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Police urge LaPorte County councilman to resign over Facebook rant

La PORTE | The law enforcement community Monday night asked for the resignation of a La Porte County councilman who after a speeding ticket said police ought to be out catching ''real criminals'' and other derogatory remarks on Facebook.

March 24, 2014 10:44 pm
Craft brewery fizzes out in Hammond

Craft brewery fizzes out in Hammond

HAMMOND | A popular craft brewery is no longer going to build a restaurant and production brewery at Interstate 80/94 and Kennedy Avenue in Hammond.

March 21, 2014 2:43 pm

Attorneys general should uphold all state laws

Recently, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, (an Obama appointee) communicated to the 50 state attorneys general that if they disagree with a law they can refuse to enforce said law, just as the Obama administration does, per Holder.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Zoeller vows to defend Indiana marriage laws

INDIANAPOLIS | Don't look for Indiana Republican Greg Zoeller to join the growing number of attorneys general refusing to defend their states' laws prohibiting same-sex marriage and denying recognition of valid gay marriages performed elsewhere.

February 22, 2014 7:00 pm

Law firm earns national laurel for worker's comp claims

A local law firm earned national recognition for helping injured employees get worker's compensation.

January 08, 2014 12:50 pm

Local law firms earn U.S. News & World Report rankings

A few local law firms made U.S. News & World Report's list of the Best Law Firms of 2014.

December 26, 2013 4:00 pm

Seminars to focus on special needs trusts

Attorneys and members of the general public who are taking care of someone with special needs can learn more about special needs trusts at an upcoming pair of seminars being put on by Centier Bank.

November 14, 2013 6:30 am

State school board member to take listening tour

INDIANAPOLIS | The newly appointed at-large member of the state's Board of Education plans to tour Indiana starting next month to better understand the needs and concerns of teachers and parents.

October 28, 2013 8:30 pm

Lake Station police arrested 14 for DUI in holiday sweep

LAKE STATION | A recent national police crackdown aimed at impaired driving and motorcycle riding proved a success, police Lt. John McDaniel said.

September 11, 2013 12:05 am

Police: Hobart man charged after pawning stolen items

HOBART | A Hobart man stole items from the house of a New Chicago man and later pawned them, police said.

September 08, 2013 12:00 am

2 charged with fraud, forgery using Valpo woman's checks

HOBART | An area couple forged and cashed checks they had stolen from a house in Valparaiso, police said.

August 25, 2013 12:05 am

Quinn signs law providing veterans with legal help

CHICAGO | Gov. Pat Quinn signed a law Thursday allowing Illinois veterans and military members to qualify for free legal help, legislation that was pushed by Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Kilbride.

August 15, 2013 3:47 pm

Hobart man charged with two counts of burglary

HOBART | A 26-year-old Hobart man with previous burglary and took items to sell at pawn shops, police said.

August 09, 2013 9:00 pm

Police: Gary man with master key stole TVs from apartment

HOBART | A Gary man used an unauthorized master key to burglarize a Huntington Cove apartment, police said.

August 08, 2013 12:00 am

Highland police arrest 2 men in catalytic converter thefts

HIGHLAND | Highland police caught two men early Friday who were cutting catalytic converters out of cars, officials said.

July 26, 2013 9:00 pm

Teens in LaPorte County Fair bomb case will not be charged as adults

LAPORTE | Two 16-year-old boys will not be charged as adults in connection with a sparkler bomb found July 11 at the LaPorte County Fair.

July 24, 2013 1:20 pm

Hobart OKs monthly leasing agreement with the Jaycees

HOBART | The Hobart Board of Works agreed Wednesday to renew a rental lease agreement with the Hobart Jaycees on a monthly basis.

July 19, 2013 12:00 am
VA checks not in the mail

VA checks not in the mail

The work was finished nearly two years ago, but outstanding bills still haven't been paid to many of the subcontractors that built a new Veterans Affairs clinic in Crown Point.

July 13, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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New law loosens physical therapy restrictions

New law loosens physical therapy restrictions

A state law that went into effect Monday allows people to be evaluated and treated by a physical therapist for 24 calendar days without a doctor's referral.

July 07, 2013 5:00 pm

Griffith woman charged with forgery at Walmart in Hobart

HOBART | A Griffith woman attempted to cash a counterfeit check for nearly $3,000 at Walmart in Hobart, police said.

July 06, 2013 12:05 am
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