It was a good 30 years ago when Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher and the city’s precinct organization bolted from the county Democratic convention.
Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher says municipalities should be able to create their own gun control laws. This is the voice of frustration, but not necessarily practicality.
Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher says ongoing discussions on curbing the gang violence plaguing northern Lake County need to include a look at gun laws.
MERRILLVILLE | Former U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar attributes his four decades of negotiating success with national and international leaders in part to the skills he learned on his earliest campaign trips to Northwest Indiana.
HAMMOND | The crowd at Calumet College of St. Joseph celebrated the good mind, good heart and good works of the late Bishop Andrew Grutka Friday afternoon.
GARY | John Cowans believes that at 90 years old, if he can get out and encourage others to vote, anyone can.
Being a mayor is a demanding job. The mayor is on the job 24 hours a day and constantly in the public spotlight. So what happens after a mayor steps down?
GARY | The City Council on Tuesday signed off on former Mayor Richard Hatcher's plans for a national Civil Rights Hall of Fame on the site of the old Benjamin Banneker Achievement Center.
CHICAGO | In the mind of the Rev. Jesse Jackson Sr., Gary was just as significant of a place in the 1960s fight for civil rights as cities and towns in the South: The Lake County city gave the nation one of its first black mayors.
INDIANAPOLIS | When the speaker's gavel slams down today to end the 2012 session of the Indiana General Assembly, it also will close the legislative career of the only state representative Merrillville has known.
GARY | History maker, role model, champion of the city and a loving family member.
GARY | Three of 11 vacant Gary school buildings have been sold and another building is under negotiation.
I have somewhere a set of six glasses issued in 1956 as part of the 50th anniversary of the city of Gary that list it as the "City of the Century."
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