Lake County Sheriff's Department
A story in some Thursday editions contained incorrect information about Lake County Sheriff's Department assisting Gary police. Neither Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson nor Police Chief Larry McKinley have issued statements disallowing overtime pay for police patrols. The city has received a feder…
CROWN POINT | A former certified nursing assistant at the Chicagoland Christian Village is accused of forging and cashing checks from a former resident, according to court records.
CROWN POINT | Two months before DeShelon Hicks Jr. was shot to death in his home last weekend, one of the suspects was released from the Lake County Jail pending an unrelated murder charge, according to court records.
CEDAR LAKE | A 35-year-old man was injured Sunday after his motorcycle went off the road and hit a tree, police said.
CROWN POINT | The owners of a Gary salvage yard that has been at the center of previous police investigations are facing new criminal charges.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County officer was ordered to seek treatment for impulse control as part of an agreement on charges of misconduct involving a Lowell woman while he was on duty.
EAST CHICAGO | Some members of the East Chicago City Council said they had questions about the use of the Region STOP Team, so they asked Police Chief Mark Becker to join them at a meeting.
Rescuers pulled a woman from her car Monday after it drove into a roadside pond in the 6900 block of West 109th Ave., just west of Crown Point.
EAST CHICAGO | A Lake Station man who was listed as one of the Lake County Sheriff's Department's most wanted suspects was arrested Sunday after he was spotted at a local casino.
CROWN POINT | A Hammond man is facing eight criminal charges in the weekend hit-and-run crash that killed a Gary man and seriously injured another.
CROWN POINT | An Eagle Creek Township man is accused of stabbing his stepbrother in the back several times last week, according to court records.
GRIFFITH | Brett Roe is expected to watch the man convicted of killing his son sentenced this week in Lake County Criminal Court.
CROWN POINT | More than two weeks after the shooting death of a Gary police officer, criminal charges have yet to be filed in the case.
GARY | A group of police officers watched Wednesday as two men placed a large, white cross in a vacant lot not far from the city's downtown. The memorial was installed in honor of slain Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield.
CROWN POINT | The person of interest in the fatal shooting of Gary police Officer Jeffrey Westerfield remains in the Lake County Jail, officials said.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County Sheriff's Department officer who is facing a strangulation charge was ordered to attend anger management classes and regularly check in with a probation officer as the case continues.
CROWN POINT | Lake County sheriff's police found a chaotic crime scene on July 29, 2011, when they came upon a 20-year-old man who had been shot to death in Calumet Township.
CROWN POINT | A temporary no contact order was issued Friday against a Lake County Sheriff's Department officer who is facing a strangulation charge.
HAMMOND | Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist's niece was among four people arrested Wednesday during searches of homes in Gary and Hammond, officials said.
CEDAR LAKE | Lake County officers seized 2,400 grams of marijuana last week from a home in the 14800 block of Morse Street, according to a news release.
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