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Former E.C. school treasurer gets 5 months in prison for taking bribe

HAMMOND | A federal judge on Friday sentenced a former East Chicago school treasurer to five months in prison for taking a bribe.

January 25, 2013 6:35 pm

Feds: Concrete work was foundation for East Chicago corruption

EAST CHICAGO | The corrupting mix of concrete and bribery continued to pave East Chicago's political landscape beyond the infamous sidewalks-for-votes scandal of the previous decade, recent federal court filings show.

January 10, 2013 12:00 am

Ramirez changes his plea to guilty for accepting bribe

HAMMOND| The former treasurer for East Chicago public schools changed his plea to guilty Wednesday for accepting a bribe — and he agreed to share knowledge of any criminal activity with the government.

March 21, 2012 6:15 pm
Feds charge E.C. school treasurer with accepting bribe

Feds charge E.C. school treasurer with accepting bribe

EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago's public schools treasurer resigned and turned himself in to federal authorities Friday following an indictment on a charge of accepting a bribe.

March 09, 2012 1:00 pm

Missing student laptops spur investigation in E.C.

EAST CHICAGO | School City of East Chicago officials and police are investigating additional reports of stolen or missing laptops.

May 30, 2011 3:15 pm

E.C. schools to buy $3.6 million in laptops

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago School Board on Monday voted to spend $3.6 million to buy 2,263 MacBooks for students in grades 5 through 12.

September 22, 2010 12:00 am
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