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WINFIELD | The town began planning to hire its one-person police department in February, but didn't start seeking applications until last month. Now it hopes to hire someone by the end of August.
HAMMOND | A Gary woman filed a Civil Rights lawsuit Friday against the city of Gary and area police, alleging officers beat her until she bled outside a liquor store and jailed her but never charged her with a crime.
Winfield is poised to switch to a town marshal office. It's a step — a costly one — in the wrong direction.
GARY | A Portage woman received injuries to her face early Saturday when she reportedly drove her car off a Cline Avenue ramp and hit a bridge abutment.
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.
HANOVER TOWNSHIP | Charges are expected to be filed against a 34-year-old Lowell man after he led Lake County Sheriff's Department on a high-speed chase along rural roads and through a cornfield Saturday afternoon.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's cities and towns will have to ante up more than $6.6 million annually to operate a consolidated E-911 service, county officials confirmed Wednesday.
With Winfield plagued by vandalism and thefts, the Town Council was right to approve a curfew for children last week.
CROWN POINT | Police said a domestic dispute Saturday night escalated into a knife fight that left a woman dead and her boyfriend severely injured.
HAMMOND | A Philadelphia gun dealer pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of conspiring with two former Lake County sheriff's cops in an alleged illegal gun sales scheme.
As you have probably seen in the paper the past few weeks, the Tolleston project (which is remodeling the old Tolleston building into a new Boys & Girls Club) is well underway and should be open for business in October.
GARY | A Gary man was shot in the arm after physically assaulting a Gary police officer, police said Saturday.
HOBART | A German shepherd named Scout started his police canine career last week while another German shepherd named Rommel retired.
Lt. Edward M. Davies, 59, was presented with the Addie Maddox Award in June for his outstanding devotion and fraternalism to his law enforcement career.
CROWN POINT | The FBI has confirmed it is investigating whether the teenage girl who is reported to have had an affair with a former pastor of the First Baptist Church of Hammond is a minor.
EAST CHICAGO | Dozens of white balloons were released into the sky Tuesday in memory of Antwain Hall, 9, the victim of an apparent drowning.
CALUMET TOWNSHIP | The Lake County Sheriff's Department is seeking information regarding the person or people responsible for three arsons since April.
A high-ranking officer of the Lake County Sheriff's Department has been suspended after a two-month lag in reporting an accident with his take-home car.
It has been the week from hell for the Lake County Sheriff's Department.
Some public safety departments in Northwest Indiana are already prepared to meet the FCC's Jan. 1 deadline for narrowbanding. Some -- like Portage -- are in midstream, and others are still investigating what they have to do to meet the deadline.
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