CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners stuffed the stockings of vendors and consultants with more than $5 million in work for the coming year.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County sheriff and commissioners got into a verbal showdown Wednesday over jail spending that left the sheriff confused and with less money than he had hoped for the new year.
CROWN POINT | Professionals seeking to keep their lucrative business connections asked Lake County officials Tuesday to recall the good times they've had together.
HOBART | Protesters will be at the City Council's meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday to oppose any future plans by GEO Group Inc. to build a detention center on the city's west side.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners complained bitterly but eventually agreed to pay a Merrillville law firm an additional $80,000 to defend the Sheriff's Department from litigious jail inmates.
CROWN POINT | A consolidated E-911 system won't be a toll free call for Lake County taxpayers.
A federal judge in Indianapolis has sanctioned a Schererville man for filing a frivolous lawsuit against the Lake County Sheriff's Department.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council put the E-911 merger on hold Tuesday until its staffs can estimate how much a unified emergency communications system would cost the county and where to find the money.
CROWN POINT | Some chief advisers to Lake officials may be on the way out in an attempt to inject new life into the county's efforts to merge its multiple E-911 dispatch centers.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are set to vote Tuesday on taking over the town of Lowell's emergency fire and police communications network.
CROWN POINT | At its first meeting of 2013 on Wednesday, the Lake County Board of Commissioners deferred action on contracts for the county’s state-mandated E-911 consolidation until the Lake County Public Safety Communications Commission meets later this month.
MERRILLVILLE | Residents living in the Preserve subdivision will soon have their own park following action taken Tuesday by the Town Council.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials stand accused of cutting the heart out of a Hobart medical business that cared for county jail inmates until it fell out of political favor.
MERRILLVILLE | The Town Council has unanimously selected five attorneys to provide legal representation to the town.
CROWN POINT | The Hammond police chief becomes the latest official to try and connect 18 independent Lake County law enforcement emergency 911 systems into one harmonious party line.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners reluctantly awarded another $63,000 to Merrillville lawyer John Bushemi for legal work he is doing to make the county jail compliant with U.S. Department of Justice standards.
CROWN POINT | The crowd at the Lake County Jail has been growing.
CROWN POINT | Federal, state and local authorities are investigating a fraudulent check scheme originating from the Lake County Sheriff's Department.
Two Lake County sheriff's officers named as targets in a federal investigation oversaw a department discretionary fund that went nearly unchecked in the past several years.
It's always a fine line for cops involved in a chase. Do you stop when the pursuit is obviously becoming dangerous and let the bad guy get away, or do you take your chances that no one but the bad guy will get hurt during the chase?
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