EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library, Youth Services Department, in collaboration with East Chicago Moms Taking Charge Program, will host an Every Child Ready to Read Second Edition Workshop for parents on from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive. The …
EAST CHICAGO | Local residents with no health Insurance can get help at monthly programs hosted by St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir St. More than 46 million Americans are not covered. Staffers at St. Catherine Hospital are trained to help those who are seeking solutions. The hospital is an a…
HAMMOND | A man who pleaded guilty in an East Chicago kidnapping case on Monday asked a federal judge to sentence him to eight years in prison.
EAST CHICAGO | The City Council expects to adopt a $24.3 million civil city budget and a $9 million sanitary district budget on Monday.
EAST CHICAGO | The Indiana attorney general is announcing it is time for this city to put Second Century, a failed, Pastrick-era public-private development deal, behind it.
HAMMOND | Oscar Cosme, of East Chicago, has pleaded guilty to a murder charge in a superseding indictment involving a federal racketeering case against several members of a Chicago street gang.
The family of a teen found strangled to death in a Hammond motel room is working to raise funds to have the woman cremated and her remains sent home to Colorado.
EAST CHICAGO | Haunted hayrides will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday at McArthur Golf Course hosted by Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago parks staff.
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago City Planner Richard Morrisroe's son once thought if he fell out of a canoe on the Grand Calumet River, he'd be a goner.
GARY | A NWI/Chicago City-Wide Shoe Drive organized by a woman named Jeana Payne is collecting shoes to help the poor.
EAST CHICAGO | According to the Youth Risk Behavior Survey from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25 percent of Indiana high school children are bullied on school property.
EAST CHICAGO | When Mayor Anthony Copeland took office four years ago today, the city had a $15 million deficit, workers were taking furlough days and there were credibility issues with businesses and industry.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library Youth Services Department is inviting youth to participate in the library’s Tutor.com Contest during the entire month of October at two library locations – the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive, and the Pastrick Branch, 1008 W. Chicago Ave.
MERRILLVILLE | While preparing for the opening of the Deep River Ice Skating Plaza at Deep River Waterpark, Lake County Parks and Recreation Department personnel discovered damage to the sub grade cooling system. It is believed the damage can be attributed to the severe winter and subsequent…
The Ballet Folklorico Tapatio of Northwest Indiana will host its third annual Fiesta Folklorico program at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Portage High School West Auditorium, 6450 U.S. 6.
Editor's Note: This is part two of a two-part series on the Steelworker for the Future program.
As part of its Project Safe Neighborhoods initiative, the U.S. Department of Justice has awarded $300,000 jointly to Indiana University Northwest and the police departments of Gary, East Chicago and South Bend.
Editor's Note: This is part one of a two-part series on the Steelworker for the Future program.
HAMMOND | A federal judge said Tuesday he was rejecting a plea deal for a reputed member of the Imperial Gangsters street gang because of concerns the man wasn't facing the prison sentence for which he bargained.
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