Gary City Council
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.
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.
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.
GARY | A wave of letters supporting indicted former Gary Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas was filed Tuesday, including one from Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson.
HAMMOND | Prosecutors are asking a federal judge to sentence a former Gary councilwoman to 12 to 18 months in prison.
GARY | Gary City Councilwoman Carolyn Rogers, D-4th, will host a community forum Wednesday.
GARY │ The Gary City Council passed a resolution Tuesday in support of a local option income tax in Lake County.
GARY | Quentin Smith, one of the last of the Tuskegee Airmen, died Tuesday at the age of 94.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
GARY | Lake County Surveyor, George Van Til pitched the Calumet Burns Conservancy District to the Gary City Council on Tuesday.
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.
GARY | Gary Mayor Rudy Clay threw the weight of his political supporters behind Democratic mayoral candidate Karen Freeman-Wilson on Tuesday morning.
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.
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.
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