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Gary mayor pulls support for immigration detention center
Nov. 12, 2015
Despite the lure of 200 to 300 new jobs for the struggling Steel City Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson’s has withdrawn her support.
When Frank went to Gary
Oct. 30, 2015
Frank Sinatra was a beloved star in the 1940’s, but not to some students at Froebel High School. In November of 1945, the crooner visited the Gary, Indiana to sing the students out of protesting integration of the school.
With fewer cops, Gary preacher conducts his own nighttime patrols
Sep. 23, 2015
With a declining police force, a Gary preacher is doing whatever it takes to protect his neighbors — even if it means staying up all night.
Gary proposes anti-sagging pants ordinance
Sep. 22, 2015
Several municipalities in Illinois have passed ordinances banning sagging pants in public and now Gary, Ind. wants to outlaw what many people say is a fashion choice.
Police retrace steps of suspected serial killer
Oct. 20, 2014
Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said it could be the work of a serial killer.
Remembering a slain Gary cop
Jul. 14, 2014
Jeffrey Westerfield was killed on the job, prompting many to ask if the city has enough resources.
Open tryouts and 'indie ball blues'
May. 21, 2014
Open tryouts for Gary’s indie-ball team draw baseball hopefuls looking for one last chance, or their first big break.
Is basketball a canary in the coal mine for Indiana's public schools?
Mar. 28, 2014
As Bowman Academy tries to repeat as state champion this weekend, Gary’s public schools fall farther behind.
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