Lake County, Ind., may issue $8M bond for legal settlements, including for families of dead inmates

The Lake County Council is considering an $8.2 million bond to cover settlements in lawsuits, with nearly $5 million of that going to the families of two inmates who died in the jail. The proposed bond covers the judgments in 10 cases, nine of which involve the Lake County Sheriff’s ...

Family files lawsuit over Blue Island drowning

July 08, 2010 | By Cynthia Dizikes, Chicago Tribune reporter City, park district president sued after Calumet Township trustee dies during pool party The family of a Calumet Township trustee who apparently drowned during an after-hours pool party organized by Blue Island Park District officials ...