HAMMOND | Two former Lake County sheriff's officers convicted of illegal gun sales on Thursday were ordered to report to prison Feb. 11.
HAMMOND | The U.S. attorney's office on Wednesday sought to delay when two former Lake County sheriff's officers expected to testify at a gun dealer's trial must report to prison.
HAMMOND | Two former Lake County police officers have long been disgraced, but not yet imprisoned for illicit firearms sales.
HAMMOND | Two former Lake County police officers are scheduled to face a federal judge Thursday for sentencing on public corruption charges.
HAMMOND | A Philadelphia gun dealer pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge of conspiring with two former Lake County sheriff's cops in an alleged illegal gun sales scheme.
HAMMOND | A former Lake County Sheriff's Department officer told a federal judge Wednesday that he had done his best to be a good person before he was sentenced to two years in prison on public corruption charges.
CROWN POINT | After a year and a half of forced leave, two Lake County police officers are taking steps toward returning to active duty.
CROWN POINT | A Lake County police official is challenging Sheriff John Buncich's authority to banish two veteran police officers from active duty but keep them on the public payroll.
HAMMOND | Two of three indicted Lake County sheriff's officers changed their pleas to guilty Tuesday in Hammond federal court, acknowledging they could face maximum sentences ranging from 11 to 33 years in prison.
HAMMOND | The three Lake County sheriff's officers who were indicted Thursday on federal corruption charges entered not guilty pleas Friday and walked out of the federal courthouse after signing a $20,000 appearance bond.
Times reporter Sarah Tompkins brings you to the latest from the federal courthouse where U.S. Attorney David Capp announced that Lake Couny Coroner Thomas Philpot and Lake County Sheriff's officers Joseph Kumstar, Edward Kabella and Ronald Slusser have been indicted in separate incidents.
Read the federal indictments against Lake County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Joseph R. Kumstar and officers Edward O. Kabella and Ronald D. Slusser.
Two Lake County sheriff's officers named as targets in a federal investigation oversaw a department discretionary fund that went nearly unchecked in the past several years.
CROWN POINT | Former Lake County Police Chief Marco Kuyachich denies he is a target of a reported federal investigation of illicit gun sales within the Sheriff's Department, according to his attorney.
The owner of a Hobart auction firm temporarily is cutting ties with a Lake County police officer under federal watch, but called his colleague a "trustworthy guy."
CROWN POINT | The six Lake County sheriff's officers under federal investigation were not under arrest as of Wednesday, a source close to the investigation said.
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