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Federal Lawsuit

20 former employees sue Lake Co. for age discrimination

HAMMOND | A group of 20 former Lake County employees filed an age discrimination lawsuit in U.S. District Court Friday.

April 11, 2014 5:00 pm
Lawsuit challenges new Indiana access restrictions on abortion pills

Lawsuit challenges new Indiana access restrictions on abortion pills

INDIANAPOLIS | The American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to overturn a new Indiana law that regulates facilities providing abortion-inducing pills the same as surgical abortion clinics.

August 22, 2013 6:15 pm Related

Lowell High School graduate sues school officials over suspension

HAMMOND | A Lowell High School graduate is suing officials at her former school, claiming they had no right to suspend her for a comment she posted on Twitter, federal court records state.

June 04, 2013 6:45 pm
Convenience stores sue for right to sell cold beer

Convenience stores sue for right to sell cold beer

INDIANAPOLIS | A coalition of Hoosier convenience stores asked a federal judge Tuesday to declare unconstitutional an Indiana law that gives package liquor stores a monopoly over cold beer sales.

May 14, 2013 11:15 am Related

Valparaiso, former city worker reach settlement

HAMMOND | A former Valparaiso city employee settled a lawsuit against the city and Police Department relating to allegations of age discrimination, federal court records state.

April 09, 2013 9:39 am

Lake Station woman, M'ville reach settlement in federal lawsuit

HAMMOND | Merrillville officials have agreed to settle a federal lawsuit filed by a Lake Station woman who claims she was wrongly arrested in May 2010, federal court records filed Tuesday show.

April 02, 2013 5:45 pm

Cowles Bog coalition seeks preliminary injunction to halt tree removal

HAMMOND | The Coalition to Protect Cowles Bog Area filed a motion Monday seeking to prevent the National Park Service from cutting down 3,400 trees until the conclusion of their lawsuit, federal court records show.

December 31, 2012 3:32 pm

Porter County inmate sues over jail conditions

HAMMOND | A Porter County inmate is suing the sheriff and jail officials, claiming overcrowded and unsanitary jail conditions, federal court records show.

December 04, 2012 1:57 pm

M'ville man reaches settlement in construction-related lawsuit

HAMMOND | A Merrillville man has reached a legal settlement with the construction company he claims is responsible for burns he suffered after hot tar landed on his head and upper body, federal court records state.

November 27, 2012 5:45 pm

E.C. schools employee alleges racial discrimination

CROWN POINT | An East Chicago woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the School City of East Chicago alleging she received a five-day unpaid suspension based on race.

October 21, 2012 7:45 pm

Lake County to pay $7.2 million to jail inmates in settlement

HAMMOND | Lake County has agreed to pay $7.2 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by inmates who complained about jail conditions, court records show.

August 14, 2012 9:30 pm

Illinois man sues Lake County Jail officials over alleged abuse, attack

An Illinois man is suing Lake County officials over his treatment while serving a weekends-only sentence at the Lake County Work Release Center, court records state.

June 19, 2012 8:30 pm
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