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Alfonso Salinas

Appeal tossed out in Al Salinas' federal bribery case

HAMMOND | The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit dismissed a former Hammond councilman's appeal in a federal bribery case, according to court records. 

December 26, 2013 9:45 pm

Former Hammond councilman to be sentenced Tuesday

HAMMOND | Former Hammond City Councilman Al Salinas is scheduled to be sentenced at 3 p.m. Tuesday on federal charges of bribery and willful failure to file a tax return. 

August 12, 2013 9:45 pm

Munster resident admits to bribing Hammond councilman

HAMMOND | The owner of a tree-trimming service agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to paying a bribe to a Hammond city councilman in exchange for city work, federal court records show.

October 09, 2012 8:00 pm

Indicted elected officials face uncertain futures

An East Chicago public official faces a police internal affairs investigation, and council members from Hammond and Gary face possible removal from office in the wake of federal indictments announced this week.

October 05, 2012 6:15 pm Photos




NWI feds nab 6 in separate public corruption cases

NWI feds nab 6 in separate public corruption cases

HAMMOND | If Indiana's U.S. attorneys lag behind their nationwide colleagues in generating public corruption cases, as recently published federal statistics show, it wasn't apparent Thursday.

October 04, 2012 12:25 pm Photos




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