Brother-in-law of Martin Luther King, Jr., dies

Issac Newton Farris Sr., brother-in-law of the late Martin Luther King Jr., died on Saturday. The King Center announced Farris died at his home. He...

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...

Gary unsettled by child shootings

By Jackie Harris, 411 News Wednesday morning, Valerie Thomas Hopkins made a Facebook posting of her granddaughter Harmoni Harton, an 8-year-old who was wounded by...

Gary Independence Day Parade celebrates City and State

The City of Gary will present the annual Independence Day Parade on Saturday, July 2, 2016. While this year’s parade will celebrate this national...

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...

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...

A mother’s pain after boys test positive for lead

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader Harriette Washington, host of the talk show, “Issues and Answers,” on WLTH Radio in Gary, held a special program...

Melton gets two big endorsements for State Senate

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and the grand dame of Indiana politics, Earline Rogers formally, endorsed Indiana State Senate candidate Eddie Melton. He seeks to...

State Rep. Brown honored by former legislators for his civility in...

State Rep. Charlie Brown (D-Gary) has been honored with the first Civility in Government Award for his strong communication skills and demonstrating courtesy in...

Toll Road Concession Co. to announce $200M project

Governor Mike Pence has joined the Indiana Toll Road Concession Co. (ITRCC) to announce that the ITRCC is commencing a $200 million, two-year road improvement...