Local News in Westville, Indiana

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Nine charged in Chicago to NW Indiana heroin ring
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:53:48 -0700

Nine people are facing federal drug charges for their roles in an operation that trafficked heroin between Chicago and northwest Indiana, according to prosecutors.

Miller will be next Westville school superintendent
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:16:29 -0700

WESTVILLE — A familiar face will be Westville's new district superintendent come July 1. Seth Miller, the district's director of operations since 2007, was offered a three-year contract by the school board. It takes effect when Superintendent Jim Owens retires at the end of this school year. read more

MONDAY'S INDIANA PREP ROUNDUP: Portage's Coundiff picks St. Joe's for softball
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:00:00 -0700

Portage junior softball player Sydney Condiff committed to play softball at St. Joseph's College in Rensselaer on Saturday. The hard-hitting infielder was invited to the Pumas football game with her family and softball coach Diane Stephenson made the offer and it was accepted.

9 charged in Chicago-NW Indiana heroin trafficking operation
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:16:04 -0700

Nine people are facing federal drug and conspiracy charges for allegedly running a drug operation since 2009.

Feds announce indictments in NWI heroin trade
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:55:00 -0700

MICHIGAN CITY | Law enforcement officials announced the arrests and indictments of nine people Monday for their alleged roles in a heroin distribution conspiracy in Porter and LaPorte counties.

Nine arrested for alleged role in heroin distribution ring in Michigan City and Chicago areas
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:34:01 -0700

Nearly a dozen people from the Chicago and Michigan City area under arrest tonight for their alleged role in a heroin distribution ring. The Attorney General's Office says the operation began 5 years ago, aimed at setting up a wider distribution route.

Busted heroin operation has ties to Michiana
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 17:06:45 -0700

Nine people from Illinois and Indiana have been indicted for their involvement in a heroin ring spanning the two states--and nearly five years.

Judges hear appeal on meth conviction during stop at MCHS
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 04:55:17 -0700

MICHIGAN CITY — Three judges from the Indiana Court of Appeals heard the case "Mosley v. State" Tuesday at Michigan City High School as a part of the Appeals on Wheels program.

Program training next steelworker generation
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 21:32:31 -0700

BURNS HARBOR – Valparaiso resident Dave Arzola had a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Indiana University Northwest but decided teaching wasn’t the field for him – his heart just wasn’t in it.

South Bend campus 1 of 3 to pilot Purdue project
Sat, 11 Oct 2014 12:00:26 -0700

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Kirt Geslak scoops the tiny hot white polystyrene beads with a kitchen strainer, pouring them carefully into a metal mold. As they cool, the beads will expand and form themselves into a solid mass in the shape of a mini football, explains Geslak, ...