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Mayor to keynote Gary Chamber luncheon

Mayor to keynote Gary Chamber luncheon

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will share her vision for the coming year at The Gary Chamber of Commerce's first monthly general membership luncheon of 2014.

December 26, 2013 12:05 pm
Gary looking to expand on Dollar Home Program

Gary looking to expand on Dollar Home Program

GARY | The Steel City has an estimated 10,000 vacant homes, but the porch lights will soon come back on in a few of them.

December 24, 2013 3:00 pm Video

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Report: Commander ineffective due to criminal record

GARY | The promotion of a once-convicted felon to the rank of Gary police special operations commander illustrates an example of what's plaguing the department, a state-issued evaluation concludes.

October 04, 2013 10:00 pm Related

Gary's mayor is looking for answers, not excuses

Everything I have been reading about what Gary Mayor Freeman-Wilson is doing to bring life and safety to Gary is amazing and decades in waiting.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am
Gary to revitalize north side neighborhoods

Gary to revitalize north side neighborhoods

Gary is launching a plan to redevelop northside neighborhoods, including by tearing down a long-vacant downtown hotel.

July 20, 2013 5:45 pm Photos

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Gary airport project delayed until September 2014

Gary airport project delayed until September 2014

GARY | Worse-than-expected ground contamination must be cleaned up before the Gary/Chicago International Airport can complete its $166 million runway expansion, which will be delayed until late next year.

July 02, 2013 3:30 pm Photos

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Rudy Clay

Rudy Clay

Gary Mayor Rudy Clay applauds as Karen Freeman-Wilson takes to the stage for her victory speech at the Gary Genesis Center after being elected mayor of Gary.

June 04, 2013 6:46 pm
Marilyn Krusas

Marilyn Krusas

Marilyn Krusas

October 06, 2012 12:00 am
Marilyn Krusas

Marilyn Krusas

Marilyn Krusas

October 04, 2012 3:48 pm
Meet the mayor, 15 minutes at a time

Meet the mayor, 15 minutes at a time

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, right, meets with Gary resident Stephen Daniels on Aug. 9 during her one-on-one meetings at City Hall. Residents are able to talk about anything they want for their 15 minutes.

August 10, 2012 7:02 pm
Meet the mayor, 15 minutes at a time

Meet the mayor, 15 minutes at a time

Gary resident Stephen Daniels, left, talks Aug. 9 to Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson during their 15-minute meeting at Gary City Hall. Tod Lending, right center, and Nick Clemente, right, from Nomadic Pictures were filming the mayor for future use in a documentary.

August 10, 2012 3:48 pm
Meet the mayor, 15 minutes at a time

Meet the mayor, 15 minutes at a time

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, right, wishes Gary resident RaSchelle Daniels well after their 15-minute meeting at City Hall on Aug. 9. Daniels was asking about resources for opening a beauty salon business in Gary.

August 10, 2012 3:45 pm
Meet the mayor, 15 minutes at a time

Meet the mayor, 15 minutes at a time

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, right, reviews beauty salon ideas Aug. 9 with Gary resident RaSchelle Daniels during their 15-minute meeting at Gary City Hall.

August 10, 2012 3:46 pm
Meet the mayor, 15 minutes at a time

Meet the mayor, 15 minutes at a time

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, facing, receives a hug from Gary resident RaSchelle Daniels after their 15-minute meeting Aug. 9 at Gary City Hall. Freeman-Wilson holds a half-day worth of 15-minute meetings with any Gary resident every month. Residents can talk about whatever they want.

August 10, 2012 3:46 pm
Local artists seek transformation of downtown Miller

Local artists seek transformation of downtown Miller

GARY | A grass-roots effort is under way to transform downtown Miller into an arts and recreation hub fed by public transportation and bounded at the lakefront by a hotel and upscale restaurant.

July 10, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Freeman-Wilson looks back at 100 days in office

Freeman-Wilson looks back at 100 days in office

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson talks Monday outside City Hall about the accomplishments of her administration in its first 100 days in office. She touched on several subjects, including business development, public safety and ethics training.

April 09, 2012 5:00 pm
Freeman-Wilson looks back at 100 days in office

Freeman-Wilson looks back at 100 days in office

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson talks Monday at City Hall about her administration's accomplishments during her first 100 days in office. "We are sending a message to the criminal elements that Gary is closed for business," she said.

April 09, 2012 3:45 pm
Freeman-Wilson looks back at 100 days in office

Freeman-Wilson looks back at 100 days in office

In the shadow of a statue of U.S. Steel founding chairman, Elbert Henry Gary, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson delivers a brief overview of the accomplishments of her administration in her first 100 days in office.

April 09, 2012 3:45 pm
Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson shakes hands Tuesday with Ivan Simmons of Great Lakes Electric and other contractors who will be working on the $1.5 million next phase of the Marquette Park Lakefront East project.

April 03, 2012 3:15 pm
Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

Mayor: Marquette Park restoring Gary jobs

The next phase of the Marquette Park Lakefront East project calls for adding bathrooms to the picnic pavillion and reconstructing the parking lot with LED lighting. Construction is set to be complete by the Gary Air Show in July.

April 03, 2012 3:15 pm
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