Harvard University students Susan Nguyen, left, and Tom Skwierawski, right, and their professor, Richard Peiser, research East Chicago's history.
EAST CHICAGO | Ten graduate students from Harvard University will devote their semester to designing development plans for the downtown Indiana Harbor neighborhood of East Chicago.
Harvard University student Susan Nguyen, left, and professor Richard Peiser look through an old map book Friday at the East Chicago mayor's office.
Harvard University student Wei Li photographs a page from an old East Chicago map book.
EAST CHICAGO | Ten graduate students from Harvard University will visit East Chicago beginning today to conduct a field study on economic development areas within the city.
EAST CHICAGO | Mayor Anthony Copeland announced 10 infrastructure projects — representing an urban investment of $22 million — at a gathering Wednesday of region economic leaders.
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland will address the Lakeshore Chamber’s general membership luncheon Wednesday. Copeland will discuss “East Chicago-2014." Networking will begin at 11:30 a.m., followed by lunch, presentation and a question-and-answer session between noon and 1 p.m.
CROWN POINT | A Lake Superior Civil Court judge is considering whether to award $1.5 million in damages to an East Chicago restaurateur claiming to be a victim of political harassment.
EAST CHICAGO | The odds are good that casino cash is comping part of the municipal services most East Chicago residents rely on.
Lake County government bodies have walked away from the tables with $1.1 billion since the county's four casinos opened 17 years ago.
Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann discussed abandoned housing during her visit to Northwest Indiana last week. It's a statewide problem, even in rural areas, but it's acute in cities such as East Chicago and Gary.
EAST CHICAGO │ Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann stopped by Mayor Anthony Copeland’s office Monday to hear his plans and vision for the city, beginning with the development of the city’s North Harbor community.
EAST CHICAGO | It's the season to be jolly and with Christmas right around the corner, the City of East Chicago is getting into the holiday spirit with lots of fun to offer the entire family.
Lake County's deadline for E-911 consolidation is rapidly approaching. The time for objections by St. John officials and others is over.
EAST CHICAGO | Manuel Montalvo’s lawsuit against Mayor Anthony Copeland claiming he was illegally fired from his job as the city’s library director unraveled Thursday.
EAST CHICAGO | St. Catherine Hospital Cardiologist Pastor Ramon Llobet, JoAnn Birdzell, CEO and Craig Bolda, Chief Operating Officer recently accepted a donation from the City of East Chicago’s from their annual fundraiser.
EAST CHICAGO | A movement began in the city a year ago to do one simple thing — clean up neighborhoods one block at a time.
The Ports of Indiana Commission is pumping $1.7 million into its Portage facility to improve the rail and sewer infrastructure. That's important work to keep the deepwater facility viable.
EAST CHICAGO | Park Superintendent Francisco Rosado is leaving his position to become director of the city's Public Transportation Department.
EAST CHICAGO | The Lake County Assessor and the City of East Chicago, along with its Redevelopment Board of Commissioners have reached a settlement with Ameristar Casino East Chicago to resolve all pending property tax appeals and to set an assessed value for Ameristar’s real property throug…
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