Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Population.
David Letterman, right, welcomes Agnes DeMaris, sitting left, and Ruth Hanson, sitting right, and the two women's 14 fellow townspeople from the "metropolitan" and "suburban" areas of Bolan, Iowa as they appeared in New York for the taping of the "Late Night with David Letterman" show, March…
Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly feature. This week: Lake counties.
INDIANAPOLIS | With the Indiana General Assembly set to complete its work for the year April 29, the legislative process has begun shifting to the final step — Gov. Mike Pence signing measures approved by the House and Senate into law, or vetoing them.
Lake County again posted the largest population loss in Indiana last year, but the rate of decline slowed down in what was heralded as a move in the right direction.
As columnist Morton Marcus pointed out, a number of Indiana towns and cities have lost a significant percentage of their population. Indiana has one of the highest suicide rates among middle-age people of any state.
Most Northwest Indiana cities and towns lost residents last year as the region's population continued to migrate south and east.
Lake County saw the state's largest population decline in 2012, while Porter County experienced just a fraction of the growth it has seen in the past decade, U.S. Census estimates released Thursday show.
INDIANAPOLIS | State lawmakers have turned down a plan intended to make the Indiana Code more understandable by using city and county names in the law instead of descriptions based on an area's population.
An interesting phenomenon lingers in the recesses of Calumet Region history regarding the accumulation of population.
CHICAGO | While the city's black population plunged dramatically in the past 10 years, the black population in Cook and the surrounding counties fell at half the pace.
View census population numbers for Gary and Youngstown, Ohio.
Gary's population is just 45 percent of its peak 50 years ago when the city had 178,320 people, yet you wouldn't know that if you looked at the structure of its government.
The city of Gary is exploring its options for appealing the 2010 census count that found the Steel City's population had fallen to 80,294, a 22 percent decline since the last census 10 years ago.
A Gary resident and business owner said the city's new population figures bolster an argument he made to the state last year regarding the impact of high city property taxes.