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Crossing the Line -- medical marijuana

Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Medical marijuana.

September 06, 2014 8:24 pm

Portage molester back in jail

LAPORTE | A Portage man with a history of molesting children and peeping at women is back behind bars.

August 20, 2014 5:28 pm

Group flees Gary police; two arrested on gun, pot charges

GARY | Two men were arrested Monday after one of them tried to throw away a handgun and officers found marijuana on the other, Gary police said.

August 06, 2014 12:05 am
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July 12, 2014 12:00 am

Pot plant found growing in LaPorte city planter

LAPORTE | A marijuana plant has been destroyed after plucked from a city planter in downtown LaPorte, but police aren't sure how it got there.

July 07, 2014 7:00 pm

Police seize marijuana from Cedar Lake home

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. 

June 09, 2014 7:30 pm

Man facing drug charges following traffic stop on I-80/94

GARY | A 23-year-old man is facing charges of dealing in cocaine and possession of cocaine after police found five bricks of the drug in the car he was driving, authorities said. 

April 28, 2014 3:37 pm

E.C. man facing charges after police find cocaine, handgun

HAMMOND | An East Chicago man is facing federal drug charges after police found marijuana and cocaine at his house Wednesday, according to court records.

April 24, 2014 9:30 pm
Toll Road traffic stop leads to drug arrests

Toll Road traffic stop leads to drug arrests

PORTAGE | Two men were arrested Monday afternoon after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a large stash of marijuana in a car.

April 22, 2014 7:15 pm Photos


Highland cops arrest 27 at underage drinking party

HIGHLAND | Highland police arrested 27 people early Saturday after breaking up a large party with minors drinking and using drugs, authorities said.

April 22, 2014 5:45 pm

Indiana seeks federal permission to grow hemp

INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.

April 03, 2014 6:30 pm Video Related

Semitrailer driver arrested after police find marijuana

BURNS HARBOR | A Michigan semitrailer driver was arrested Monday after troopers found marijuana in his vehicle, police said. 

March 24, 2014 7:33 pm
Region crime-busters sweep through Gary

Region crime-busters sweep through Gary

GARY | The Spirit of Love Missionary Baptist Church stood silent witness as about a half dozen officers surrounded a struggling Gary resident, who was letting loose with a stream of profanity and saliva.

March 22, 2014 7:30 pm Video Photos


Police find cookies, muffins laced with hash oil in woman's car

Police find cookies, muffins laced with hash oil in woman's car

CHESTERTON | Muffins and cookies made with hash oil were confiscated along with marijuana from a Liberty Township woman who was found passed out Saturday night downtown, police said.

March 04, 2014 11:25 am

Business tax cut advances at Statehouse

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled House approved a business tax cut proposal Monday that's expected to be merged with a state Senate-revised measure into one plan that its supporters claim will create jobs for Hoosiers.

March 03, 2014 7:45 pm
Police find evidence of pot-grow opearation in South Haven

Police find evidence of pot-grow opearation in South Haven

SOUTH HAVEN | A South Haven man was arrested Saturday night after police found evidence of marijuana being grown in his garage.

February 10, 2014 3:41 pm

Charges filed in Merrillville drug case

MERRILLVILLE | Charges were filed Friday in connection with an alleged drug deal involving about 25 pounds of marijuana.

February 07, 2014 7:58 pm

Fix for Lake tax loophole, other measures win Senate approval

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana General Assembly began its mid-session break Tuesday, after the Senate voted to send more than 60 legislative proposals to the House.

February 04, 2014 6:00 pm Related
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January 29, 2014 12:00 am
Senate panel endorses industrial hemp production

Senate panel endorses industrial hemp production

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's endless rows of corn and soybeans someday may be planted side by side with fields of tall, slender stalks of cannabis.

January 24, 2014 8:10 pm Related


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