CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners Wednesday distributed a $1.2 million-dollar cornucopia of consultant and vendor contracts a week before Thanksgiving Day.
Archibald McKinlay, seated, is seen with East Chicago Sports Hall of Fame founder Jim Platis (left) and John Dull and Ardash Daronatsy in September 2012 at East Chicago Central High School honored with a display for being "individuals who for decades have promoted the East Chicago Sports Hal…
CROWN POINT | A real estate developer is hoping to turn a handsome profit from Lake County's reputation for public corruption.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' summer tax sale ended Thursday with the public buying 491 real estate parcels.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' summer tax sale generated $200,000 on its first day, county officials said.
CROWN POINT | The man Lake County government officials once set upon delinquent Lake County taxpayers has turned his collection skills on his former government employers.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners are formalizing employment of the new E-911 director, but delaying hiring a technology consultant for purchasing new communications infrastructure.
CROWN POINT | Lake County will pay three former public defenders $126,000 to settle job discrimination claims arising from their termination nearly four years ago.
GARY | City officials are preparing for hundreds to attend visitation and funeral services next week for former Mayor Rudolph "Rudy" Clay.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are debating whether they have time to shop for the lowest price on what could be one of the largest electronics purchases in county government history.
CROWN POINT | Consolidating Lake County’s E-911 networks into one countywide system isn’t an option; it’s state law. And it will cost all 17 municipal units most of their public safety funds whether officials agree with the mandate or not.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County commissioners' spring tax sale closed Thursday after raking in $3,046,500 during three days.
CROWN POINT | A consolidated E-911 system won't be a toll free call for Lake County taxpayers.
CROWN POINT | Ameristar Casino Hotel of East Chicago wants better odds at lower taxes by getting county officials to stop charging for 10 floors of non-existent rooms.
CROWN POINT | The outgoing Lake Juvenile Court judge was warned last month she needed permission from her fellow members of the judiciary to close the Gary branch of her child support division.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners will hold tax sales this spring and summer and oppose any new legislation that would cut into the potential profits they could make.
CROWN POINT | A recent traffic accident involving Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey has cost the county about $8,300 in repairs.
CROWN POINT | Lake County drainage officials voted Wednesday to maintain two contracts they have with a Lowell-based contractor who has been under fire.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials insist it isn't their fault county government must borrow $15 million so it can spend beyond its means next year.
Lake County Attorney John Dull is now recommending county officials withdraw flood-control contracts held by Kevin Madison, owner of Lowell-based V-Mad Construction.
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