Now that the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has added its voice in the lengthy conversation over conditions at the Porter County Jail, it's time for the Porter County Council and commissioners to finally settle on a plan to ease crowding there.
CROWN POINT | The Indiana Department of Correction recently praised Lake County Sheriff John Buncich and his corrections staff for their operation of the county jail.
A federal judge dismissed a Porter County inmate's lawsuit that alleged poor jail conditions, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | A Porter County inmate is suing the sheriff and jail officials, claiming overcrowded and unsanitary jail conditions, federal court records show.
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.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich plans to announce his new Lake County Jail administrator Monday morning.
CROWN POINT | This year just got millions of dollars more expensive for Lake County taxpayers.
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