CROWN POINT | Before Lake County can merge the emergency networks of its 17 municipalities, everyone has to agree on a vendor.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub, D-Crown Point, and Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., the Democratic county chairman, have become estranged over the county income tax.
ST. JOHN | Efforts to open a clear line of communication among Lake County's police and firefighters were troubled by static over government policy Wednesday.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Commissioners refused Friday morning to veto a local income tax.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners will be in a position to veto a local income tax next week if the County Council approves one.
CROWN POINT | Lake County elected officials and public safety leaders may be on a collision course over the necessity to spend tens of millions of dollars on new radio communications equipment to consolidate E-911 networks.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials are renewing a program to provide prescription drug discounts to uninsured county residents.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. can comfortably settle in for four more years as Lake County Democratic party boss.
CROWN POINT | The NAACP filed a petition Friday in the Lake Circuit Court for a temporary restraining order to prevent Lake Juvenile Court Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura from moving the Gary-based child support court to Crown Point.
CROWN POINT | The Lake Juvenile Court judge is moving her Gary-based child support court to Crown Point next week and reigniting a debate about the benefits of consolidating local government versus the cost of removing government facilities from the county's urban core.
GARY | Many dark corners of local government in Lake County have been home to corrupt public officials over the years, and Calumet Township is no exception.
CROWN POINT | At its first meeting of 2013 on Wednesday, the Lake County Board of Commissioners deferred action on contracts for the county’s state-mandated E-911 consolidation until the Lake County Public Safety Communications Commission meets later this month.
CROWN POINT | Lake residents now enjoy one of the most frugal county governments in the state, according to a new study released Monday by the Board of Lake County Commissioners.
CROWN POINT | Voters elected the youngest Lake County commissioner in a generation Tuesday night.
Lake County Surveyor George Van Til was so annoyed at his Republican challenger recently, he unleashed the worst insult he could think of.
CROWN POINT | Local government's financial affairs aren't on the rocks yet, but Lake County's elected officials can hear the roar of the breakers -- the circuit breakers.
Four years after the most divisive primary election battle in the party's history, thousands of Democratic delegates -- including 17 from Northwest Indiana -- will stand united this week in Charlotte, N.C., as Barack Obama accepts his party's nomination for a second term as president.
The need to appoint a special prosecutor in the case of Tramel Raggs is inescapable. But this legal situation need not stop the Lake County commissioners from re-examining his position with the county.
I have conflicting feelings over the decision by the Lake County Board of Commissioners to keep Tramel Raggs as the board's special assistant.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County grand jury will investigate whether a county government official should be charged with an alleged weapons violation.
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