INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is warning Hoosiers to be on guard following a recent uptick in scam phone calls from fraudsters claiming to work for the Internal Revenue Service and demanding an immediate tax payment.
HOBART | Hobart police reminded residents Thursday to use caution when letting people into their homes after an 80-year-old woman was scammed this week.
HIGHLAND | Scammers are continuing to steal from Highland homeowners, and police ask residents to be on the alert.
HIGHLAND | Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson urged senior citizens on Wednesday to teach younger people, especially their grandchildren, about how to handle money, credit and investments so they don’t become victims of scams.
INDIANAPOLIS | Chris Naylor, the state's top business and investment regulator, has resigned as Indiana securities commissioner, ending a six-year tenure that focused on protecting Hoosiers from economic fraudsters.
LANSING | Lansing police are warning residents of a lottery scam that is circulating in the area.
CHICAGO | Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart is warning senior citizens of a scam in which people knock on doors pretending to be a worker, but has no proper identification and is really there to rob the residents, according to a news release.
HAMMOND | Who wants to be rich? Let's face it, we've all thought about how fun it would be to be a millionaire. When the lottery hits $200 million, many of us run out and buy a ticket. We chat with our friends about the cars and the houses we would buy.
This week on "Lakeshore Focus," airing on Lakeshore Public Television, host Keith Kirkpatrick will be joined by Purdue University Calumet Chancellor Thomas Keon.
The many pictures and news reports of massive destruction and loss of life and property from Hurricane Sandy is triggering an urge for people to help. But it's important that donors know where their money is actually going, said a Purdue University cybersecurity expert.
This week on "Lakeshore Focus," airing on Lakeshore Public Television, host Keith Kirkpatrick will be joined by two individuals who left Northwest Indiana for a considerable portion of their lives and have now returned.
Indiana State Superintendent of Schools Tony Bennett will discuss his re-election campaign on "Lakeshore Focus," airing Friday night on Lakeshore Television.
Scams on the rise and what people can do to protect themselves will be the subject of discussion on "Lakeshore Focus," airing Friday night on Lakeshore Television.
MERRILLVILLE | A representative from the Indiana attorney general's office will host a program at 6 p.m. Aug. 8 at the Lake County Public Library's central branch, 1919 W. 81st Ave.
A Garden Walk, “June is Bustin’ Out All Over,” featuring 11 gardens in Hobart will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, hosted by the Lake County Master Gardeners Association.
A crimson light twinkles and another life is saved. A tree lighting ceremony will be held for the Hearts of Hope program at 4 p.m. today at St. Mary Medical Center's west patient lobby, 1500 S. Lake Park Ave., Hobart.
Hobart American Legion Post 54 and Hobart VFW Post 5365 both held the annual Children's Christmas Party for member families Sunday. Entertainment was provided by Smiling Faces Clown and magician Jerry Herzog.
Be extra cautious as you dash about this holiday season, warns Lt. Jack Grennes of the Hobart Police Department. It is really nice that we have the Christmas spirit and people are happy and friendly, but watch your belongings.
INDIANAPOLIS | Two Northwest Indiana homeowners victimized in foreclosure-rescue scams are among 74 Hoosiers who will share in a $60,000 payment from the state's new Consumer Protection Assistance Fund.
HIGHLAND | A community Crime Watch meeting will be held by the Highland Police Department at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. James the Less Parish Hall, 9640 Kennedy Ave.
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