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Bringing baseball back to Black Oak

Bringing baseball back to Black Oak

GARY | Volunteers from the city's Black Oak neighborhood are working to bring Little League baseball back to their community.

June 27, 2014 5:10 pm Photos

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Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate after cutting a ceremonial ribbon to mark completion of a Black Oak sewer improvement project in Gary. From left is U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville; Richard Coleman, president of the Gary Sanitary District Board; Gary Mayor Karen Freeman- Wilson and Lt. Col. Kevi…

May 17, 2014 12:00 am
Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson greets Lt. Col. Kevin Lovell, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District, right, and others Friday during a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project.

May 16, 2014 2:23 pm
Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

The second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project led to new pavement for a stretch of  25th Avenue looking west from near Burr to Calhoun. The Army Corp of Engineers, crews intalled a 30-inch stormwater sewer stretching 1,500 feet. The work was performed by Industrial & Enviro…

May 16, 2014 2:24 pm
Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

Black Oak sewer improvement project completed

Lt. Col. Kevin Lovell, deputy commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chicago District, speaks Friday as officials, contractors and others gather for a ceremonial ribbon cutting for the second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project in Gary. In a partnership with the Gary Sani…

May 16, 2014 2:23 pm
Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Imad Samara, project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, left, and Richard Coleman, president of the Gary Sanitation Board, look at an aerial photograph of the project area for the Black Oak Phase II Sewer Project in Gary. The project was a partnership between the Gary Sanitary Dis…

May 16, 2014 2:23 pm
Gary police investigating possible shooting

Gary police investigating possible shooting

GARY | A man was in critical condition Saturday night at Methodist Hospitals Northlake campus after being shot three times earlier in the day, Gary police Detective Alex Jones said.

September 21, 2013 9:20 pm
Shooting in Black Oak

Shooting in Black Oak

Gary police respond to the scene of a possible shooting that occurred Saturday afternoon. 

September 21, 2013 4:28 pm
Officials kicks off next round of Black Oak sewer project

Officials kicks off next round of Black Oak sewer project

Army Corps of Engineers Col. Fred Drummond speaks Friday at a ceremony marking the start of the second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project. Drummond is flanked by, from left, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, 3rd District Councilwoman Mary Brown and U.S. Rep Pete Visclosky, D-Mer…

May 04, 2013 12:00 am
Officials kicks off next round of Black Oak sewer project

Officials kicks off next round of Black Oak sewer project

Army Corps of Engineers Project Manager Imad Samara chats with U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Friday before the start of a ceremony marking the start of the second phase of the Black Oak sewer improvement project. Construction will include installing about 1,500 linear feet of …

May 04, 2013 12:00 am
Flooded roads, swollen rivers, lightning strikes as storms sock region

Flooded roads, swollen rivers, lightning strikes as storms sock region

High water closes a section of 25th Avenue between Burr Street and Colfax Avenue in Gary's Black Oak section.

April 18, 2013 2:14 pm
Appeals court upholds cold case conviction in Black Oak murder

Appeals court upholds cold case conviction in Black Oak murder

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Thursday affirmed the 2011 murder conviction of a former Gary man for the 1992 killing of a woman in Gary's Black Oak neighborhood.

February 28, 2013 12:20 pm Related

Gary police seek connection among three fires Tuesday

GARY | Police are looking for links among three fires Tuesday that appear to have been intentionally set.

August 01, 2012 8:45 pm

Gary cops investigating two arsons in Black Oak neighborhood

GARY | Gary detectives are investigating two arsons that occurred within a third of a mile of each other last weekend in the Black Oak neighborhood.

April 30, 2012 9:00 pm

Defense scrambles as Choate murder trial approaches

CROWN POINT | Defense lawyers for the father and former step-mother of abuse victim Christian Choate told a judge they are running out of money and time to prepare for next month's murder trial.

April 10, 2012 6:00 pm
Officials, family say Riley Choate a good father

Officials, family say Riley Choate a good father

CROWN POINT | Christian Choate and his father were enjoying building a positive relationship together, a local therapist reported in 2005.

August 21, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Sister: Boy died in cage

Sister: Boy died in cage

Lake County sheriff's officers escort Riley Choate, a former tenant of a mobile home park in Gary's Black Oak neighborhood, into a police car Wednesday after police dug-up his son's remains under a shed behind Choate's former home.

May 09, 2011 8:07 pm
Riley Choate admits to horrific acts in death of 13-year-old son

Riley Choate admits to horrific acts in death of 13-year-old son

Lake County sheriff's officers escort Riley Choate, a former tenant of a mobile home park in Gary's Black Oak neighborhood, into a police car after finding human remains under a shed behind Choate's former home in 2011.

May 09, 2011 8:00 pm
Police pull body from shallow grave in Gary mobile home park

Police pull body from shallow grave in Gary mobile home park

GARY | A crowd of people stared in disbelief Wednesday evening as police investigators pulled a body from a shallow grave in the city's Black Oak neighborhood.

May 04, 2011 9:30 pm Photos

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