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CHICAGO | A federal jury on Friday convicted a South Holland man of buying hundreds of high-powered firearms at Indiana gun shows and illegally selling them in Chicago without a federal firearms dealer license.
CHICAGO | A former Dolton police officer was sentenced to more than six years in federal prison Friday for his role in the 2009 beating of two men outside a nightclub.
HAMMOND | Family and friends of former Hammond City Councilman Al Salinas are asking a federal judge for leniency as Salinas awaits sentencing for bribery and willful failure to file a tax return for the 2006 tax year.
CHICAGO | The chief judge of U.S. District Court in Chicago has questioned whether the federal government in a drug case racially profiled African-Americans and Latinos — raising a sensitive issue that has arisen in various forms nationwide for years.
HAMMOND | A Hammond man who pleaded guilty to using counterfeit money won’t spend any time in jail.
HAMMOND | A South Haven man reached a plea agreement with federal authorities Wednesday on one count of dealing cocaine.
HAMMOND | A former School City of Hammond administrator filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court against her former employer over allegations of racial discrimination.
HAMMOND | A former Schererville financial adviser must repay $1.12 million and serve four years on probation for defrauding an elderly client out of more than $800,000.
HAMMOND | A 38-year-old Chesterton man was given two years in prison Friday after pleading guilty to felony aggravated identity theft.
HAMMOND | Two Gary residents charged with selling and buying a child to create pornography pleaded not guilty during their arraignments in federal court Monday.
HAMMOND | The former director of the East Chicago Public Library won’t go on trial until June 10.
CHICAGO | Former Merrillville attorney Frederick Cuppy faces sentencing next month on a federal charge of perjury in a scheme to help hide the wealth of a corrupt former hospital executive in an offshore trust.
18-page memorandum ex-Pastor Jack Schaap filed in federal court in Hammond in anticipation of his Jan. 15 sentencing.
A 29-year-old Calumet City man is in the Metropolitan Correction Center charged with robbing a Fifth Third bank at 3957 W. 26th St. in Chicago, according to the FBI.
HAMMOND | The U.S. District Court and the literacy organization Hammond Reads will host a reading, education and patriotism event Friday morning.
HAMMOND | The First Baptist Church of Hammond and its former minister Jack Schaap both seek closure to the sex scandal that has caused so much grief for believers.
HAMMOND | Mark Weinberger, Merrillville's notorious "Nose Doc," took another shot at pleading guilty to federal health care fraud charges Friday — more than a year after a judge rejected a previous plea attempt.
HAMMOND | An Illinois man was sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison Thursday after pleading guilty to dealing heroin.
HAMMOND | A Valparaiso man who formerly worked with developmentally disabled children was sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison for downloading and sharing child pornography.
PITTSBURGH | A federal magistrate has found probable cause to keep a man wanted in a 1999 Whiting slaying in custody on charges that he fired on a SWAT team that came to arrest him in western Pennsylvania earlier this week.
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