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News in Lake County, Indiana

Fate of 3,800 Lake adoptions hangs on justices' ruling
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:03:00 -0700

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday in a dispute that could void 3,800 Lake County adoptions approved over the past 14 years.

Pressure rises over Lake County government pay raises
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:10:00 -0700

CROWN POINT | The Lake County Council is getting it from all sides in the debate over potential county employee pay raises in 2015.

Lake sheriff's Explorers win crisis, hostage category at national competition
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:18:26 -0700

TAVARES — Teens from the Lake County Sheriff's Office Explorer program recently took first place in the crisis and hostage category at the national competition in Indiana.

Lake County considers more money for disabled
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:17:00 -0700

CROWN POINT | Lake County Commissioners are requesting the County Council appropriate an additional $140,000 next year to contribute to the Arc Northwest Indiana and Tradewinds.

Lake cops hope to arrest political donations
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:37:00 -0700

CROWN POINT | Lake County police officers are trying to starve the re-election campaigns of several officials to force county government into granting them pay raises.

Concern grows: Children in Indiana sickened by Enterovirus D68
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:44:01 -0700

(CNN) — Indiana has joined the growing list of states with confirmed cases of Enterovirus D68, health officials say. Four children in Lake County, Indiana, were sickened by Enterovirus D68 and were treated at University of Chicago Hospital, according to a press release from the Indiana Department of Health; all four have since been discharged […]

Enterovirus D68 hits two more states
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:20:53 -0700

Indiana and Montana have joined the growing list of states with confirmed cases of severe respiratory illness in children.

Lake Norman swimming beach on target for summer 2016
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:48:55 -0700

Mecklenburg County's first swimming beach at a county-run park since the 1970s is on track to open in summer 2016 at Ramsey Creek Park on Lake Norman, county park officials said Thursday night. The half-acre

Lake E-911 mergers still need state's OK
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:02:00 -0700

CROWN POINT | Lake County's proposed consolidation of police, fire and emergency medical services is still awaiting state approval.

Severe weather headed for Chicagoland area
Sat, 20 Sep 2014 13:42:45 -0700

The National Weather Service declared a severe thunderstorm warning for eastern Kankakee County and several Indiana counties this afternoon, and much of the middle part of the state was put under a severe thunderstorm watch through this evening as a cold front rolls into the area. The warning was to last until 4:15 p.m. for […]