Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot leaves the U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building in Hammond on Monday Aug. 20, 2012 after his federal trial began. Philpot recently transferred from a federal prison to the Chicago Residential Re-entry Management Program.
CROWN POINT | Jury selection in the trial of Jason R. Cozmanoff was still going on late Monday in Lake Criminal Court, interrupted at one point by a storm-related power outage.
CROWN POINT | A fifth and final alternate in the Kevin Isom death penalty was named Tuesday morning, court officials said.
CROWN POINT | Prosecutors reported Friday that jury selection in the Kevin Isom death penalty case reached its goal of 12 regular jurors.
CROWN POINT | The second week of jury selection in the Kevin Isom capital murder case saw 10 jurors seated.
CROWN POINT | The first five days of jury selection in the county's only death penalty case concluded Friday with seven jurors selected.
CROWN POINT | At least two jurors were named by mid-afternoon Monday to serve in Lake County's only death penalty case.
CROWN POINT | Potential jurors were interviewed Friday in the latest effort to try a Gary man charged with murdering his wife and two stepchildren.
CROWN POINT | A jury heard opening arguments Tuesday in the homicide trial of a Gary man.
Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot, left, and his legal team talk Monday outside the U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building in Hammond.
Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot leaves the U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building in Hammond on Monday after his federal trial began.
CROWN POINT | Lawyers have widened a search for an impartial jury to hear evidence against a Gary man accused of killing his wife and two stepchildren five years ago.
CROWN POINT | A potential juror who nixed appearing for duty during the failed round of jury selection in the Kevin Isom capital case narrowly escaped jail time Friday but walked away $500 poorer.
CROWN POINT | With the state's decision to continue to pursue the death penalty in the Kevin Isom case, the court will seek out an initial 1,000 jurors, up from 600 in the last round.
CROWN POINT | The pool from which jurors in Lake County's only death penalty case may be selected has topped out at 228.
CROWN POINT | Jury selection for the capital murder trial of a Gary man will begin in April, more than five months before the first evidence is presented.
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