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E.C. man charged with battery of pregnant wife

EAST CHICAGO | An East Chicago man faces multiple charges after months of domestic violence against his pregnant wife, police said.

March 26, 2014 6:30 pm

Gary man charged with dealing cocaine in Munster

CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecutors have filed two felony drug charges against a Gary man who was arrested March 7 in Munster.

March 15, 2014 7:15 pm

Judge rejects bail reduction for C.P. man accused in sex crime case

CROWN POINT | Lake Criminal Judge Salvador Vasquez denied a motion Friday that would have allowed a bail reduction for a Crown Point man whose trial earlier this week on a class B felony sexual misconduct with a minor charge resulted in a hung jury.

February 28, 2014 3:30 pm

Defendant welcomes time in jail

Editor's note: Due to incorrect information provided to The Times, a previous of this story in Wednesday's editions incorrectly identified the defendant. The defendant's correct name appears here.

February 11, 2014 6:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Keep improving conditions at county jails

The Lake County Jail is moving closer to getting out from under the federal consent decree that required changes at the jail.

December 29, 2013 12:00 am

Johnson Controls keeps Lake County government business, for now

CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners will temporarily maintain their climate-control contract with an out-of-state company while looking for cheaper vendors.

November 06, 2013 2:00 pm

2 target shooters arrested; bullet enters S'ville home

ST. JOHN TOWNSHIP | Police said they arrested two men who were target shooting Saturday after a 45-caliber bullet broke through a neighbor's glass door and lodged in a staircase.

September 22, 2013 12:05 am

Lake County pulls a balanced budget out of its hat

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council dipped into its health insurance fund Monday to cure a potential $3.5 million budget deficit.

September 16, 2013 6:17 pm

EDITORIAL: Mantra for Lake County: Just say no

The Lake County Council will hear many long-winded reasons for increasing spending for various departments, but the county's primary response should include just two letters: N-O.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Porter County needs to fund jail expansion

Now that the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has added its voice in the lengthy conversation over conditions at the Porter County Jail, it's time for the Porter County Council and commissioners to finally settle on a plan to ease crowding there.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am

Lake County officials crave a piece of new tax windfall

CROWN POINT | It was make-a-wish day at the Lake County Council.

August 27, 2013 4:00 pm

Former Lake County Jail inmate can sue sheriff, staff

HAMMOND | A federal judge granted one-time Lake County Jail inmate Stacy Chervelle Striblin permission to move forward with a civil rights lawsuit against Sheriff John Buncich and members of his medical staff over contracting the disease MRSA.

August 15, 2013 10:00 pm
Cook County cop charged with murder in Hammond road rage case

Cook County cop charged with murder in Hammond road rage case

More details emerged Monday about what sparked a fatal road rage shooting last week in Hammond.

August 12, 2013 8:30 pm Photos


Murder charge filed in Hammond road rage case

CROWN POINT | A Chicago man was charged with murder Saturday in the death of an East Chicago man Thursday night.

August 10, 2013 8:00 pm
No foul play detected in early probe of death of Lake Co. inmate

No foul play detected in early probe of death of Lake Co. inmate

CROWN POINT | Preliminary autopsy results showed no foul play in the death of an inmate at the Lake County jail early Thursday morning.

August 09, 2013 6:30 pm
Lake County investigates death of jail inmate

Lake County investigates death of jail inmate

CROWN POINT | An inmate at the Lake County Jail — held on charges related to threats to blow up a local Veterans Affairs clinic and setting fire to a utility box — died early Thursday morning, officials said.

August 08, 2013 12:05 pm Photos


OFFBEAT: Dillinger event in Indy Monday includes gangster's car

OFFBEAT: Dillinger event in Indy Monday includes gangster's car

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 19, 2013 12:00 am

State commends Lake County Jail improvements

CROWN POINT | The Indiana Department of Correction recently praised Lake County Sheriff John Buncich and his corrections staff for their operation of the county jail.

July 09, 2013 2:44 pm

EDITORIAL: Lake needs this bitter medicine

Lake County commissioners are expected to vote today to veto the income tax approved by the Lake County Council. The veto should fail.

May 10, 2013 12:00 am
Search warrants net arrests at Griffith apartment complex

Search warrants net arrests at Griffith apartment complex

GRIFFITH | Two men were arrested on drug charges Wednesday at the Mansards Apartments, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Department.

May 09, 2013 8:45 pm Photos


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