Plans announced to widen the heavily-traveled I-65

Governor Mike Pence wants to widen Interstate 65 in Lake County to three lanes in each direction from Merrillville south to at least State...

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...

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...

Petition Asks Marvel To Give 25 Percent Of ‘Black Panther’ Profits...

By Jenna Amatulli, HUFFPOST, Black Voices A Change.org petition is calling on Marvel Studios and The Walt Disney Company to invest 25 percent of the profits for...

Pre-Order Indiana Chamber’s 2016 Legislative Directory

2016 Indiana General Assembly Legislative Directory Handbook Or Downloadable App Available Now And Updated Beginning Of Jan. The Indiana Chamber’s 2016 Legislative Directory allows Hoo-siers interested...

Wakanda’s ‘Black Panther’ creator Stan Lee dies at 95

Africa Times Fans of Marvel Comics are mourning the loss of Stan Lee, the co-creator of Black Panther and the fictional kingdom of Wakanda born...

Meeting of Black minds will ponder where we are and where...

By Vernon A. Williams These are serious times. The moral collapse of America is real – not imagined. Once unthinkable deeds, thoughts and words are...

EPA to remove toxic soil at East Chicago complex

Crusader Staff Report The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency plans to remove two feet of contaminated soil at the former site of the West Calumet housing...

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...

Councilman may take his oath of office in jail

Robert Battle Robert Battle, a councilman for East Chicago starts the new year in federal custody, awaiting trial this summer on drug and homicide charges. But...