Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. said last week the city will save "millions of dollars" because he agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by ousted Hammond Housing Authority Director Maria Becerra.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments Thursday to determine whether a Gary man voluntarily confessed to murder or was improperly influenced by a Gary police detective who told him a black man can't get a fair trial in Crown Point.
Times executive editor Bill Nangle, chief propagandist for the One Region organization, can't even make it through half his column in support of the E-911 fiasco without pulling the race card.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide whether a Gary man voluntarily confessed to murder, or was improperly influenced by a Gary police detective who told him a black man couldn't get a fair trial in Crown Point.
INDIANAPOLIS | Thousands of Americans will converge on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., starting Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, including a host of local residents and leaders.
INDIANAPOLIS | Asking a police officer during an interrogation, "Am I going to need an attorney?" is not the same as asking for an attorney, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.
I was disheartened to hear President Barack Obama's words regarding the Travon Martin/George Zimmerman issue. He seemed to focus heavily on the issue of racism, which he thinks is rampant in our country.
INDIANAPOLIS | Griffith leaders were ecstatic Friday after Republican Gov. Mike Pence signed into law mandatory reductions in Calumet Township spending and a path for Griffith to exit the township if its excessive spending continues.
Recently, I overheard a conversation concerning newly appointed Pope Francis. We all know about the debate concerning the terms Latino or Hispanic.
VALPARAISO | His time serving in the U.S. military didn't make him a racist, T.J. Leyden said, but it made him "a better racist."
It’s that time of year again. Black History Month -- when schools across America adorn their hallways with African-American icons and Civil Rights champions. When classrooms discuss Martin Luther King’s powerful “I Have a Dream” speech and appreciate the courage of Rosa Parks and others.
Julie Contreras holds a shell with burning incense as she participates Friday in a prayer vigil outside the School City of Hammond administration building. The group prayed for an end to racism against Latinos in Hammond during the vigil from noon to 5 p.m.
Julie Contreras, of the Indiana Latino Agenda, holds a shell with burning incense Friday during a prayer vigil outside the School City of Hammond administration building.
Julie Contreras, left, of the Indiana Latino Agenda; Patricia Maciel, of Blue Island, Ill.; Daniela Asso Maciel, of Mexico City; and Daniel Munoz, of Zacatecas, Mexico, pray for an end to racism against Latinos in Hammond during a vigil Friday outside the School City of Hammond administratio…
It all started one boring Saturday when I was idly scrolling down my wall on Facebook, to see if there would be anything that was even the minutest story that could hold my attention even if for a minute.
HAMMOND | Dairy Dip in Portage has been dismissed from a federal racial discrimination lawsuit filed by three customers who claim to have been detained by police while at the business on Sept. 19, 2009.
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