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Lew Wallace school days recalled

Lew Wallace school days recalled

July 13, 2014 12:00 am
Professor: Understanding culture, context of youth violence key

Professor: Understanding culture, context of youth violence key

GARY | Understanding the culture and context in which youth violence occurs will do more than any program, research study or diagnostic approach, according to the keynote speaker at Friday’s Youth Violence Prevention Conference at Indiana University Northwest.

May 09, 2014 7:03 pm Photos

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MARC CHASE: Learn the story behind the school marquee

MARC CHASE: Learn the story behind the school marquee

As our children head back to school, they might be walking into buildings that bear the names of some pretty important folks in our history — and some who might be a bit more obscure but worth knowing.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am
AL HAMNIK: Jerome Harmon now operating on auto pilot

AL HAMNIK: Jerome Harmon now operating on auto pilot

It was once believed Jerome Harmon could fly.

April 06, 2013 5:15 pm Photos

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Former Wallace football head coach dies after collapsing at school

Many students at Lew Wallace High School had tears in their eyes on Wednesday and heavy hearts at the Glen Park school. Thomas Powell, a math teacher and former football coach for the Hornets, died.

March 27, 2013 7:30 pm
AL HAMNIK: Gary's Branden Dawson still traveling the comeback trail

AL HAMNIK: Gary's Branden Dawson still traveling the comeback trail

WEST LAFAYETTE | Michigan State sophomore Branden Dawson will be playing in the NBA one day. He knows it.

February 09, 2013 9:00 pm

Teens steal laptop, projector from their high school, police say

GARY | Two Lew Wallace High School students allegedly stole a laptop computer, a projector and speakers from a class at their school, police said.

October 31, 2012 7:30 pm
Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at  Gary event

Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Students gather outside the venue to get a glimpse and possible photo of Gabrielle Douglas as the Olympic gold medalist visits the Indiana University Northwest campus on Monday.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Gabby Douglas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabby Douglas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Peter Smith of Foundations of East Chicago and Natalie Hawkins, mother of gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas, look on as she shows off one of her gold medals as the Olympian visits the Indiana University Northwest campus.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabrielle Douglas and her mother Natalie Hawkins listen to speakers at a luncheon as the Olympic gold medalist visits the Indiana University Northwest campus on Monday.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabby Dougas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabrielle Douglas has a laugh as Robert Brown, a Calumet High School senior and event MC, straightens his tie for a photo with the Olympic gold medalist.

October 16, 2012 12:00 am
Gabrielle Douglas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

Gabrielle Douglas a hit with high schoolers at Gary event

GARY | Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas greeted Gary high schoolers Monday with words of advice.

October 15, 2012 1:22 pm Photos

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Participants take charge at H.E.I.G.H.T. summer camp

Participants take charge at H.E.I.G.H.T. summer camp

GARY | At the H.E.I.G.H.T. Football and Basketball Camp, it was nearly a case of too many captains and not enough grunts.

August 17, 2012 6:00 pm Photos

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Former Lew Wallace star, WNBA player to give skills camp

Former Lew Wallace star, WNBA player to give skills camp

MERRILLVILLE | If you have two able hands, you ought to use them.

July 16, 2012 11:36 pm
Teen to stand trial in spring in Lew Wallace teacher's slaying

Teen to stand trial in spring in Lew Wallace teacher's slaying

CROWN POINT | A Lake Criminal Court judge has scheduled a trial next spring for a Merrillville teenager charged with killing an 80-year-old Gary high school teacher.

December 13, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Lew Wallace locked down for two hours after two men shot

GARY | Students at Lew Wallace STEM Academy were on lockdown for a couple of hours Tuesday after a shooting nearby.

September 27, 2011 6:00 pm
PHIL WIELAND: Lew Wallace, the most famous unknown Hoosier

PHIL WIELAND: Lew Wallace, the most famous unknown Hoosier

I love that I learn so much on this job. Most of what I learn probably is useless stuff, but it's interesting and could come in handy if I'm ever on "Jeopardy" or something.

September 02, 2011 12:00 am
‘Secret Millionaire' coach helps kick off fundraising campaign

‘Secret Millionaire' coach helps kick off fundraising campaign

GARY | With a pledge Monday to "challenge the community to support this cause," coach Tony Branch of ABC's "Secret Millionaire" fame donated seed money for the Lew Wallace High School cheerleaders' fundraising campaign to buy new uniforms and shoes.

August 22, 2011 10:00 pm Photos

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Merrillville teen in custody in connection with teacher's slaying

Merrillville teen in custody in connection with teacher's slaying

MERRILLVILLE | Police arrested a Merrillville teenager believed to be responsible for the slaying of an 80-year-old Gary special education teacher, police said.

July 08, 2011 7:15 pm Photos

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Remembering Anna Schulz

Remembering Anna Schulz

Lew Wallace High School Principal Lucille Upshaw talks about teacher Anna Schulz, who was found dead in her Merrillville home late Wednesday.

July 07, 2011 10:12 pm
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