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Local police agree to settle with family in fatal shooting case

HAMMOND | Lake County police have reached a settlement with the family of a Hobart man officers fatally shot in 2009 after responding to a distress call for a suicidal subject, federal court records show.

November 15, 2013 3:00 pm

Boat, jet ski crash in lake

LAPORTE | Authorities are trying to determine Monday who was driving a boat that crashed into a jet ski on Pine Lake in LaPorte and fled.

July 08, 2013 11:55 am
Three arrested following Gary drug raid

Three arrested following Gary drug raid

CROWN POINT | Three Gary men were arrested following a Wednesday drug raid by the Lake County Drug Task Force, Lake County Gang Unit and Lake County Police Tactical Unit.

September 06, 2012 3:15 pm Photos


Feb. 18 trial for man accused in corrections officers hit-run

CROWN POINT | The Lakes of the Four Seasons man charged in a hit-and-run that killed a Lake County corrections officer is scheduled to face trial in February.

June 14, 2012 2:57 pm
MARK KIESLING: It's all right for county cops to investigate death of one of their own

MARK KIESLING: It's all right for county cops to investigate death of one of their own

The tragic loss of a Lake County correctional officer raises some questions as to how an investigation into her death should be properly handled.

March 09, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Lake County officials should face facts, budget reform not going away

Some Lake County officials seem bent on living up to a reputation that often plagues the county downstate. The recent filing of a lawsuit by a Lake County police official is the most recent of attempts by county officials to perform an end-run around the right thing to do.

August 18, 2011 12:00 am

State chides Lake officials over bookkeeping

CROWN POINT | State auditors criticized Lake County officials for sloppy bookkeeping that resulted in overpaying a high-ranking county policeman and uncontrolled spending on emergency 911 call centers.

January 12, 2011 12:00 am

109th shooter prompts more patrols

CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich said Thursday afternoon county police continue to look for clues along a rural stretch of 109th Avenue where someone armed with a high-powered pellet or BB gun has shattered windows of school buses and cars in six incidents since last month.

January 07, 2011 12:00 am

Sheriff shuffles consultants, discarding some

CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff-elect John Buncich wants to replace five legal, medical and information technology consultants now working for the county police and the jail with his own vendors.

December 13, 2010 4:45 pm

Horse's tail cut off at Porter County barn

PLEASANT TOWNSHIP | The owner of a breeding stallion told county police someone entered her barn and cut the hair off the horse's tail.

December 03, 2010 12:00 am
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