HAMMOND | The public corruption trial for Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist, his wife and stepdaughter has been rescheduled to Oct. 20, federal court records filed Friday state.
HAMMOND | A former Lake Station city court clerk indicted on public corruption charges has been granted permission to travel to Chicago for work, Hammond federal court records show.
HAMMOND | Miranda Brakley is seeking permission to travel to Chicago for work after recently being indicted in federal court with her stepfather, Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist.
Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist leaves the Hammond Federal Courthouse on Thursday morning with his wife, Deborah, and the mayor's stepdaughter, Miranda Brakley, after the trio pleaded not guilty.
Yet another elected official in Northwest Indiana walked into the federal courthouse in Hammond wearing shackles Thursday. It is, sadly, a familiar story.
HAMMOND | Lake Station's mayor, his wife and his stepdaughter entered a Hammond federal courtroom in shackles Thursday, all three pleading not guilty to a total of 15 criminal charges spanning two public corruption indictments.
Defense attorney Scott King talks Thursday about the case against clients Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist and the mayor's wife, Deborah Soderquist.
Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist, left, leaves the Hammond Federal Courthouse with his wife Deborah, center, and the mayor's stepdaughter, Miranda Brakley. All pleaded not guilty to charges in an 11-count criminal public corruption indictment.
LAKE STATION | The city continues to be part of an investigation launched by federal agents in late June, said Clerk-Treasurer Brenda Samuels.
LAKE STATION | A former city court clerk is being asked to pay back $37,182 for unapproved leave payments and the cost of an audit, the State Board of Accounts has determined.
LAKE STATION | The stepdaughter of Mayor Keith Soderquist has filed a discrimination claim against City Judge Chris Anderson.
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