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Lake Jail

Former Lake County Jail inmate can sue sheriff, staff

HAMMOND | A federal judge granted one-time Lake County Jail inmate Stacy Chervelle Striblin permission to move forward with a civil rights lawsuit against Sheriff John Buncich and members of his medical staff over contracting the disease MRSA.

August 15, 2013 10:00 pm

Lake County jail is getting cleaner and safer

CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich said Monday the latest inspection of the jail by federal authorities brings the county closer to full compliance.

October 15, 2012 6:00 pm

Feds want more nurses at Lake County Jail

CROWN POINT | Local officials said they are getting credit for recent health care improvements at Lake County Jail. But federal authorities are calling for nurses to care for the jail's inmates.

September 29, 2011 7:00 pm

Lake County Jail likely will capture more of 2012 budget

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council passed a 2012 spending plan Monday that expects the unexpected when it comes to resolving future costs of running the county jail.

September 26, 2011 6:30 pm

New team to man Lake Jail mental ward

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council locked three new consultants and 15 county government employees into the county jail's health care system Tuesday.

June 14, 2011 5:45 pm
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