A police officer affiliated with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is under arrest in connection with the shooting death of a man early Sunday morning in unincorporated Lowell.
The legal issue at the center of an unprecedented lawsuit filed by the Lake County Council against the Lake County Commissioners could be resolved by the Indiana General Assembly.
The legislative and executive branches of Lake County government are continuing to clash over various purchases requested by the Lake County sheriff.
While in line at the drive-thru, the suspect requested that the agent transporting him roll down a window so he could remove his protective mask and “spit” out the window and then jumped out, police said.
The commissioners are seeking to dismiss a lawsuit seeking clarification on whether council ordinances taking control of county government purchasing and data processing were legitimately vetoed.
Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. is asserting his equipment purchase requests — deferred Wednesday by the county commissioners — are essential for maintaining public safety.
Thanos, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, should be completely recovered within a few months.
A Lake County sheriff's department K-9 was wounded early Monday morning after being shot by a Gary police officer.
Several vehicles were struck Sunday afternoon as a motorist fleeing police in a black Cadillac SUV drove the wrong way on Indianapolis Boulevard near Cabela Drive in Hammond.
Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez is endorsing Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. in his bid to represent Northwest Indiana in the U.S. House.
The sheriff's office said it does not yet know how the inmates contracted COVID-19, and the source of the infection is under investigation.
In-person classes at Indiana University Northwest in Gary — and all IU campuses across the state — are suspended from March 22 to April 5.
The girl reportedly ran away from her Griffith home Sunday, and her debit card was used outside of Indiana on Monday, police said.
Police conducted the search after completing a two-month investigation, and cocaine and heroin worth approximately $20,000 was found in the home.
The federal government officially has ended its oversight of the operations and facilities at the Lake County Jail.
This comes more than 10 years after the federal government determined the county was violating the civil rights of inmates by denying them adequate medical and mental health care.
CROWN POINT — A shootout between neighbors Monday afternoon sent one person to the hospital and killed the person's dog, police said.
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Lake County Sheriff Oscar Martinez Jr. confirmed his office has called for Indiana State Police to investigate excessive force allegations aga…
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Lake County Democratic Party precinct committee members name the new Lake County Sheriff