CROWN POINT | The daughter of Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey was arrested Monday and accused of breaking into her mother's home, sheriff's police said.
GARY | Two suspects in a Glen Park burglary died Wednesday morning after the car they were in left the road and crashed into two trees during a police pursuit, authorities said.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey, a Democrat in office only weeks since the removal of her indicted predecessor, agrees with her Republican opponent that the job is "24/7."
The Sept. 18, story on new Coroner Merrilee Frey's hiring of David Pastrick and Jessica Metros should have been titled "New Coroner Hires Politically Connected Crew" instead of "New Coroner Hires Experienced Crew."
HAMMOND | Merrilee Frey said Friday she is prepared to step forward as the next Lake County coroner in the wake of Thomas Philpot's conviction of theft of federal funds.
HAMMOND | Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot has hired an additional attorney to represent him in his federal fraud case, court records show.
PORTAGE | Porter County Coroner Chuck Harris is seeking help identifying a man whose decomposed body was found in a boat at a Portage marina Friday.
Political newcomer Merrilee Frey captured the Democratic nomination for Lake County coroner Tuesday in a race in which she secured high-powered endorsements from established party members.
Merrilee Frey hugs her daughter Amie Frey and her grandchildren Gracie, 7, and 11-month-old Lucas as she arrives at the Art Theatre in Hobart to celebrate her win in the Lake County coroner's race Tuesday night.
CROWN POINT | A Valparaiso man died Sunday when he fell from scaffolding at his home, the Lake County coroner's office announced.
Lake County investigators said they will seek outside assistance to identify the skeletal remains discovered last week in the 1500 block of Lake Street in Lake Station.
LAKE STATION | Lake County investigators believe a photo identification card found with skeletal remains discovered Tuesday should help identify the remains, but they stopped short of releasing a name Wednesday.
LAKE STATION | An unidentified, decomposed body was discovered Tuesday in a wooded area in the 1500 block of Lake Street, police said.
CROWN POINT | George Deliopoulos plans to campaign for Lake County coroner as the candidate with the most job experience.
LAKE STATION | The Lake County Coroner's office on Thursday identified the woman who died in a weekend fire as Jennifer N. Teel.
LAKE STATION | The grandmother of the two little boys rescued from a weekend house fire thanks God they are alive.
DYER | A Dyer couple was found shot dead in their home Friday in what investigators are calling an apparent murder/suicide.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | One man is dead and one was injured after being shot Friday afternoon, just west of Gary's Glen Park section, Lake County authorities said.
GARY | A 17-year-old Chicago boy was shot and killed Saturday morning after an argument with another male took a violent turn, Gary Police Sgt. Tom Pawlak said.
It's very possible that the election of the new Porter County assessor could be turned into an argument for a county manager system.
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