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Fewer high-priced drugs are remedy for Lake jail budget

CROWN POINT | Lake County Jail officials say they recently put a cap on skyrocketing prescription drugs for inmates.

July 24, 2012 7:20 pm

Porter County turns to feds for help in jail overcrowding

VALPARAISO | Porter County is turning to the federal government for help in tackling overcrowding at its jail.

May 22, 2012 8:30 pm

Sheriff works to remodel safety into jail cells

CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich is still working toward a more suicide-proof jail.

August 23, 2011 6:30 pm

Lake County Jail 'deficiencies' ripped

The Lake County Jail continues to lack adequate inmate services and leadership within its medical programs, according to a federal report released this week.

August 06, 2011 9:00 am

Lake officials giving jail inmate care another look

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials may have to find another health care provider for Lake County Jail this year, County Attorney John Dull said Wednesday.

February 24, 2011 12:00 am

Veteran cop to head Lake County jail

CROWN POINT | A former Gary police administrator will take over the helm of the troubled Lake County Jail.

January 11, 2011 12:00 am

Feds promised a healthier Lake jail

CROWN POINT | Lake County Jail inmates have a guarantee to timely and adequate medical and mental health care and cleaner conditions in the lockup at a cost of $565,000 to county taxpayers.

December 07, 2010 12:00 am
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