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Traffic Law

Portage commission reconsiders 4-way stop at Airport and Robbins

PORTAGE | The city's Traffic Commission has a short time span to decide whether they want to make the intersection of Airport and Robbins roads a four-way stop.

October 04, 2014 12:00 am

Four Portage subdivisions will receive new signs

PORTAGE | Four subdivisions here will be getting new signs this summer.

June 06, 2014 6:52 pm

EDITORIAL: Ticket stop-arm violators, not their cars

Putting cameras on the stop arms of Indiana school buses is a good idea, but only if they're used properly.

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
Blind date turns bad after chase by police

Blind date turns bad after chase by police

PORTAGE | A Tinley Park man likely won't have a second date with a 25-year-old Lowell woman after leading police on a brief chase late Wednesday night and then wrecking his motorcycle with her on the back.

July 18, 2013 10:15 am
Two arrested after 911 hoax call about man with AK-47

Two arrested after 911 hoax call about man with AK-47

PORTAGE | Two people were arrested early Saturday after police say a 911 call was made with a hoax in an attempt to avoid a traffic citation.

January 07, 2013 12:05 pm Photos


Cops: Man speeds to wedding, gets arrested

Cops: Man speeds to wedding, gets arrested

PORTAGE | A Valparaiso man was apparently in a hurry to head to the altar Saturday night -- but he didn't quite make it.

December 10, 2012 11:08 am

No 4-way stop at Airport and Robbins roads

PORTAGE | There likely won't be a four-way stop at the Airport and Robbins roads intersection any time soon.

October 04, 2012 8:15 pm

Panel to mull Swanson Road light

PORTAGE | The city's traffic commission held its first meeting of the year Thursday short one member.

January 06, 2012 12:00 am

Appeals court tosses cocaine conviction due to extra-long traffic stop

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals has overturned a Lafayette man's conviction for possession of cocaine, ruling that a Lake County sheriff's detective unreasonably detained the man following a traffic stop.

March 17, 2011 7:00 pm

Toll Road operator nears deal for red light camera company

INDIANAPOLIS | The Macquarie Group, a co-operator of the Indiana Toll Road and Chicago Skyway, has increased its offer price to purchase Redflex, the operator of red light cameras in Chicago and several south suburbs.

March 04, 2011 12:30 pm

Red-light cameras, tickets stop drivers in their tracks

A profanity-laden Facebook page with more than 10,000 fans is perhaps the best indication some Chicago drivers aren't exactly smiling over the city's red-light cameras.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am

So you want to contest a red-light ticket -- good luck

As the not-so-proud recipient of two red-light tickets, 63-year-old Barbara Ross will be the first to tell you that receiving the $100 citations in the mail isn't particularly enjoyable.

February 02, 2011 12:00 am
Camelot mobile home parks will have increased police presence

Camelot mobile home parks will have increased police presence

PORTAGE | A second private community has agreed to allow Portage police to patrol its streets.

January 06, 2011 12:00 am

Lead foot may lead to felony in Illinois

CHICAGO | Beginning Saturday, motorists prone to a lead foot will feel a tighter grip from the long arm of the law.

December 28, 2010 12:00 am

State cops nab nearly 7,800 cell phone violators

SPRINGFIELD | Two laws aimed at limiting the use of cell phones while driving have resulted in nearly 7,800 motorists being pulled over by the Illinois State Police this year.

December 18, 2010 12:00 am

City agrees to patrol apartment complex streets

PORTAGE | The city and owners of Port Crossing Apartments have reached an agreement to increase police presence in the complex.

December 10, 2010 12:00 am

City to consider establishing truck routes

PORTAGE | City officials have begun investigating limiting truck traffic on city streets.

December 04, 2010 12:00 am
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