Between 400 and 450 public school teachers in Gary, Indiana, are facing unemployment this fall. The Gary Community School District mailed layoff notices to the teachers last week.Gary Teachers Union Local 4 President Carlos Tolliver said he was expecting some layoffs because the district is lik
Longtime Gary City Councilman Roy Pratt says Gary, Indiana, needs to move one of its two casino boats to a more competitive location — and it needs to do so soon.Pratt says he’s concerned that Chicago and a southern suburb could line up their own casinos soon, and Gary’s current gambling operations
The city of Gary, Indiana, could be a step closer to getting its first female mayor.Karen Freeman-Wilson won Tuesday’s Democratic primary over eight other candidates, including Ragen Hatcher, the daughter of Gary’s first black mayor, Richard Hatcher, who won election in 1967.
What do a teacher, a Realtor, a member of Gary City Council and a former attorney general have in common? They are bumping shoulders in the Democratic primary for mayor of Gary, Indiana.Early voting wraps up Monday in Northwest Indiana’s second-largest city. In-person precinct voting is 6 a.m.