HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) - The son of a former northwestern Indiana township trustee has received no additional jail time for his role in his mother's federal public corruption case. Fifty-two-year-old Steven Hunter of Chicago apologized Tuesday in federal court in Hammond. He was sentenced to a year of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution to the Calumet Township Trustee's office. Ex-trustee Mary Elgin earlier was sentenced to prison for forcing employees to donate time and money to her re-election campaigns.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is headed to Washington for an economic development summit. The Republican's office says Holcomb will participate in the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit, which brings together government officials and business leaders. Holcomb's office says he will be at the event on Wednesday and Thursday. SelectUSA is a U.S. Department of Commerce program.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - A northern Indiana judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of one of the victims killed in a 2014 grocery store shooting. St. Joseph Superior Court Judge Steven Hostetler ruled Monday against the estate of 44-year-old Rachelle Godfread of South Bend in the Jan. 15, 2014, shooting at a Martin's Super Market in Elkhart. Hostetler wrote the Indiana Supreme Court has established a precedent that Martin's had no duty to protect Godfread.
GARY, Ind. (AP) - The remains of a soldier from Gary who was captured and killed during the Korean War have been identified. The remains of Army Pfc. David Baker will be buried Saturday at Evergreen Memorial Park in Hobart. Baker was 18 when he went missing in action in November 1950. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports the Defense Department use mitochondrial DNA analysis, anthropological analysis and circumstantial evidence to identify the remains.
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