Police said Wilkins and Ace were partners for eight years and together pursued bad guys, sniffed out illegal drugs, and worked to protect their fellow officers.
Because the proposed channel merger won't increase public safety, Lake County's E-911 director is "acting outside the scope of his authority," Hobart Police Chief Garrett Ciszewski said.
Hoosier adults age 18 and up not otherwise prohibited from possessing a firearm will be entitled to carry a handgun in public without needing to obtain a state permit, beginning July 1.
It's now up to Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb to decide whether Indiana will become the 22nd state to allow handgun owners to carry their weapons in public without needing to obtain a state license.
Supporters of the plan said it's unconscionable the state of Indiana conditions the exercise of a constitutional right on the need to obtain a license from the state police before doing so.
GRIFFITH — A police officer is expected to recover after inadvertently being exposed Wednesday to a white powdery substance during an overdose…