EAST CHICAGO | Miguel G. Arredondo was being remembered Tuesday for a public career that spanned four decades.
In February, I said the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission was letting the whole community down. Its historical lack of transparency and failure to engage residents in setting priorities and making decisions about taxpayer money was outrageous.
Both Democrats and Republicans have decisions to make in the Lake County sheriff's race. Each party's nominee will be chosen May 6.
John Buncich was first elected Lake County sheriff in 1994 – a generation ago by most standards.
The issue between Everybody Counts and the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Authority is simple. NIRPC isn't complying with the terms of an agreement they signed in federal court, after a class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of people with disabilities throughout Lake County.
GARY | An 8-year-old Calumet Township boy disappears and is found tortured and strangled, leaving police with a suspect they cannot arrest and an unsolved case that frustrated them for decades.
Former Lake County Sheriff Roy Dominguez is suggesting there is a hew and cry for him to run for county auditor.
CROWN POINT | Former Lake County Sheriff Roy Dominguez is contemplating a new foray into county politics.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials finally hired a full-time E-911 consolidation director, dispelling five years of indecision, disagreement and outright obstruction to a countywide merger.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials have settled a job discrimination claim by a former employee of the sheriff's department.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County sheriff is defending his decision last month to dismiss a physically disabled employee and hire an ex-convict.
CROWN POINT | Col. Richard Ligon, former city of Gary Public Safety director, has formed an exploratory committee to consider running for Lake County sheriff in 2014.
MUNSTER | While the Family Christian Center was spending millions of dollars annually on leadership compensation, travel, meals and jet fuel, it was falling behind on its mortgage payments and racking up a list of past-due bills, a Times investigation found.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich said this week the Animal Control Shelter's revenues have increased substantially since he took it over in 2011.
CROWN POINT | Leaders of Lake County's law enforcement and legal communities cheered Lake Juvenile Court Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura's appointment to oversee the investigation of child abuse and neglect.
HAMMOND | Lake County officials have agreed to settle a job discrimination lawsuit filed by a former executive director of the sheriff's work release program, federal court records show.
CROWN POINT | A veteran Lake County officer thinks he is making Sheriff John Buncich nervous about his political future.
HAMMOND | A federal judge signed off Friday on a $7.2 million settlement Lake County has agreed to pay to inmates who complained about jail conditions.
CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners resisted as long as they could Wednesday before voting to borrow $15 million to balance county government's 2013 budget.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioner Gerry Scheub may be in the autumn of his years, but he was in season with voters.
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