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Family of shooting victim wants others charged

Family of shooting victim wants others charged

GRIFFITH | Brett Roe is expected to watch the man convicted of killing his son sentenced this week in Lake County Criminal Court. 

July 26, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Calumet Township right to drop lawsuit

Sometimes it doesn't matter how the right thing occurs — as long as it does.

July 03, 2014 12:00 am

Calumet Township drops lawsuit blocking Griffith's departure

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.

July 01, 2014 7:00 pm

Calumet Township man flown to Ill. hospital after crash

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | A Calumet Township man was airlifted to an Illinois trauma center early Sunday after crashing his pickup truck, police said.

June 29, 2014 7:00 pm

Jury hears evidence in fatal shooting of Griffith man

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.

June 27, 2014 6:41 pm
Community Bridge Club under new leadership

Community Bridge Club under new leadership

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.

June 18, 2014 12:00 am

Cost of not addressing poverty could surpass current cost

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.

June 08, 2014 12:00 am Related
LOCAL AUTO RACING: Paul Shafer Jr. wins at Illiana in first start of the year

LOCAL AUTO RACING: Paul Shafer Jr. wins at Illiana in first start of the year

SCHERERVILLE | It was sort of a homecoming for Paul Shafer Jr. at Illiana Motor Speedway Saturday night.

May 25, 2014 4:45 pm
Bridge player Nimnicht becomes a Gold Life Master

Bridge player Nimnicht becomes a Gold Life Master

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.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana Cyber Charter school doubles enrollment

Indiana Cyber Charter school doubles enrollment

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.

May 18, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Boy hit by car in Cal Twp., taken to hospital

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.

May 18, 2014 8:00 pm
MARC CHASE: Wary voters snuff out possible corruption smoke

MARC CHASE: Wary voters snuff out possible corruption smoke

First the bad news: Lake County estimates show less than 13 percent of registered voters bothered to visit the Tuesday primary polls.

May 08, 2014 12:00 am
Police arrest three Gary men after stolen property spotted

Police arrest three Gary men after stolen property spotted

GARY | Lake County detectives arrested three Gary men Monday after noticing a stolen motorcycle and other stolen items outside a home, police said.

May 07, 2014 7:33 pm
Robinson topples incumbent Elgin in Calumet Twsp. trustee's race

Robinson topples incumbent Elgin in Calumet Twsp. trustee's race

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.

May 06, 2014 10:45 pm Photos

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Low turnout reported in Lake County primary

Low turnout reported in Lake County primary

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. 

May 06, 2014 7:35 am Photos

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LOCAL AUTO RACING: Hoffman Wins Season Opener at Illiana

LOCAL AUTO RACING: Hoffman Wins Season Opener at Illiana

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.

May 04, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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RICH JAMES: Expect strong turnout of black voters

RICH JAMES: Expect strong turnout of black voters

Speculation in Lake County Democratic circles prior to a primary election is all about voter turnout.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am
Bridge comes with different options - and in many colors

Bridge comes with different options - and in many colors

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.

April 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: We pick Robinson in Calumet Twp

EDITORIAL: We pick Robinson in Calumet Twp

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.

April 23, 2014 12:05 am Video
Shackles, high-profile raids highlight visual assault on region public corruption

Shackles, high-profile raids highlight visual assault on region public corruption

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.

April 19, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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