City of Gary files lawsuit against opioid manufacturers and distributors

The City of Gary is facing the ever-escalating costs associated with combatting the opioid epidemic.  In continued efforts to confront this crisis, the City...

OpEd: Can Jaden Smith’s Gender Fluid Style Lead to Outside-the-Box Thinking?

Photo by Bruce Weber/Louis Vuitton Jaden Smith and his sister Willow have been turning heads and raising eyebrows for most of their adolescence. As the...

Two new faces in Gary emerge in politics

Eddie Melton and Tammi Davis Tammi Davis, Eddie Melton seek to impact state’s economy There are two new faces that are throwing their hats into the...

Gary projects honored with special awards

Two projects in Gary this week will receive awards from the Indiana Chapter of the American Planning Association. The Miller Spotlight Project will receive the...

Mayor reviews Gary’s progress

By Karen Freeman-Wilson, Mayor City of Gary Recently there has been a lot of discussion about my trip to the Mexico border with other national leaders...

Pence signs Education Agenda Bills focused on supporting teachers and schools

Governor Mike Pence recently signed two agenda bills in the rotunda of the Indiana Statehouse focused on supporting teachers and schools. The first, Senate...

Gary churches step up to help Flint residents

By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader Rev. Charles Emery, pastor of Pilgrim Baptist Church is leading a group of Gary residents who are collecting donations to...

Charter school, closure, among options for Roosevelt Academy

Gary Crusader staff report In the next several months, the Indiana State Board of Education will explore several options as it decides on the future...

Lake County Assessor reflects on first year in office

Lake County Assessor Jerome Prince Lake County Assessor Jerome Prince says his first year in office has exceeded his imagination. Prince said he improved operations by...

Gary flies high in 2015

MAYOR KAREN-FREEMAN Wilson on July 10 led a ribbon cutting ceremony to open the new runway at the Gary/Chicago International Airport. The opening was...