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East Chicago grapples with court rumors

EAST CHICAGO | City Council President Lenny Franciski issued a news release Thursday to address rumors that the City Council is attempting to close down the City Court.

October 24, 2013 9:30 pm

Metal detector on wish list for city court, as 2014 budget time approaches

CROWN POINT | City Judge Kent Jeffirs wants for his courtroom what most other courtrooms already have: a metal detector.

September 07, 2013 6:20 pm

Lake Station court closing helps clerks balance books

LAKE STATION | The City Court office is back to business as usual after a one-day closure to the public last Thursday, City Judge Chris Anderson said.

May 13, 2013 6:30 pm
Tempers flare during Lake Station City Council meeting to discuss City Court

Tempers flare during Lake Station City Council meeting to discuss City Court

LAKE STATION | Officials found little common ground during a special City Council meeting held Thursday to discuss revenue generated by the city courts.

January 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos


Lake Station council looking at possibly abolishing city court

LAKE STATION | The City Council is looking to possibly abolish city court by Jan. 1, City Attorney Ray Szarmach said.

December 03, 2012 7:55 pm

C.P. city court rebuilding budget slashed a year earlier

CROWN POINT | Officials are rebuilding a city court budget slashed when the caseload was temporarily moved to county courts last year.

October 02, 2012 7:15 pm

Clerk positions restored in Lake Station; firing no factor?

LAKE STATION | The City Council on Wednesday agreed to move two clerk positions back under the supervision of the city's clerk-treasurer.

June 13, 2012 9:35 pm

Verdict is in: C.P. city court back to business as usual

CROWN POINT | City court will resume regular business Monday after the court and the Lake County prosecutor's office ironed out their differences.

April 11, 2012 10:00 pm

Hammond man, 25, charged with neglect of dependent

HOBART| A 25-year-old Hammond man allegedly left his two young children alone inside a car while he went into city court, police said.

November 12, 2011 12:00 am
Hobart's new court spacious, safe

Hobart's new court spacious, safe

HOBART | The 51-year-old Hobart City Court was long overdue for an upgrade, bailiff Randy Stewart said.

May 21, 2011 12:45 pm Photos


Residents tour Hobart's new community complex

HOBART | Longtime residents Dennis and Ceci Schuman were first in line Friday to tour the new Police, Court and Community Complex.

April 30, 2011 12:00 am

Police investigating break-in, theft from Hobart court office

HOBART | Police are investigating a burglary reported to have occurred at Hobart City Court offices, 414 Main St., last week.

March 22, 2011 12:00 am
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