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National Association For The Advancement Of Colored People

NAACP hosts meeting on driver's rights, responsibilities

MICHIGAN CITY | The Michigan City branch of the NAACP will host a meeting Thursday to discuss the rights and responsibilities of drivers when stopped by police.

October 20, 2014 12:11 pm

Residents voice concern over police action at town hall meeting

HAMMOND | Melissa Campbell said she's been followed and stopped by Hammond police for no reason.

October 17, 2014 8:55 am

Lake juvenile venue remains up in the air

GARY | The wheels of justice are grinding too slowly for Gary, East Chicago and the NAACP lawyers who want Lake Juvenile Court child support hearings returned to Gary.

April 15, 2013 5:35 pm

Lake County child support court must return to Gary

CROWN POINT | Child support court will return to Gary.

April 03, 2013 7:15 pm

EDITORIAL: Move court, but help move people

Testimony in last week's trial over moving the Lake Juvenile Court's Gary child support operations to Crown Point discussed how accessible these services are to the poor. It is a symptom of a larger problem in Lake County.

March 17, 2013 12:00 am

Witnesses testify Juvenile Court move from Gary a blow to poor

CROWN POINT | The outgoing Lake Juvenile Court judge was warned last month she needed permission from her fellow members of the judiciary to close the Gary branch of her child support division.

March 11, 2013 7:45 pm

Schiralli to be next Lake Juvenile Court judge

CROWN POINT | One of Lake County's longest-serving judges will be taking over the prestigious Juvenile Court bench next month.

February 15, 2013 11:30 am
NAACP says coal-fired plants hurting low-income, minority areas

NAACP says coal-fired plants hurting low-income, minority areas

Nearly half of Indiana coal-fired power plants are being called "top environmental offenders" in a report the NAACP released Wednesday, and the State Line Energy plant in Hammond was rated as the fifth-worst in the nation.

July 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Region racial divide blurring -- slowly

Alicia Rios grew up in the Harbor, surrounded by Mexicans and native Texans who shared her Hispanic heritage.

April 03, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Drum Major nominee still active at 101

Drum Major nominee still active at 101

GARY| Martha Morgan Naylor, 101, is humbled by her nomination for a prestigious Gary service award.

January 11, 2011 12:00 am Photos


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