Matthew Fech, attorney for the county's three-member executive board, said Friday there is much more to the story than the sheriff disclosed in a news release blaming ICU Monitoring.
“ICU devices were tracking (Aaron) Collins’ movements for several days, but not once (were we) notified there was an escape ... until five days after he was released from (police),” Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. said.
Chief Justice Loretta Rush included two Lake County judges in her annual "State of the Judiciary" address on how Indiana's judicial branch changed over the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The state's leading abortion provider is planning a legal challenge to a new Indiana statute mandating doctors tell women pill-induced abortions possibly can be "reversed."
Attorney General Todd Rokita said Friday only he is empowered to file lawsuits involving state officials and he did not consent to the governor's lawsuit against the General Assembly.
Shareholders in the parent company of the Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana are seeking an immediate halt to new state rules requiring greater disclosure of financial records and business interests.
Gov. Eric Holcomb is asking a judge to declare unconstitutional a new Indiana law authorizing the General Assembly to convene during statewide emergencies without obtaining the governor's consent.
In each of the instances, Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. said the escaped offenders who were on court-supervised release committed serious crimes.
The Lake County sheriff’s office is objecting to Lake County Commissioners agreeing to retain the county’s contractor for electronic monitoring of pretrial detainees for another two years.
A police search of Brown's vehicle found a glass Ball jar with 10.6 grams of marijuana, two digital scales, 100 plastic bags, organic hemp rolling papers, and $2,840 cash, court records show.
Juvenile justice reforms championed by state Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, are headed to the governor’s desk to be signed into law.
A judge has ruled the Lake County Council is entitled to control the county's purchasing and data processing departments, not the Board of County Commissioners that has managed those departments for decades.
"We must mourn the Hoosiers whose lives were cut way too short, but we must also take action to prevent another tragedy like this from happening on Indiana soil," council member Ali Brown said.
The Indiana attorney general's office has won a $1.4 million default judgment against a Glenview, Illinois-based debt collection firm.
The Indiana General Assembly approved legislation Wednesday giving the governor a bigger say over which judicial candidates are nominated to him for appointment to the Lake Superior Court.
A Lake County judge soon will decide whether the county council or board of county commissioners is legally entitled to control county government purchasing and data processing.
Senate Enrolled Act 187 not only commands the state police to prioritize monument protection generally, but also requires troopers be dispatched to protect any monument at risk of vandalism.
The Indiana General Assembly gave final approval Thursday to House Enrolled Act 1064 establishing a new magistrate in Lake Superior Court 4.
Former Lake County Recorder Michael B. Brown is struggling to hire a Wisconsin attorney to defend him against a felony charge for possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.
House Bill 1453 would replace the nine-member Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission with a seven-member commission and eliminate the members selected by lawyers and judges working in Lake County.
Indiana is set to become the 40th state to criminalize the practice of female genital mutilation.
The Republican-controlled chamber agreed to change House Bill 1453 by making the new Lake County Judicial Nominating Commission a seven-member body, instead of a five-member body.
More than 236,000 current and former Hoosiers are due Wednesday to begin receiving a one-time payment of approximately $79 as restitution for the massive 2017 Equifax data breach.
Indiana is preparing to recognize the validity of court orders and similar legal actions issued by the tribal court of the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians.
Senate Enrolled Act 35 reinstates the process for the Lake County Commissioners to veto an ordinance approved by the Lake County Council, and for the council to override the commissioners' veto.