miss
In this article, we'll be exploring five exceptional pubs located in Michigan City. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Man Charged with Prison Smuggling Attempt
(Michigan City, IN) - A man is accused of trying to smuggle tobacco and marijuana into Indiana State Prison, as 49-year-old Michael Bright has been charged in La Porte Superior Court 2 with Attempted Trafficking with an Inmate. According to court documents, on February 18th Bright stepped out of a...
New scam targeting Michiana residents
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - Scammers have been around for ages. But with new technology and our information all out there, they’re getting pretty good. In fact, our own Lauren Moss spent about a half hour on the phone with some scammers the other day who were pretty convincing. Lauren was told she missed jury duty and was now in contempt of court.
Burn ‘Em Brewing opens new location & taproom, welcoming a full house crowd
It is a big weekend for craft beer fans in Michigan City, and things kicked off in a special way on Friday night when Burn ‘Em Brewing celebrated the grand opening of their brand new location at 1215 E. 2nd Street. Located just a few doors down from Blue...
Another Michigan Pot Bust in La Porte County
(La Porte County, IN) - Another man coming from Michigan was allegedly caught with a huge amount of marijuana in LaPorte County. Jonathan Millard has been charged in La Porte Superior Court 1 with Dealing Marijuana after being pulled over on Interstate 94 at Michigan City on February 23 for failing to properly use his turn signal multiple times while changing lanes and tailgating. The investigation showed that he traveled from his home in Wisconsin to the Detroit area, and was returning home the next day when he was pulled over.
Michigan City History Lesson This Evening
(Michigan City, IN) - There’s an event tonight for people interested in the history of Michigan and its lakefront, with the winter edition of the Barker Seasonal Forum scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. with a walkabout in Barker Woods. The history of Barker House will also be told...
High-Speed Chase Ends with Crash
(Michigan City, IN) - A high-speed chase ended with a crash and the arrest of the driver in Michigan City. Tevin Lewis, 24, was charged with Resisting Law Enforcement for a lengthy Sunday night pursuit, ending with a driver crashing and fleeing on foot in the 6100 block of West Johnson Road.
Savor the Flavor of Chesterton: 5 Pubs Redefining the Local Bar Scene
This article presents a guide to five remarkable pubs located in Chesterton. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Man turns himself in after being accused of child molestation
A man has turned himself into Fort Wayne Police after being accused of child molestation in Michiana. The alleged victim told police she received a Facebook friend request, last fall, from 53-year-old Shane Lee Frost, then recalled being molested by him when she was 12 and 13 years old. The...
LaPorte man calls police on himself after allegedly assaulting, stabbing man
A LaPorte man called the police on himself after assaulting another man with a baseball bat and allegedly stabbing him. It happened at a home on the 7700 block of U.S. 35 around 5 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 25. When the sheriff’s deputy got there, Matthew Castaneda, 35, confessed to...
Falling temperatures, wind, and snow Wednesday
Storms have moved out of Michiana, but this morning we are left with lingering precipitation. This precipitation starts as a rain/snow mix, but as temperatures cool, many will see snow showers by AM commute time. Snow showers continue through midday, then taper this afternoon. Temperatures continue to fall into the...
HealthLinc sets opening date for Michigan City clinic
HealthLinc will open its new 39,000-square-feet health center in Michigan City on March 4. The facility at 200 Alfred St. will include 33 medical exam rooms, two procedure rooms and 12 dental rooms. Health professionals will provide medical, dental, optometry and podiatry services, along with a full-service pharmacy. “The new...
Chesterton's Pizza Paradiso: The 4 Pizzas You Need to Try
This article presents four delightful pizzerias located in Chesterton. Have you had the chance to sample the offerings from any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Jaylon Watts rises to the occasion for Chesterton. He didn’t see that coming. ‘I’m just thankful.’
Chesterton sophomore Jaylon Watts couldn’t have envisioned a scenario like the one that unfolded Tuesday night. The 6-foot-1 guard moved to the Region from Kansas City after seventh grade, played on the freshman team last season and began this season on the junior varsity team. “I didn’t see this at all happening, if I’m being honest,” Watts said. “But everything happens the way it’s supposed ...
Portage's Premier Pubs: 7 Local Favorites You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore seven delightful pubs located in Portage. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Four Winds Casinos Announce Exciting Promotions for March and St. Patrick’s and Easter Dining Features
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi’s Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce exciting promotions for March including $50,000 March Money Madness, $50,000 Friday Night Frenzy, $35,000 Supercharged Sunday, and $150,000 Lucky Cash! Also enjoy a special St. Patrick’s Party as well as special St. Patrick’s and Easter Dining features!
This is the Most Unusual Restaurant Experience in Indiana
One website claims that this Indiana restaurant is the most unusual dining experience in the Hoosier State. Have you been here before?. Indiana has no shortage of great restaurants that have been open for years. These restaurants have become staples in that area where people must go whenever they are in town. They are restaurants that can even become bucket-list places to dine at. Whether it be comfort food, burgers, fried chicken, seafood, Italian, Mexican, steakhouses, or any other type of restaurant, there are certain places that stand out among the rest. Out of all of the possibilities, it can be somewhat difficult to decide where you want to go to eat. Perhaps, you might like to dine at a restaurant not so much for the food, but the unique experience itself. That's exactly why you might want to visit this Indiana restaurant.
Cold Open: A Shock to the System, Primary Aftermath, Honoring Terry
Mother nature’s sobering split screen hit Michiana with record-highs on Tuesday, followed by wintry temps in less than 12 hours.
Porter County Community Foundation Awards $11,000 Grant to MAAC Foundation
The Porter County Community Foundation (PCCF) has awarded an $11,000 grant to the Multi Agency Academic Cooperative (MAAC) Foundation to support their First Responders Mental Health Initiative. The funds will help integrate mental health resources into the existing MAAC Foundation offerings including bringing international speaker military/first responder health and wellness advocate, Travis Howze.