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Marilyn Krusas

EDITORIAL: Convicted councilman should now resign

Gary City Councilman Ronier Scott is scheduled to be sentenced this morning for failing to file his taxes. It's yet another grim moment for Lake County politics.

April 01, 2014 12:00 am

Gary councilman faces 10 months in jail

HAMMOND | A Gary councilman said he is "deeply sorry" for willfully failing to file income tax returns in a letter to a federal judge filed Friday in federal court.

March 21, 2014 4:30 pm

DOUG ROSS: Money talks, same-sex marriage talks, GOP balks

A potpourri can be either a medley of miscellaneous items or a mixture of flower petals and so forth used to make things smell better. Considering the topics for this column, maybe it's both.

January 17, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Krusas shouldn't expect reduced sentence

Former Gary City Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas wants a shorter sentence than the year she was given for income tax evasion. That wouldn't be fair.

January 14, 2014 12:00 am

Former Gary councilwoman hopes for reduced sentence because of ill health

HAMMOND | The attorney for convicted tax cheat and former Gary City Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas hopes there’s some wriggle room in the one-year-and-one-day sentence she received from a federal judge.

January 09, 2014 1:32 pm

Judge asked to show leniency toward Krusas

GARY | A wave of letters supporting indicted former Gary Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas was filed Tuesday, including one from Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson.

December 31, 2013 8:30 pm
EDITORIAL: Disgraced Gary councilman should step down

EDITORIAL: Disgraced Gary councilman should step down

Add Gary city Councilman Ronier Scott to the long list of disgraced Northwest Indiana politicians.

December 12, 2013 12:00 am Related
Gary councilman charged with failing to file tax returns

Gary councilman charged with failing to file tax returns

HAMMOND | The second Gary City Council member in as many years is accused by prosecutors of violating federal tax laws.

December 09, 2013 1:45 pm Photos

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Former Gary councilwoman sentencing delayed to Jan. 8

HAMMOND | A federal judge has granted a third delay in the sentencing of a former Gary city councilwoman in a tax evasion case.

December 04, 2013 4:00 pm

Former Gary councilwoman's sentencing pushed back

HAMMOND | A federal judge has agreed for a second time to delay the sentencing in a tax evasion case involving a former Gary councilwoman.

October 25, 2013 5:00 am Related

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Prosecutors seeking prison time for former Gary councilwoman

HAMMOND | Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to sentence a former Gary councilwoman to 12 to 18 months in prison.

October 15, 2013 6:36 pm

Judge delays sentencing for former Gary councilwoman

HAMMOND | A former Gary councilwoman's sentencing in federal court has been pushed back to Oct. 29, according to court records.

July 23, 2013 8:00 pm

Ex-Gary councilwoman seeks 3-month delay in sentencing

HAMMOND | A former Gary councilwoman accused of tax evasion is asking a federal court to move her sentencing date to November, according to court records.

July 22, 2013 12:05 am

Ex-Gary councilwoman faces tax cheat sentence in August

HAMMOND | The sentencing hearing for former Gary Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas has been rescheduled for Aug. 21, federal court records show.

May 14, 2013 12:05 am Related

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Gary official pleads guilty to tax evasion

Gary official pleads guilty to tax evasion

Gary Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas agreed Monday to plead guilty to tax evasion, federal court records show.

April 01, 2013 10:30 am Related

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Indicted elected officials face uncertain futures

An East Chicago public official faces a police internal affairs investigation, and council members from Hammond and Gary face possible removal from office in the wake of federal indictments announced this week.

October 05, 2012 6:15 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Shore up public's trust in local government

So many public corruption indictments have been handed down against public officials in Lake County over the years that voters run the danger of expecting local government officials to be corrupt. That should prompt action by good, decent, honest officials to shore up the public's trust.

October 05, 2012 12:00 am
NWI feds nab 6 in separate public corruption cases

NWI feds nab 6 in separate public corruption cases

HAMMOND | If Indiana's U.S. attorneys lag behind their nationwide colleagues in generating public corruption cases, as recently published federal statistics show, it wasn't apparent Thursday.

October 04, 2012 12:25 pm Photos

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Jackson deal 'fairly dead in the water'

One year after Gary agreed to give a Las Vegas group hundreds of acres of city property, even organizers admit little has been done. "As far as we're concerned, nothing has happened," said Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am
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