Lake Station Mayor Keith Soderquist, left, leaves the Hammond Federal Courthouse, Thursday, April 17, 2014, in Hammond, Ind., with his wife, Deborah, and stepdaughter, Miranda Brakley, after pleading not guilty to federal charges that he and his wife took more than $18,000 from his campaign account at the same time they had big casino gambling losses. (AP Photo/The Times of Northwest Indiana, John Luke)

Former Lake Station mayor, wife sentenced in gambling scheme

The former mayor of Lake Station will serve four years in prison and pay tens of thousands of dollars in fines.