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HAMMOND | A former downstate police officer was sentenced Friday to 40 years in federal prison for his role in a region drug dealing and weapons conspiracy, prosecutors announced.
HAMMOND | Lake County police have reached a settlement with the family of a Hobart man officers fatally shot in 2009 after responding to a distress call for a suicidal subject, federal court records show.
ST. JOHN | Town officials say they and at least four other Lake suburban communities are ready to go their own way if county officials don't cut the public cost of E-911 consolidation by several million dollars.
CROWN POINT | Lake County E-911 Executive Director Brian Hitchcock is making a second attempt to get the Lake County Council to hire a $75,000 assistant.
The Region Stop Team is a good approach to law enforcement in Lake County. This new initiative pools police resources to improve efficiency.
GARY | Lake County police took a Gary man into custody Thursday on a warrant after crack cocaine, a stolen shotgun and a bulletproof vest were taken from a residence in the 2200 block of Taney Street.
HOBART | A Lake Superior Court judge has ruled Hobart can join a lawsuit to end a property tax levy freeze under attack as strangling local government in the county.
CROWN POINT | One of the longest-serving members on the Lake County police force is leaving.
GARY | A Chesterton man was arrested Saturday after Lake County police shot out the tires on a car he was driving as he fled, police said.
HAMMOND | The Lake County prosecutor's office charged a county police officer with misdemeanor battery and disorderly conduct.
GARY | Lake County and Gary police are investigating a shooting that happened late Tuesday in Miller, officials said.
HAMMOND | An off-duty Lake County officer was arrested after a Hammond police officer observed him engaging in a fight involving an off-duty Chicago police officer Saturday, police reports state.
HAMMOND | The First Baptist Church of Hammond has dismissed Jack Schaap as its pastor in the wake of a Lake County police investigation.
MERRILLVILLE | Lake County police caught a juvenile burglary suspect wanted on a warrant after a call of a burglary in progress Saturday afternoon.
ST. JOHN TOWNSHIP | Police launched a homicide investigation after an elderly man was found dead inside his home Wednesday, officials said.
GARY | Eight children were removed from a home after police arrested two women on heroin dealing charges, officials said.
WINFIELD TOWNSHIP | Otis Butler was about three miles away from his home when he was struck by a car Sunday night.
WINFIELD | No injuries were reported Friday after a car struck Winfield Liquors, 10750 Randolph St.
GARY | A man was arrested after running from an alleged burglary and being shot with a Taser three times, officials said.
GARY | Lake County police arrested three people Tuesday while executing a search warrant in the Midtown area of Gary, according to a news release.
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