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CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners are requesting the County Council appropriate an additional $140,000 next year to contribute to the Arc Northwest Indiana and Tradewinds.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is getting it from all sides in the debate over potential county employee pay raises in 2015.
CROWN POINT | Lake elections officials have again denied two men the chance to run for this fall's school board elections.
CROWN POINT | Lake Commissioners approved spending $2.2 million Wednesday on computers and support equipment to be used by the county's new E-911 service.
CROWN POINT | Lake County police officers are trying to starve the re-election campaigns of several officials to force county government into granting them pay raises.
CROWN POINT | Lake County's proposed consolidation of police, fire and emergency medical services is still awaiting state approval.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council has tentatively passed a 3 percent pay raise for most, but not all full-time county government employees.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials may lose $2.6 million a year in public safety funds if Cedar Lake, St. John and Schererville won't merge their police, fire and emergency medical service communications by year's end.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Council President Ted Bilski has a 3 percent solution for county employees wanting a pay raise.
CROWN POINT | Lake County police officers and the County Council faced off Tuesday over the failure of contract talks to produce pay raises.
CROWN POINT | Lake politicians could find their labor supporters have become angry protesters this fall if a dispute over county police lingers.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials continue to grow their public debt even as they plan to take in more tax revenue in 2015.
GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson lost Saturday to former county police officer Willie Stewart in the competition to be the city's next Democratic Party chairperson.
CROWN POINT | Budget makers for county government started work Thursday with a $10 million surplus and almost as many suggestions of how to spend it.
CROWN POINT | Local government officials took advantage of the one day in the year when they can ask for salary increases, more employees and new office supplies and no one tells them no.
CROWN POINT | A judge has spared Lake County's smallest precincts and the jobs of dozens of Democratic committeemen from elimination under a law declaring them an unnecessary expense on taxpayers.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials on Tuesday awarded the first of three contracts to link 54 homes outside of city limits into the municipal sewer system.
LOWELL | State environmental officials are inviting the public to comment on how the proposed Singleton Stone quarry could affect local air quality.
A young Crown Point woman recently came to know several British war veterans in her trip to England.
CROWN POINT | An attorney for the family of the late Gary tattoo artist Roy Boy Cooper said they are suing a Hobart woman over the death of their son last month.
CROWN POINT | The Indiana party boss is in Lake County this week to remind Democrats there is an election this fall.
Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody visits Lake County.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board voted 2-1 Wednesday to approve the Singleton Stone quarry over the objections of south county farmers and residents.
CROWN POINT | Lake Commissioners open bids Wednesday for more of the building blocks of their E-911 communications network.
CROWN POINT | An emotional protest from rural Lake County homeowners temporarily blocked a proposed communications tower.
CROWN POINT | A judge is set to rule whether a new law that could eliminate dozens of small Lake County precincts is a harmless exercise in cost saving or a dagger aimed at the Democratic Party.
CROWN POINT | Lake officials have called the plumbers into the county jail, which is leaking red ink.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Surveyor Bill Emerson Jr. is asking the public not to dump yard waste near regulated drainage ditches.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County Drainage Board will meet 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Lake County Government Center auditorium for a public hearing on the proposed Singleton Stone quarry.
CROWN POINT | Government workers get little in the way of respect or pay raises, and the state is cutting pension annuity payments for those who haven't retired by Oct. 1
CROWN POINT | The Lake County elections board canceled its special meetings early Friday to discuss plans to discard precincts in Democratic Party strongholds after a judge slapped a 10-day injunction on them.
CROWN POINT | A judge temporarily halted a Republican-inspired law that could have eliminated dozens of Lake County's big-city Democratic precinct committeemen next week.
CROWN POINT | Lake County will be calling police, fire and emergency medical dispatchers this month as they prepare to staff their E-911 service.
GARY | The Lake County prosecutor's office has charged a teenager with murdering her mother earlier this month.
LOWELL | Lake County police arrested a Lowell teenager Tuesday morning who was a runaway from a facility in Elkhart.
GARY | A national organization advocating change within the Roman Catholic church wants local parishioners to use the group's website to tell church fathers who should be the diocese's next bishop.
CROWN POINT | Two more Democrats are adding their voices in opposition to a new state law that could eliminate precincts in the party's urban strongholds.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County prosecutor's office will spend the coming weeks determining whether a Gary man should face the death penalty over allegations he ambushed Gary patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield earlier this month.
CROWN POINT | The Lake County jail staff is working overtime.
LANSING | Police are looking for three armed men who robbed the Great Lakes Bank, 18120 Torrence Ave., Friday afternoon.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey said Friday she is meeting with hospital officials to help control infant mortality.
LANSING | Police said Friday they are holding a Hammond man charged with a robbery and murder last May outside a local service station.
Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey is asking the public’s help Friday to locate family members of a Gary man who recently died.
CROWN POINT | The man charged with killing Gary Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield has a history of violence and caught his victim off guard, the Lake County sheriff said Thursday.
CROWN POINT | One of Lake County's oldest bridges will soon exit the county, but remain over the same river it has spanned for the better part of a century.
WINFIELD | A Winfield Township man wants Lake County officials to stop his farm from becoming a retention pond for nearby suburbs.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners have voted to provide eight suburban and rural fire and emergency medical service providers a share of the county's public safety income tax revenue.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners still want back vehicles the sheriff borrowed and hasn't returned.
CROWN POINT | Lake County officials pumped more than $22 million Wednesday into public safety services, a new voter information system and a property tax survey.
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