(LAPORTE, IN) - Did you miss any stories this week? Here are the top-5 stories that received the most attention on social media and hometownnewsnow.com last week. HTNN is the #1 source of news and information in La Porte County and neighboring communities.
1. More Details in Bank Robbery
A bank in Michigan City was robbed Monday for the second time in two months. A customer at the bank witnessing the hold-up helped police quickly close in on the fleeing suspect and make the arrest.
2. Bank Robbery Possibly Drug-Related
It appears drugs could have been a motive for the bank robbery in Michigan City, judging by the suspect's checkered past.
3. Auditor Condemned by Commissioners
On Wednesday, the LaPorte County Commissioners condemned the LaPorte County Auditor for late payment. In addition, they urged him to "cease and desist" from utilizing his elected office to settle personal and political scores.
4. A LaPorte Christmas Tradition Returns
Thanks to a firefighter and some holiday teamwork, a popular La Porte Christmas display has been brought back to life.
5. COVID Fills Up Local Hospital Beds
It appears COVID-19 cases in La Porte County are up dramatically.