CALUMET CITY | More than a half-dozen employees of the city’s Public Works Department attended Thursday’s City Council meeting to show their solidarity at a time when their union is negotiating with city officials for a new contract.
HAMMOND | Warehouse workers marched through a local Walmart Supercenter on Tuesday to protest frigid working conditions.
SAUK VILLAGE | Officials unveiled new neighborhood watch signs and Village President David Hanks read a proclamation declaring Sauk Village a neighborhood watch community at Tuesday's board meeting.
VALPARAISO | Whitney Hibbitts' concerns about genetically modified organisms, called GMOs, first began after she attended the May rally in Chicago where protesters called for clear labeling of food produced using what she describes as "today's accepted experimental growing technology."
Union protestors march outside the Statehouse in Indianapolis on Feb. 24, 2011, to oppose right-to-work legislation. Now that Indiana is a right-to-work state, what does that mean for unions?
I've complained in the past about Porter County's emergency warning sirens because they supposedly warn us of about 50 different potential disasters, and it can be tough figuring out why they are going off.
HEBRON | A proposed ordinance dealing with protests at funerals drew a brief protest before it was approved Tuesday by the Hebron Town Council.
Marchers opposed to the location of a proposed detention facility march into Crete for a rally on April 1.
Local 81 union member Keith Ward, of Valparaiso, screams in opposition to the right-to-work bill during protests Feb. 1 outside the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis.
Ruth Needleman, of Gary, protests potential cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid on Monday outside U.S. Pete Visclosky's office in Merrilville.
Ruth Needleman, left, of Gary, Pat Lane, center, of Chesterton, and AFL-CIO organizer Becky Smith, protest potential cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid on Monday outside U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's office in Merrilville. The protest was organized by the Indiana AFL-CIO.
Ruth Needleman, of Gary, protests potential cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid on Monday outside U.S. Pete Visclosky's office in Merrilville. The protest was organized by the Indiana AFL-CIO. "I am totally dependent on Medicare and it is totally inadequate," Needleman said.
Chick Pullman, center, of Gary, and others protest potential cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid outside U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky's office in Merrilville on Monday.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mitch Daniels says he's not bothered by critics of his appointment as Purdue University president, and their naysaying won't stop him next year from leading the six-campus school that includes sites in Hammond and Westville.
RIVERDALE | For village President Deyon Dean, Saturday was a day of conflict.
GRIFFITH | More than 50 people spent Saturday demonstrating at Lake County Sheriff John Buncich's first 10K Bicycle Ride to raise funds for the department's animal adoption center, objecting to Thursday's firing of the shelter's longtime community liaison, Victoria Beasley.
Protesters display signs Saturday objecting to the firing of Lake County Animal Shelter employee Victoria Beasley. They were at the entrance of the Oak Ridge Savannah Bike Trail in Oak Ridge Prairie County Park in Griffith where Lake County Sheriff John Buncich was holding a charity bike rid…
Protesters display signs Saturday at the entrance of the Oak Ridge Savannah Bike Trail in Oak Ridge Prairie County Park in Griffith to raise awareness about a petition to reverse this month's firing of Lake County Animal Shelter employee Victoria Beasley.
VALPARAISO | The Northwest Indiana Stand Up for Religious Freedom rally will be at noon Friday at the Porter County Courthouse, 16 Lincolnway.
Anti-NATO protesters march in Chicago on Monday, the last day of the NATO Summit.
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