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HAMMOND | The clanking of shackles around wrists and ankles of elected officials charged with public corruption sends a sensory message, whether intended by law enforcement or not.
Lake County government is now alone in declining to pay for ethics training for employees. That's shameful. Porter and LaPorte counties have already committed to joining the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission.
ROSELAWN | A man described as being in his late 20s and about six feet tall with minimal facial hair is being sought by police for the robbery of the DeMotte State Bank branch in Roselawn on Friday.
EAST CHICAGO | A busy Saturday morning was interrupted at First Merchants Bank, 4740 Indianapolis Blvd., about 11 a.m. when two armed people entered to rob the bank.
GARY | FBI and IRS agents raided the Calumet Township trustee's office Thursday, removing several boxes of evidence and at least one computer as part of a federal investigation of the office.
We're glad to see the Porter County commissioners vote to join the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission. That's just one step toward participating, however. We urge Porter County to complete the other steps.
VALPARAISO | Should the next superintendent of Valparaiso Community Schools get more in salary and benefits than a member of the U.S. Cabinet or the directors of the CIA and the FBI?
Candidates for public office in Northwest Indiana this year are being asked to sign an ethics action pledge. It's one of two important symbols of their commitment to ethical behavior they should sign. The other is to join the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission.
HAMMOND | A Gary man pleaded guilty Friday to selling heroin to an undercover informant in Lake County, court records show.
Northwest Indiana has entered a new era of regional cooperation when it comes to police work. It's paying off.
The new Lake County surveyor should focus on the office's main priorities and do as much as possible to remove politics from that office.
FBI agents seized computers and other items from the office of Lake County Surveyor George Van Til in June 2012.
LAKE STATION | Business at Lake Station City Hall was back to normal on Monday, Mayor Keith Soderquist said.
Around twenty years ago two tough little old ladies were having dinner and drinks in Crown Point, Indiana, talking about the good old days and the bad old days. "Think how much fun it would be," said one to the other. "You'd get your own director's chair, you'd have dinner every night with m…
GARY | Forget long lines and halted pre-orders – the latest smartphone was so hot it almost never made it to store shelves.
LAKE STATION | The city continues to be part of an investigation launched by federal agents in late June, said Clerk-Treasurer Brenda Samuels.
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.
The continuing crackdown on prostitution is important not just for upholding public health and decency, as was a concern in the past, but also because the prostitutes themselves require protection from harm and a transition to normal lives.
The work was finished nearly two years ago, but outstanding bills still haven't been paid to many of the subcontractors that built a new Veterans Affairs clinic in Crown Point.
Quite frankly, if the National Security Agency tapped into my phone calls it would probably be listening in on little more than one of my parents accidentally butt-dialing me.
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