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Turn in unwanted medicines Saturday at police stations

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller is encouraging Hoosiers to drop off unwanted prescription drugs and over-the-counter pills Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

September 25, 2014 12:05 am

Trooper injured on Borman by hit-and-run driver

HAMMOND | An Indiana State Police trooper was injured early Saturday by a hit-and-run driver who fled on foot before being captured, according to State Police.

August 02, 2014 11:15 am
Horse loose on Interstate 94

Horse loose on Interstate 94

Indiana State Troopers keep a cold wet horse, Geraldo, hidden behind a sound barrier on I-94 east of I-65 Tuesday evening. The horse got away and ended up in traffic on the highway. According to State Troopers on the scene a woman who was driving by held the horse's head down after it had fa…

December 26, 2013 12:06 pm

INDOT, state police seek public’s help to stop thieves

GARY │The Indiana Department of Transportation and the state police are asking for public assistance to help catch metal scrapper thieves, who they say cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars and threaten the safety of drivers.

December 11, 2013 1:50 pm
Cops to crack down on drunken drivers for holiday

Cops to crack down on drunken drivers for holiday

Police say local jails are preparing Thanksgiving dinners for drunken drivers celebrating Blackout Wednesday.

November 21, 2013 7:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Pence's openness to tackling Gary problem is refreshing

How often have we heard in the region that the rest of the state either has it in for Lake County or would just as soon ignore the county all together? Real or imagined, this perception is part of the famous chip we like to carry on our shoulder.

August 05, 2013 12:00 am

Indiana State Police aim to clear gun permit application backlog

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana State Police plan to hire extra staff and shift current personnel to clear up a backlog of more than 45,000 applications for licenses to carry a handgun.

July 08, 2013 5:00 pm

Pence signs school safety grants, 40 other measures into law

INDIANAPOLIS | School corporations can each seek up to $50,000 in matching state funds to hire local police as school resource officers under a new law signed Tuesday by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

May 07, 2013 2:00 pm Related
Horse saved from scary situation on I-65

Horse saved from scary situation on I-65

Indiana State Trooper Eric Rot keeps Geraldo the horse hidden behind a sound barrier east of I-65 Tuesday evening.

April 23, 2013 7:25 pm
Horse saved from scary situation on I-65

Horse saved from scary situation on I-65

Indiana State Trooper Eric Rot helps Marcelino Chavez, left, and Ricardo Artida load their horse Geraldo onto a trailer on I-94 east of I-65 Tuesday evening.

April 23, 2013 7:25 pm
Horse loose on Interstate 94

Horse loose on Interstate 94

Indiana State Troopers keep a cold wet horse, Geraldo, hidden behind a sound barrier on I-94 east of I-65 Tuesday evening. The horse got away and ended up in traffic on the highway. According to State Troopers on the scene a woman who was driving by held the horse's head down after it had fa…

April 23, 2013 7:25 pm
Horse loose on Interstate 94

Horse loose on Interstate 94

Indiana State Troopers Eric Rot and Danny Avitia, right, help Marcelino Chavez, left, and Ricardo Artida load up their cold wet horse, Geraldo, onto a trailer on I-94 east of I-65 Tuesday evening. The horse got away and ended up in traffic on the highway. According to State Troopers on the s…

April 23, 2013 7:25 pm
Horse loose on Interstate 94

Horse loose on Interstate 94

Indiana State Trooper Eric Rot, left, and Lake Station firefighter Mike Schmitt keep a cold wet horse, Geraldo, hidden behind a sound barrier on I-94 east of I-65 Tuesday evening. The horse got away and ended up in traffic on the highway. According to State Troopers on the scene a woman who …

April 23, 2013 7:25 pm

Pence OKs legislative study of South Shore Line

INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers this summer will review possible expansion plans for the South Shore Line and consider changes to the membership of its operating board, under a measure signed into law last week by Republican Gov. Mike Pence.

April 21, 2013 11:30 pm Related

Lake council contemplates new taxes on income and cars

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is researching a local option income tax in addition to a wheel tax for possible passage later this year.

February 12, 2013 9:31 am
False imprisonment judgment upheld against state police

False imprisonment judgment upheld against state police

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld a $300,000 civil judgment against the Indiana State Police after a trooper was found to have falsely imprisoned two Northwest Indiana men following a traffic stop on the Indiana Toll Road in Porter County.

January 28, 2013 12:00 am Related

Indy man arrested after high-speed chase on I-65

A high-speed chase Friday on Interstate 65 ended in the arrest of a 19-year-old Indianapolis man, who police said was driving a stolen car.

January 25, 2013 9:30 pm
Region escapes blizzard that snowed in most of Indiana

Region escapes blizzard that snowed in most of Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS | Northwest Indiana was spared Wednesday from a winter storm that killed at least six people in southern states, closed businesses and made travel all but impossible in central and southern Indiana.

December 26, 2012 5:45 pm Photos

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Police: Hammond woman crashes into semi after birthday drinking binge

Police: Hammond woman crashes into semi after birthday drinking binge

GARY | A Hammond woman gave herself an unwelcome birthday present early Saturday, running her car into the rear of a semi after a night of drinking and earning a drunken driving charge, police said.

October 27, 2012 5:15 pm
'Stealth' vehicles used by state police to enforce traffic laws

'Stealth' vehicles used by state police to enforce traffic laws

Indiana State Police Lt. Jerry Williams spoke Monday at the Porter County Regional Airport about the agency's new crash reduction enforcement program. The program includes the use of special enforcement vehicles and aircraft patrols.

June 18, 2012 12:55 pm
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