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Philpot is out of prison, in re-entry program

Philpot is out of prison, in re-entry program

Lake County Coroner Thomas Philpot leaves the U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building in Hammond on Monday Aug. 20, 2012 after his federal trial began. Philpot recently transferred from a federal prison to the Chicago Residential Re-entry Management Program.

January 30, 2014 11:35 am

Appeals court upholds Philpot conviction

CHICAGO | The U.S. Court of Appeals has upheld the theft conviction of former Lake County Clerk Thomas Philpot.

October 23, 2013 4:13 pm

Philpot again denied release on bond pending appeal

HAMMOND | Thomas Philpot again was denied a request Thursday to be released on bond pending the appeal of his sentence in a public corruption case.

August 01, 2013 7:00 pm

High court pulls Philpot's law license

The Indiana Supreme Court is suspending the law license of former Lake County Clerk Thomas Philpot in the wake of his conviction for public corruption.

June 06, 2013 6:30 pm

Philpot surrenders to Michigan federal prison facility

CROWN POINT | Former Lake County Clerk Thomas Philpot surrendered Tuesday at a federal prison in Michigan to begin serving an 18-month sentence imposed by the court last month.

March 19, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Philpot asks to remain free on bond during appeal process

HAMMOND | Former Lake County Clerk Thomas Philpot has asked to stay out of jail pending the appeal of his conviction for stealing more than $24,000 in bonuses from public child support incentive funds.

February 27, 2013 7:15 pm

Will Philpot's fate keep other pols on the straight and narrow?

CROWN POINT | An advocate for ethics training for local government employees said it will take more than the downfall of former Lake County Clerk Thomas Philpot to scare other potentially corrupt public officials straight.

February 23, 2013 12:00 am
Philpot's attorney reacts to sentence

Philpot's attorney reacts to sentence

Defense lawyer Kerry C. Connor speaks about the 18 month prison sentence given to her client, former Lake County Clerk, Thomas Philpot.

February 21, 2013 4:31 pm
Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

Former Lake County Coroner and Clerk Thomas Philpot, center, and his legal team leave the Federal Courthouse in Hammond after his sentencing on federal theft and public corruption charges. Philpot received 18 months in prison.

February 21, 2013 12:54 pm
Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

HAMMOND | Former Lake County coroner and clerk Thomas Philpot and his legal team arrive at the Federal Courthouse for sentencing on federal theft and public corruption charges in Hammond on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

February 21, 2013 10:35 am
Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

HAMMOND | Former Lake County coroner and clerk Thomas Philpot and his legal team arrive at the Federal Courthouse for sentencing on federal theft and public corruption charges in Hammond on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

February 21, 2013 10:35 am
Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

HAMMOND | Former Lake County coroner and clerk Thomas Philpot and his legal team arrive at the Federal Courthouse for sentencing on federal theft and public corruption charges in Hammond on Thursday, February 21, 2013.

February 21, 2013 10:35 am
Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

Former Lake County coroner and clerk Thomas Philpot and his legal team arrive at the Federal Courthouse for sentencing on federal theft and public corruption charges in Hammond on Thursday.

February 21, 2013 10:35 am
Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

Philpot sentenced to 18 months for public corruption

Former Lake County Coroner and Clerk Thomas Philpot, second from left, and his legal team arrive Thursday at the Federal Courthouse in Hammond for sentencing on theft and public corruption charges.

February 21, 2013 10:36 am

New coroner achieves professional certification

CROWN POINT | Lake County Coroner Merrilee D. Frey announced Friday she has been certified by the state as a medical death investigator.

October 19, 2012 10:20 am
Philpot seeks acquittal or new trial for federal convictions

Philpot seeks acquittal or new trial for federal convictions

HAMMOND | Embattled former Lake County official Tom Philpot is requesting his convictions be overturned on the grounds he didn't have a fair trial, federal court records show.

September 25, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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Newest Lake County coroner hires experienced staff

CROWN POINT | Lake County's newest coroner unveiled an administrative staff Monday with name recognition and experience.

September 17, 2012 6:30 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Lake County GOP offers chance for clean government

GUEST COMMENTARY: Lake County GOP offers chance for clean government

In the last 25 years there have been more than 50 Democrats in Lake County who have been convicted of political corruption.

September 13, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Caucus to replace disgraced Lake County coroner set for Sept. 15

HAMMOND | Lake County's Democratic precinct committeemen are being called to gather at 10 a.m. Sept. 15 to name the next county coroner.

August 29, 2012 8:30 pm
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