Live poker returned to Ameristar Casino on Friday with a ceremonial ribbon cutting by East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland as employees toasted the event with champagne flutes.
Kerry Fontenot, left, vice president of casino operations, along with East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland and Bo Krebs, casino operations tech manager, cut the ribbon on the new poker room Friday at the Ameristar Casino.
Ameristar Casino's $400,000 investment in the new 12-table poker room on the casino's 4th level is the latest investment in gaming upgrades made during the last six months, according to pit manager Jeff Treichel. Those investments come on the heels of $7 million in room and suite renovations…
It has been a busy year in East Chicago. The city has finally begun major infrastructure improvements thanks to Mayor Anthony Copeland’s efforts to balance the budget. Residents are happy to see improvements to the north and south sides of the city, as well as the total reconstruction of Mai…
EAST CHICAGO | American Legion Auxiliary Unit 369 sponsored two high school juniors, Lauren Richey, of Bishop Noll Institute, and Oxcnitl Haro, of George Rogers Clark High School in Hammond, to attend the 73rd annual session of Hoosier Girls State, held June 22-28 at Trine University, Angola.
EAST CHICAGO | Police on Thursday continued to investigate a fatal shooting a day earlier in an alley on East Chicago's south side, an official said.
HAMMOND | A member of the 149th Street Imperial Gangsters street gang in East Chicago was sentenced Thursday to more than 25 years in prison on federal racketeering charges.
EAST CHICAGO | A 22-year-old man was fatally shot Wednesday in an alley behind homes along 151st Street in East Chicago, police and family members said.
PORTAGE TOWNSHIP | A Valparaiso man who called for a taxi to take him from Ameristar Casino in East Chicago to Portage ended up in jail when he couldn't pay his cab fare.
CROWN POINT | A 44-year-old man says he shot a man in East Chicago over the weekend in self-defense, court records show.
EAST CHICAGO | Pshion Patterson, of East Chicago, brought her young nieces and nephews to City Hall on Tuesday morning to teach them a lesson.
EAST CHICAGO | Police said Tuesday that no charges have been filed against an East Chicago man taken into custody Monday after a three-hour standoff with police.
HAMMOND | The owner of an East Chicago graphic design business has entered into a plea agreement in connection with a federal charge of making a false statement under oath on a tax return.
EAST CHICAGO | Police expect to submit charges Tuesday against a man suspected of fatally shooting an East Chicago man last weekend, an official said.
EAST CHICAGO | A 25-year-old man who poured gasoline in his home and threatened to shoot police if they entered was arrested Monday night after a three-hour standoff with authorities in East Chicago.
EAST CHICAGO | East Chicago Washington Class of 1964 will be celebrating their 50th class reunion at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 19 at Cafe Borgia and at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20 at The Center for Visual and Performing Arts.
EAST CHICAGO | Participants of the Goodies for Grown-up adult reading club are invited to come share book discussions, refreshments, raffle drawings and good company at the “Goodie Party.” The free event will take place at 5 p.m on Thursday, July 24 at the Main Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive.
Separate shootings took the lives of two men in Gary and East Chicago late Saturday and early Sunday, according to the Lake County coroner's office.
INDIANAPOLIS | In addition to the gaming study, Hoosier lawmakers this summer and fall will take a closer look at issues ranging from juvenile justice to digital privacy, and state-based health exchanges to bike trails.
Follow The Times
For water heater repairs, rely on the #1 ranked plumber in nor…
Whether polishing up your skills or learning a new instrument - Puzon's has you covered! We offer one-on-one lessons! Call today for more info 708-474-2963
Puzon's Musical Instruments has a simple goal, to offer qualit…
Click here to see our website now!
Whether you need plumbing repairs or kitchen and bathroom remo…
We use top quality siding materials that will beautify and pro…
Do you like Purdue University Northwest as the new name for the unified campuses?