Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. wants the case to move forward as quickly as possible, so he's not "further prejudiced" in terms of the upcoming election, attorney Paul Stracci said.
Frigid weather has caused closures and delays at several schools in Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties.
"Betsy (Maher) is a leader in nonprofit management with a passion for and commitment to environmental conservation," a Save the Dunes news release said.
A cold front Thursday night will bring snow, with more lake effect on Friday, said Midwest Chief Meteorologist Matt Holiner.
The Hammond Common Council passed an ordinance rezoning the land along Hohman Avenue in preparation for the Rimbach Plaza apartment complex.
Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. has filed suit against the Lake County Board of Commissioners seeking court approval to enter into contracts relating to the county Jail without consent from the commissioners.
Lake County Sheriff's Department officers arrested an 18-year-old St. John man for narcotics after a lengthy investigation.
According to court records, Brittingham became angry with his girlfriend and abducted her about 5:30 a.m. Jan. 12 after she arrived at work at a dollar store off U.S. 30 in Merrillville.
The woman also had an arrest warrant for failure to register as a violent offender in Madison County, Illinois, police said.
The Gary man, whose name had not yet been released by the Lake County coroner's office, was found in the driver's seat of a black 2006 Jeep SUV, police said.
Gerald Stiener will once again serve as president of the Winfield Town Council for the coming year.
The department recently formed the Merrillville Tactical Apprehension Squad, and a vehicle has been ordered for that unit.
Drivers should expect conditions to deteriorate as the snowfall continues, INDOT said.
Here is a list of the latest schools canceled or delayed Monday because of inclement weather.
In a separate legal filing, the defense signaled its intention to serve subpoenas on a Region "citizen journalist," county commissioners, Crown Point police and 15 businesses with security cameras.
The legal filings come nearly five months after U.S. District Chief Judge Jon DeGuilio entered a consent decree for the U.S. Steel Midwest plant in Portage stemming from wastewater permit violations.
The entire trail will be repaved from border to border, said Council President Rick Ryfa, R-3rd. Contractor bids will be accepted until 4 p.m. Feb. 15.
The two sides await a ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Philip P. Simon on whether he will issue an injunction restoring the firefighters work schedule to 24 hours on duty/ 48 hours off.
Eight men and women filed this past week as candidates for the May 3 Democratic Party (D) and Republican Party (R) primaries for Lake County, township and municipal public offices.
Mayor Brian Snedecor said there are a variety of factors to contemplate before taking action on the proposal, including ensuring departments can handle the time off with current funding and staffing.
A 12% pay increase, a boost in pension benefits and expanded insurance benefits are helping to attract more officers to Gary, Police Chief Brian Evans said.
The chase ended in a crash and arrest at the 253.8 mile marker on northbound I-65, ISP said.
Julio H. Miramontes, 31, of Chicago, faces a felony charge of criminal recklessness with a handgun.