CROWN POINT | Lake County officials on Tuesday awarded the first of three contracts to link 54 homes outside of city limits into the municipal sewer system.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Authorities are investigating after a Gary man's body was found Sunday in a pond in Calumet Township, police said.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | An East Chicago man wanted on several warrants was captured Wednesday following a foot chase that led to the lockdown of an elementary school, police said.
CROWN POINT | Four sanitary sewer and ditch maintenance projects moved forward a step with bids opened at Wednesday’s meeting of the Lake County Drainage Board.
CROWN POINT | Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin no longer needs to provide her pre-primary election campaign finance reports to the Lake County Election Board after that group voted unanimously Tuesday to dismiss the issue.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | Emergency workers responded Monday night to a gas leak in the 3100 block of West 47th Place in Calumet Township, officials said.
Duplicate bridge is a competitive game, but players still can be caring, friendly and ethical.
While there continues to be upheaval in education at the state level, student test scores continue to show modest gains in Northwest Indiana, schools will make some transitions to comply with Indiana's new state standards and seven new school superintendents head up districts in the region.
CROWN POINT | “Mr. Curtis brought a gun to a fist fight,” said Lake Criminal Court Judge Samuel Cappas Friday in sentencing Shelben T. Curtis, 47, to a total of 50 years to be served in the Indiana Department of Correction for voluntary manslaughter and aggravated battery.
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.
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