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Raggs is cleared of alleged weapons violation

CROWN POINT | A special prosecutor has concluded there isn't enough evidence to charge a Lake County government official with pointing a firearm during a traffic confrontation last spring.

August 06, 2012 5:15 pm

Special prosecutor hopes for decision by July in weapons case

CROWN POINT | A special prosecutor investigating a Lake County government official said he hopes to decide within weeks whether to file a criminal charge.

June 26, 2012 9:58 pm

Commissioner Allen takes Raggs seat on airport board

CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioner Roosevelt Allen Jr., D-Gary, became the newest member of Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority Board.

June 06, 2012 2:35 pm

EDITORIAL: Lake County commissioners should eliminate position

The need to appoint a special prosecutor in the case of Tramel Raggs is inescapable. But this legal situation need not stop the Lake County commissioners from re-examining his position with the county.

May 31, 2012 12:00 am

Special prosecutor named to probe official

CROWN POINT | A judge has named a special prosecutor to investigate whether a county government official committed a weapon violation.

May 25, 2012 8:00 pm

Special prosecutor to examine Lake special assistant Raggs' case

CROWN POINT | Lake County Prosecutor Bernard Carter wants a special prosecutor appointed to investigate an alleged weapons violation against a county official.

May 07, 2012 8:30 pm
MARK KIESLING: Time to ensure hiring the best, not the relatives

MARK KIESLING: Time to ensure hiring the best, not the relatives

Isn't it amazing how so many of our elected public officials seem to find the perfect candidate for a county job right in their own home?

January 23, 2012 12:00 am

Off-again, on-again Lake government assistant gets job

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners brought back the son of Gary City Clerk Suzette Raggs to be their special assistant one week after he was sent home because of a furor over his hiring.

January 18, 2012 8:00 pm

Commissioners unhire special assistant

CROWN POINT | Lake County commissioners were scrambling Wednesday to reopen job applications for a $59,312 special assistant position they erroneously gave last month to a politically connected Gary man.

January 11, 2012 4:30 pm
Freeman-Wilson sees 'new day'

Freeman-Wilson sees 'new day'

GARY | The historic swearing in of the first black woman mayor in Indiana was celebrated by several hundred people, including county and state officials, and punctuated by some rousing, hand-clapping gospel performances Saturday.

January 07, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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