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Union grievance officer files suit against ArcelorMittal

HAMMOND | A union grievance officer is claiming he was discriminated against while employed at the ArcelorMittal's Indiana Harbor West facility.

August 18, 2014 5:00 pm

Lake County patrol officer sues department

HAMMOND | A patrol officer with the Lake County Police Department has filed suit against Lake County, the police department, Sheriff John Buncich, and former Commander Henry Woronka claiming his civil rights were violated.

August 18, 2014 4:44 pm
Gary civil rights forum focuses on access, equity

Gary civil rights forum focuses on access, equity

GARY | Speakers at a forum Friday on civil rights focused on access and equity, as well as creating a permanent structure where such issues can be discussed and debated.

April 04, 2014 7:15 pm Photos

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Michigan City resident founding member of African American History museum

Michigan City resident founding member of African American History museum

MICHIGAN CITY | George Neagu was right in the thick of the 1960s civil rights movement taking part in marches, fighting segregation and even had a cross burned in front of his Northwest Indiana home as a white man standing up for equal treatment of African-Americans.

February 09, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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MLK Project

MLK Project

MLK Project

January 24, 2014 4:35 pm

Marriage amendment fight begins in Indiana House

INDIANAPOLIS | The marriage amendment and an unprecedented companion measure aimed at limiting the impact of the broadly worded amendment were filed Thursday in the Indiana House by state Rep. Eric Turner, R-Cicero. 

January 09, 2014 5:30 pm Related
Hammond, Valpo mayors oppose marriage amendment

Hammond, Valpo mayors oppose marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | The mayors of the most populous cities in Lake and Porter counties declared Tuesday they will fight a proposal to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.

December 03, 2013 5:33 pm Photos

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Highland restaurant accused in sexual harassment claim

HIGHLAND | The Indiana Civil Rights Commission on Wednesday found probable cause of "significant sexual harassment" in complaints filed by two waitresses at a Highland restaurant.

November 20, 2013 2:03 pm
DOUG ROSS: Republicans taking big gambles in Indiana, D.C.

DOUG ROSS: Republicans taking big gambles in Indiana, D.C.

Republicans are conservative, right? So why are they taking such big political risks in Congress and the Indiana Statehouse?

October 04, 2013 12:00 am Video

Poll finds most Hoosiers oppose marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | A clear majority of Hoosiers do not want the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions written into the Indiana Constitution, according to a new public opinion poll.

September 24, 2013 10:00 am
Fired Gary Middle College principal files discrimination complaint

Fired Gary Middle College principal files discrimination complaint

GARY | The former principal of Gary Middle College filed a discrimination complaint against GEO Foundation claiming his firing in January was based on his race and gender.

September 23, 2013 11:30 pm

Former Dolton cop to serve prison time for beating outside nightclub

CHICAGO | A former Dolton police officer was sentenced to more than six years in federal prison Friday for his role in the 2009 beating of two men outside a nightclub.

September 20, 2013 1:45 pm
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August 29, 2013 12:00 am
The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix

Offering perspective on today's issues

August 29, 2013 12:00 am

Hammond settles civil rights suit from city resident

HAMMOND | The city has settled a federal civil lawsuit from a Hammond resident who claimed he was wrongly jailed after being thrown out of a city-sponsored Christmas party in 2009.

July 23, 2013 8:15 pm

State cites LaPorte restaurant for sex discrimination

LAPORTE | The Indiana Civil Rights Commission issued a finding of probable cause against Colima Restaurant in LaPorte alleging gender-based discrimination against an employee.

July 11, 2013 12:21 pm
BRIAN HOWEY: Turn Obamacare hysteria into ‘tweak and adapt’

BRIAN HOWEY: Turn Obamacare hysteria into ‘tweak and adapt’

When times change, Americans adapt.

June 09, 2013 12:00 am
King's daughter tells NWI to keep dream alive

King's daughter tells NWI to keep dream alive

GARY | The youngest child of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. took to the pulpit Saturday, telling young people they are no different than her father was.

February 23, 2013 2:35 pm Photos

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USW to celebrate Civil Rights at labor program

The United Steelworkers Young Workers Movement of District 7 will end its second annual Black Labor Week celebration with a Feb. 22 program called "Celebration of Civil Rights."

February 05, 2013 4:00 pm
Gary teacher nominated for Drum Major Award

Gary teacher nominated for Drum Major Award

GARY | Ann West-Walker has a love for helping others.

January 16, 2013 7:45 pm Photos

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