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HAMMOND | A search through Lake County Criminal Court records would not reveal that a 61-year-old woman was part of a violent street gang named in a recent federal racketeering indictment.
HAMMOND | A St. John couple is accused of filing false individual tax refund forms totaling more than $1.1 million, according to court records.
HAMMOND | Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to keep the identities of jury members secret for the trial of a high-ranking leader of the Imperial Gangsters street gang.
The revolving door between Northwest Indiana local government offices and the Hammond federal courthouse often makes our region the butt of public corruption jokes locally and abroad.
HAMMOND | A former deputy trustee for LaPorte County's Michigan Township pleaded not guilty Friday to three counts of failure to file a federal tax return.
HAMMOND | The owner of a Gary grocery store pleaded guilty Friday to defrauding the federal food stamps program of about $60,000, court records state.
HAMMOND | Another employee of an embattled environmental firm was sentenced to probation Friday for violating the federal Clean Water Act by polluting within the Hammond Sanitary District.
HAMMOND | A Gary man who admitted to production and possession of child pornography will spend the rest of his life in a federal prison under a sentence issued this week in Hammond federal court.
HAMMOND | A Griffith man faces a federal bank robbery charge after robbing a Chase Bank earlier this week using a toy gun painted to look authentic, a federal criminal complaint alleges.
HAMMOND | A Michigan City man is expected to plead guilty in connection with an insurance fraud scheme that occured between December 2005 and July 2009.
CHICAGO | A Chicago real estate developer who was a key government witness in corruption cases is facing federal charges after authorities say he stole $370,000 from Riverdale.
EAST CHICAGO | The FBI identified two East Chicago residents accused of taking part in a brazen armed bank robbery and shooting at officers.
MUNSTER | A Munster woman is asking a federal judge to compel the state to recognize her as a married woman before she dies.
HAMMOND | A third suspect in an alleged international prostitution ring with local ties was arrested and appeared before a federal court judge Friday in Hammond, court records show.
HAMMOND | Authorities arrested two women in Hammond on Friday on charges of illegally selling prescription narcotics, federal court records show.
HAMMOND | A federal judge sentenced a Gary man to more than 23 years in prison Friday following the suspect's 2013 guilty plea to an armed Hammond bank robbery.
HAMMOND | A Gary man pleaded guilty Friday to selling heroin to an undercover informant in Lake County, court records show.
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.
HAMMOND | Three more East Chicago street gang members pleaded guilty Friday for their roles in a violent wave of murder, drug sales and street violence.
HAMMOND | An Illinois man will have 18 months in federal prison to think about his financial betrayal of region business owners who had tried to help him, a judge concluded Friday.
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