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HAMMOND | A group of 20 former Lake County employees filed an age discrimination lawsuit in U.S. District Court Friday.
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.
GARY | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich took the opportunity at Tuesday’s Lake County sheriff’s candidate debate to deny that patronage jobs exist in his department.
ST. JOHN | Lake Central High School students who take Tom Clark’s U.S. history class know on day one they’re going to get a folder of information to research about a soldier killed in action.
HAMMOND | Two people were indicted Wednesday over illegally acquiring Social Security funds.
HAMMOND | A debate among the five candidates for Lake County sheriff Tuesday night at Purdue University Calumet began amicably, but as the event wore on attacks over political cronyism started to grate on Sheriff John Buncich.
MUNSTER | The entire cost of the estimated $30 million for phase one of the 45th Street underpass project could all be paid for with a federal transportation grant.
MUNSTER | The Town Council has appointed Dave Pelc its interim fire chief.
MUNSTER | Phase four of the Community Park renovation may hinge on the price for repairs to the Centennial Park Clubhouse.
ST. JOHN | When it comes to ISTEP+ testing of its students, the Lake Central School Corp. wants A’s not B’s.
MUNSTER | The sudden death of Munster Fire Chief James Knesek last month left the Fire Department with a leadership void.
GARY | The Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission has affirmed a Gary Sanitary District billing practice whereby residents’ utility bill payments are applied to trash pickup fees before paying down sewer bills.
HAMMOND | Defrocked First Baptist Church of Hammond Pastor Jack Schaap is acting as his own attorney for the time being as he attempts to get his sentence for having sex with a minor overturned.
ST. JOHN | Lake Central School Corp. won't be able to offer summer school for grades four through eight this year because of funding.
MUNSTER | Tenants of Munster Shops on Calumet Avenue say they are losing money and might lose their businesses if their landlord doesn’t increase the number of parking spaces and address other concerns.
HAMMOND | A Griffith man and his environmental firm must pay $200,000 in restitution and fines for illegally dumping waste into region sewers, a federal judge ordered Friday.
MUNSTER | Three Floyds Brewery can proceed with its expansion plans and a Dolton firm will relocate to Munster thanks to tax abatements granted by the Munster Town Council.
MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council wants answers from Canadian National Railway regarding a nearly 11-hour blockage Friday of a rail crossing on White Oak Avenue near 45th Street.
MUNSTER | The town has commissioned a high-level study of vehicular traffic on Calumet Avenue to determine the best synchronization of traffic signals.
MUNSTER | Standard & Poor’s has raised the town’s bond rating two levels, from A to AA-.
HAMMOND | A 57-year-old Hammond woman pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to embezzling funds from International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 374 in Hammond.
MUNSTER | The town has earmarked nearly $2 million for a variety of park improvements.
HAMMOND | A Lake Village man was sentenced to 19.5 years in prison Thursday on a federal charge of conspiracy to possess heroin with intent to distribute.
MUNSTER | Five firms are competing to come up with the right solution to fix structural problems with the Centennial Park Clubhouse.
MUNSTER | Munster Fire Chief James J. Knesek Sr.’s 34 years of dedicated service to his community was apparent Thursday by the turnout for his funeral Mass at St. Thomas More Catholic Church.
ST. JOHN | The Lake Central School Corp. is going for the gold during the Winter Olympics.
HAMMOND | A gambling addiction and unemployment woes drove Stacy B. Davis to rob banks in Munster and Merrillville.
HAMMOND | Gary City Councilman Ronier Scott pleaded guilty Monday in U.S. District Court to two misdemeanor counts of willful failure to file income tax returns.
MUNSTER | The Munster Town Council unanimously approved a resolution opposing a proposal by Gov. Mike Pence to eliminate the business personal property tax.
MUNSTER | With the help of a property tax abatement, Three Floyds Brewing could nearly double in size.
HAMMOND | Christopher Bour pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court Thursday to five felony counts involving the production and possession of pornography involving a child younger than 12 years old.
HAMMOND | A Portage man was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl and videotaping the abuse.
HAMMOND | Criminal activity in Hammond continued its downward trend in 2013, as the city reported a 5 percent overall decrease in crime, according to the Police Department’s annual crime statistics report.
ST. JOHN | There was a time, back in the days of the grassroots change agents of the Citizens Party, that Town Council meetings were pretty well attended.
ST. JOHN | Residents can check out the newly renovated Lake Central High School in St. John and the new Protsman Elementary School in Dyer at two upcoming open houses.
HAMMOND | The city’s firefighters have rejected a third — and Mayor Thomas M. McDermott Jr. assures final — contract offer.
HAMMOND | The city’s firefighters may be getting a new contract after all.
HAMMOND | A Lake Station man has pleaded guilty to charges alleging he produced and distributed child pornography.
ST. JOHN | The town has entered into a financial partnership with a local developer to bring a 10-acre commercial and residential development to the east side of U.S. 41.
ST. JOHN | The Town Council spent its first meeting of 2014 getting its house in order.
CHICAGO | A South Holland woman could faces up to six years in a federal prison for filing nearly 3,200 fraudulent federal income tax returns for clients, federal prosecutors said.
HAMMOND | The attorney for convicted tax cheat and former Gary City Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas hopes there’s some wriggle room in the one-year-and-one-day sentence she received from a federal judge.
HAMMOND | A Crown Point woman pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to embezzling from her former employer.
HAMMOND | Hammond Firefighters Local 556 President Edward Lomeli understands the irony of the union voting down a three-year contract with the city.
HAMMOND | Firetruck No. 1 is back in service effective Wednesday and that makes for a safer city, Hammond officials said.
HAMMOND | The federal government announced indictments of several individuals on drug related charges this week.
HAMMOND | An East Chicago man was sentenced to more than a decade in prison on Friday for engaging in racketeering activity with the Imperial Gangster street gang.
HAMMOND | Nine people were indicted Thursday on charges of staging car crashes in Northwest Indiana and Illinois to profit from insurance payouts.
ST. JOHN | Police arrested two juveniles Wednesday morning on charges of stealing from cars in the Gates of St. John subdivision.
ST. JOHN | Fire Chief Fred Willman left Thursday’s Town Council meeting knowing the fire safety training facility the town operates is on strong financial footing.
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