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Three arrested after police find child living in squalor

Three arrested after police find child living in squalor

PORTAGE | Three people were arrested Wednesday afternoon after police found a 3-year-old child living in squalor.

May 29, 2014 4:52 pm Photos

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Cops: Men had 12 pounds of pot in car

Cops: Men had 12 pounds of pot in car

PORTAGE | Two Ohio men were charged with felony possession of marijuana with the intent to deal after Portage police found 12 pounds of raw marijuana in their car following a traffic stop last week.

April 30, 2014 12:37 pm Photos

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Indiana seeks federal permission to grow hemp

INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.

April 03, 2014 6:30 pm Video Related

Gary man arrested for dealing pot

PORTAGE | A Gary man was arrested on charges he was dealing marijuana early Friday after he reportedly told a police officer who stopped him that he was lost.

March 10, 2014 12:30 pm

Portage middle school students arrested for possession, dealing

PORTAGE | Three Willowcreek Middle School students were arrested Friday for either possessing or dealing marijuana at the school, according to Portage police.

February 24, 2014 7:30 pm
ANDREA NEAL: Token fine for tokin' doesn't make sense

ANDREA NEAL: Token fine for tokin' doesn't make sense

“For First Time, Majority in U.S. Supports Public Smoking Ban.” That was the headline in July 2011 as cigarette bans swept the country. In 2000, just one major U.S. city banned smoking at work sites, restaurants and bars. As of last year, 60 percent of the 50 largest cities did, including In…

June 05, 2013 12:00 am
'Adventure' turns to arrest for two Illinois residents

'Adventure' turns to arrest for two Illinois residents

PORTAGE | A late night "adventure" landed two Illinois residents in jail early Tuesday morning.

April 16, 2013 5:40 pm Photos

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Portage High School paraprofessional terminated after drug arrest

Portage High School paraprofessional terminated after drug arrest

PORTAGE | A Portage High School paraprofessional was terminated Thursday following her arrest on drug charges earlier this month.

February 28, 2013 8:15 pm Photos

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Couple arrested with cash, pot residue in car

Couple arrested with cash, pot residue in car

PORTAGE | An out-of-state couple were arrested Wednesday afternoon and charged with possession of marijuana following a traffic stop.

February 21, 2013 1:18 am Photos

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Lake Station narcotics raid leads to charges against trio

LAKE STATION | A Lake Station police narcotics unit raid conducted early Sunday morning resulted in three arrests, police said.

December 18, 2012 12:05 am

10 adults, 2 juveniles arrested in Newton County drug bust

KENTLAND | A five-month undercover investigation has resulted in multiple arrests, Kentland police said.

August 10, 2012 9:16 pm

Police: Pit bull complaints lead to major pot bust

HAMMOND | Complaints about unruly neighborhood pit bulls led to the discovery of an extensive marijuana-growing operation in the basement of a Hessville house, police said Thursday.

July 12, 2012 4:20 pm

City officials: Hammond store caught selling fake pot

HAMMOND | A Woodmar-area convenience store already on probation could lose its business license after employees last week sold synthetic marijuana to an undercover inspector, city officials said.

March 26, 2012 10:45 am

Hammond man sentenced to 18 months in marijuana case

HAMMOND | A Hammond man caught with 100 pounds of marijuana in his trunk was sentenced Friday to 18 months in federal prison, U.S. District Court records show.

March 09, 2012 6:30 pm
Raid uncovers marijuana and guns in Gary, police report

Raid uncovers marijuana and guns in Gary, police report

CROWN POINT |  Lake County police Drug Task Force officials said Thursday officers raided a home last week in the 300 block of Cleveland Street in Gary's Horace Mann section.

March 03, 2011 1:32 pm Photos

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Indiana's marijuana laws going to rehab?

Indiana's marijuana laws going to rehab?

If state lawmakers wind up legalizing marijuana as a result of recently introduced legislation, it is unlikely the move would result in more people using the illegal drug or becoming addicted, said Jake Messing, who has spent 30 years working in the field of substance abuse.

February 20, 2011 12:00 am

Two charged after police seize drugs

GLENWOOD | Two village residents have been charged with narcotics violations after Glenwood investigators seized drugs, money and ammunition from a residence.

February 05, 2011 12:00 am

3 charged in separate drug cases

LANSING | Police have released the results of three suburban narcotics investigations that resulted in arrests.

January 29, 2011 12:00 am
Five charged in $4.9 million pot bust

Five charged in $4.9 million pot bust

STEGER | Bond has been set at $400,000 each for five men who were charged with distributing cannabis from a Steger home, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart announced Friday. Dart's office said the bust was worth $4.9 million.

January 28, 2011 3:11 pm Photos

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MARK KIESLING: Senator plants seeds for marijuana law reforms

Marijuana is on the table in the Indiana General Assembly.

January 28, 2011 12:00 am
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