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October 27, 2013 12:00 am
Work to restore cell block in old Lake County jail pays off for local craftsmen

Work to restore cell block in old Lake County jail pays off for local craftsmen

CROWN POINT | With the pull of a lever, the cell door that once confined bank robber John Dillinger clanked into place along with three other cell doors for the first time in decades.

March 24, 2013 7:15 pm Photos

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Work to restore cell block in old Lake County jail pays off for local craftsmen

Work to restore cell block in old Lake County jail pays off for local craftsmen

Scott Thompson, left, and Scott Kielbasinski, right, look at restored sections of a cell block door lock system in the old Lake County jail in Crown Point. Thompson and Kielbasinski restored the mechanism.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am
Work to restore cell block in old Lake Couty Jail pays off for local craftsman

Work to restore cell block in old Lake Couty Jail pays off for local craftsman

Part of a lock mechanism to open cell block doors is shown in the old Lake County jail.

March 24, 2013 12:00 am

Old Sheriff's House and Jail tours in C.P. begin Saturday

CROWN POINT | The Old Sheriff's House Foundation Inc. will start offering tours of the Old Sheriff's House and Jail beginning Saturday.

May 04, 2012 12:00 am
No prisoners of convention

No prisoners of convention

CROWN POINT | The imagery of "Dante's Inferno" and the emotions reflected in the escape scene from the movie "Public Enemies" inspired Laura Mann's concept for a renovated Lake County Sheriff's House and Jail.

September 25, 2011 8:15 pm
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