HAMMOND | Lake Station's mayor, his wife and his stepdaughter entered a Hammond federal courtroom in shackles Thursday, all three pleading not guilty to a total of 15 criminal charges spanning two public corruption indictments.
HAMMOND | A group of 20 former Lake County employees filed an age discrimination lawsuit in U.S. District Court Friday.
HAMMOND | A Schererville doctor has received a year and a day in prison for failing to collect and pay employment taxes to the federal government, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. | A former chief of staff for the Illinois Department of Public Health has pleaded guilty in connection with a $13 million bribery and kickback case.
CHICAGO | A one-time Harvey Police Department officer who went on to become deputy chief in Markham was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison on charges he sexually assaulted a woman in police custody in 2010.
EAST CHICAGO | The FBI identified two East Chicago residents accused of taking part in a brazen armed bank robbery and shooting at officers.
HAMMOND | Two people were indicted Wednesday over illegally acquiring Social Security funds.
MUNSTER | A Munster woman is asking a federal judge to compel the state to recognize her as a married woman before she dies.
HAMMOND | An agreement was filed Wednesday to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a former Hammond teacher who was acquitted of engaging in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student.
HAMMOND | Defrocked First Baptist Church of Hammond Pastor Jack Schaap is acting as his own attorney for the time being as he attempts to get his sentence for having sex with a minor overturned.
HAMMOND | Negotiators report "significant and substantial progress" has been made in resolving federal legal action filed by a local disability-rights group against the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission.
HAMMOND | The trial of a Philadelphia man accused of conspiring with two former Lake County deputies to sell illegal guns was delayed until Sept. 15, according to court records.
HAMMOND | A Minneapolis man accused of transporting a minor across state lines to engage in prostitution was sentenced to 11 years in prison, according to court records.
HAMMOND | A Chicago man was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to one year probation after admitting to fraudulently submitting Medicaid claims totaling $5,000, according to court documents.
HAMMOND | Two former Lake County police officers have long been disgraced, but not yet imprisoned for illicit firearms sales.
HAMMOND | A Gary woman faces charges of using Social Security benefits intended for her daughter.
HAMMOND | A federal judge denied the appeal of a former Morton High School teacher who is in prison after pleading guilty to receiving child pornography, according to court records.
HAMMOND | Sentencing has been set for May 21 for a Merrillville man who pleaded guilty Monday to two counts of mail fraud involving a scheme to defraud insurance companies.
HAMMOND | A Hammond federal court judge sentenced an Illinois man to nearly three years in prison Friday for his role in a Gary fraud scheme.
HAMMOND | Seven Lake County men have filed a class-action lawsuit on their own seeking millions in compensation from the Lake County Sheriff's Department, Google and others alleging they were wrongly posted online as sex offenders.
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