CROWN POINT | One of about a dozen Lake Superior Court judges will be first in line to take over a juvenile court system any politician would consider one of the sweetest plums in Lake County's patronage empire.
With a pair of indictments handed out Thursday by the U.S attorney in Hammond, the federal government has dealt what could be a devastating one-two punch to the Democratic power structure in Lake County.
For someone who leads the third-largest Republican county organization in Indiana, Kim Krull appears to have some pretty thin skin.
One of my favorite television shows from the time I was a kid until now has been "The Untouchables."
If I were former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey, I would wish I wasn't.
East Chicago, the Foundations of East Chicago and the Indiana attorney general's office have been involved for years in a three-way taffy pull over casino funds. That's what made the secret meeting last week so disturbing.
To friends and associates, Gary Mayor Rudy Clay, 75, has been looking a bit peaked lately, and people wondered if something was wrong.
It's said that nature abhors a vacuum, and there is a opening in the Lake County political want ads these days for "power broker."
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