This week's theme, apparently, is taxes on businesses. Along with the continuing discussion in Indianapolis over personal property taxes for businesses, there has been discussion of other business taxes.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposal forcing Gary and other Indiana cities to end their gun buy-back programs was approved 6-2 Wednesday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.
When Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson requested urgent assistance from the Indiana State Police, it was obvious the city's homicide problem was bad. As Lauri Harvey Keagle's stories today show, the problem is alarming.
GARY | A deadly year has Gary's per capita homicide rate nearing numbers of national significance, and city officials are concerned.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson asked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence for help in cleaning up the city's crime problem. What she received instead was help in cleaning up the police department.
GARY | You expect more from your family, Samuel Shaw said Thursday.
GARY | A dispute over money at a Miller bar might have led to a neighborhood shooting that left two Gary men dead and four wounded, police said.
If I were Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram, I’d be embarrassed.
The statewide, multiagency team formed to assess Gary's policing needs met for the first time Tuesday afternoon, but without anyone representing Gary.
How often have we heard in the region that the rest of the state either has it in for Lake County or would just as soon ignore the county all together? Real or imagined, this perception is part of the famous chip we like to carry on our shoulder.
GARY | Gary's calls for help are being heard.
Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram spoke at the Public Safety Committee meeting regarding solutions for the string of homicides in the city.
GARY | The spike in city violence continued this weekend with police investigation the strangulation death of a Gary man in an apparent domestic dispute and a shooting, both in the city's Midtown section.
GARY | Most major crimes were down through the first five months of 2013, according to statistics released Thursday by the Gary Police Department. But the number of homicides and vehicle thefts were slightly higher compared with the same time last year.
GARY | City and county officials, law enforcement officers and clergy demanded laws requiring background checks for gun purchases and a total ban on assault weapons as well as more parental responsibility during Thursday’s National Day to Demand Action news conference at City Hall.
GARY | A man was shot to death Monday evening on a porch in the 1200 block of Taft Street, said Gary Police Chief Wade Ingram.
GARY | A Gary man was shot in the arm after physically assaulting a Gary police officer, police said Saturday.
Shoppers who witnessed Saturday's shooting at Westfield Southlake mall in Hobart might not realize how aggressively Northwest Indiana police are working to keep down the crime rate.
Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and fire and police officials talk with the media about a plane crash.
Hammond's new surveillance cameras are the next best thing to having police officers actually on the scene when incidents occur.
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