GRIFFITH | Brett Roe is expected to watch the man convicted of killing his son sentenced this week in Lake County Criminal Court.
Sometimes it doesn't matter how the right thing occurs — as long as it does.
GARY | The Calumet Township trustee has dropped a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a 2013 state law that could cut millions in assistance to Gary's neediest residents and let the town of Griffith leave the township.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A Calumet Township man was airlifted to an Illinois trauma center early Sunday after crashing his pickup truck, police said.
CROWN POINT | Lake County sheriff's police found a chaotic crime scene on July 29, 2011, when they came upon a 20-year-old man who had been shot to death in Calumet Township.
Alan Yngve, of Dune Acres, has assumed the position as director of the Wednesday and Saturday duplicate bridge games in Calumet Township, succeeding Barbara Walczak. His goal, he said, is to make the bridge game more enjoyable for everyone.
Millions of dollars in federal and township poor relief flood Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties every month, outpacing statewide rates, a Times computer-assisted analysis of state, federal and local data shows.
SCHERERVILLE | It was sort of a homecoming for Paul Shafer Jr. at Illiana Motor Speedway Saturday night.
Lou Nimnicht, of Crown Point, has earned the required 2,500 master points to qualify as the eighth bridge player in northwest Indiana in at least the past 50 years to reach the prestigious level of Gold Life Master.
SCHERERVILLE | Indiana Cyber Charter School more than doubled its enrollment in two years of its existence, but it also lost about $500,000 a year.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | An 11-year-old boy was taken to a hospital Monday after he was hit by a car in Calumet Township, police said.
First the bad news: Lake County estimates show less than 13 percent of registered voters bothered to visit the Tuesday primary polls.
GARY | Lake County detectives arrested three Gary men Monday after noticing a stolen motorcycle and other stolen items outside a home, police said.
GARY | In the shadow of a siege by federal law enforcement and state and local lawmakers, the Calumet Township trustee's office is poised to receive a new leader in 2015.
CROWN POINT | Ethard McIlroy has worked on election day for years and estimates Tuesday's voter turnout could be one of the worst in years.
SCHERERVILLE | Eddie Hoffman was almost ready to settle for a second place finish at Illiana Motor Speedway Saturday night and then the yellow caution flag flew.
Speculation in Lake County Democratic circles prior to a primary election is all about voter turnout.
Team games in bridge provide an alternative to regular pairs games. Normally, a player and his partner pit their abilities against all the other pairs in the room.
The race for the Democratic nomination for Calumet Township trustee pits incumbent Mary Elgin against Gary Councilwoman Kimberly Robinson. This is one of those races you should watch — and you'll definitely want to watch the video of our endorsement interview with the two candidates.
HAMMOND | The clanking of shackles around wrists and ankles of elected officials charged with public corruption sends a sensory message, whether intended by law enforcement or not.
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