HAMMOND | George Van Til provided the ultimate letter of resignation from his elected county office Thursday, formally pleading guilty in Hammond federal court to felony crimes against taxpayers.
GARY | Five and a half years after a toddler was shot to death in his car seat, a fresh set of investigative eyes is reviewing his unsolved case.
CROWN POINT | A 62-year-old Calumet Township man accused of killing his mother is again free on bond after a judge ruled he isn't a threat to society.
GARY | It's not the Magnificient Mile.
HAMMOND | A federal magistrate has postponed the public corruption trial of Lake County Surveyor George Van Til to give him more time to prepare his defense.
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HAMMOND | A federal judge has denied Lake County Surveyor George Van Til's request for an advance look at witness statements in his criminal corruption case.
HAMMOND | Embattled Lake County Surveyor George Van Til is trying to compel federal prosecutors to give him an advance look at witness statements made against him in his criminal corruption case.
HAMMOND | Shackled hand and foot with a chain around his waist, Lake County Surveyor George Van Til pleaded not guilty Monday to federal public corruption charges.
Lake County Surveyor George Van Til arrives at the U.S. Federal Courthouse with his attorney Scott King Monday
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.
An East Chicago public official faces a police internal affairs investigation, and council members from Hammond and Gary face possible removal from office in the wake of federal indictments announced this week.
CROWN POINT | A Gary teenager received an 18-year prison term Friday for assaulting and robbing a 68-year-old homeless woman at a South Shore Line station last year.
CROWN POINT | A Lake Criminal Court judge ordered a Crown Point man to stand trial in March on charges he robbed two local women in 2010.
HAMMOND | A Morton High School boys varsity basketball coach and teacher was arrested Tuesday on felony charges alleging he engaged in sexual activities with a 17-year-old student.
CROWN POINT | The man who beat to death a Merrillville restaurant manager was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
VALPARAISO | Union Township resident Donald Huls can postpone reporting to jail after a judge granted him a delay in his six-month sentence Friday for shooting another man in the foot.
CROWN POINT | The attorney representing two former Gary school officials charged with theft said Wednesday their cases have been largely resolved.
VALPARAISO | Porter Superior Judge Bill Alexa recently denied a request to toss out a Union Township man's shooting conviction over a comment a prosecutor made during trial.
GARY | An attorney has filed a tort claim against Gary Community School Corp., alerting the district he intends to seek $700,000 on behalf of a 14-year-old Gary student who reportedly was sexually assaulted while her teacher was outside of the classroom.
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