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EAST CHICAGO | Removing the risk to human health caused by more than a century of lead and arsenic contamination in soil in one East Chicago neighborhood is the top priority of a $26 million settlement reached this week, officials said.
CROWN POINT | Another clash about the cost of the federally mandated overhaul of Lake County Jail erupted at the Lake County Board of Commissioners meeting Wednesday.
CROWN POINT | Sheriff John Buncich said the feds have his back in a dispute with council finance officials over $400,000 of additional health care services for inmates in his work-release center.
HAMMOND | A Schererville doctor has received a year and a day in prison for failing to collect and pay employment taxes to the federal government, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
Have you felt the weightlessness in the past couple of weeks? It's the rapid descent of some of our most basic constitutional rights at both the federal and state levels of government.
HAMMOND | A 51-year-old Portage man is accused of taking bribes in his position as a guard at the federal Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago.
INDIANAPOLIS | A Northwest Indiana program that deploys volunteers to advocate in courts on behalf of abused or neglected children will share in a $40,000 federal grant.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council's vote Monday on a 2013 county government budget was more an act of optimism than a hard-headed spending plan.
CROWN POINT | A Merrillville physician appears ready to get another year to bring the Lake County Jail back to health.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council members insisted Thursday a local option income tax can't lift county government out of the anticipated $15 million hole next year.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials are borrowing, raiding their savings accounts and talking about finding new permanent revenue sources to fix the budget-busting county jail.
GARY | An open dialogue with the U.S. Department of Justice on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will be available via video conferencing from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Arc Northwest Indiana, 2650 W. 35th Ave.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners will spend as much as $42,000 to repair windows in the Lake County Jail that apparently were vandalized by inmates prior to Sheriff John Buncich's taking office.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council President Ted Bilski promises he won't punish taxpayers to fix an understaffed county jail.
Even as her career moves forward, former Gavit and Georgetown basketball star Leslie Tyburski said she has to take a step back.
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