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Police don't need warrant to test clothes seized at jail

Police don't need warrant to test clothes seized at jail

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers heading to jail, if they have time to change, might want to wear clean clothes.

August 13, 2014 1:54 pm Related

County Council endorses inmate monitoring plan

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council on Tuesday night approved a proposal to save tax dollars and alleviate jail overcrowding by contracting out correctional services for some inmates.

November 26, 2013 8:31 pm

State legislative panel studies criminal court bond practices

INDIANAPOLIS | The bond procedures that counties follow to release those accused of crimes from jail before trial were scrutinized Thursday by a panel of state lawmakers and court system leaders.

July 18, 2013 5:15 pm

Officials close to settling dispute over jail medical plan

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners and Sheriff Dave Lain appear to be reaching a middle ground in a dispute over health care improvements at the jail.

May 07, 2013 3:00 pm

Judge dismisses Porter County jail lawsuit

A federal judge dismissed a Porter County inmate's lawsuit that alleged poor jail conditions, federal court records show.

February 26, 2013 1:39 pm
Rustic Interior Decor of DC's Country Junction in Lowell

Rustic Interior Decor of DC's Country Junction in Lowell

A rustic jail motif, including rusty bars and "wanted posters" anchors the side-stage space of the main dance floor of DC's Country Junction in Lowell.

September 30, 2012 12:00 am
Convicts volunteer to clean up Gary

Convicts volunteer to clean up Gary

Robert L. Armstead Sr. was sentenced to two years on a weapons charge, but Gary residents now thank him when they see him working in the community.

July 29, 2012 11:00 pm Photos

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Lake Station, family of Portage man reach settlement in federal lawsuit

HAMMOND | Lake Station officials agreed to pay $61,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man who died in a local hospital after incarceration in the city jail, federal court records show.

April 24, 2012 10:45 pm
State high court won't review tutor's conviction

State high court won't review tutor's conviction

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court will not review the misdemeanor battery conviction of a Munster tutor who inappropriately touched a 5-year-old Portage boy.

April 09, 2012 6:30 pm

Inmate accidentally released from LaPorte County Jail

LAPORTE | A LaPorte County Jail officer has been fired after the third offender since late January was accidentally released.

March 08, 2012 8:30 pm
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December 10, 2011 3:35 pm

Federal judge throws out suit targeting Porter Co. officials

HAMMOND | A federal judge on Monday threw out a lawsuit that had accused several Porter County Jail officials of mistreating an inmate, records state.

November 09, 2011 12:00 am
Man missing from Lake County Work-Release program surrenders

Man missing from Lake County Work-Release program surrenders

CROWN POINT | A Gary man who did not return to the Lake County Work-Release facility Tuesday night surrendered to police without incident Wednesday, police said.

October 26, 2011 4:15 pm
Hope for life after jail, prison

Hope for life after jail, prison

CROWN POINT | Elijah Sloss, 24, of Gary, wants to put his past mistakes behind him for better life choices and work opportunities.

October 01, 2011 12:00 am

County settles ex-inmate lawsuit

HAMMOND | Lake County officials have agreed to pay $45,000 to settle a federal lawsuit by a former county jail inmate who claims he was stripped and beaten by jail guards in 2006, the county attorney said Tuesday.

July 12, 2011 5:30 pm

Cook Co. Jail first in nation with full-body scanners

Cook County Jail is now the first correctional facility in the nation with full-body scanners able to detect contraband on detainees in seven seconds.

March 15, 2011 10:28 am

Housing state prisoners is costly to Porter County

According to an Oct. 18 article, an accountant hired by Porter County Sheriff David Lain and Commissioner Bob Harper said it cost $56 per day to house an inmate at the Porter County Jail. It also stated we house an average of 42 state inmates a day, for which we receive only $35 per day.

October 29, 2010 12:00 am
Sheriff offers details on evidence that led to cop's arrest

Sheriff offers details on evidence that led to cop's arrest

JOLIET | Attorneys for exonerated Lynwood police officer Brian Dorian have said he was the victim of a botched investigation by Will County detectives and prosecutors.

October 15, 2010 12:00 am Related

Program gives jailed vets clean start

CHICAGO | Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart on Monday unveiled a laundry program at the Cook County Jail that will use inmates instead of outside contractors to wash all clothing.

October 05, 2010 12:00 am

Mother charged with child endangerment

CHICAGO | A Chicago woman is free on bond after her young children were found wandering near Cook County Jail -- where she was bonding out her husband, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced Wednesday.

October 01, 2010 12:00 am
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