A federal appeals court appears unlikely to disturb an Indiana Supreme Court ruling that held the shoreline of Lake Michigan is, and always has been, owned by the state for the enjoyment of all Hoosiers.
The Gary native is the first black man nominated by the president and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as top federal prosecutor for the district, which includes Northwest Indiana.
"The court’s decision affirms what we always knew to be true — that the shoreline of Lake Michigan belongs to every Hoosier for their use and enjoyment," said Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita.
"This fifteen year sentence sends a strong message that my Office will pursue and prosecute armed career criminals to the fullest extent of the law," U.S. Attorney Thomas L. Kirsch II said.
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