Days after a video of a traffic stop in Hammond garnered national attention, LaPorte County officials issued an arrest warrant Thursday for a 27-year-old man involved in the incident.
When Attorney General Eric Holder and the Justice Department took over after the Ferguson, Mo., killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August, it is because they believed racial profiling and general police practices were a contributing factor.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County officer was ordered to seek treatment for impulse control as part of an agreement on charges of misconduct involving a Lowell woman while he was on duty.
VALPARAISO | The Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge No. 500 in Valparaiso recently installed the 2014-15 officers.
ST. JOHN | The St. John Historical Society will hold its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room of the St. John branch of the Lake County Public Library.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library Board of Trustees has elected a new slate of officers for 2014:
HAMMOND | The city and the Hammond Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 51 agreed Thursday to a new contract that will gradually give officers a 5 percent increase spread over three years.
The Dunes National Park Association named new officers recently who will work on committees that will handle the strategic planning, finances, marketing and membership of the organization.
LAPORTE | The La Porte Hospital Auxiliary held a special 2013 Installation of Officers ceremony at an annual meeting held earlier this year.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Council has a new president and vice president, after members voted 4-3 on Monday to oust their current leaders and elect new officers.
CHESTERTON | The Indiana Councils of The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) elected the following executive board officers for a one-year term at its recent annual conference in Chesterton.
LOWELL | In a preview of what the future may hold, Town Council members in a split vote elected Councilman Phillip Kuiper, D-4th, as president and Councilman Robert Philpot, R-2nd, as vice president Monday.
GARY | Rebuilding the Breach Ministries Inc., an ad hoc ministry of Lutheran Churches in Northwest Indiana, has re-elected its officers and board members to a second term.
MERRILLVILLE | Sons of Italy Lodge 1220 awarded two scholarships to outstanding high school graduates at a recent banquet held at The Patio Restaurant.
LOWELL | Bill Rankin, a three-year member of the Lowell Lions Club, received a surprise at the club's recent awards dinner and officers installation.
CROWN POINT | The annual dinner meeting of the Crown Point Community Foundation was held recently at Youche Country Club, where John Diederich was honored for his service on the Board of Directors for nine years. He served on the Executive and Investment committees.
Laura Corpus, a member of the senior faculty of Kellar Graduate School of Management, was elected president of the Arc BRIDGES Board of Directors at the board's December meeting. Prior to her election to this position, Corpus served the organization as vice president.
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