GARY | Yesterday commemorated the speech that captured the imagination of millions. Dr. King's speech still resonates in the hearts and minds of many and is still revered after five decades.
LASING | Don Olson of Lansing was the speaker at the October meeting of the Lansing Historical Society. He talked about his brother, August Olsen, Jr. who served during World War II and died when his plane was shot down over France. Earlier this year the Olsen family was invited to Bruz, Fra…
HAMMOND | A former Chicago police officer admitted to committing armed robberies in Illinois, Hammond and East Chicago for the Latin Kings street gang at a federal hearing Thursday morning.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. and The City of Hammond announced the completion of Phase I improvements on Hohman Avenue, part of a redevelopment project for the beautification of Downtown Hammond. Streetscape improvements for four blocks of Hohman Avenue and one block of Russell Stre…
HAMMOND | City Councilman Al Salinas Jr. was terminated from his position with the Hammond Streets Department on Wednesday, Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said.
CROWN POINT | A Spaghetti Dinner Benefit Raffle for Lake County Police Officer James Oppolo, Jr. will be held from 3-8 p.m. at The Slovak Club, 6920 Broadway in Merrillville.
HAMMOND | A commemorative plaque honoring Martin Luther King Jr. will be installed at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Martin Luther King Park, Highland Street and Columbia Avenue.
Editor's note: Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. is sending updates to The Times while he's in China.
HAMMOND | The future of the State Line Energy site is up in the air as the city prepares for the coal plant's closure.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is planning a trip to China, where he hopes to cultivate opportunities for investment in the city.
HAMMOND | The Indi-Illi Crime Watch extra patrols will continue, Police Chief Brian Miller said.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. will host Mayor's Night Out tonight.
EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library, in collaboration with I Too Sing America Organization, Inc. will commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at an event on Saturday, January 14 at the Main Library, located at 2401 E. Columbus Drive. The program is free and open to the community, a…
HAMMOND | A former Chicago police officer accused of committing armed robberies across state lines for the Latin Kings is scheduled to change his plea to guilty Friday morning, according to court records filed late Thursday.
HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Holiday Parade Committee invite you to attend the 2011 Hammond Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 3 beginning at 10a.m.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has affirmed the authority of Ogden Dunes to prohibit short-term rentals of single-family homes.
HAMMOND | Just days before heading to trial, the parties involved in the case of a Porter County hit-and-run crash that left a Hobart man dead and his son injured have reached an undisclosed settlement.
Robert Nichols, center, joins others recognized by the Gary Frontiers Service Club in prayer Saturday morning during the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at the Genesis Convention Center. King would have been 82 on Saturday.
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" is sung Saturday at the opening of the the Gary Frontiers Service Club's 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast in Gary.
Gary Frontiers Service Club members and guests on Saturday attend the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast at the Genesis Convention Center in Gary.
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