HAMMOND | Debate over firefighters' seniority days began in the Hammond City Council chambers Monday, but discussion was tabled for a future meeting.
HAMMOND | U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, on Monday urged Hammond City Council members to get on board with the South Shore commuter train expansion.
HAMMOND | City Councilman Mark Kalwinski already is committed to shaving his head Saturday to raise funds for childhood cancer research.
HAMMOND | The sponsor of the proposed ban on scavenging in the city said Friday he doesn't plan on making changes to the ordinance under consideration by the Hammond City Council.
HAMMOND | A proposed ban on scavenging in the city faced criticism at Monday's City Council meeting from individuals contending they scrap to support their families.
HAMMOND | Amsted Rail is petitioning Hammond for a property tax break on renovations the company has planned for its location on Hohman Avenue.
HAMMOND | The City Council adopted a policy Monday aimed at restricting nepotism in local government.
Hammond City Councilman Mark Kalwinksi, D-1st, climbs the Great Wall of China.
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr., fourth from right, and a delegation of city officials traveled to China on an economic development trip in March. Pictured, from left, are a guide; Ed Krusa, Mark Kalwinski, Pat Obi, Tom Dabertin, McDermott, Bobby Lendi, Joe Smith and Phil Taillon.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council defeated a proposal that would have changed the city gun and weapon ban to comply with a new state law.
HAMMOND | The Hammond City Council postponed a vote on a controversial measure supporting the creation of a conservancy district early Tuesday morning after hours of contentious opposition from Lake County residents.
HAMMOND | Lake County Sheriff John Buncich will join representatives from the Whiting and Hammond police departments at the Whiting-Robertsdale Crime Watch meeting on Thursday.
HAMMOND | Two Republicans are running in the May 3 primary to represent Hammond's northern-most council district.
HAMMOND | Incumbent 1st District Councilman Mark Kalwinski will face two familiar foes in the Democratic primary on May 3: Leticia "Letty" Martinez and Matt Kolanowski.
CROWN POINT | A candidate in Hammond's 1st District Democratic primary was left off early ballots in Crown Point.
HAMMOND | Hammond City Councilman Homero "Chico" Hinojosa tried to roll back an ordinance at Monday's meeting that he said targets the growing Hispanic population in the city's 1st Council District.
HAMMOND | At least six families remained homeless Saturday night after a mixture of a soap-like substance and raw sewage backed up into their Robertsdale homes on New Year's Eve.
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