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CHESTERTON | Liberty Township resident John W. Johnston, a retired Marine Corps major, has filed to run on the Republican ticket for the Indiana House of Representatives in the 10th District.
The out-of-sight, but not out-of-mind guy should be the abiding topic of Jose Abreu’s introduction to the White Sox this morning at U.S. Cellular Field.
CHICAGO | Almost everyone believes the Detroit Tigers should be headed for greatness, playing to the end of October and snaring the Motor City’s third World Series title in 45 years.
Last week in this space, I wondered why youth baseball leagues didn't uniformly use reduced injury factor baseballs and why they don't have automated external defibrillators on hand at each field.
Toronto Blue Jays starter Mark Buehrle pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning Saturday in Toronto.
NEW YORK | Flip on any highlight show and you're almost sure to see them, with those peach-fuzz faces and boyish features beneath their big league caps.
Amid the hysteria permeating Major League Baseball's Biogenesis scandal, the media largely continues to ignore the 600-pound gorilla sitting in the room.
CHICAGO | From the infield to the outfield, the White Sox are playing much better defense than they did during their listless start. And it's no coincidence that the wins are coming in bunches now.
The Blue Jays' Rajai Davis, right, steals third base in front of White Sox third baseman Conor Gillaspie during the first inning of Thursday's game in Toronto.
White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana struck out seven Toronto batters in 6 2/3 innings of Wednesday's 7-0 win.
New helmets, strong enough to withstand a 100 mph fastball, will be the law of the land in Major League Baseball this season. Supposedly they will prevent concussions.
INDIANAPOLIS | Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah knew nothing about the NFL when he was growing up. Now, he could be a first-round pick in April's draft.
Joseph Slay Jr. is one of the nominees for the coveted Drum Major awards given by the Gary Frontier Service Club at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. memorial breakfast. Slay, 70, is retired from the Gary Police Department having worked there for 31 years. He served as chief, bureau commande…
Patricia DeNeal, of Gary, is a Drum Major Award candidate with the Gary Frontiers Service Club. The club was established in 1952 with a primary purpose to provide an outlet and opportunity for African-American males to serve their communities, but has grown to include women as well. The Drum…
While charitable giving increases towards the end of the year as important community needs are showcased, such needs continue all year long.
Millions of working Americans are still without health insurance, and many more worry about whether they'll be able to afford their existing coverage due to rising health costs.
Fall planting is in full swing. As you nestle tulips, daffodils, hyacinths and crocuses into the soil, don't neglect to also plant some minor bulbs — "minor" only because they aren't well known, not because they lack quality.
East Chicago native Raymond Cornett was 11 years old when his father Major Cornett was killed on July 15, 1950. Now 74, the Indianapolis resident is seeking closure.
East Chicago native Raymond Cornett was 11 years old when his father, Major Cornett, was killed July 15, 1950. Now 74, the Indianapolis resident is seeking closure.
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