Yes, Crown Point is a special place and on its square is a special symbol of our Lake County Heritage -- our grand old lady -- the Lake Courthouse, now celebrating its 138th birthday.
Former astronaut Jerry Ross, a Crown Point native, signs a copy of his book Sunday in the downtown courthouse to celebrate its birthday.
Crown Point Mayor David Uran addresses the crowd at the 135th birthday celebration of the Old Lake County Courthouse.
Marion Kellum, a longtime teacher, portrays Henry Wise, who provided a half million bricks to help build the downtown courthouse. A replica of the building he helped build is to his left.
CROWN POINT | The Lake Courthouse Foundation is announcing a Birthday Celebration for “The Grand Old Lady” turning 135 years old.
Lake County Surveyor George Van Til, right, arrives Monday at the federal courthouse in Hammond with his attorney, Scott King.
Lake County Surveyor George Van Til, right, arrives Monday, May 20, at the federal courthouse in Hammond with his attorney, Scott King.
SOUTH HOLLAND | Village Administrator Jason Huisman is excited about the prospect of South Holland building a new police station and local courthouse in the village.
I was dismayed to learn that Lake Juvenile Court Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura is moving the IV-D court from the Justice D. Rucker Courthouse in Gary to Crown Point on Monday.
CROWN POINT | The Lake Juvenile Court judge is moving her Gary-based child support court to Crown Point next week and reigniting a debate about the benefits of consolidating local government versus the cost of removing government facilities from the county's urban core.
Emily Duncan, center, plays young daughter Caroline, of Crown Point City Councilman Krost in the new play "Frozen Stiff," with Dana Zurbriggen (left to right), as the wife of Mayor Wheeler, Cathy Lincourt as Mrs. Holton and Laura Sauerman as Mrs. Hodson, the latter two cast as wives of Crown…
Convicted muderer Frederick Cashner Jr. is brought into the Porter County Courthouse for sentencing on Thursday.
Convicted murderer Frederick Cashner Jr. is brought into the Porter County Courthouse for sentencing on Thursday.
Cook County Clerk David Orr talks to the media Tuesday during a news conference to kick off a nonpartisan voter registration drive at the Markham courthouse.
Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle talks to Deputy Registrar Elliott Johnson, left, after a news conference Tuesday to kick off a nonpartisan voter registration drive in conjunction with National Voter Registration Day at the Sixth District Cook County Circuit Courthouse in Markham.
Helen and Chuck Sauerman, of Crown Point, look at the donor list Thursday for the Lake Court House Foundation's $2 million capital campaign to fund repairs and operating expenses for the courthouse in Crown Point.
The Lake Court House Foundation holds a breakfast Thursday to raise funds for the $2 million capital campaign to fund repairs and operating expenses for the courthouse in Crown Point.
Marty Wheeler, right, president of the Lake Court House Foundation, holds a photo of a parking garage illustrating what might have been in the space of the old Lake County Courthouse during a breakfast Thursday to raise funds for the foundation's $2 million capital campaign to fund repairs a…
Marsh Davis, president of Indiana Landmarks, speaks to people gathered for a Lake Court House Foundation breakfast Thursday to raise funds for a $2 million capital campaign to fund repairs and operating expenses for the courthouse in Crown Point.
Paul Bremer, president of the Crown Point Historic Preservation Commission, listens to main speaker Marsh Davis of Indiana Landmarks during a Thursday breakfast at the courthouse in Crown Point.
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