A 2-1 decision late Monday by a panel of Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals judges denied an appeal for freedom by former Lake County Sheriff John Buncich.
U.S. District Court Judge James T. Moody imposed a term of two years probation, 12 months home detention and a $7,500 fine Wednesday.
HAMMOND — Former Sheriff John Buncich is appealing his conviction for public corruption.
CROWN POINT — A 24-year-old Gary man has entered a plea agreement with prosecutors that allowed him to avoid trial on murder charges.
HIGHLAND — It was the six weeks Reinaldo Arocho lived in a crack house in the summer of 1998 that cost him the next 18 years of his life.
HAMMOND | Jury selection is to begin Wednesday for a Philadelphia gun dealer accused of corrupting two former Lake County police officers in a…