GARY | City and county officials, law enforcement officers and clergy demanded laws requiring background checks for gun purchases and a total ban on assault weapons as well as more parental responsibility during Thursday’s National Day to Demand Action news conference at City Hall.
GARY | The Lake County Fairgrounds gun shows are an example of a potential source of guns that fall into criminals' hands, Indiana and Illinois law enforcement officials said Thursday.
Enrique Marks Jr. settled the question of whether to extradite him from Brownsville, Texas, by turning himself in to Lake County authorities after four years as a fugitive. The larger question of how to handle similar cases in the future, however, remains unresolved.
HIGHLAND | If some alleged felons run far enough away from Lake County, they don't have to hide, because local authorities will not pursue them.
CROWN POINT | A Hammond man was found guilty Friday of two counts of child molestation in a case involving a 9-year-old girl.
Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter spoke strong words about personal responsibility last week.
CROWN POINT | Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller gave a personal push Tuesday to a statewide initiative geared toward removing a growing plethora of synthetics drugs from retailers' shelves.
SCHERERVILLE | Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter said young African-American males commit the majority of crimes in Lake County, especially in the county’s three urban areas of East Chicago, Hammond and Gary.
MERRILLVILLE | Several hundred stakeholders gathered Tuesday at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza for the official unveiling of the 2012 Quality of Life Indicators Report issued by One Region.
CROWN POINT | A Schererville man was sentenced to more than two years in prison Wednesday after admitting to burglarizing a Schererville home in July, 2011.
HAMMOND | An East Chicago-based organization's legal challenge to Indiana's new immigration law will proceed, federal court records show.
CROWN POINT | In the only such case during his 20-year administration, Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter last week declined to press criminal charges sought by Lowell police against a case manager with the Indiana Department of Child Services.
The need to appoint a special prosecutor in the case of Tramel Raggs is inescapable. But this legal situation need not stop the Lake County commissioners from re-examining his position with the county.
CROWN POINT | A judge has named a special prosecutor to investigate whether a county government official committed a weapon violation.
Embezzlement allegations involving Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter's niece now will be handled by the federal government.
I have conflicting feelings over the decision by the Lake County Board of Commissioners to keep Tramel Raggs as the board's special assistant.
Political newcomer Merrilee Frey captured the Democratic nomination for Lake County coroner Tuesday in a race in which she secured high-powered endorsements from established party members.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter wants a special prosecutor appointed to investigate an alleged weapons violation against a county official.
CROWN POINT | Two days after reaffirming the April 30 trial date for a defendant accused of murder in the 2004 slayings of two Whiting men, prosecutors dropped the charges.
Maybe Michael Temores is a good argument for a regional public transportation system.
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