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Mayor Karen Freeman-wilson

Information incorrect about Gary police patrols

A story in some Thursday editions contained incorrect information about Lake County Sheriff's Department assisting Gary police. Neither Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson nor Police Chief Larry McKinley have issued statements disallowing overtime pay for police patrols. The city has received a feder…

October 24, 2014 3:00 pm
Building up by tearing down

Building up by tearing down

Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann, right, and Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, center, watch as a blighted property on Virginia Street in Gary is town down. The demolition was funded through the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination program.

September 16, 2014 5:27 pm
Building up by tearing down

Building up by tearing down

A news conference is held before a blighted property, background, on Virginia Street in Gary is town down. The demolition was funded through the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination program.

September 16, 2014 5:27 pm
Building up by tearing down

Building up by tearing down

A blighted property on Virginia Street in Gary is town down. The demolition was funded through the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination program.

September 16, 2014 5:26 pm
Building up by tearing down

Building up by tearing down

A blighted property on Virginia Street in Gary is town down. The demolition was funded through the Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination program.

September 16, 2014 5:26 pm

Mayor touts Gary’s economic development efforts

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson packed the house at the Gary Chamber of Commerce meeting Monday at Majestic Star Casino, offering updated information about the city’s economic development initiatives.

September 08, 2014 3:55 pm

Airport extension expected to be nearly done this year

GARY | The Gary/Chicago International Airport made adjustments Monday to contracts regarding the airport extension project that officials and consultants say optimistically will be nearly complete this year.

September 08, 2014 2:21 pm
Jackson festivities kick off; fans from around the world expected

Jackson festivities kick off; fans from around the world expected

GARY | Michael Jackson fans from around the world are expected to descend upon his childhood home for the Michael Jackson King of Pop Tribute Festival of the Arts, 2014, which kicked off Thursday.

August 28, 2014 6:58 pm Photos

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Jackson Street of Dreams redefines Gary neighborhood

Jackson Street of Dreams redefines Gary neighborhood

GARY | The five-day blitz-build of one new home and renovation of two existing homes on the street where Michael Jackson lived is underway.

August 27, 2014 10:30 pm Photos

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Newly appointed HUD secretary makes Gary his first stop on nationwide tour

Newly appointed HUD secretary makes Gary his first stop on nationwide tour

GARY | New U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro has only been on the job for four weeks, but on Wednesday Castro made Gary his first visit of a nationwide tour of cities and regions which are creating opportunities for residents through local and federal partnerships an…

August 20, 2014 1:30 pm Photos

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Mayor discusses police, fire equipment needs

GARY | After announcing a new police chief and new approach to crime last month, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Friday addressed  police and fire department equipment needs.

August 15, 2014 8:25 pm
Gary hosts open house for Strong Cities, Strong Communities initiative

Gary hosts open house for Strong Cities, Strong Communities initiative

GARY | About 50 city residents became planning partners Wednesday with city and federal officials working on Gary's Northside Redevelopment Project.

August 13, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Gary church pays tribute to murder victims

Gary church pays tribute to murder victims

GARY | There are 22 wooden crosses covered with plain white T-shirts on the lawn of St. Timothy Community Church.

July 30, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Gary mayor announces new police administration, approach to crime

Gary mayor announces new police administration, approach to crime

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson announced a change in police administration and a new comprehensive approach to crime during a news conference Monday at City Hall.

July 28, 2014 3:15 pm Photos

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Mayor to share strategies to address crime

GARY | In the wake of a spike in crime and the July shooting death of a city police officer, Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson plans to share policing strategies at a news conference Monday.

July 25, 2014 4:45 pm
Gary launches Obama administration assistance program

Gary launches Obama administration assistance program

GARY | City officials announced Thursday the launch of a federal program designed to help revitalize Gary.

July 17, 2014 7:00 pm
Sheraton demolition on schedule

Sheraton demolition on schedule

GARY | Gary's partnership with a federal team from the Strong Cities, Strong Communities Initiative means one of Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson's campaign promises — demolition of the Sheraton Hotel — is on schedule.

July 17, 2014 6:25 pm Photos

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Mayor tries to address violence in Gary

Mayor tries to address violence in Gary

GARY | Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson said the city of Gary has faced a lot of challenges in the last 10 days in terms of violent deaths, and her office is working on a solution to the problem.

July 15, 2014 9:30 pm
Sheraton Hotel demolition on schedule

Sheraton Hotel demolition on schedule

GARY | The demolition of the Sheraton Hotel remains on schedule, city officials said.

July 12, 2014 9:40 pm Photos

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Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with equipment shortages

Under fire: Gary firefighters grapple with equipment shortages

GARY | After arriving at an inferno at an abandoned house on Delaware Street earlier this month, a Gary fire official immediately called for additional resources, he said.

June 27, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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