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IUN to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with one-man play ‘Incognito’ on Jan. 22

GARY | Indiana University Northwest will celebrate the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a presentation of “Incognito” by Michael Sidney Fosberg, scheduled for 6 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22 in the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, located in the Savannah Center. The production is open to the cam…

December 29, 2013 11:47 pm
Mayors, community leaders reflect upon MLK's legacy

Mayors, community leaders reflect upon MLK's legacy

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.

August 29, 2013 3:10 pm Video Photos

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Community leader talks about brother who sacrificed his life during WWII

Community leader talks about brother who sacrificed his life during WWII

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…

November 23, 2012 12:40 pm

Second ex-Chicago cop changes plea to guilty in gang racketeering case

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.

August 02, 2012 5:32 pm
City of Hammond Announces Hohman Avenue Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

City of Hammond Announces Hohman Avenue Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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…

June 06, 2012 10:29 am Photos

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Hammond Councilman Salinas terminated from city job

Hammond Councilman Salinas terminated from city job

HAMMOND | City Councilman Al Salinas Jr. was terminated from his position with the Hammond Streets Department on Wednesday, Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said.

April 19, 2012 11:00 am

Fundraiser for Lake County Officer James Oppolo, Jr. set for Saturday

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.

April 13, 2012 4:09 pm

Plaque installation Wednesday at MLK Park in Hammond

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.

April 01, 2012 12:00 am

MCDERMOTT: Hammond signs Sister Cities agreement with Shahe City

Editor's note: Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott, Jr. is sending updates to The Times while he's in China.

March 21, 2012 1:27 pm

Hammond finds obstacles at State Line Energy site

HAMMOND | The future of the State Line Energy site is up in the air as the city prepares for the coal plant's closure.

March 17, 2012 2:15 pm

McDermott, Hammond officials planning trip to China

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. is planning a trip to China, where he hopes to cultivate opportunities for investment in the city.

March 11, 2012 12:00 am

Extra patrols to continue in Indi-Illi to make up for Henry Unit loss

HAMMOND | The Indi-Illi Crime Watch extra patrols will continue, Police Chief Brian Miller said.

March 10, 2012 7:15 pm

Hammond Mayor to host Night Out

HAMMOND | Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. will host Mayor's Night Out tonight.

February 21, 2012 11:08 am

Library to Celebrate & Honor Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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…

January 10, 2012 12:19 pm

Records: Ex-Chicago cop to change plea to guilty in Latin Kings case

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.

December 01, 2011 7:30 pm
Mayor's Hammond Holiday Parade set for Dec. 3

Mayor's Hammond Holiday Parade set for Dec. 3

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.

September 22, 2011 3:30 am

Ind. Supreme Court OKs Ogden Dunes ban on short-term home rentals

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court has affirmed the authority of Ogden Dunes to prohibit short-term rentals of single-family homes.

June 29, 2011 5:30 pm

Settlement reached in fatal wreck

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.

March 02, 2011 6:40 pm
Former teacher receives Drum Major Award

Former teacher receives Drum Major Award

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.

January 16, 2011 12:00 am
Former teacher receives Drum Major Award

Former teacher receives Drum Major Award

"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.

January 16, 2011 12:00 am
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