Offering perspective on today's issues
HAMMOND | An Illinois attorney is accused of misleading clients who thought their investments were going toward redeveloping Woodmar shopping center, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
I guess I'm just a country Jake!
INDIANAPOLIS | Despite increasing merchant acceptance of Bitcoin and other virtual currencies, Indiana's securities regulatory agency is advising Hoosiers to be wary of the new digital forms of money.
Interest rates remain low, making it an ideal time for businesses to borrow money to expand or acquire other companies, said Horizon Bank executive vice president David Rose.
MERRILLVILLE | A man believed to be involved in two robberies of Fifth Third Bank branches was arrested Thursday, police said.
HAMMOND | A former Lake Ridge Community Schools business manager was charged in federal court with embezzling $134,054 in school funds, according to court records.
LAKE STATION | Lake Station is expected to become the latest Lake County community to provide financial backing for the South Shore extension to Dyer.
Please read Marc Chase's Jan. 30 column about Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin. It reminds me of the grasshopper and ant story, where the ant works all year to save, and the grasshopper just parties. Then when winter hit, the grasshopper wants her share of the ant wealth.
HAMMOND | A former Merrillville town court clerk accused of misappropriating bond money was sentenced in federal court to 2.5 years in prison, according to court records.
Here is how money is made. Create a product. It could be something that you can touch or it could be a service of some kind. Make it shiny and new. Sell it at exorbitant prices. When you are done with it, throw it out and get something new.
HAMMOND | A former Merrillville Town Court clerk could face 30 to 37 months in prison, according to a sentencing memorandums filed in federal court this week.
I see where the Indiana excise police decided to spend more money to police the good people of this state on how they should spend their money.
Three Lake County bars were charged by Indiana State Excise Police with public nuisance for promoting professional gambling on the eve of Super Bowl XLVIII.
The banking sector remains strong despite in dip in mortgage activity and a wave of consolidations, a Northwest Indiana banker said.
I see where the pro football players want compensation of millions of dollars for the beating their heads took playing the game.
The banking sector has been improving gradually over the last couple years, and should continue to make positive gains, a Northwest Indiana banker said.
PORTAGE | A money bag containing an undisclosed amount of cash was reported missing from the Portage Parks Department Tuesday morning.
MERRILLVILLE | A 27-year-old woman has no regrets about her decision to turn in $4,000 she found sitting in a Merrillville parking lot.
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