HAMMOND | A former downstate police officer was sentenced Friday to 40 years in federal prison for his role in a region drug dealing and weapons conspiracy, prosecutors announced.
EAST CHICAGO | After 10 years, federal authorities have charged members and associates of the Two Six street gang with the murder of East Chicago’s Julio Cartagena in 2003.
U.S. Attorney David Capp announced indictments against members of the Two Six gang during a news conference in East Chicago.
The latest allegations against former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett — that state computers and possibly staff were used for his campaign fundraising — sound like something that might have happened in Lake County.
Lake County law enforcement officials are forming a full-time regional team of officers to attack criminal violence and property crimes.
HAMMOND | Federal prosecutors are recommending former Hammond City Councilman Al Salinas serve 46 months in prison, according to a sentencing memorandum filed Thursday in U.S. District Court.
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.
When I look back over a year about to end, I naturally remember the tough times, but I also recapture the moments of success and accomplishment.
Gangs, racketeering, and how law enforcement are casting a wide net to nab offenders - officials break down the process for nwi.com.
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