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Roosevelt Powell

MARC CHASE: Powell, bad government swing taxpayers over barrel

MARC CHASE: Powell, bad government swing taxpayers over barrel

How does it feel to be swinging over a barrel, Lake County? Is the redness in our faces from the blood-rush of hanging upside down over the barrel, or is it the hot facial plume of embarrassment?

July 16, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Third-party contracts carve up Lake taxpayers

MARC CHASE: Third-party contracts carve up Lake taxpayers

At least five people should be giving extra thanks during their Thanksgiving dinners for newly approved, lucrative Lake County government contracts that further carve into taxpayers' wallets.

November 26, 2013 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Powell case a source of continuing embarrassment for Lake County

MARC CHASE: Powell case a source of continuing embarrassment for Lake County

A red-hot facial burn of embarrassment on the faces of some Lake County officials should be palpable from Crown Point to Gary right now.

July 16, 2013 12:00 am

RICH JAMES: Powell's tax collection work not rocket science

This is a bit confusing, so let me see if I have this right.

July 10, 2013 12:00 am

Government opposes Powell's plea for early end to sentence

HAMMOND | Federal prosecutors have told a judge that convicted former Lake County tax collector Roosevelt Powell deserves no early release from his sentence for bilking taxpayers.

July 15, 2011 7:00 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
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