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Prosecutor to weigh death penalty in cop shooting

Prosecutor to weigh death penalty in cop shooting

CROWN POINT | The Lake County prosecutor's office will spend the coming weeks determining whether a Gary man should face the death penalty over allegations he ambushed Gary patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield earlier this month.

July 28, 2014 5:45 pm Photos

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Man charged with Gary officer’s death arraigned

Man charged with Gary officer’s death arraigned

CROWN POINT | Carl Le’Elllis Blount, who was charged Thursday by Lake County prosecutors with killing Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield, appeared Friday for his arraignment in the Lake County Jail magistrate’s court.

July 25, 2014 4:06 pm Video Related
NWI law community remembers O.J. Simpson case

NWI law community remembers O.J. Simpson case

Twenty years ago, the slaying of O.J. Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and her friend Ron Goldman sparked a media firestorm that captured the attention of the nation, including Northwest Indiana's legal community. 

June 11, 2014 6:15 pm Related

Ross Democrats pick their favorites in May 26 primary

MERRILLVILLE | Lake County's incumbent and veteran politicians got most of the love from the Merrillville Democratic precinct organization during its recent candidates night.

April 29, 2014 11:20 am

Dems endorse candidates for May 6

LAKE STATION | The combined Lake Station, New Chicago and Hobart Township Democratic precinct organization endorsed the re-election of most incumbent officials in next month's primary.

April 21, 2014 8:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Better response to sexual assaults needed

The establishment of a separate treatment facility dedicated to victims of sexual assault should be an eye-opener for Northwest Indiana.

April 07, 2014 12:00 am
Community leaders focus on student discipline

Community leaders focus on student discipline

GARY | An assistant professor of public and environmental affairs contends less money is being dedicated to public schools causing schools to become more impoverished.

March 30, 2014 10:52 pm Photos

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Sexual assault burgeoning in region

Sexual assault burgeoning in region

The volume of sex crimes in the region is forcing some local hospitals to expand their care programs and may have created the need for a separate treatment facility dedicated to those victims, many of whom increasingly are children.

March 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Judge reduces juvenile inmate population

MERRILLVILLE | The Lake County Juvenile Court judge said he is looking to find new ways to make justice less confining for underage offenders.

March 28, 2014 7:44 pm

IUN to host discussion of 'school to prison pipeline'

GARY | Indiana University Northwest will host Shattering the Silences, a public forum held twice a year on the Gary campus to address topics, issues and concerns relative to diversity and inclusion.

March 23, 2014 8:00 pm

Panel discussion set Saturday at East Chicago Public Library

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library in collaboration with Indiana University Northwest will host a School-to-Prison-Pipeline panel discussion from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the East Chicago Public Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive.

February 09, 2014 12:05 am

Name that irks Democrats on spring primary ballot

GARY | A Gary woman whose last campaign for Lake County public office ended in a historic loss for the Democratic Party appears ready to face voters again.

January 28, 2014 8:45 pm
Consumer complaints filed against Gary abortion doctor

Consumer complaints filed against Gary abortion doctor

GARY | More than 600 consumer complaints were filed Tuesday against a doctor who performs abortions at a Gary clinic.

December 03, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Family, investigators meet in 2008 toddler killing

GARY | You expect more from your family, Samuel Shaw said Thursday. 

September 12, 2013 9:30 am
Toddler's killing getting new review, 5 1/2 years later

Toddler's killing getting new review, 5 1/2 years later

GARY | Five and a half years after a toddler was shot to death in his car seat, a fresh set of investigative eyes is reviewing his unsolved case. 

September 09, 2013 7:00 pm Photos

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Many Lake County candidates lining up for more helpings

CROWN POINT | Political foodies can feast on upcoming fundraisers that signal the 2014 elections are only nine months away.

August 25, 2013 5:00 am

Multiagency team meets to assess Gary's police needs

The statewide, multiagency team formed to assess Gary's policing needs met for the first time Tuesday afternoon, but without anyone representing Gary.

August 13, 2013 4:16 pm

Officials, clergy take aim at gun violence

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.

March 28, 2013 8:30 pm
Cops will target Crown Point gun shows in stonger weapons monitoring

Cops will target Crown Point gun shows in stonger weapons monitoring

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.

February 14, 2013 2:30 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Judges shouldn't hesitate to extradite

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.

December 14, 2012 12:00 am
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