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After four years of delays, E.C. woman asks judge to dismiss child abuse case

After four years of delays, E.C. woman asks judge to dismiss child abuse case

CROWN POINT | The case against an East Chicago woman who is accused of beating her toddler to death could be dismissed, and she could be released from jail as early as next week.

October 16, 2014 6:15 pm Related
EDITORIAL: Plan for air traffic control disasters

EDITORIAL: Plan for air traffic control disasters

It was good having President Barack Obama visit Gary/Chicago International Airport, but it would have been far better if the reason could not possibly have been air traffic control problems in the Chicago area.

October 02, 2014 12:00 am
Gallery: President Barack Obama lands in Gary

Gallery: President Barack Obama lands in Gary

President Barack Obama lands at the Gary/Chicago International Airport for a one-day visit to the Chicago area.

October 01, 2014 9:35 pm Photos

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Gary school bills mounting; bus service could be affected

GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. released a joint statement Monday, along with Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, saying it is working with Illinois Central, which provides bus service, to resolve its outstanding bill.

September 29, 2014 9:26 am
IUN grad students propose new education strategies

IUN grad students propose new education strategies

GARY | Graduate students at Indiana University Northwest took information from a community conversation on education and developed a strategic plan that was presented Tuesday at a Conversation on Education Part II.

September 18, 2014 4:37 pm
Jackson Street of Dreams redefines Gary neighborhood

Jackson Street of Dreams redefines Gary neighborhood

Gov. Mike Pence drives a nail into the siding of a new house in the 2300 block of Jackson Street while Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson looks on during a tour the Jackson Street of Dreams project Wednesday afternoon. The Fuller Center of Gary is hosting the volunteer projects where one home w…

August 27, 2014 6:30 pm
RICH JAMES: McKinley a good choice to move Gary PD forward

RICH JAMES: McKinley a good choice to move Gary PD forward

There are those who say Gary can’t be saved. They say it is too far gone.

August 03, 2014 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: New Gary chief will need firm grip to right spinning ship

MARC CHASE: New Gary chief will need firm grip to right spinning ship

Nine chiefs of police in eight years. It's not exactly a mark of stability.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am
Mayor Freeman-Wilson appoints new police chief

Mayor Freeman-Wilson appoints new police chief

GARY | In a standing room only press conference, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman Wilson announced the appointment of a new police chief, and shared the new comprehensive approach in the city will address crime.

July 28, 2014 1:52 pm Photos

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Sheraton demolition on schedule

Sheraton demolition on schedule

Demolition has begun on the Sheraton Hotel in Gary. The structure is scheduled to be gone by October. A green infrastructure will take its place.

July 17, 2014 6:00 pm
Sheraton demolition on schedule

Sheraton demolition on schedule

Demolition has begun on the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Gary. The structure should be gone by October.

July 17, 2014 6:00 pm
Rudy Clay road naming ceremony set for Friday

Rudy Clay road naming ceremony set for Friday

Gary officials will unveil a street sign honoring the late Mayor Rudy Clay at 10 a.m. Friday on the front steps of City Hall, 401 Broadway.

July 08, 2014 6:45 pm
Gary honors Mayor “Rudy” Clay with memorial highway naming ceremony

Gary honors Mayor “Rudy” Clay with memorial highway naming ceremony

INDIANAPOLIS | On Friday, July 11, the City of Gary along with Representative Charlie Brown (D-Gary) and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will hold a naming ceremony in honor of the late Mayor Rudolph “Rudy” Clay who passed away in June 2013. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. on the front st…

July 08, 2014 3:30 pm
Initiatives to help Gary youths

Initiatives to help Gary youths

A number of initiatives designed to help all Gary schoolchildren graduate high school and successfully go on to college and careers are coming together.

June 28, 2014 7:45 pm Photos

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Gary Mayor Leadership Prayer Breakfast set for Tuesday

GARY | The Gary Area Lutheran Association in association with the mayor's office will host the Mayor's Leadership Prayer Breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Genesis Convention Center, 5th Avenue and Broadway.

June 13, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Weeding out blight means razing homes

Abandoned, derelict buildings stand in the way of progress in cities and towns across the state, but Gary has far more than its fair share.

June 03, 2014 12:00 am
Gary mayor hosts community conversation on education

Gary mayor hosts community conversation on education

GARY | The community came together Thursday night to begin a conversation about improving education for all students in Gary.

May 22, 2014 9:15 pm Photos

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Gary mayor supports Lake clerk as Dem Party boss

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson likes Lake County Clerk Mike Brown as the next county Democratic Party chairman.

May 22, 2014 7:32 pm
Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate after cutting a ceremonial ribbon to mark completion of a Black Oak sewer improvement project in Gary. From left is U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville; Richard Coleman, president of the Gary Sanitary District Board; Gary Mayor Karen Freeman- Wilson and Lt. Col. Kevi…

May 17, 2014 12:00 am
Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Officials celebrate completion of major sewer improvement project

Imad Samara, project manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, left, and Richard Coleman, president of the Gary Sanitation Board, look at an aerial photograph of the project area for the Black Oak Phase II Sewer Project in Gary. The project was a partnership between the Gary Sanitary Dis…

May 16, 2014 2:23 pm
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