As Justices weigh Affirmative Action, Michigan offers an alternative

Kedra Ishop, the enrollment manager at the University of Michigan, helped increase the number of minority students in the 2015 freshman class. Credit Laura...

Council backs off move to subpoena mayor

Crusader Staff Report Two weeks ago, Councilwoman Lavetta Sparks-Wade (D-6th) led the Gary Common Council to vote unanimously to subpoena Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and other...

Debt and Rising Home Costs Continue to Defer Homeownership

Do you ever get the feeling that when it comes to news about the nation’s economy you’re in a different world? I certainly do. And...

Operations up at Gary Airport after year of growth

Airport Authority celebrates milestones and plans for the future As 2015 draws to a close, Gary/ Chicago International Airport operations are up 13.2 percent and...

HUD awards $1.2M to help poor residents in Indiana

In an effort to help public housing and Housing Choice Voucher residents in Indiana find jobs and improve their education, the U.S. Department of...

Gary cracks down on illegal dumping

By David Denson, Chicago Crusader The city of Gary is launching a campaign on illegal dumping. “Our message today is that we are not going to...

U.S. politicians stoop to a new low; quality of life and...

America is stuck on stupid when it comes to the so-called terrorism scare and like the pimps that they are, candidates for elective office...

Transportation is available for spirit of Christmas dinner

State Rep. Vernon G. Smith (D-Gary) said free transportation is available for the 28th Annual Spirit of Christmas Dinner, but that reservations need to...

Town of Griffith says goodbye to Calumet Township for now

By David Denson A decade long effort by Griffith town officials to have the town secede from Calumet Township finally paid off. Last week in a...

A billionaire inspires Gary to dream big

Former Mayor Michael Bloomberg visits city to promote initiatives Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and artist Theaster Gates hosted businessman and philanthropist Mike Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg...