La PORTE — A war of words between a La Porte County elected official and the county attorney could eventually play out in a St. Joseph County courtroom.

County Attorney Shaw Friedman has filed a civil lawsuit alleging defamation of character against County Auditor Timothy Stabosz, who has been a vocal critic of Friedman since being elected last November.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.