Pence signs Education Agenda Bills focused on supporting teachers and schools

Governor Mike Pence recently signed two agenda bills in the rotunda of the Indiana Statehouse focused on supporting teachers and schools. The first, Senate...

Representative Charlie Brown named Capitol Caregiver

To recognize his work to support family caregivers in Indiana, AARP has named Representative Charlie Brown (D-3) a 2015 “Capitol Caregiver.” These elected officials...

Major mental institute facility to be built

Rendering of the institute. (Photo by Indiana Family and Social Services Administration Governor Pence Announces new State-of-the-Art Neuro-Diagnostic Institute Governor Mike Pence today unveiled the state’s...

NBCI’s 34,000 Black Churches Declare Mayor Rahm Emanuel Morally Unfit to...

NBCI supportsIllinois State Representative La Shawn K. Ford’s request for federal investigation The National Black Church Initiative(NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of...

Nike-Colin Kaepernick alliance more than a business deal

By Vernon A. Williams This is so much deeper than the relationship between a shoe manufacturer and an NFL quarterback. We are living in an era...

Rosa Parks’ family loses legal battle with Target

Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks Big-box retailer was accused of violating the Civil Rights icon's name and likeness According to reports, a federal appeals court recently...

Prosecution rests its case in Van Dyke murder trial

Expert witness says shooting of Laquan McDonald was “unjustified” and “unreasonable” By Erick Johnson State prosecutors rested their case in the murder trial of Chicago Police...

Mayor subpoenaed for financial transfer

Crusader Staff Report Tensions are rising at City Hall, where Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and several top officials are being subpoenaed by the city council, which...

A new hanger coming to Gary Airport

Crusader Staff Report The Gary/Chicago International Airport (GYY) continues to grow and expand. The GYY Authority Board recently took the next step and hired Lee...

Two new faces in Gary emerge in politics

Eddie Melton and Tammi Davis Tammi Davis, Eddie Melton seek to impact state’s economy There are two new faces that are throwing their hats into the...