AG Zoeller announces major national settlement with T-Mobile for “mobile cramming”

Attorney General Greg Zoeller today announced Indiana’s involvement in a multi-state settlement with T-Mobile USA, Inc., in which the company has agreed to refund customers for allegedly placing unauthorized charges on customers’ cell phone bills, a practice known as “mobile cramming.” An estimated 115,000 Hoosiers may be eligible for refunds that could exceed $70 million … Read more

BREAKING: Township Trustee Mary Elgin and 3 Other Indicted

According to Federal Court documents filed this morning, Calumet Township Trustee Mary Elgin has been indicted on charges of Wire Fraud, Extortion, False Statements and Failure to File Tax returns.  The Gazette is reviewing the case at this time and will keep you updated. Please <a href=”https://www.facebook.com/thenorthwestindianagazette”>Like us on Facebook</a> for more breaking news and … Read more

Veteran’s Ride Check Presented to Habitat for Humanity

December 19, 2014- Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Indiana and the NWI Veteran Action Council received a check for $9000.00 from the North Township Trustee that will go towards the collaborative “Veterans Build” initiative. On September 28th, The North Township Trustee and the American Motorcycle Riders Association held their annual “Victory for Veterans” memorial ride … Read more

Man Sentenced to Life +7 Years for Sex with 9 year Old Boy, Child Pornography

A truck driver was sentenced in United States District Court in Hammond today after being convicted of Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Minor, Transportation of Child Pornography, Brandishment of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Crime of Violence and Felon in Possession of a Weapon. According to the evidence presented at the July, 2013 trial, … Read more

Strong Family Demand for “On My Way Pre-K Pilot Program” More than 1,800 applications received

Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) has received more than 1,800 applications from families in Allen, Lake, Marion and Vanderburgh counties who would like to enroll their 4-year-old children in the first phase of the On My Way Pre-K program beginning in January of 2015. “I am truly grateful to the many … Read more