HAMMOND | A Gary man facing a drug charge is expected to accept a plea agreement Wednesday in federal court.
HAMMOND | A 39-year-old man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to three years and one month in prison, according to court records.
Portage Chief of Police Troy Williams displays a flashlight that converts into a pipe used to smoke drugs Tuesday night during Breaking the Silence, a free event at the Porter County Expo Center that targeted substance abuse and addiction issues.
D.E. "Sonshine" Trouche, executive director of Worthy Women Recovery Home in LaPorte, speaks Tuesday night during the Breaking the Silence program at the Porter County Expo Center. The event targeted substance abuse and addiction issues in children. It aimed to give parents the tools to talk…
Diane Chilian, of Valparaiso, listens to speakers Tuesday night during the Breaking the Silence event at the Porter County Expo Center. The program targeted substance abuse and addiction issues in teens with the aim of giving parents the tools to talk to their children about the dangers of d…
Portage Police Chief Troy Williams, right, talks about drug paraphernalia along with Valparaiso Assistant Police Chief Rich Spicer, background, as parents and their children participate in a program called Breaking the Silence. The free event Tuesday night at the Porter County Expo Center ta…
Just outside downtown Valparaiso, Steve sits in the living room of the Respite House and names more than a handful of his close friends and acquaintances who all died from heroin overdoses in the past few years.
LOWELL | A traffic stop Thursday afternoon on Interstate 65 near Lowell resulted in the discovery of 3.5 pounds of crystal meth and the arrest of two Illinois men.
HAMMOND | An Arizona man is facing federal charges after police said they found four bags of methamphetamine stuffed in a Swiss Miss hot chocolate box.
HAMMOND | A Gary man allegedly part of the Black Disciples street gang was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 10 years and three months in prison, according to court records.
Portage Township Schools actively participates in the National Red Ribbon Campaign each October. This year’s theme is “A Healthy Me is Drug Free.”
GARY | Officials rolled out campaigns Thursday that aim to put an end to smurfing and prescription drug abuse.
INDIANAPOLIS | A former region schools leader delivered to state lawmakers Wednesday a blistering critique of recent changes to Indiana education policy and their negative impacts on economic development.
The Michigan City Police Department netted more than 40 arrests after a warrant sweep dubbed "Operation Trick or Treat."
Attorney General Eric Holder recently announced new policies to reduce federal involvement in local drug cases, instructing federal prosecutors to sidestep minimum sentencing laws and encouraging early release of nonviolent drug offenders.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich on Friday showcased evidence seized in two drug raids in Gary in an effort to curb gang violence in the city.
PORTAGE | A traffic stop for speeding on the Indiana Toll Road ended with the arrest of a LaPorte dentist who police said had 10 small bags of heroin in his car.
HAMMOND | A Harvey man was arrested in Hammond on pending drug charges, the Lake County Sheriff's Department said.
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DOLTON | A Chicago man was arrested on multiple charges Monday night after police stopped him in Dolton with a loaded gun, drugs and cash in his car with his 5-year-old daughter in the backseat, authorities said.
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