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Gary man among seven charged in cellphone store robbery ring

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.

February 07, 2014 5:01 pm
MARC CHASE: Time to give tax-and-spend culprits the pink slip

MARC CHASE: Time to give tax-and-spend culprits the pink slip

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?

September 05, 2013 12:00 am
Van Til demands witness statements from the feds

Van Til demands witness statements from the feds

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.

June 21, 2013 1:56 pm Photos

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U.S. attorney plans Friday announcement in public corruption probe

HAMMOND | A news conference scheduled for Friday will announce "several matters" relating to public corruption, the Hammond-based U.S. attorney reported Thursday.

May 16, 2013 6:15 pm
Van Til: Victor of all he surveys

Van Til: Victor of all he surveys

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.

November 06, 2012 10:04 pm

Feds: Gary man charged in drug trafficking case

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.

September 28, 2012 12:45 pm

U.S. attorney stresses federal, state and local cooperation

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.

July 09, 2012 5:00 pm
VIDEO: East Chicago gang members face indictments

VIDEO: East Chicago gang members face indictments

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.

November 10, 2011 1:20 pm

Dolton cop charged with beating two victims, threatening police chief

DOLTON | A Dolton police officer faces federal charges of using excessive force with two victims and later threatening the police chief.

November 01, 2011 7:15 pm
Philpot, 3 sheriff's officers indicted in separate charges

Philpot, 3 sheriff's officers indicted in separate charges

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.

September 22, 2011 3:40 pm
Philpot, 3 officers indicted on separate charges

Philpot, 3 officers indicted on separate charges

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…

September 22, 2011 3:40 pm
Philpot, 3 sheriff's officers indicted in separate charges

Philpot, 3 sheriff's officers indicted in separate charges

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.

September 22, 2011 3:40 pm
Philpot, 3 officers indicted on separate charges

Philpot, 3 officers indicted on separate charges

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.

September 22, 2011 3:40 pm
U.S. Attorney announces indictments

U.S. Attorney announces indictments

U.S. Attorney David Capp announces indictments at a news conference Thursday.

September 22, 2011 3:40 pm

EDITORIAL: Create a new culture of ethics here

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.

March 15, 2011 12:00 am

Munster man indicted in customs bribery case

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…

June 29, 2010 12:00 am
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