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Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. | Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not be charged with the death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, prosecutors said Wednesday in disclosing for the first time that the victim had enough marijuana in his system the night he died to impa…

September 24, 2014 4:00 pm

As probe begins, Tony Stewart steps away from the track

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. | The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.'s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the wall, before it plopped backward on the dimly lit dirt track.

August 10, 2014 6:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Winfield town marshal would be unneeded layer of government

Winfield is a young but growing town and deserves some credit for trying to think ahead.

July 31, 2014 12:00 am

South Holland to use sheriff’s SWAP workers for local labor

SOUTH HOLLAND | The Village Board gave its approval Monday to a resolution that calls on the village to use the Cook County Sheriff’s Work Alternative Program for assorted labor around the south suburb.

June 02, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Jail mandate unshackles good government opportunity

MARC CHASE: Jail mandate unshackles good government opportunity

I could hear the collective gasps from a number of Lake County Government Complex officials earlier this week, and my office is several hundred yards away with sealed windows.

May 15, 2014 12:00 am
Buncich celebrates in Lake County Sheriff primary

Buncich celebrates in Lake County Sheriff primary

Lake County Sheriff John Buncich celebrated with his supporters following his win in the Democrat primary race.

May 06, 2014 10:37 pm
Reynolds, Lush look for Democrat nod for Porter County Sheriff

Reynolds, Lush look for Democrat nod for Porter County Sheriff

VALPARAISO | Candidates on the Democrat ballot in Tuesday's primary for Porter County Sheriff agree on one thing.

May 04, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Porter County Sheriff Candidates (D)

Porter County Sheriff Candidates (D)

Dave Reynolds and Harold Lush are the candidates (D) for Porter County Sheriff.

April 16, 2014 5:09 pm
Lake County Sheriff Candidates (R)

Lake County Sheriff Candidates (R)

John Ramos and Dan Bursac are the candidates (R) for Lake County Sheriff.

April 14, 2014 6:00 pm
Lake County Sheriff candidates debate

Lake County Sheriff candidates debate

Five candidates for Lake County sheriff debate Tuesday night at Purdue University Calumet. From left is Republican John Ramos Jr., Democrat Sheriff John Buncich, Republican Dan Bursac, Democrat Oscar Martinez Jr. and Democrat Richard Ligon. At far right is moderator Michael Puente.

April 01, 2014 8:04 pm
Lake County Sheriff candidates debate

Lake County Sheriff candidates debate

A crowd gathers for Tuesday night's sheriff debate at PUC.

April 01, 2014 8:04 pm

Police urge LaPorte County councilman to resign over Facebook rant

La PORTE | The law enforcement community Monday night asked for the resignation of a La Porte County councilman who after a speeding ticket said police ought to be out catching ''real criminals'' and other derogatory remarks on Facebook.

March 24, 2014 10:44 pm

Porter County Triad looking to serve seniors

PORTAGE | For the last decade, the Porter County Triad has been working to provide services for Porter County senior citizens.

March 05, 2014 5:15 pm
LARRY DeBOER: The assessor is coming to town

LARRY DeBOER: The assessor is coming to town

The holidays are here, and that means we get to watch the great holiday movie, "A Christmas Story." Then we get to watch it again. And again.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am

Lake County sheriff to speak at Hobart chamber luncheon

HOBART | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich will be the guest speaker at the noon Jan. 8 Hobart Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Elks Lodge, 3580 W. 61st Ave.

December 22, 2013 12:00 am

Lake County sheriff to speak Jan. 8 at chamber luncheon

HOBART | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich will be the guest speaker at the noon Jan. 8 Hobart Chamber of Commerce luncheon at the Elks Lodge, 3580 W. 61st Ave.

December 15, 2013 12:05 am

Sheriffs win round in court tiff over salaries

SPRINGFIELD | A state appeals court has ruled in favor of county sheriffs who are seeking to restore part of their salaries cut by Gov. Pat Quinn and state lawmakers.

November 12, 2013 6:30 pm

C.P. businessman admits guilt to lying about income, taxes

HAMMOND | The owner of a Crown Point graphic design business has pleaded guilty to federal charges of understating his income on tax returns and lying during bankruptcy proceedings.

May 31, 2013 5:38 pm
Ridge lauds efforts of Porter County officers

Ridge lauds efforts of Porter County officers

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP | The nation's first secretary of Homeland Security shared a message about courage and preparedness Friday as Porter County Sheriff's Department officers remembered those from the department who died in the line of service.

May 17, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Lake commissioners to hold tax veto meeting May 10

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners will be in a position to veto a local income tax next week if the County Council approves one.

May 01, 2013 6:48 pm
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