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Gary City Council

EDITORIAL: Convicted councilman should now resign

Gary City Councilman Ronier Scott is scheduled to be sentenced this morning for failing to file his taxes. It's yet another grim moment for Lake County politics.

April 01, 2014 12:00 am

Gary councilman faces 10 months in jail

HAMMOND | A Gary councilman said he is "deeply sorry" for willfully failing to file income tax returns in a letter to a federal judge filed Friday in federal court.

March 21, 2014 4:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Krusas shouldn't expect reduced sentence

Former Gary City Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas wants a shorter sentence than the year she was given for income tax evasion. That wouldn't be fair.

January 14, 2014 12:00 am

Judge asked to show leniency toward Krusas

GARY | A wave of letters supporting indicted former Gary Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas was filed Tuesday, including one from Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson.

December 31, 2013 8:30 pm

Prosecutors seeking prison time for former Gary councilwoman

HAMMOND | Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to sentence a former Gary councilwoman to 12 to 18 months in prison.

October 15, 2013 6:36 pm

Community forum scheduled Wednesday at park in Gary

GARY | Gary City Councilwoman Carolyn Rogers, D-4th, will host a community forum Wednesday.

May 19, 2013 12:05 am

Gary council formalizes support for county income tax

GARY │ The Gary City Council passed a resolution Tuesday in support of a local option income tax in Lake County.

March 19, 2013 9:45 pm
Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith dies at 94

Tuskegee Airman Quentin Smith dies at 94

GARY | Quentin Smith, one of the last of the Tuskegee Airmen, died Tuesday at the age of 94.

January 15, 2013 9:31 pm Photos



EDITORIAL: When population shrinks, government should too

Whiting has been a bastion of local government reform in recent years. The decision to downsize the City Council is in keeping with that tradition.

January 11, 2013 12:00 am

Gary City Council fires 15 first responders effective New Year's Eve

GARY | Juana McLaurin's 32 years of service with Gary will end at midnight Monday when the city cuts her job and those of 14 other first responders.

December 28, 2012 10:45 pm

Appeals court upholds Gary trash fee

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Court of Appeals on Tuesday agreed with a Lake County judge's ruling that Gary followed proper procedures in enacting a controversial garbage fee in 2009.

March 20, 2012 7:15 pm Related

Gary council denies charter bus, limo company

GARY │ Gary City Council members unanimously voted against a proposed zoning ordinance Tuesday night, defeating LEW Management's request to restore and improve the building formerly known as Beckman School. The property is at 1430 W. 23rd Ave.

January 18, 2012 3:45 pm

EDITORIAL: Hold off on conservancy district OK

With the Gary City Council's endorsement of the Calumet Burns Conservancy District, the supporters of this plan could take it to the Lake Circuit Court judge for his review. That should not happen, and certainly not yet.

July 22, 2011 12:00 am

Gary council hears pitch for Little Calumet conservancy district

GARY | Lake County Surveyor, George Van Til pitched the Calumet Burns Conservancy District to the Gary City Council on Tuesday.

June 08, 2011 5:00 pm

Jackson deal 'fairly dead in the water'

One year after Gary agreed to give a Las Vegas group hundreds of acres of city property, even organizers admit little has been done. "As far as we're concerned, nothing has happened," said Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas.

June 05, 2011 12:00 am
Clay endorses Freeman-Wilson for Gary mayor

Clay endorses Freeman-Wilson for Gary mayor

GARY | Gary Mayor Rudy Clay threw the weight of his political supporters behind Democratic mayoral candidate Karen Freeman-Wilson on Tuesday morning.

April 12, 2011 6:00 pm Photos



Gary mayoral hopeful exits, says some rivals not serious

CROWN POINT | Robert Buggs Sr. said Thursday afternoon he is withdrawing from the Gary mayoral primary in protest over seeing the ballot packed with less-than-serious candidates.

February 17, 2011 7:30 pm

Gary mayoral field reaches a dozen

CROWN POINT | Derric Price, a Democrat, is the latest to join the parade of what is now a dozen candidates seeking to be Gary mayor.

February 17, 2011 12:00 am
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