Lake County Sheriffs Department
SCHERERVILLE | Three people were arrested and police seized a small amount of heroin, $1,420 and a Volvo in a raid Tuesday at a home just south of the Cedar Point apartment complex, officials said.
The crash that killed Gary tattoo artist Diamond Cody Cooper remained under investigation Thursday, but police said it's clear the driver of a Jeep Patriot pulled out in front of Cooper's motorcycle.
LOWELL | A 61-year-old Lowell man was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident there Sunday night.
WHITING | A man was arrested Tuesday after leading police on a high-speed chase, crashing into a parked vehicle and ramming a police car, authorities said.
MERRILLVILLE | A Hammond man was arrested for felony resisting arrest and a warrant for failure to appear in court following a police pursuit Friday, authorities said.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Sheriff's Department's Marine Unit is now operating its boat with 96 percent fewer emissions thanks to local and state grant funds.
GARY | A Gary police officer suffered injuries to his leg after his squad car was involved in a fiery crash on the Burr Street overpass over the Borman Expressway Thursday night.
A man stole a Prompt ambulance Tuesday, triggering a police chase through much of northern Lake County into south Chicago, police said.
WINFIELD | For the first time since its 1993 incorporation, Winfield will have its own law enforcement official.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners on Tuesday awarded $2.6 million in consultant contracts and supplies.
A reopened Cline Avenue continued to pose hazards for motorists Monday, with one pothole-laden ramp putting seven vehicles out of commission.
As Northwest Indiana residents return to their daily routines, officials warn motorists to continue using precaution on the roads.
LOWELL | A traffic stop Thursday afternoon on Interstate 65 near Lowell resulted in the discovery of 3.5 pounds of crystal meth and the arrest of two Illinois men.
A 20-year-old Valparaiso woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday night in unincorporated Lake County near St. John, police said.
LOWELL | Two bodies found in a Lowell-area home had been decomposing for several days before they were discovered by police Friday, Lake County Sheriff John Buncich said Saturday.
GARY | A 70-year-old Gary man was drunk when he crashed his car into a Gary squad car late Tuesday, officials said.
HAMMOND | Crews shut down southbound Cline Avenue near 169th Street Wednesday because a semitrailer was leaking diesel fuel following an accident, according to police.
CROWN POINT | State police are investigating allegations that a Lake County police officer recently committed a sexual assault while on duty.
LOWELL | Two separate accounts have been set up at Centier Bank for the Hardiman and Strain families after the fatal house explosion last week in Lowell.
LOWELL | Investigators from three agencies are continuing their probe of a fatal Monday night house explosion in Lowell.
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