Christmastime conjures sweet reflections of growing up in Gary

By Vernon A. Williams There is a chasm wider than the Grand Canyon dividing distorted outside perceptions of the “baby boomer” era growing up in...

Fetal remains found in funeral home won’t be exhumed

A Lake Superior judge on Wednesday, November 7, denied a request to exhume the remains of a stillborn fetus found eight years ago at...

Recent incidents cast doubt on Hammond police accountability, critics say

Valparaiso University professor Dr. Gregory Jones Activists will rally in Hammond, Indiana this weekend to highlight concerns about police brutality. A controversial traffic stop there led...

Government shutdown hits African Americans the hardest

Stacy M. Brown,NNPA Newswire Correspondent | With over 50,000 federal employees, the fourth congressional district in Maryland represents the fifth largest number of workers, and...

Make Plans to Leave a Financial Legacy

By Delta Jones-Walker “Every generation needs to leave something that helps the next.” These are words of wisdom spoken by my wise father, Mack Dee...

Two Men In White Van Try To Kidnap Woman Walking on...

CHICAGO (CBS)– Chicago police are searching for two male suspects who allegedly attempted to kidnap a 24-year-old woman walking Sunday night on Chicago’s South Side. The...

Gary’s own, MLB pitcher LaTroy Hawkins to speak 11th annual Lakeshore...

Gary Chamber’s Lakeshore Classic Luncheon brings Hawkins to home plate When a homeboy makes good it’s big news; a homeboy coming back to town is even...

James Ingram, R&B singing star, dead at 66

By Chloe Melas, CNN James Ingram, the soulful, smooth voice behind R&B hits like “Just Once” and “I Don’t Have The Heart,” has died at...

Gary Council closes EMS probe; Mayor Freeman-Wilson disputes state’s audit

The Gary 411 Weekly News The Gary Common Council on Tuesday, December 4, voted 8-0 to closed an EMS probe that investigated whether emergency...

Top Pentagon spokeswoman resigns amid internal investigation

By Thomas Heath, Washington Post The Defense Department’s top spokeswoman, who had been under investigation since May over whether she mistreated employees, abruptly resigned Monday...