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HTNN Weekly Roundup

(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.


This week's TOP stories by traffic: 


1. Michigan City Ranked Most Dangerous
Michigan City is ranked the most dangerous city in Indiana going into the New Year by UpgradedHome.com. 


2. Not Guilty Verdict in Fatal Shooting
23-year-old Davion Jones, accused of a fatal shooting in La Porte, was found not guilty of killing 20-year-old Tyler Terusiak. 


3. Head-On Collision Stops Traffic in LaPorte
A head-on collision during heavy rains stopped traffic on J Street in LaPorte Friday afternoon.


4. Deputy Taken on High-Speed Pursuit by Young Woman
Police pulled over a Chevy Cruze doing triple digits along US 421 on Thursday evening.


5. 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.


This week's SOUND OFF Episodes:


Monday: A Conversation about School Board Elections

The new Indiana legislative survey is out, asking Hoosiers their opinions on bills that will likely be in front of lawmakers in the upcoming year. One of the questions involves whether school board candidates should declare a political party affiliation to run for office. 


Friday: A Conversation with Author Bill Nelson

He's an attorney, writer, and speaker. A few years ago, he was diagnosed with a rare, incurable cancer. Recently, he published a book called FIRM GRIP about learning how to thrive when life doesn't go as planned. 


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