20, Sep 2014 - Ex-jail deputy pleads guilty to trafficking with inmate
La PORTE — An ex-jail deputy has pleaded guilty to trafficking a cellphone to a La Porte County Jail inmate. Now she is facing a sentence at the Indiana Department of Correction.
22, Jun 2014 - Murder case against Taylor could be precedent-setting
MICHIGAN CITY — An Indiana appellate court likely will assume jurisdiction over the case against accused murderer Brian Jordan “BJ” Taylor, who was released on his own recognizance from the La Porte County Jail at the request of the state Wednesday afternoon.
14, May 2014 - Jordan gets 10 years in shooting case
MICHIGAN CITY — Nathaniel Jordan, accused of intentionally shooting a man in the face in 2012, was sentenced to 10 years in the Indiana Department of Corrections during a hearing in La Porte County Superior Court 1 on Thursday.
01, May 2014 - Kalamazoo resident Jessica Clark gets 26 days in jail for trying to block Enbridge pipeline
A Kalamazoo resident arrested twice last summer for trying to block Enbridge Energy from building an oil pipeline in northern Indiana was sentenced Wednesday morning to 26 days in the La Porte County Jail.
01, May 2014 - ISP, La Porte police arrest woman in Starke County for heroin
STARKE COUNTY – A Logansport woman who allegedly ingested 10 baggies of heroin and hid more in her underwear was arrested by Indiana State Police during a traffic stop in northern Starke County last week. She was released Sunday from the hospital where she had been under observation since Thursday and taken to Starke County jail.
25, Apr 2014 - Criminal code change could mean more inmates
La PORTE — With Indiana revamping its criminal code for the first time in 37 years, State Sen. Jim Arnold, D-La Porte, said one drawback will be an increase in inmates at county jails.