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Robert Malizzo

Lake officials unlikely to change jail doctors

CROWN POINT | A Merrillville physician appears ready to get another year to bring the Lake County Jail back to health.

September 10, 2012 4:45 pm

Two Lake cops remain in state of arrested development

CROWN POINT | A Lake County police official is challenging Sheriff John Buncich's authority to banish two veteran police officers from active duty but keep them on the public payroll.

July 07, 2012 6:45 pm

Vendor claims he was railroaded out of jail

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials stand accused of cutting the heart out of a Hobart medical business that cared for county jail inmates until it fell out of political favor.

February 28, 2012 7:30 pm

Deposed jail vendor threatens suit

CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are being threatened with a defamation and damage lawsuit by the former provider of medical services for county jail inmates.

January 06, 2012 5:00 pm
Lake County Jail contract goes to Merrillville physician

Lake County Jail contract goes to Merrillville physician

CROWN POINT | Lake County Board of Commissioners chose Merrillville physician Dr. William Forgey to be the next county jail medical director.

December 21, 2011 6:30 pm

Lake Co. Jail medical director answers criticism from feds

CROWN POINT | The president of a Hobart-based health care company is defending its job performance in the Lake County Jail following a critical report by the U.S. Department of Justice.

August 09, 2011 4:45 pm

Suspension for six Lake officers remains in place

CROWN POINT | Six Lake County police officers remain suspended with pay in the wake of a federal corruption investigation despite one sheriff's Merit Board member's effort Thursday to reinstate them.

June 16, 2011 5:27 pm

Lake County sheriff brings in new jail doctor

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners hired a new county jail medical director five days before federal authorities arrive to inspect health care in the 1,040-bed lockup.

April 20, 2011 8:15 pm

County jail medical, phone pacts up for bid

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners are putting two contracts to provide medical care and telephone service in the Lake County Jail up for competitive bidding in coming months.

March 23, 2011 4:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Put jail medical care up for bid

New Lake County Sheriff John Buncich is looking to put his imprint on Lake County Jail, and that includes the medical care there.

March 23, 2011 12:00 am

Officials ponder whether to put jail on sick list

CROWN POINT | A Hobart-based health care company under the microscope for its job performance in the Lake County Jail insists it has done a great job rehabilitating inmates' health.

March 20, 2011 9:00 pm
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