CROWN POINT | The cost of the recent rise in Lake County's homicide rate is still being counted.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Portage man who represented himself in court and was convicted of three felonies will receive a new trial because the judge did not provide sufficient warning against the dangers of self-representation.
CROWN POINT | Lake County will pay three former public defenders $126,000 to settle job discrimination claims arising from their termination nearly four years ago.
VALPARAISO | Attorney Ken Elwood has been reappointed as Porter County's chief public defender.
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INDIANAPOLIS | A longtime Gary defense attorney has been suspended from practicing law for at least six months for accepting payment from a client's father despite being appointed as the client's free public defender.
HAMMOND | A Merrillville doctor has fired his attorney as he awaits sentencing on a federal drug charge to which he claims he was coerced to plead guilty.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials may sacrifice the jobs of at least 25 defense attorneys to trim more than $600,000 from the public cost of representing indigent criminal defendants.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials hope legislation designed to take four Lake Superior Court judges out of politics will save taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners found a way to reduce the number of lucrative "consultant" contracts they pay out — rename them.
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Friday, September 12, 2014
Should Lake County ask the attorney general's office to mediate in the E-911 consolidation dispute?