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County Council, cops bicker over raises

County Council, cops bicker over raises

CROWN POINT | Lake County police officers and the County Council faced off Tuesday over the failure of contract talks to produce pay raises.

September 09, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Police union crosses swords with county over pay

CROWN POINT | Lake politicians could find their labor supporters have become angry protesters this fall if a dispute over county police lingers.

September 08, 2014 7:38 pm

Robertsdale/Whiting Crime Watch will meet Thursday

WHITING | The Robertsdale/Whiting Crime Watch meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in Room 200 at Calumet College.

September 05, 2014 12:05 am
Jail bonding: Program pairs Lake County inmates with shelter animals

Jail bonding: Program pairs Lake County inmates with shelter animals

CROWN POINT | Dressed in head-to-toe khaki, Eugene Taylor leaned over and patted the white pit bull at his feet.

August 09, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Union supporters recognized for their contributions

Union supporters recognized for their contributions

HIGHLAND | The Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor 39th annual Labor and Community Awards reception Thursday at Wicker Memorial Park recognized outstanding achievements in labor while providing political education and awareness to the community.

April 24, 2014 7:30 pm
Motorola hopes Lake County will answer its call

Motorola hopes Lake County will answer its call

MERRILLVILLE | Keeping in touch with the multitude of public safety first responders in Lake County is about to get more expensive.

March 24, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Motorola hopes Lake County will answer its call

Motorola hopes Lake County will answer its call

Motorola Solutions engineer Chuck Bray, right, shows one of the company's handheld radios to Lake County E-911 Deputy Director Jack Allendorf during an event in Merrillville. Dozens of municipal and county police, fire and emergency medical service personnel checked out the equipment as part…

March 24, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Unions protect all working people

GUEST COMMENTARY: Unions protect all working people

Labor Day means many things to many people, the unofficial last day of summer, an odd day off before school really kicks in. A day to sleep in and maybe to grill out with friend and family. Yes, it is a great day to do all of those things, but in reality, the day represents so much more.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
Dan Murchek

Dan Murchek

Dan Murchek is president of the Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor.

August 27, 2013 10:28 pm
Tax sails; veto fails

Tax sails; veto fails

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Commissioners refused Friday morning to veto a local income tax.

May 10, 2013 4:00 pm Photos

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Local notables slip on dancing shoes to aid philanthropic sorority

Local notables slip on dancing shoes to aid philanthropic sorority

HOBART | Lake County Deputy Police Chief Dan Murchek agreed to learn the rumba for Sunday's Brunch at Tiffany's Dancing with the Stars fundraiser at Avalon Manor despite what he called "my two left feet."

November 06, 2011 8:15 pm Photos

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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
Munster bank robbery suspect turns himself in

Munster bank robbery suspect turns himself in

MUNSTER | A 49-year-old Munster man turned himself in to Lake County police Friday night in connection with a Thursday afternoon bank robbery in Munster.

July 08, 2011 7:50 pm Photos

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Three reported wounded in Gary drive-by shooting

GARY | City and Lake County police converged Saturday night on the scene of an apparent drive-by shooting in Gary's Glen Park section that reportedly left three people wounded.

April 23, 2011 9:03 pm

Buncich names team to combat crime

CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff-elect John Buncich named a team of active and retired police officers he said will combat illicit drugs, gang violence, prostitution, sexual predators and child abuse while treating victims of home foreclosures with "compassion."

December 21, 2010 12:00 am
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