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.
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.
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.
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 officials have big plans for spending the $15 million they borrowed this year.
Bill and Sandy Bach talk Wednesday about daughter Amanda and the guilty verdict handed down Tuesday night for Dustin McCowan.
VALPARAISO Porter County Sheriff, investigators and prosecutors listen Wednesday morning as Bill and Sandy Bach talk about their daughter Amanda Bach, and the guilty verdict that was handed down late Tuesday night in the trial of Dustin McCowan for the 2011 death of Amanda. From left is Port…
Porter County Chief Deputy Prosecutor Matt Frost talks Wednesday about the trial of Dustin McCowan and the guilty verdict handed down late Tuesday night in the 2011 death of Amanda Bach.
Bill Bach hugs Porter County Deputy Prosecutor Cheryl Polarek while Bach's wife, Sandy, looks on following a news conference at the Porter County Sheriff's Department. Investigators, prosecutors and members of the Bach family spoke during the news conference Wednesday, a day after Dustin McC…
VALPARAISO Porter County Sheriff Capt. jeff Biggs talks about Amanda Bach and the investigation of her 2011 death Wednesday during a press conference at the Porter County Sheriff's Dept.
Porter County Sheriff David Lain starts a news conference Wednesday morning at the Porter County Sheriff's Department. Investigators, prosecutors and murder victim Amanda Bach's parents spoke about the case against and the guilty verdict for Dustin McCowan during the news conference.
Sandy Bach hugs Porter County Police Capt. Jeff Biggs as her husband, Bill, looks on following a news conference Wednesday at Porter County Sheriff's Department. Biggs was the lead investigator in the death of the Amanda Bach. Amanda Bach called Amanda,"the light of our world," and said the …
Bill and Sandy Bach talk about the trial of Dustin McCowan, the guilty verdict and their daughter Amanda on Wednesday during a news conference at the Porter County Sheriff Department.
VALPARAISO | The city is applying for a grant to develop a coordinated plan with other Porter County agencies to improve school safety.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich will be receiving federal jail inspectors next month for their fall review of inmate health care and safety concerns.
Vice presidents don't often land at the Porter County Regional Airport. The closest might have been Dan Quayle taking an untethered space flight from his mind while flying over Indiana.
The police car of Porter County sheriff's officer Phil Pratt sits in front of the Porter County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday while the hearse carrying his body passes in front for a final 10-42 over the radio.
The funeral hearse carrying the body of Porter County sheriff's officer Phil Pratt processes by the Sheriff's Department on Tuesday for a final 10-42 over the radio.
The funeral hearse carrying the body of Porter County sheriff's officer Phil Pratt passes the Sheriff's Department on Tuesday for a final 10-42 code via the radio signifying the end of service. Pratt was killed last week in an off-duty motorcycle crash.
Porter County sheriff's cars process along Ind. 49 in Valparaiso on Tuesday during the funeral for officer Phil Pratt.
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