WHEATFIELD — Jasper County Sheriff’s Office responded to a complaint of drug activity and possibly theft at a residence 5 miles southwest of Wheatfield a press release states. At the location, deputies spoke with Lucinda J. Lane, 38, of DeMotte. While speaking to her, they saw two people com…

DEMOTTE — Two people from Chicago were arrested by the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office after first leading Indiana State Police on a chase on I-65 Monday afternoon. The vehicle, which was listed as stolen was a blue Hyundai passenger car. The ISP ended their pursuit as the car traveled southb…

PARR — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a cellular 911 call from a residence located on S.R. 14 in the Parr area, early morning on Dec. 27. After answering, dispatchers just heard an “open line” with talking in the background. The call was disconnected and dispatchers called back …

ROSELAWN — State Troopers encountered another wrong-way driver on I-65, fortunately, this time there wasn’t a head on crash. On Dec. 26, at approximately 12:10 a.m., Trooper William Carlson was dispatched to a wrong-way vehicle on I-65 northbound near the 240 exit (Lowell exit). The Lowell R…

REMINGTON — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office was called to the scene of a home burglary in southern Jasper County on Dec. 19. A press release from the sheriff’s office states two male suspects knocked on a resident’s door, where a couple were at home. The wife answered the door and one sus…

JASPER COUNTY — Thursday morning, Dec. 12, a Jasper County Sheriff’s Office Deputy served a warrant on Jordan R. Davis-Jakich and she was transported to the Jasper County Detention Center for incarceration. The warrant had been issued by the Jasper County Superior Court on Nov. 6, for the fo…

JASPER COUNTY — A car chase that began in Tippecanoe County on Saturday came to a crashing end in Jasper County with one man arrested for excessive speeding and other charges.

MERRILLVILLE — With the holidays in full swing, calls from scammers to our homes and businesses posing as NIPSCO employees continue to rise—an issue impacting many energy companies around the United States.

DEMOTTE — A DeMotte man was arrested the day after Thanksgiving after the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a call regarding a physical domestic disturbance, according to a press release from the sheriff’s office. Donald W. Eger, 49, was accused of domestic batter, a Class A misdemeano…

RENSSELAER — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office received a call on Nov. 26, regarding a stolen 2000 Ford Ranger truck taken from the Parr area. The caller said the person who took the truck, Paul J. Widup, of DeMotte, did not have permission to take the vehicle. The caller also said Widup ha…

NEW YORK - Sonny Grosso, the larger-than-life NYPD detective whose fast-and-furious crime-busting with partner Eddie Egan became the basis of the 1971 hit "The French Connection," died Wednesday, a family member confirmed. He was 89. Grosso, who turned Hollywood producer after the spectacular screen retelling of the takedown of a heroin trafficking ring starring Gene Hackman and Roy Scheider, ...

CORVALLIS, Ore. - It was after midnight Monday that Shareef O'Neal tweeted an image of Bart Simpson lying in bed and staring at the ceiling, blinking as if in deep contemplation. The social media missive was sent out several hours after the UCLA redshirt freshman received the dreaded Did Not Play - Coach's Decision designation during the Bruins' home victory over California. It was the fifth ...

WASHINGTON - Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton was among the first senators spotted ordering milk to the Senate chamber for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial Wednesday, and he took small sips to wash down what looked like a Hershey's chocolate bar. This was the second day of the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history, and the 100 senators began to search in earnest for comfort ...

MIAMI - Erik Spoelstra was desperate for answers as a 19-point halftime lead dwindled to single digits in the third quarter Wednesday at AmericanAirlines Arena. The Miami Heat dismantled the Washington Wizards for the first 24 minutes, leading by as much as 21, and then the second half arrived. The Wizards cut the lead to 10, so Spoelstra countered with a timeout. They cut the lead down to ...