CEDAR LAKE | Interim Chief of Police Gerard “Jerry” Smith received a round of applause Tuesday when the Cedar Lake Town Council removed the interim tag from his title.
LAKE STATION | A June 18 disciplinary hearing has been set for a Lake Station police detective accused of displaying inappropriate behavior on social media, City Attorney Ray Szarmach said.
MUNSTER | The Town Council has modified the 2013 municipal budget of $47.7 million to match transfers between funds authorized earlier this month.
PORTAGE | The Portage Police Department SWAT team arrested a man and his mother Friday morning.
HEBRON | An ordinance passed last fall that made it legal for golf carts to operate on town streets resulted in unexpected problems.
HOBART | Hobart police are hosting a Quarter Auction by the Quarter Queens at 5 p.m. Sunday at American Legion Post 54, 208 S. Linda St.
VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 76 is sponsoring a 5K Race and one-mile noncompetitive dog walk May 11.
SCHERERVILLE | The Schererville Police Department has initiated a program to reach out to Schererville senior citizens and homebound residents who don't have family in the immediate area.
EAST CHICAGO | The City Council on Monday unanimously approved the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $150,000 to pay for overtime in the Police Department.
CROWN POINT | Physical agility testing will get under way for potential Police Department hires after 127 people applied, Chief Pete Land said.
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | The City Council held five public hearings on different issues, most involving spending tax money, at Monday's meeting without garnering any public comments.
INDIANAPOLIS | A criminal who injures or kills a police dog acting in the line of duty would be required to pay restitution to the dog's owner for its full value under legislation approved 97-0 by the Indiana House Tuesday.
CROWN POINT | Military veterans are being sought for inclusion on a new Police Department hiring list.
VALPARAISO | After a little more than a year, the former North Coast Distributing facilities have had some nibbles, but the city is still waiting for a big fish to take the bait.
CALUMET CITY | A gun buyback program hosted by police in Calumet City, Chicago Heights and Midlothian on Saturday took 153 firearms off the streets, police said Monday.
Calumet City police participated in a gun buyback Saturday with the Chicago Heights and Midlothian police departments. Pictured from left are Calumet City Police Chief Ed Gilmore, Aldermen Antoine Collins, Leni Wosczynski and Nick Manousopoulos, Mayor Michelle Markiewicz Qualkinbush, Calumet…
SAUK VILLAGE | For the year that Robert Fox was police chief here, he was targeted by those who opposed his appointment by Village President Lewis Towers and said the village could not afford his $75,000 annual salary.
SAUK VILLAGE | Police Chief Robert Fox, who was chosen by Village President Lewis Towers to run both the Police and Fire departments, signed an agreement Friday that says he will decline the dual appointment.
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