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Indiana needs more complete data on school bullying

August 16, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: State took major move forward with Toll Road deal

To gain a full understanding of the continued benefits to the state of leasing the Indiana Toll Road to a private operator, it's necessary to take a step back in time.

July 09, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST EDITORIALS: GOP clings to state office

Playing politics: GOP clings to state office

June 25, 2011 12:00 am

Judge reluctantly turns away students' fraud claim against Brown Mackie College

INDIANAPOLIS | In an unusually heartfelt opinion, an Indiana Court of Appeals judge said he wished the court could assist three Lake County women who claim they were defrauded by Brown Mackie College of Merrillville.

April 03, 2011 3:00 pm

Not so fast, Eddie: Vrdolyak gets 10 months in resentencing for kickback scheme

CHICAGO | A former alderman whose exploits as one of Chicago's most powerful politicians earned him the nickname 'Fast Eddie' will go to prison for 10 months, a federal judge ruled on Friday in a resentencing for a $1.5 million real estate kickback scheme.

October 15, 2010 6:06 pm

Foreclosure freeze could undermine housing market, ADV,ADV111st Ld-Writethru, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Karl Case, the co-creator of a widely watched housing market index, was upbeat three weeks ago. Mulling the economy while at a meeting at a resort near the Berkshires, Case thought the makings of a recovery were finally falling into place.

October 11, 2010 3:00 am
Schrenker sentenced to 10 years for securities fraud

Schrenker sentenced to 10 years for securities fraud

NOBLESVILLE | Former money manager Marcus Schrenker was sentenced to 10 years in prison in a Hamilton County courtroom Thursday after pleading guilty to securities fraud charges last month.

October 08, 2010 12:00 am Photos


GUEST EDITORIALS: New website on candidates worth visit

In two of the last three gubernatorial elections in Illinois, voters disregarded federal corruption investigations and elected governors who later would be convicted in federal court.

October 02, 2010 12:00 am

Dem chairman: GOP candidate committed voter fraud, 2nd Ld-Writethru, IN

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican hoping to be Indiana's next top election official committed voter fraud when he cast a ballot in the May primary using his ex-wife's home as his address, Democrats alleged Tuesday.

September 28, 2010 6:41 pm

Dem chairman: GOP candidate committed voter fraud, IN

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Democratic Party chairman says the Republican candidate for secretary of state likely committed felony voter fraud when he voted in the May primary using his ex-wife's home as his address.

September 28, 2010 10:26 am

2 charged in alleged investment fraud scheme, IL

CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Chicago say they have indicted a California woman and a man who once lived in the Chicago suburb of Northfield on wire fraud charges in an investment scheme which allegedly swindled some 70 investors out of more than $30 million.

September 24, 2010 8:11 pm

Ex-councilman convicted of vote fraud, tax evasion, IL

EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A former East St. Louis councilman previously convicted of vote fraud has been found guilty of federal election fraud and tax evasion.

September 24, 2010 8:16 am

Fellow felons in Blagojevich probe await fate

SPRINGFIELD | The investigation into wrongdoing by former Gov. Rod Blagojevich, known as "Operation Board Games," snagged more than a dozen convictions before the Democrat and his brother, Robert, were brought to trial. After the trial ended this week with Blagojevich's conviction on one cha…

August 23, 2010 12:00 am

Conrad Black not expected at bail hearing

CHICAGO |  A federal judge in Chicago is set to determine under what conditions Conrad Black should be released from prison while he appeals his conviction for defrauding shareholders, but the former media mogul is unlikely to show up in court himself.

July 21, 2010 12:00 am

Trying Conrad Black again won't be easy, say experts

CHICAGO | Once Conrad Black leaves a federal prison in Florida, free on bail pending an appeal of his conviction for defrauding investors, prosecutors could have a hard time if they have to prove their case against the former newspaper magnate a second time, legal experts say.

July 21, 2010 12:00 am
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