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GENE POLICINSKI: Social media no longer just free expression ‘toy box’

GENE POLICINSKI: Social media no longer just free expression ‘toy box’

Time to take social media out of the freedom of expression “toy box.”

September 21, 2014 12:00 am

AP source: US to investigate Ferguson police

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department plans to open a wide-ranging civil rights investigation into the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department following the shooting last month of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb, a person brief…

September 04, 2014 6:16 am
Michael Brown highway protest postponed

Michael Brown highway protest postponed

Michael Brown Sr. receives a hug from Tayon Roper, a resident of Ferguson, Mo., after Monday's press conference announcing a planned protest to briefly shut down highways in the St. Louis area Monday had been postponed. "I was letting him know that I've been here since day one and will conti…

September 03, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Killing of Michael Brown is racial issue

YOUNG VOICES: Killing of Michael Brown is racial issue

There are infinitely many ways to look at the recent protests and rioting that have followed the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown of Ferguson, Mo.

August 22, 2014 6:12 pm
Gary could be next Ferguson if racial injustice isn't addressed, speakers say

Gary could be next Ferguson if racial injustice isn't addressed, speakers say

GARY | Americans must act to end racial injustice or the anger it breeds will continue to boil over in communities across the country.

August 21, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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If Brown where white, there wouldn't be a fuss

I am sick of hearing about Michael Brown. The media just love to fuel the fire all the time.

August 21, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: Don't let NWI become a Ferguson

EDITORIAL: Don't let NWI become a Ferguson

Attorney General Eric Holder is scheduled to arrive today in Ferguson, Mo., to add further federal pressure to address the violence and racial tensions following the police shooting Aug. 9 of Michael Brown. It is a tense situation that must be defused.

August 20, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: How many times must we witness this?

YOUNG VOICES: How many times must we witness this?

Is Michael Brown the next Oscar Grant III? Kendrec McDade? Ervin Jefferson? Sean Bell? Is his case just like any other African American male gone too soon due to the bullet from a white police officer's gun? The one thing that all of these young men that have died has in common is they were …

August 18, 2014 12:00 am
Lake County begins marrying same-sex couples

Lake County begins marrying same-sex couples

A federal judge ruled Indiana's same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional, allowing couples to visit the Lake County Clerk's office for marriage licenses and to get married.

June 25, 2014 5:12 pm
Gary Housing Authority Board names new interim director

Gary Housing Authority Board names new interim director

GARY | The Board of the Directors for the Gary Housing Authority Board named Mary Cossey as Interim Director on March 28. Cossey, who heads the Mayor’s Office of Constituent Services, arrives at GHA with a mission of working with the Board to identify a permanent Executive Director, address …

April 02, 2013 12:47 pm

Lake councilwoman moves to treasurer's office

CROWN POINT | Lake County Councilwoman Christine Cid, D-East Chicago, has shifted her full-time job in county government from the clerk's to the treasurer's office.

November 13, 2012 7:32 pm

Lake County recorder's race yields surprising result

CROWN POINT | The biggest upset of Tuesday night may have been in the Lake County recorder's race.

May 08, 2012 11:00 pm

Price spike for Lake clerk's bond

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners want to debate an alarming sixfold jump in the cost of insuring the Lake County clerk's office against the potential loss of public funds.

November 19, 2010 12:00 am
State child support fell short

State child support fell short

CROWN POINT | An analysis of the Title IV-D practices of the Lake County clerk's office revealed the office failed to report expenses over a 20-month period that could have brought in an additional $189,711 in reimbursements from the state.

November 07, 2010 12:00 am
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