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EDITORIAL: Walks tell crime to take a hike

EDITORIAL: Walks tell crime to take a hike

East Chicago Police Chief Mark Becker and other officers are knocking on doors to talk to residents about their concerns.

September 15, 2014 12:00 am

Winfield hopes to hire marshal in August

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.

July 12, 2014 6:20 pm

Gary woman sues city, police alleging excessive force

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.

May 30, 2014 5:00 pm

EDITORIAL: Winfield doesn't need town marshal

Winfield is poised to switch to a town marshal office. It's a step — a costly one — in the wrong direction.

March 07, 2014 12:00 am

Crash on Cline Avenue ramp injures Portage woman, 31

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.

March 01, 2014 5:45 pm

Local police agree to settle with family in fatal shooting case

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.

November 15, 2013 3:00 pm

Lowell man leads police on chase along rural roads, cornfield

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.

October 05, 2013 2:00 am

Communities learn cost of E-911 merger

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.

August 21, 2013 4:02 pm

EDITORIAL: Night owls OK, owlets need supervision

With Winfield plagued by vandalism and thefts, the Town Council was right to approve a curfew for children last week.

July 29, 2013 12:00 am

Woman fatally stabbed in C.P. domestic dispute

CROWN POINT | Police said a domestic dispute Saturday night escalated into a knife fight that left a woman dead and her boyfriend severely injured.

June 15, 2013 10:30 pm

Philly gun dealer pleads not guilty in alleged Lake County scheme

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.

May 20, 2013 7:21 pm
BILL MASTERSON JR.: Time to name a few names

BILL MASTERSON JR.: Time to name a few names

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.

April 23, 2013 12:00 am

Routine traffic stop in Gary escalated to shooting when officer was assaulted, police said

GARY | A Gary man was shot in the arm after physically assaulting a Gary police officer, police said Saturday.

November 24, 2012 9:49 pm
Changing of the guard: One Hobart police canine retires , another starts career

Changing of the guard: One Hobart police canine retires , another starts career

HOBART | A German shepherd named Scout started his police canine career last week while another German shepherd named Rommel retired.

November 10, 2012 5:24 pm Photos

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Local law enforcement veteran honored by state FOP

Local law enforcement veteran honored by state FOP

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.

August 10, 2012 12:00 am
Did Hammond pastor take teen across state lines for sex?

Did Hammond pastor take teen across state lines for sex?

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.

August 07, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Friends, family of E.C. boy say goodbye at balloon launch memorial

Friends, family of E.C. boy say goodbye at balloon launch memorial

EAST CHICAGO | Dozens of white balloons were released into the sky Tuesday in memory of Antwain Hall, 9, the victim of an apparent drowning.

June 26, 2012 8:00 pm Photos

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Police seek information in 3 suspected arsons in Cal Twp.

CALUMET TOWNSHIP | The Lake County Sheriff's Department is seeking information regarding the person or people responsible for three arsons since April.

June 15, 2012 8:30 pm
MARK KIESLING: No double standard needed in squad car wreck

MARK KIESLING: No double standard needed in squad car wreck

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.

June 03, 2012 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: New allegations contribute to sheriff's headache

MARK KIESLING: New allegations contribute to sheriff's headache

It has been the week from hell for the Lake County Sheriff's Department.

March 21, 2012 12:00 am
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