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St. Jude House holding vigil Oct. 21 for domestic violence

CROWN POINT | St. Jude House holds a candlelight vigil at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

October 12, 2014 12:05 am

Crown Point cops want to connect with kids - in a good way

CROWN POINT | To help young children connect with police officers in a less formal, even fun, setting, the city's Parks Department is offering a new program called, appropriately enough, Connect Kids with Cops.

June 23, 2014 2:53 pm
MARC CHASE: Reason emerges from polar vortex chaos

MARC CHASE: Reason emerges from polar vortex chaos

Last week's polar vortex threw a stone-cold uppercut into the region's chin, shutting down schools, roads and snarling any traffic caught in the middle of the snowy deluge.

January 14, 2014 12:00 am

Drivers in tight spot with towing company

CROWN POINT | A couple of motorists complain a towing company — not blizzard-like conditions — trapped them over the weekend.

January 07, 2014 8:00 pm
MARC CHASE: Final police report should end husky-gate

MARC CHASE: Final police report should end husky-gate

It turns out Crown Point police might not be the animal-hating blood mongers some folks would have us believe. Police didn't arbitrarily decide to use two Siberian huskies for target practice last month after all.

August 27, 2013 12:00 am

Woman fatally stabbed in C.P. domestic dispute

CROWN POINT | Police said a domestic dispute Saturday night escalated into a knife fight that left a woman dead and her boyfriend severely injured.

June 15, 2013 10:30 pm

Hearing set to begin Monday for suspended Crown Point cop

CROWN POINT | A Monday hearing in City Hall over the status of suspended police Sgt. James Poling is expected to include testimony from more than a dozen witnesses and could go on for several days.

March 09, 2013 5:15 pm

C.P. hires extra legal help for suspended cop's hearing

CROWN POINT | A second lawyer will be hired to help present the city's case in an upcoming hearing into the suspension of a Crown Point police officer.

February 27, 2013 6:00 pm

March 11 hearing anticipated for suspended Crown Point police officer

CROWN POINT | A hearing that could last several days is anticipated to start March 11 for a Crown Point officer suspended from the Police Department earlier this month, City Attorney David Nicholls said.

February 20, 2013 6:45 pm

Cedar Lake man charged with theft of packages delivered during holidays

CROWN POINT | A Cedar Lake man is charged with the theft of dozens of packages left for holiday delivery on the doorsteps of area homes.

January 08, 2013 7:00 pm

Crown Point police investigate 2nd high school teacher

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point Police Department confirmed an investigation is under way involving a second Crown Point teacher and a high school student.

May 17, 2012 7:30 pm
Crown Point D.A.R.E. program celebrates 20th year

Crown Point D.A.R.E. program celebrates 20th year

Students at Trinity Lutheran School graduated from its D.A.R.E. program Tuesday and helped celebrate the program's 20th year in Crown Point.

December 06, 2011 5:56 pm
Crown Point Annual City-Wide Picnic invites Fun and Charity

Crown Point Annual City-Wide Picnic invites Fun and Charity

CROWN POINT | A picture perfect summer day drew more than 2,000 Crown Point residents to the Lake County Fairgrounds Sunday for the fourth annual city-wide picnic.

July 07, 2011 12:48 am

109th shooter prompts more patrols

CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich said Thursday afternoon county police continue to look for clues along a rural stretch of 109th Avenue where someone armed with a high-powered pellet or BB gun has shattered windows of school buses and cars in six incidents since last month.

January 07, 2011 12:00 am
Policeman outlines bid for Crown Point mayor

Policeman outlines bid for Crown Point mayor

CROWN POINT | A top Crown Point police officer formally threw his badge into the city's mayoral race Saturday.

December 19, 2010 12:00 am Photos


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