WASHINGTON | An area physician has pleaded guilty to failing to collect and pay employment taxes to the federal government, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.
CHICAGO | A onetime chief of staff to the former head of the Illinois Department of Public Health is accused of accepting $433,000 in kickbacks for steering about $13 million grant and contract money to purported philanthropic groups, according to an indictment released by prosecutors Thursday.
Local and federal law enforcement officials announced several indictments and arrests of members of the Imperial Gangsters.
HAMMOND | A Chicago woman agreed to plead guilty to having knowledge of a gang-related murder but not telling authorities, federal court records show.
David "Flaco" Lira
CHICAGO| A Glenwood woman was one of four indicted in an alleged $9.1 million mortgage fraud scheme involving at least 42 properties, according to statement issued Monday by the U.S. attorney's office.
CHICAGO | A trial date has been set for Cook County Commissioner William Beavers, who has been indicted on federal tax-evasion charges.
HAMMOND | A former East Chicago police officer is accused of falsely claiming he worked the same hours on the same days for different employers, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | A grand jury indicted a 59-year-old sex offender Wednesday in the armed robbery of a Hammond bank.
CHICAGO| A Sauk Village man and 14 co-defendants have been indicted on allegations they siphoned about $8.7 million from Indiana, Illinois and Minnesota unemployment insurance companies, according to a government news release.
HAMMOND | A former accounting manager for a Crown Point title insurance company has been indicted for allegedly embezzling more than $170,000 from her former employer.
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.
HAMMOND | Nearly two months after indicted Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot was granted a delay in his federal mail fraud and theft trial, prosecutors are now asking for a continuance of their own.
HAMMOND | An East Chicago man was indicted Monday on one count of producing bogus $20, $50 and $100 bills.
David Lira is still at large. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact law enforcement at the following numbers: FBI agents at (317) 595-4000, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives at (219) 755-6310 or the United Marshals Service at (219) 852-6776.
Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy speaks Friday about the two Chicago police officers who were indicted in a Latin Kings crackdown during a news conference at the Hammond Federal Courthouse.
Paulino Salazar is at large. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact law enforcement at the following numbers: FBI at (317) 595-4000, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives at (219) 755-6310 or the United Marshals Service at (219) 852-6776.
U.S. Attorney David Capp, of the Northern District of Indiana, announces during a Nov. 18 news conference in Hammond the indictments of 15 alleged Latin Kings members or associates, including two Chicago police officers.
U.S. Attorney David Capp spoke with the media and East Chicago residents about 12 members of an East Chicago gang that will face several indictments.
HAMMOND | Many of those indicted on charges relating to alleged involvement in the Almighty Imperial Gangsters have criminal histories littered with misdemeanors and felonies, according to court records.
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