CHICAGO | A judge has denied a former Cook County commissioner's request to remain free while his lawyers appeal his tax-evasion conviction.
HAMMOND | A federal judge has agreed for a second time to delay the sentencing in a tax evasion case involving a former Gary councilwoman.
HAMMOND | Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to sentence a former Gary councilwoman to 12 to 18 months in prison.
Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers speaks at a news conference after being sentenced Wednesday in a Chicago federal courtroom. Beavers, 78, was sentenced to six months in prison for tax evasion. His district included parts of the south suburbs.
HAMMOND | The sentencing hearing for former Gary Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas has been rescheduled for Aug. 21, federal court records show.
Gary Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas agreed Monday to plead guilty to tax evasion, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | The owner of three local weight loss clinics admitted Tuesday to illegally dispensing drugs to his patients, Hammond federal court records show.
Sparse evidence of government reform, inefficient use of dwindling resources and a pall of public corruption continue to inhibit Northwest Indiana local government in 2012, according to a new regional report.
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.
HAMMOND | If Indiana's U.S. attorneys lag behind their nationwide colleagues in generating public corruption cases, as recently published federal statistics show, it wasn't apparent Thursday.
HAMMOND | A region woman accused of embezzling $1.38 million from a Merrillville business has agreed to plead guilty to tax evasion and mail fraud, federal court records show.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A former East St. Louis councilman previously convicted of vote fraud has been found guilty of federal election fraud and tax evasion.
CHICAGO | A former owner of a Joliet landfill at the center of a bitter, highly public family feud between then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich and his father-in-law has been charged with federal tax evasion.
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