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Robert Cantrell

Robert Cantrell wants to go to New Orleans for son's wedding

HAMMOND | Former North Township Trustee supervisor Robert Cantrell is seeking leave from home confinement to attend his son John Cantrell’s upcoming wedding in New Orleans.

September 09, 2014 8:15 pm
Former S'ville judge not returning to courtroom anytime soon

Former S'ville judge not returning to courtroom anytime soon

INDIANAPOLIS | Former Schererville Town Judge Deborah Riga, who served 13 months in federal prison for public corruption, will have to wait at least five more years before she can apply to work again as an attorney.

April 08, 2014 8:30 pm Related

Robert Cantrell's bid for appeal denied

HAMMOND | Former North Township supervisor Robert Cantrell won’t be allowed to appeal his fraud and income tax convictions, according to a ruling Friday in U.S. District Court.

March 29, 2013 6:15 pm

Prosecutors oppose former politician's request to set aside some of his criminal convictions

HAMMOND | The U.S. attorney's office disputes longtime region politico Robert Cantrell's contention that some of his criminal convictions should be set aside, federal court records filed this week show.

July 03, 2012 9:00 pm
Welcome to Republican fight night: Power struggles make local unity elusive

Welcome to Republican fight night: Power struggles make local unity elusive

CROWN POINT | Prospects appear bright for Lake County Republicans this spring. And political infighting in a once-moribund local party shows many active hopefuls are trying to garner power and influence for the first time in decades.

April 21, 2012 9:40 pm Photos

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Judge takes former North Twp. official's petition under advisement

HAMMOND | A Hammond federal judge decided Tuesday to take under advisement Robert Cantrell's petition to set aside four of his 11 fraud-related convictions, federal court records show.

February 14, 2012 6:45 pm

Robert Cantrell seeks to vacate, set aside his honest services fraud convictions

HAMMOND | Longtime region politician Robert Cantrell is seeking to vacate and set aside four of his 11 fraud-related convictions, federal court records show.

February 10, 2012 7:45 pm
Cantrell request for rehearing of appeallate case denied, conviction upheld

Cantrell request for rehearing of appeallate case denied, conviction upheld

Appellate judges denied a motion for rehearing in the appeal of a longtime region politician Robert Cantrell, who was sentenced to more than six years in prison for fraud, according to federal court filings Thursday.

November 19, 2010 12:00 am

Cantrell's fraud conviction upheld

The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Lake County power broker Robert Cantrell's appeal of fraud convictions Wednesday, but Cantrell's lawyer said the case is not over yet.

August 12, 2010 12:00 am

Supreme Court ruling on Enron CEO could help local defendants

When the U.S. Supreme Court last month ruled the federal "honest services" law could be applied only to cases of bribery and kickbacks, local defense lawyers celebrated the high court's narrow interpretation of the statute in hopes it would help their clients.

July 11, 2010 12:05 am
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