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...

White woman allegedly pulls a knife and screams racial slurs at...

By Hope Schreiber, Yahoo Lifestyle When will racist people learn that others have cameras in their cellphones and are willing to expose the atrocities they’ve likely...

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...

Funeral for Dr. Tamara O’Neal set for Saturday

Funeral draws to a close for Chicago Police Officer Samuel Jimenez Crusader staff report Funeral services for Dr. Tamara O'Neal will be held this week. She...

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...

Welcome Cam Newton – to the perils of Black superstardom in...

By Vernon A. Williams, Gary Crusader It’s like a broken record. When an African American dominates a field of endeavor in the U.S., invariably the public...

Victims of mass shooting in Chicago had ties to Indiana

Victims of mass shooting had ties to Indiana Crusader Staff Report Two victims who died after a mass shooting at Mercy Hospital in Chicago on Monday,...

Freeman-Wilson Addresses the Nation’s Opioid Crisis

On Wednesday, October 10 at a National League of Cities (NLC) briefing on Capitol Hill, three mayors from diverse communities around the country described steps they...

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...

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...