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LAPORTE | A Portage man with a history of molesting children and peeping at women is back behind bars.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
HAMMOND | An East Chicago man is facing federal drug charges after police found marijuana and cocaine at his house Wednesday, according to court records.
PORTAGE | Two men were arrested Monday afternoon after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a large stash of marijuana in a car.
HIGHLAND | Highland police arrested 27 people early Saturday after breaking up a large party with minors drinking and using drugs, authorities said.
INDIANAPOLIS | The state seed commissioner is wasting no time in trying to win federal approval for Hoosier farmers to grow hemp for industrial purposes.
BURNS HARBOR | A Michigan semitrailer driver was arrested Monday after troopers found marijuana in his vehicle, police said.
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.
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.
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.
SOUTH HAVEN | A South Haven man was arrested Saturday night after police found evidence of marijuana being grown in his garage.
MERRILLVILLE | Charges were filed Friday in connection with an alleged drug deal involving about 25 pounds of marijuana.
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.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's endless rows of corn and soybeans someday may be planted side by side with fields of tall, slender stalks of cannabis.
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