SCHERERVILLE | Members of the Lake County Advancement Committee got a behind the scenes look Friday into federal investigations targeting public corruption.
CHICAGO | A Gary man is among seven defendants charged in a two-state robbery ring of cellular phone stores, including an April heist at a LaPorte business, federal prosecutors said Friday.
If you're an employer running a retail business and discover one of your cashiers mishandling the house take, you at least consider firing the employee, don't you?
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 | A news conference scheduled for Friday will announce "several matters" relating to public corruption, the Hammond-based U.S. attorney reported Thursday.
CROWN POINT | Lake County Surveyor George Van Til won re-election Tuesday night to a sixth four-year term in office — a happy end to a challenging campaign season for the veteran politician.
CHICAGO | A Gary man faces a federal charge as part of a sweeping case against alleged members of two separate Chicago-area drug trafficking rings.
GARY | U.S. Attorney David Capp, an alumnus of Gary's Lew Wallace High School, returned to the city Monday afternoon to speak at a Chamber of Commerce meeting about cooperative crime-fighting efforts in the region.
U.S. Attorney David Capp spoke with the media and East Chicago residents about 12 members of an East Chicago gang that will face several indictments.
DOLTON | A Dolton police officer faces federal charges of using excessive force with two victims and later threatening the police chief.
U.S. Attorney David Capp announces indictments against Thomas Philpot, Lake County coroner and former Lake County clerk, and three Lake County sheriff's officers at a news conference Thursday at the federal courthouse in Hammond.
Laser sights and rifles are displayed Thursday during a news conference at the federal courthouse in Hammond to announce indictments against three Lake County sheriff's officers. The charges are related to allegations of illegal sales of guns and laser sights. One rifle, center, was displaye…
U.S. Attorney David Capp, center, announces indictments against Thomas Philpot, Lake County coroner and former Lake County clerk, and three Lake County sheriff's officers -- Joseph Kumstar, Edward Kabella and Ronald Slusser -- at a news conference Thursday at the federal courthouse in Hammond.
Laser sights involved in an investigation of three Lake County sheriff's officers are displayed Thursday during a news conference at the Hammond federal courthouse to announce indictments against the officers -- Joseph Kumstar, Edward Kabella and Ronald Slusser.
U.S. Attorney David Capp announces indictments at a news conference Thursday.
There are two main lessons to be learned from Friday's Ethics in Government program: Citizens must hold government officials accountable, and elected officials must earn that trust.
CHICAGO | A former Customs and Border Protection supervisor at Midway International Airport will be arraigned this week on federal charges alleging he received $52,000 in bribes to allow foreign employees of three restaurants in Chicago and the suburbs, and their spouses to extend their stay…
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