East Chicago Indiana
EAST CHICAGO | The corrupting mix of concrete and bribery continued to pave East Chicago's political landscape beyond the infamous sidewalks-for-votes scandal of the previous decade, recent federal court filings show.
INDIANAPOLIS | Democratic voters in East Chicago, on Hammond's east side and the west side of Gary will decide May 8 whether they want experience or new blood representing them in the 2nd House District.
At least for now, it looks like the Cline Avenue bridge project is on again.
It looks like the coalition to "reform" East Chicago schools was the mouse that roared.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago City Council wants some assurance that local residents will be hired to build a planned new senior citizen facility before approving financing for the project.
Few worthwhile endeavors or positive change ever comes to pass without a foundation of optimism, careful planning and the desire to move forward even when the odds would seem to dictate surrender as a more viable option. And despite the region's many problems, no one can say Northwest Indian…
Some campaign contributions flowing to the war chests of region mayoral candidates have originated from unlikely, out-of-town or embattled sources.
One of my favorite television shows from the time I was a kid until now has been "The Untouchables."
East Chicago is sometimes referred to as the Twin Cities because there really are two towns with their own character separated by geographical barriers.
CROWN POINT | Most Lake County voters can't complain about a lack of choice in the May 3 elections.
CROWN POINT | Lake Station City Judge Christopher A. Anderson filed Monday for re-election in the May 3 Democratic primary.
There is so much to write about that I would have to write daily for a couple of weeks just to get caught up, so let's do a couple of lines about what faces Hoosiers while the General Assembly is in session.
EAST CHICAGO | A 34-year-old Schererville man was arrested at the East Chicago South Shore station Wednesday as he allegedly prepared to inject a heroin-filled syringe into his arm, police said.
At the Jan. 20 meeting of the Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority board, I presented my case for the creation of a trusteeship that would oversee the millions of dollars in casino revenue that are intended for the sole benefit of the citizens of East Chicago.
If clichés were law, the Calumet Region might be spending its total existence in purgatory. One cliché that would do the trick is, "A grand jury could indict a ham sandwich."
The longstanding battle for public disclosure of how casino revenue is being spent is being waged on a new front -- the Indiana Gaming Commission. That's a good venue.
The atrium of the Hammond Federal Courthouse once again became the festive location for the Nazareth Home's eighth annual Gala Chef Tasting and Live and Silent Auction last month.
Reverend Darnell Johnson, of Mount Herman Baptist Church in East Chicago, In, and two Gangster Disciples, Jeremy and Brandon, weigh in on the cycle of gang violence in East Chicago, In. Music: "Here Me Now" by Altered:Carbon
The Indiana State Board of Accounts recently released this audit of the East Chicago Police Department.
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