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Cops: Man with 0.47 BAC rammed Crown Point police cars

CROWN POINT | An Illinois man was driving with a blood alcohol content nearly six times the legal limit when he rammed into two Crown Point squad cars last week, police said.

September 16, 2014 1:42 pm
Elderly woman pushed to ground, robbed in Crown Point

Elderly woman pushed to ground, robbed in Crown Point

CROWN POINT | A woman in her 80s was pushed to the ground and robbed of her purse Sunday afternoon in Crown Point while walking home from a local grocery store, police said.

August 11, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Crown Point cops help brighten birthday for boy battling cancer

Crown Point cops help brighten birthday for boy battling cancer

CROWN POINT | Crown Point police officers are helping make a seventh birthday a little brighter for a Rhode Island boy battling cancer.

March 05, 2014 2:46 pm Photos

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MARC CHASE: Reason emerges from polar vortex chaos

MARC CHASE: Reason emerges from polar vortex chaos

Last week's polar vortex threw a stone-cold uppercut into the region's chin, shutting down schools, roads and snarling any traffic caught in the middle of the snowy deluge.

January 14, 2014 12:00 am

Drivers in tight spot with towing company

CROWN POINT | A couple of motorists complain a towing company — not blizzard-like conditions — trapped them over the weekend.

January 07, 2014 8:00 pm
MARC CHASE: Don't let facts get in way of a bad lawsuit

MARC CHASE: Don't let facts get in way of a bad lawsuit

Don't let the facts get in the way of a bad lawsuit. That's what we're being asked to swallow in a civil lawsuit pending in Hammond federal court.

October 24, 2013 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Final police report should end husky-gate

MARC CHASE: Final police report should end husky-gate

It turns out Crown Point police might not be the animal-hating blood mongers some folks would have us believe. Police didn't arbitrarily decide to use two Siberian huskies for target practice last month after all.

August 27, 2013 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Cops don't belong in doghouse over husky shootings

MARC CHASE: Cops don't belong in doghouse over husky shootings

Maybe Elton John should be re-writing one of his signature songs for a couple of dearly departed souls in Crown Point. For those who don't remember, his famous ballad, "Candle in the Wind," was rewritten upon the 1997 death of England's Princess Diana.

July 23, 2013 12:00 am
Appeals court cuts prison term for man who rammed C.P. cop

Appeals court cuts prison term for man who rammed C.P. cop

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday shaved 2.5 years off the prison sentence of a region man who deliberately drove into the patrol car of a Crown Point police officer during a chase.

June 25, 2013 6:45 pm Related

Crown Point police conduct training exercise on Broadway

CROWN POINT | City police conducted a training session Friday afternoon on Broadway.

May 24, 2013 8:15 pm
Crown Point officer training with department's third K-9

Crown Point officer training with department's third K-9

Officer David Wilkins will work with German shepherd Ace, the Crown Point Police Department's third K-9.

May 22, 2013 12:00 am
Crown Point officer training with department's third K-9

Crown Point officer training with department's third K-9

CROWN POINT | Crown Point police have a new K-9, a German shepherd named Ace.

May 21, 2013 6:15 pm

Indiana lawmaker from C.P. works to protect police dogs

INDIANAPOLIS | A person who injures or kills a police dog acting in the line of duty could be required to pay for the animal's medical treatment or its replacement cost under legislation approved by a House committee Wednesday.

February 06, 2013 6:30 pm Related

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Cedar Lake man charged with theft of packages delivered during holidays

CROWN POINT | A Cedar Lake man is charged with the theft of dozens of packages left for holiday delivery on the doorsteps of area homes.

January 08, 2013 7:00 pm
Man charged in theft of Crown Point donation jar for child with cancer

Man charged in theft of Crown Point donation jar for child with cancer

CROWN POINT | Police have arrested a Tennessee man in connection with the Oct. 26 theft of a donation jar for a child with cancer.

November 14, 2012 11:01 am Photos

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Lake County highway truck hits, injures department employee

CROWN POINT | A Lake County Highway Department worker was struck by a Highway Department truck Wednesday morning in Crown Point, sending the employee to the hospital.

August 15, 2012 7:52 am
Dean White donates $35,000 to Crown Point Police K-9 Program

Dean White donates $35,000 to Crown Point Police K-9 Program

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Police Department K-9 program will be able to take a bigger bite out of crime due to a $35,000 donation made by Dean White.

January 25, 2012 2:49 pm Photos

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Details of Lake County officer's alleged bar brawl released

CROWN POINT | Police released details Wednesday of the Sunday morning bar brawl that landed two Lake County officers on restricted duty until further notice.

November 09, 2011 5:30 pm

Four arrested, charged in alleged drug deal stickup

WINFIELD | Four people were arrested Monday after allegedly robbing two people who sought to buy Xanax pills, police said.

October 05, 2011 8:30 pm

Crown Point officer nominated as America's Most Wanted All-Star

CROWN POINT | Robert Ballas, a Crown Point police officer, has been nominated as an "America's Most Wanted" All-Star for saving two lives last year.

April 02, 2011 12:00 am
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