VALPARAISO | John Jokantas is resigning as head of the county's E911 department three years after stepping into the heated post.
LAKE STATION | A 6-year-old Thornton boy told police he did what his teachers and mother taught him to do Saturday when she suffered a medical emergency while driving: Call 911.
An American flag at St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago.
Underage drinking is a huge issues on many college campuses. This is a huge issue at Indiana University Bloomington, along with many other colleges in Indiana.
As a veteran, top-ranked marathon runner and triathlete, Bill Pauley is used to racing against time, but he's been involved in a different race this year. A race to save lives.
As chairman of the Lake County Public Safety Communications Commission, it is my responsibility to set the record straight.
Maybe it's not yet time to dial 911 on every aspect of Lake County government, but keep your smartphone on keypad mode just in case.
The killings at a Connecticut elementary school left parents struggling to figure out what to tell their children.
Some clarification and corrections are necessary for a story that appeared in some editions Thursday about the 911 consolidation.
LOWELL | The Town Council got the abridged version on the 911 consolidation issue and had questions answered by Lake County's director Monday.
Members of VFW Post 2697 pray Tuesday during the Patriot Day ceremony in Munster.
Lake County officials are considering a property tax referendum this November to provide the essential funding for consolidated E-911 dispatch operations. It would be better to provide the necessary funding sooner, but if the referendum is what it takes, so be it.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state is close to taking over the collection and distribution of all fees paid by telephone users for 911 emergency service.
Surrounded several computer monitors, Porter County 911 dispatcher Karen Sloan handles an emergeny call at the Porter County 911 center. Lake County is learning from Porter County's experience with a consolidated dispatch center, said Hammond Police Chief Brian Miller.
Chloe Salyer, 4, of Kouts, called 911 when her grandmother Sharon Salyer fell off her scooter.
The Lake County Public Safety Communications Commission, which is facilitating the 911 dispatch consolidation, faces three big challenges. It has to choose and prepare two sites, and it has to equip the dispatch centers and the police and firefighters accordingly.
It's worth writing about the 911 consolidation again. I'm not in favor of it for numerous reasons, but The Times editorial page is.
Hammond firefighter Bryan Bean salutes the flag Sunday at Wolf Lake at a memorial service for the 9/11 attacks a decade ago.
A flag is worn in a girl's ponytails during an event recalling the 10th anniversity of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks at a ceremony Sunday at Wolf Lake in Hammond.
Brooklyn Cobb, 9-months-old, wears a flag Sunday in her hair at a memorial at Wolf Lake in Hammond recalling the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks.
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