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.
Dan Murchek is president of the Northwest Indiana Federation of Labor.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Commissioners refused Friday morning to veto a local income tax.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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."
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