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Drug charges net Gary man two-year prison sentence

CROWN POINT | A 65-year-old man was sentenced Friday to two years in prison after admitting to having hydrocodone pills without a prescription. 

October 17, 2014 9:39 pm

Survey finds Indiana youths smoking, drinking less

BLOOMINGTON | An annual survey of alcohol and drug use by Indiana youths found they are continuing to drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes less often.

September 24, 2014 7:33 pm
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September 22, 2014 12:00 am

Alleged gang members in racketeering indictment had criminal history in Lake County

HAMMOND | A search through Lake County Criminal Court records would not reveal that a 61-year-old woman was part of a violent street gang named in a recent federal racketeering indictment. 

September 20, 2014 11:15 pm Related
Valpo man accused of trying to make drug inside Hobart apartment

Valpo man accused of trying to make drug inside Hobart apartment

CROWN POINT | A Valparaiso man is accused trying to make methamphetamine out of a Hobart apartment earlier this year, according to court records.

August 20, 2014 4:00 pm

Tax-and-spenders are ruining America today

I’m just an everyday citizen, but I was born with a little common sense. We elect people who are supposed to be smart, not on the color of their skin, gender or their religious beliefs.

August 15, 2014 12:00 am
Teen panhandling with infant faces neglect charges

Teen panhandling with infant faces neglect charges

PORTAGE | A teen mother was taken into custody on child neglect and other charges after police spotted her panhandling Monday afternoon with her baby.

July 30, 2014 11:00 am

Excise cops cite 20 people, five businesses outside Pierogi Fest

WHITING | Indiana State Excise Police cited 20 people and five businesses Friday and Saturday outside Pierogi Fest in Whiting.

July 28, 2014 7:45 pm
Man in jail after brother reports heroin syringe

Man in jail after brother reports heroin syringe

PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | A 22-year-old man faces drug-related charges after his brother reported finding a loaded hypodermic needle in the man's bedroom.

June 30, 2014 12:30 pm

Legislature meets to correct errors in new laws

INDIANAPOLIS | State legislators interrupted their summer breaks Tuesday for an unprecedented one-day session to correct errors and omissions in several new laws before they take effect July 1.

June 17, 2014 6:00 pm

Arrests, charges stem from marijuana found in car

VALPARAISO | A 20-year-old Valparaiso man was arrested and a 15-year-old Valparaiso boy was released to his mother after police found them in a car where marijuana was being smoked.

June 12, 2014 9:20 pm
Lake Station mayor's niece among four arrested during police raids

Lake Station mayor's niece among four arrested during police raids

HAMMOND | Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist's niece was among four people arrested Wednesday during searches of homes in Gary and Hammond, officials said. 

June 12, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Police seize marijuana from Cedar Lake home

CEDAR LAKE | Lake County officers seized 2,400 grams of marijuana last week from a home in the 14800 block of Morse Street, according to a news release. 

June 09, 2014 7:30 pm

Drug sting yields 63-month prison term for Ohio man

HAMMOND | An Ohio man caught in a drug sting in Merrillville was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to more than five years in prison.

June 02, 2014 7:57 pm
Suspects sought in M'ville attempted murder

Suspects sought in M'ville attempted murder

MERRILLVILLE | A shooting victim is recovering from wounds he suffered Thursday night, and investigators are searching for suspects involved in the attempted murder, police said.

May 16, 2014 6:22 pm Photos

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Suspects sought in M'ville attempted murder

Suspects sought in M'ville attempted murder

Merrillville police are searching for these two people. Police believe they were involved in a shooting Thursday at the Super 8 Hotel.

May 16, 2014 1:37 pm
Suspects sought in M'ville attempted murder

Suspects sought in M'ville attempted murder

Merrillville police are searching for these two people. Police believe they were involved in a shooting Thursday at the Super 8.

May 16, 2014 1:37 pm
Suspects sought in M'ville attempted murder

Suspects sought in M'ville attempted murder

Merrillville police are searching for these two people. Police believe they were involved in a shooting Thursday at the Super 8 Hotel.

May 16, 2014 1:37 pm

Hammond man accused of drug sale across from school

HAMMOND | A 32-year-old man is accused of selling cocaine at his home, which is across the street from St. Bosco Catholic School. 

May 10, 2014 12:05 am

Cops: Dyer traffic stop foils suspected cocaine deal

DYER | Dyer police believe they stopped a cocaine deal before it could happen when they arrested a man for allegedly ignoring a stop sign Tuesday afternoon, police said.

May 07, 2014 5:48 pm
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