Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. won approval Tuesday to spend $770,060 in taxpayer funds to purchase a new patrol and rescue boat for operations on Lake Michigan.
The Lake County Council voted 5-2 Tuesday to reject a proposal to require masks be worn by all students, personnel, and visitors inside every school in the county, including private and charter schools.
The county health officer told the Lake County Council Tuesday she's working with the Lake County Board of Health to develop policies aimed at reducing the growing number of COVID-19 cases.
Democratic and Republican Lake County leaders are calling Tuesday for Recorder Michael B. Brown to resign his office.
The council is still is working on its plan to issue civil fines, similar to traffic tickets, for marijuana possession to individuals arrested for possessing marijuana purchased legally in Illinois or Michigan.
No one wants to fork over cash for services not rendered.
After extensive thought regarding the firearm discharge ordinance presented to the Lake County Council for consideration in unincorporated are…
CROWN POINT — Some 11 Lake County Sheriff Department employees may see a more prosperous new year.
CROWN POINT — Lake County's E-911 department will make a new effort to dial up its staff to meet high call volumes.
CROWN POINT — The North Township dial-a-ride program wants the Lake County Council to drop $150,000 in its fare box.
CROWN POINT — The new Lake County sheriff's first proposed spending plan will be big and bold.
CROWN POINT — The Lake County Council might have expelled Jamal Washington from public office if he had been put behind bars for violating his…
CROWN POINT — Lake County Commissioners hired a human resources director but are in no hurry to fire the consultant she is replacing.
Bipartisan cooperation is an important quality of effective government leadership.
HAMMOND — The Hammond Democratic Precinct Organization has endorsed Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. for election in the May 8 primary.
Watching some Region politicians insult, impugn and even shake down one another for money or political favors is commonplace.
CROWN POINT — The Lake County Council voted Tuesday to raise the next Lake County Jail administrator's salary to $110,000, from $88,942.
CROWN POINT —The Lake County Council created a parental leave for male as well as female county employees who are new parents.
As the newly elected president of the Lake County Council, I would like to express my goals for the upcoming year.
CALUMET TWP. — The Lake County Council is prepared to suppress a dispute in unincorporated Calumet Township involving firefighters.
CROWN POINT — The Lake County Council started the new year the same way it ended 2017, without Councilman Jamal Washington present.
CALUMET TWP. — A dispute among firefighters in unincorporated Calumet Township is raising concerns about the future of public safety for its 3…
CROWN POINT — Lake County Council members all congratulated County Surveyor Bill Emerson Jr. last week for recently earning a license in profe…