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News in Lake County, Indiana

Calling all dispatchers: Lake to hire E-911 communicators
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:35:00 GMT

CROWN POINT | Lake County will be calling police, fire and emergency medical dispatchers this month as they prepare to staff their E-911 service.

Lake Co. Dems sue to stop precinct elimination
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT

CROWN POINT | A judge temporarily halted a Republican-inspired law that could have eliminated dozens of Lake County's big-city Democratic precinct committeemen next week.

Lake Co. judge strikes down Indiana right-to-work
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:42:37 GMT

A Lake County judge struck down Indiana's right-to-work ban on certain union fees in a second legal blow to the contentious law passed in 2012. Lake County Circuit Court Judge George Paras determined the ...

Lake Co. judge strikes down Ind. right-to-work
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:01:42 GMT

A Lake County judge struck down Indiana's right-to-work ban on certain union fees in a second legal blow to the contentious law passed in 2012.

Lake County judge strikes down Indiana right-to-work law
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 02:48:38 GMT

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller said he will ask for a stay to prevent the decision from taking effect immediately. A similar case is already pending before the Indiana Supreme Court.

Officer’s grand jury indictment can be amended
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 23:56:00 GMT

CROWN POINT | Lake County prosecutors will be able to amend the grand jury indictment against a Lake County police officer to include a charge of conversion, thanks to a ruling Thursday by Lake Criminal Court Judge Salvador Vasquez.

Report: Two men charged in shooting that injured Addison family
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 05:01:00 GMT

Two men from Hammond, Indiana, have been charged with shoting an Addison woman and her two daughters during a cell phone purchase on Sunday, the Chicago Tribune is reporting. Alan Lavelle Ross Jr., 17, and Joseph Alonso Pleasure, 20, both of Hammond, are charged with attempted murder, attempted robbery resulting in serious injury and aggravated battery, the Tribune reports.

Indiana seeks stay on right-to-work ruling
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:41:14 GMT

Indiana's attorney general says the state is seeking an immediate stay of a Lake County judge's ruling striking down the 2012 right-to-work statute

Two women escape death from train in Indiana, but maybe not jail
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:06:39 GMT

By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Two women may face criminal charges after narrowly escaping an oncoming freight train as they crossed a bridge above a lake in Indiana by crawling between the tracks as train cars passed inches above their heads, authorities said on Wednesday. As the train going at 30 miles per hour approached a viaduct 80 feet above Lake Lemon near Bloomington, the engineer ...

VIDEO: Indiana Women Stuck On Train Tracks Jump Under Freight Train To Survive
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:50:50 GMT

Two Indiana women barely dodged a 14,000-ton freight train recently as they found themselves stuck on an Indiana trestle.