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The Declaration of Independence recognizes that all men are created equal by God with rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Yet one major political party historically fought against equal rights for blacks and voted against acknowledging God in its 2012 national convention.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Commissioners agreed Wednesday to spend as much as $6.1 million over the next year and a half on health care for Lake County jail inmates.
I could hear the collective gasps from a number of Lake County Government Complex officials earlier this week, and my office is several hundred yards away with sealed windows.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials will close the sheriff's work-release program and lay off its 28 county employees to find the money to hire new corrections officers and mental health professionals to serve jail inmates.
Even as Chicago and Illinois talk about their legacy costs, meaning overly generous public pensions, Gary and Calumet Township are dealing with their own legacy of past poor decisions.
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This is my last column for The Times as I end my time at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and retire from the National Park Service.
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HAMMOND | A semi-quadriplegic man serving time for robbery at Indiana State Prison in Michigan City is pressing ahead with a lawsuit against Lake County officials over his treatment during his incarceration at the Lake County Jail.
"I am shocked, shocked to find … gambling …" This famous line of the cynical Captain Renault to night club manager Rick in the film classic "Casablanca" comes to mind in reflecting on the practices of American credit rating agencies.
A federal judge will soon decide whether your next tank of gas or bottle of soda comes with a free apology from the Marlboro man and Joe Camel.
CROWN POINT | Contractors bidding on renovations to the Lake County Jail estimate the costs from nearly $3.4 million to more than $3.6 million.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County grand jury will investigate whether a county government official should be charged with an alleged weapons violation.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners are set to choose Wednesday from among four medical vendors to cure the county jail of deficient care for inmates.
CROWN POINT | After conquering Canada's frozen north and Haiti's tropical climes, a Merrillville physician hopes to embark on his wildest expedition yet — the Lake County Jail's medical ward.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday selected an Indianapolis firm to implement federally mandated renovations to the Lake County Jail.
HAMMOND | A former local DEA agent agreed to dismiss a federal lawsuit Tuesday after alleging she was fired due to her sexual orientation, court documents state.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners have opened the competition for next year's contract to provide jail medical care.
CROWN POINT | Local officials said they are getting credit for recent health care improvements at Lake County Jail. But federal authorities are calling for nurses to care for the jail's inmates.
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