Showing: 1-20 of 16

Philip Simon

Shackles, high-profile raids highlight visual assault on region public corruption

Shackles, high-profile raids highlight visual assault on region public corruption

HAMMOND | The clanking of shackles around wrists and ankles of elected officials charged with public corruption sends a sensory message, whether intended by law enforcement or not.

14 hours ago Photos

Photos

Griffith man, firm hit with fines, probation in Hammond pollution case

HAMMOND | A Griffith man and his environmental firm must pay $200,000 in restitution and fines for illegally dumping waste into region sewers, a federal judge ordered Friday.

March 14, 2014 8:30 pm

Illinois man sentenced in appliance theft case

HAMMOND | An Illinois man will have 18 months in federal prison to think about his financial betrayal of region business owners who had tried to help him, a judge concluded Friday.

January 10, 2014 3:52 pm

Imperial gangster admits to drug trafficking

HAMMOND | Another member of the Imperial Gangster pleaded guilty Friday to federal racketeering and drug charges.

September 13, 2013 8:00 pm

Illinois man pleads guilty to appliance thefts

HAMMOND | A Lake Forest, Ill., man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of transporting more than 100 stolen household appliances into Northwest Indiana, Hammond federal court records state.

August 16, 2013 2:32 pm

Federal judge approves $7.2 million settlement in inmate lawsuit

HAMMOND | A federal judge signed off Friday on a $7.2 million settlement Lake County has agreed to pay to inmates who complained about jail conditions.

December 14, 2012 3:50 pm

Victims view Weinberger sentence as sufficient

HAMMOND | Former patients and victims of Mark Weinberger expressed measured joy Friday for the seven-year prison sentence the former sinus doctor received.

October 12, 2012 4:20 pm

Judge speaks about crime trends at Hobart chamber meeting

HOBART | The methamphetamine lab operation uncovered in Hobart a year ago is an example of an area crime trend, Chief Judge Philip Simon said.

October 10, 2012 5:00 pm
Weinberger seeks credit for time served

Weinberger seeks credit for time served

HAMMOND | Indicted former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger is asking a federal judge to let him walk free following a sentencing hearing slated for later this week.

October 08, 2012 12:45 pm Photos

Photos

MARK KIESLING: Order in the court -- I'll have a black coffee

MARK KIESLING: Order in the court -- I'll have a black coffee

Someone get federal judge Rudy Lozano a cup of hot black coffee, stat!

October 07, 2012 12:00 am

Lake County to pay $7.2 million to jail inmates in settlement

HAMMOND | Lake County has agreed to pay $7.2 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by inmates who complained about jail conditions, court records show.

August 14, 2012 9:30 pm
Weinberger to get new attorney

Weinberger to get new attorney

HAMMOND | A federal judge has granted indicted former Merrillville sinus doctor Mark Weinberger his request for a new attorney but cautioned the defendant against representing himself in an upcoming fraud trial.

November 08, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

Photos

Gary man pleads guilty in drug case to firearm, dealing counts

HAMMOND | Darrell Loving, 22, of Gary, pleaded guilty in federal court this week in connection with a drug charge.

August 12, 2011 5:49 pm

Powell wants early end to federal probation

HAMMOND | Former Lake County tax collector Roosevelt Powell wants an early end to his probation.

June 14, 2011 10:35 am

Letters defend plea deal for Nose Doc despite 'too lenient' criticism

Ten letters from family, friends, co-workers and the mother of a satisfied patient were filed in Hammond federal court Thursday, defending the convicted Merrillville "Nose Doctor" and his plea deal with prosecutors.

April 21, 2011 7:15 pm

Civil rights claim in Merrillville-based gang leader's death dropped

HAMMOND | A federal judge threw out part of a lawsuit Monday regarding a Merrillville-based gang leader killed in 2007 by a federal agent.

March 28, 2011 5:45 pm
Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Should Indiana switch to open primary elections?

View Results

National Video