Lake County Surveyor George Van Til's name was added Friday to the long list of Northwest Indiana public officials indicted on federal public corruption charges.
HAMMOND | Lake County Surveyor George Van Til defrauded taxpayers by ordering county employees to perform political campaign work on the county dime and using county equipment, prosecutors said Friday.
GARY | The Lake County Fairgrounds gun shows are an example of a potential source of guns that fall into criminals' hands, Indiana and Illinois law enforcement officials said Thursday.
HAMMOND | The Hammond-based U.S. attorney's office raked in about $6.5 million in fiscal year 2012 related to criminal and civil actions, the office reported Friday.
HAMMOND | U.S. Attorney David Capp will speak at 6:30 p.m. today at the Edison Community Watch.
Local and federal law enforcement officials announced several indictments and arrests of members of the Imperial Gangsters.
So many public corruption indictments have been handed down against public officials in Lake County over the years that voters run the danger of expecting local government officials to be corrupt. That should prompt action by good, decent, honest officials to shore up the public's trust.
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.
GARY | U.S. Attorney David Capp, an alumnus of Gary's Lew Wallace High School, returned to the city Monday afternoon to speak at a Chamber of Commerce meeting about cooperative crime-fighting efforts in the region.
MERRILLVILLE | Northwest Indiana law enforcement officials have put a lid on recent gang violence, but are still trying to figure out who's stealing Hammond's manhole covers.
Friday's indictment of a school official has put government ethics in the spotlight once again.
After training more than 24,000 officers over nearly a quarter century, Northwest Indiana's first law enforcement coordination manager is retiring.
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Gangs, racketeering, and how law enforcement are casting a wide net to nab offenders - officials break down the process for nwi.com.
This month alone, the government named more than 25 alleged gang members and their associates in lengthy indictments, combining federal and local law enforcement with a federal racketeering statute originally designed to target the mafia.
The weight of the federal government is finally pressing down on violent street gangs in East Chicago. It's going to be a messy process, but the result will be worth it.
HAMMOND | Fifteen suspected members or associates of the Latin Kings -- including two former Chicago Police officers -- have been indicted in an alleged racketeering conspiracy that resulted in 19 murders in three states and helped distribute millions of dollars worth of drugs throughout the…
U.S. Attorney David Capp spoke with the media and East Chicago residents about 12 members of an East Chicago gang that will face several indictments.
Watch the full, approximately 25-minute press conference at Hammond's federal courthouse where U.S. Attorney David Capp announced that Lake Couny Coroner Thomas Philpot and Lake County Sheriff's officers Joseph Kumstar, Edward Kabella and Ronald Slusser had been indicted in separate incidents.
Times reporter Sarah Tompkins brings you to the latest from the federal courthouse where U.S. Attorney David Capp announced that Lake Couny Coroner Thomas Philpot and Lake County Sheriff's officers Joseph Kumstar, Edward Kabella and Ronald Slusser have been indicted in separate incidents.
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