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.
Offering perspective on today's issues
INDIANAPOLIS | Thousands of Americans will converge on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., starting Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, including a host of local residents and leaders.
It's reported that when Mitch Daniels was governor, he wanted Howard Zinn's book, "A People's History of the United States," removed from K-12 classrooms because of Zinn's distorted view of American history.
Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey conduct a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe June 30 in the Arabian Gulf. Monterey is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation effo…
On Independence Day, we urge Americans to take time not only to celebrate, but also to recognize the responsibilities of citizenship. There's no free ride here.
Being employed at a firework place, I am surrounded by the concept of freedom. Maybe it is because of the same patriotic CD set on repeat or the fact that the place bleeds red, white and blue.
Minister Kujenga Eliyah Ashe starts the Juneteenth progam with a trumpet song titled "If I Can Help Somebody" on Friday at the Gary Public Library's Du Bois branch. The Juneteenth celebration marks the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in Texas.
Offering perspective on today's issues
More babies have died by abortion than soldiers by all the wars put together. While a senator, President Barack Obama voted that if a baby survives an abortion it is not to be given any cure or nourishment and be left to die. Obama condones abortion during any trimester, even partial birth a…
Randy Geyer, of LaPorte, looks at the front nose bubble of a B-17 "Flying Fortress" during a media ride Monday over Valparaiso for the Wings of Freedom Tour. The tour will be at the Porter County Airport through Wednesday.
Bob Collings, co-founder of the Collings Foundation, opens a door to an historic B-17G bomber that flew Monday into the Porter County Airport as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour in Valparaiso. The B-17 is one of 10 that still fly in the U.S.
Randy Geyer, of LaPorte, takes a video out of the top hatch of a B-17 "Flying Fortress" during a media ride Monday in the plane for the Wings of Freedom Tour which landed at the Porter County Airport.
Collings Foundation co-founder Bob Collings, right, shakes hands Monday with WWII veteran Don Anderson, of DeMotte, at the Porter County Airport. The Wings of Freedom Tour brings three historic WWII planes to the airport through Wednesday including a B-17, B-24, and P-51 Mustang.
Mechanic Whitney Coyle of Florida works on one of the four enormous engines on a B-24 Liberator airplane Monday in the Wings of Freedom Tour at the Porter County Airport.
A historic B-24 bomber lands Monday at the Porter County Airport for the Wings of Freedom Tour. The tour also includes a B-17 bomber and P-51 Mustang.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana is on the verge of banning smoking in most indoor public spaces after the Senate voted 28-22 Friday to send a House-approved smoking ban to the governor.
Portrait of a beautiful teen girl driving a brand new car
Fresh out of the Army, in 1966, I went to work at U.S. Steel in Gary. There were small constructed enclosures, referred to as shanties, within the massive mill. They were a place to have a cup of coffee, get warm and formulate the day's assignments. They were also a place to discuss current events.
Filmmaker Laurens Grant, far right, talks Thursday about her documentary, "Freedom Riders" with Abraham Bassford and Diane Nash, who were Freedom Riders during the Civil Rights Movement. The documentary was screened Thursday at IUN in Gary.
Follow The Times
Jelly Bean and Clowns Etc. is Your Local Source for Personalized Parties with Balloon Animal Sculptures, Face Painting & Comedy Magic in Northwest Indiana!
Our parties and special events feature: Clowns, Puppets, Story…
We do full body off, “rotisserie” restorations to NCRS specifications.
Planning for the future is crucial. McMahon & Associates b…
$250 off Sewer Line or Water Main Repair over $ 2000! mention offer nwirepair call St. John's Plumbing 219 365-2095
Call today and mention offer nwirepair. St. John’s Plumbing is…
St. John Plumbing is a full-service plumbing and site utilitie…
Do you expect Indiana's state revenue shortfalls to continue?