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Bar wants to collect $1.5M cover charge from East Chicago

CROWN POINT | A Lake Superior Civil Court judge is considering whether to award $1.5 million in damages to an East Chicago restaurateur claiming to be a victim of political harassment.

January 27, 2014 5:45 pm

Former E.C. library director formally pleads guilty to filing a false tax return

EAST CHICAGO | Former East Chicago Public Library Director Manny Montalvo pleaded guilty in Hammond federal court Thursday to one count of filing a false tax return.

August 22, 2013 6:45 pm

Montalvo pleads guilty to one count of tax fraud

EAST CHICAGO | Former East Chicago Public Library Director Manuel "Manny" Montalvo reached a deal with federal prosecutors Friday, pleading guilty to one of two counts of filing a false federal tax return.

August 02, 2013 3:08 pm Related

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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

Another E.C. city employee to face federal charges

EAST CHICAGO | The marina dockmaster of East Chicago is the latest municipal employee to be painted by federal prosecutors into a mosaic of alleged crimes and corruption dating back several decades.

November 23, 2012 12:00 am

East Chicago settles retaliation and discrimination lawsuit

HAMMOND | An undisclosed settlement has been reached in the discrimination and retaliation case of a former East Chicago employee who sued the city, its former mayor and human services director.

April 23, 2012 9:15 pm

E.C. partially settles federal lawsuit for $252K

Two East Chicago City Council members and a former city employee will receive $252,000 to settle their federal lawsuit against the city, Hammond federal court records show.

March 20, 2012 2:40 pm
East Chicago addressing long-standing challenges

East Chicago addressing long-standing challenges

EAST CHICAGO | After a year of "rolling up our sleeves and getting to work," East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland, now with a four-year mandate from voters, said 2012 will be "a year of purpose" in addressing the city's long-standing challenges.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Ethics expert touts need for involvement

Ethics expert touts need for involvement

VALPARAISO | Being unethical doesn't always mean a person is doing something illegal, Carla Miller told a group of about 80 who attended Wednesday's luncheon presentation on ethics at Valparaiso University.

January 11, 2012 4:19 pm

E.C. plaintiff settles in Pabey administration 'retaliation' case

HAMMOND | One of six plaintiffs alleging political retaliation under former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey's administration reached a settlement Tuesday with the city, and two more plaintiffs are expected to settle soon.

January 11, 2012 2:26 pm

Court denies Pabey's request to vacate or reduce prison time

A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey's convictions and five-year prison term for conspiracy and embezzlement of public funds.

December 29, 2011 1:30 pm Related
Court ruling in U.S. v. Pabey appeal

Court ruling in U.S. v. Pabey appeal

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago Wednesday upheld the conviction and 60-month prison sentence of former East Chicago Mayor George Pabey for conspiracy and embezzlement of public funds.

December 28, 2011 2:34 pm
MARK KIESLING: Blago's ignorance plea familiar, but hollow

MARK KIESLING: Blago's ignorance plea familiar, but hollow

Once upon a time, it used to be that the last refuge of a scoundrel was patriotism.

December 08, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Copeland's E.C. win a history-maker, too

MARK KIESLING: Copeland's E.C. win a history-maker, too

The media have been making a lot of the victory of Karen Freeman-Wilson as the first black female mayor in Indiana.

November 11, 2011 12:00 am
ENDORSEMENT: We endorse Copeland in East Chicago

ENDORSEMENT: We endorse Copeland in East Chicago

The East Chicago mayoral race has three candidates, but it's really a two-way race.

October 31, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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MARK KIESLING: Entitlement mentality still runs deep

MARK KIESLING: Entitlement mentality still runs deep

Sometimes you want to shake your head at the doings of local politicians and ask, "What were they thinking?"

October 28, 2011 12:00 am

Former E.C. Mayor Pabey, city's defense enter motion to have civil suit dropped

HAMMOND | Attorneys on behalf of George Pabey and the city of East Chicago filed motions Tuesday asking the court to rule in their favor without a trial in a civil lawsuit against them.

September 20, 2011 10:25 pm
Professor's law schools E.C. on why corruption doesn't pay

Professor's law schools E.C. on why corruption doesn't pay

East Chicago has been an icon of public corruption because it has too many residents in desperate need of city services and too few political parties in charge, a Notre Dame professor all too familiar with the Twin Cities recently observed.

August 21, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Crime insurance for East Chicago

East Chicago finally is considering a blanket bond policy to provide coverage against theft of city funds by city employees. It's a sad but necessary development.

August 05, 2011 12:00 am

East Chicago considers 'crime insurance' for all employees

EAST CHICAGO | The city is shopping around for a so-called "crime insurance policy" to cover the behavior of employees, commissioners and other workers.

August 01, 2011 12:00 am
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