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Freed Hostage Donald Sharer Displays His American Eagle Head T-Shirt to the Press in 1981

Freed Hostage Donald Sharer Displays His American Eagle Head T-Shirt to the Press in 1981

Freed hostage Donald Sharer, of Chesapeake, Va. displays His American Eagle Head T-shirt, designed by Dr. Robert Angerman, to the press after his release in 1981.

June 23, 2014 12:00 am
From The Times' archive: A second chance at life

From The Times' archive: A second chance at life

The Times spoke with Paula Cooper in July 2012 as the final year of her sentence began.

June 17, 2013 4:00 pm
Pelke's devotion to family, faith resonates decades after murder

Pelke's devotion to family, faith resonates decades after murder

Ruth Pelke's family has fond memories of holidays in her Gary home, complete with crocheted gifts, colored cookies and "Nana salad," Pelke's macaroni salad mixed with watermelon pickles.

August 19, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Kevin Vasser

July 29, 2012 11:00 pm
WORK RELEASE, kimbrough works with city of gary in work release

WORK RELEASE, kimbrough works with city of gary in work release

Kevin Vasser, left, of Crown Point, and Jesus Carrillo, of East Chicago, load tree branches into a front loader recently while they work with the city of Gary through the Kimbrough Center work-release program.

July 29, 2012 11:00 pm
WORK RELEASE, kimbrough works with city of gary in work release

WORK RELEASE, kimbrough works with city of gary in work release

Jesus Carrillo, of East Chicago, loads branches into a front loader as he helps clear storm-damaged trees while working for the city of Gary as part of the Kimbrough work-release program.

July 29, 2012 11:00 pm
A second chance at life

A second chance at life

Paula Cooper was sentenced to death for the murder of an elderly Bible school teacher in the 1980s. The state Supreme Court commuted her sentence to 60 years in prison, and now she shares her story and hopes for the future with The Times as the final year of her sentence winds down.

July 15, 2012 12:00 pm
Paula Cooper: Convicted of murder at 15, a Gary woman prepares for her 2013 release

Paula Cooper: Convicted of murder at 15, a Gary woman prepares for her 2013 release

ROCKVILLE, Ind. | Paula Cooper mixed no-bake cookies, creating balls of sweet coconut and baking cocoa the size of a fist.

July 15, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Bambi and Friends

Bambi and Friends

The 1942 animated classic film "Bambi" introduced audiences to a forest filled with new friends. A new "diamond edition" of the movie was released this week on DVD and Blu-ray.

March 02, 2011 12:00 am
Donnie Dunagan

Donnie Dunagan

Former child star actor Donnie Dunagan was just 6 years old when selected by Walt Disney to provide the voice of Bambi in the 1942 film of the same name. Dunagan, 76, was in Chicago Feb. 21, 2011, to sign autographs for fans during a screening to unveil the new "diamond edition" DVD and Blu-…

March 02, 2011 12:00 am
Bambi DVD Release

Bambi DVD Release

Walt Disney Home Entertainment has released a remastered "diamond edition" of the 1942 animated classic "Bambi" on DVD and Blu-Ray, available in March 2011.

March 02, 2011 12:00 am

Former Calumet Township trustee's request to leave prison pending appeal denied

CHICAGO | The 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals denied a former Calumet Township trustee's request for release pending his appeal, court records state.

January 25, 2011 3:22 pm
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