A new Cook County ordinance that touches the hot-button issue of immigration is allowing inmates out of the county’s jail and making waves in other parts of the country.The ordinance, approved Wednesday by the County Board, halts compliance with Immigration and Customs Enforcement requests that cert
Construction sites and home air conditioning units are the usual targets for copper thieves and, over the past few years, the problem’s grown nationally.Copper is selling for about $4 a pound at scrap yards in Northwest Indiana, so a few dozen pounds could net some chump change. But some thieve
Gary, Indiana is celebrating Michael Jackson this weekend for what would be the King of Pop's 53rd birthday. Gary's four-day party will feature musical performances, a circus and other entertainment in front of Jackson's former home and Roosevelt High School. Fans gathered outside the form
The battle over abortion has divided this country since the Supreme Court's 1973 decision in Roe v. Wade. To try to gain some insights into our cultural divide, we'll spend the week comparing the debate in the U.S. to those of other countries.
Abortion has divided the American public ever since the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Roe v. Wade. To try to gain some insights into our own decades-long struggle, today we kick off a weeklong series examining the abortion debate in other countries.
One of the nation’s largest railroad companies is expanding in Northwest Indiana, a shift that comes at the expense of rail jobs in Illinois. CN announced Wednesday that it will invest $165 million to expand the Kirk Rail Yard in rail in Gary, Indiana, over the next three years.