CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council has tentatively passed a 3 percent pay raise for most, but not all full-time county government employees.
CROWN POINT | Lake County police officers and the County Council faced off Tuesday over the failure of contract talks to produce pay raises.
MERRILLVILLE | Merrillville police Patrolman 2nd Class Nickolaus Schultz clung to life Saturday as police continued to investigate the motives of the man who ambushed officers before committing suicide in Merrillville late Friday.
CROWN POINT | The Indiana party boss is in Lake County this week to remind Democrats there is an election this fall.
CROWN POINT | Dressed in head-to-toe khaki, Eugene Taylor leaned over and patted the white pit bull at his feet.
CROWN POINT | A judge is set to rule whether a new law that could eliminate dozens of small Lake County precincts is a harmless exercise in cost saving or a dagger aimed at the Democratic Party.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials have called the plumbers into the county jail, which is leaking red ink.
Politics once again is on the verge of pulling a blanket over logic's head in Lake County, and a chance at more efficient voting practices could be the casualty.
CROWN POINT | Government workers get little in the way of respect or pay raises, and the state is cutting pension annuity payments for those who haven't retired by Oct. 1
CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board canceled its special meetings early Friday to discuss plans to discard precincts in Democratic Party strongholds after a judge slapped a 10-day injunction on them.
Winfield is a young but growing town and deserves some credit for trying to think ahead.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County prosecutor's office will spend the coming weeks determining whether a Gary man should face the death penalty over allegations he ambushed Gary patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield earlier this month.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County jail staff is working overtime.
Lake County Sheriff John Buncich announced murder charges have been filed against Carl Le'Ellis Blount in the death of Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield.
CROWN POINT | The man charged with killing Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield has a history of violence and caught his victim off guard, the Lake County sheriff said Thursday.
CROWN POINT | Lake Sheriff John Buncich, the new Democratic Party chairman, said he will fight a plan by Republicans to cut the heart out of his party's precinct organization.
Offering perspective on today's issues
GARY | Councilman Roy Pratt, D-at large, wants to put an end to what he calls "hoodlum" motorcyclists riding around Marquette Park like it's a "wild, woolly place."
CROWN POINT | The first major overhaul of the state's criminal code in decades will go into effect Tuesday.
CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich was elected Saturday as head of the Lake County Democratic Party.
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