CROWN POINT | Republicans have opted not to oppose six incumbent Democratic elected officials this fall.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials fear a public safety crisis in three suburban towns if they don't soon join the new county E-911 system.
The Lake County Council did what it had to do in eliminating the work release program to pay for the additional correctional officers needed at the Lake County Jail.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council members said Tuesday they are considering pay raises next year for all county government employees.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials will close the sheriff's work-release program and lay off its 28 county employees to find the money to hire new corrections officers and mental health professionals to serve jail inmates.
Are you a "little guy" feeling stomped upon by bigger local government?
Lake County government is now alone in declining to pay for ethics training for employees. That's shameful. Porter and LaPorte counties have already committed to joining the Shared Ethics Advisory Commission.
The deadline for accomplishing E-911 consolidation in Lake County is just nine months away, yet four communities are still dragging their feet.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council has left a message with E-911 -- no new taxes.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council narrowly voted to borrow $20 million to launch a consolidated E-911 service despite concerns about the cost.
CROWN POINT | If this winter's snow and cold hasn't gotten you down yet, just wait until you get the bill.
CROWN POINT | A lot of old faces will populate the new year's upcoming election ballot.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are as generous with their casino revenues as they have to be.
Lake County government bodies have walked away from the tables with $1.1 billion since the county's four casinos opened 17 years ago.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council approved a resolution Tuesday opposing construction of the Illiana Expressway.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is prepared to vote Tuesday on whether to approve the agreement merging 17 police and fire dispatch centers.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky believes the new Lake County local income tax could finally be the fuel needed to expand the South Shore commuter service.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials sat down Friday afternoon and cut $1.2 million out of the proposed countywide E-911 budget next year.
CROWN POINT | Lake County E-911 Executive Director Brian Hitchcock will add a deputy director to his staff after the Lake County Council approved creating the new $75,000-a-year position Tuesday in a 4-3 vote.
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