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This Indiana City's Vacant Homes Show The Other Side Of The Housing Crisis
Abandoned houses dominate the landscape and the Indiana National Guard spent the summer bulldozing buildings.
Gary Police Department
Teen Subject Of Amber Alert Charged In Mom's Killing
Authorities found 15-year-old Chastinea Reeves on Tuesday after she'd gone missing.
Curing Foreclosure, the Cancer of Homeowners
Jorge P. Newbery is Founder and CEO of Debt Cleanse Group Lega...
Mourning the death of her sister to cancer, a Gary, Indiana woman could never have imagined that just a year later, she would
The Room Is Crooked: NW Indiana Activist Group Breaks Ground With Racism Panel
Shaan Michael Wade
Black trans femme writer and activist based in Washington, DC.
At the church entrance, a table with rainbow cloth draped over it was the home of various MCC-related pamphlets, business cards, and a bowl of condoms. (Clearly I attended the wrong churches as a child.)
Kimberly Kubina Pleads Guilty To Neglect In Christian Choate's Death
Kimberly Kubina, ex-wife of Christian's father Riley Choate, is facing 25 to 35 years in prison, following a plea deal that
Edward Luce's Unraveling American Dream
Former editor in chief, 'The Deal'
The world is becoming increasingly multipolar, not unlike the late 19th century. This is not outside the American experience.
In Their Own Words: 4 Artists Talk About Their Natural-Born Hooker
Gary Indiana, Lizzie Borden, John Burdett, and Lee Houck -- I chose the four aforementioned artists and asked them to talk about why (or why not) a "natural-born hooker" was the central character in their films and novels.
Jariah Henderson Organ Donation: 2-Year-Old Killed In Accidental Shooting Could Save 7 Lives
The family of a 2-year-old girl who was fatally wounded in an accidental shooting Saturday in Gary, Ind. has decided to donate
Gary Boy, 7, Shot In The Head During Christmas Gathering (VIDEO)
No arrests have been made, and police are asking anyone with information to contact Detective Alex Jones at (219) 881-7477
Karen Freeman-Wilson Elected As Gary, Ind.'s First Female Mayor (VIDEO)
As the Northwest Indiana Times reports, Freeman-Wilson, a Harvard-educated lawyer, has run twice before for Gary mayor, in
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Christian Choate Death: Accused Couple's Bail Petition Dismissed, Sister Admits She Also Beat Brother
According to the Northwest Indiana Times, Choate, 39, was charged Wednesday in a separate crime, likely involving a relationship
Christian Choate Death: Couple Accused Of Murdering, Abusing 13-Year-Old Boy File For Divorce
Young Christian Choate's body was found buried under a thin layer of concrete on May near the couple's former home in a mobile
Driving Blind: Richard Bombain Tells Judge Why He Doesn't Have A License
In Indiana, driving without a license is a Class C misdemeanor, the lowest classification of crime in that state. The maximum
Christian Choate: Judge Issues Gag Order In Case Of Boy Locked In Cage, Beaten To Death
13-year-old Christian Choate's body was found in May of this year, after having gone missing for more than two years. He
Christian Choate, Boy Who Died Locked In Cage, Wrote About Abuse And Desire To Die
According to the Chicago Tribune, DCS visited with the Choate family in Gary, Indiana more than a dozen times starting in
Bad Trips: Wonderful Essays About Awful Travel Experiences
Vacations are sacred, especially in America, where we work longer hours than our counterparts in Europe and still aren’t
Christian Choate, Boy Found Buried In Concrete, Died While Locked In A Cage, Sister Says
UPDATE: An autopsy showed that Christian suffered blunt force trauma to his body, internal bleeding and a skull fracture
Two Bodies Found In Manure On Gary, Indiana Horse Farm
Police in Gary, Indiana are waiting for autopsy results to determine how two people found buried in a pile of horse manure
Gary, Indiana Officials Seeking Bailout To Avoid Deeper Budget Cuts
Officials in Gary, Indiana are awaiting a decision from the state on whether it can avoid making painful cuts to its already
Gary, Indiana Mayor Rudy Clay Not Seeking Re-Election Due To Illness
Rudy Clay announced Friday morning that he is suspending his re-election bid due to continued treatments for prostate cancer
Indiana Woman Helped Get Dr. King His Day
Today, many will celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday -- reflecting on history and civil rights and participating
Gary, Indiana: Unbroken Spirit Amid The Ruins Of The 20th Century
I'd been to Gary, Indiana before. In April 2009, when the Obama fiscal stimulus had just begun, the city's mayor had told
'Overwhelmed' Postal Worker Dumps Mail
Woo hoo! A beautiful weekend is ahead. We wish we could dump the Friday workload and start the weekend early. Well, that's
Who is: Deon Taylor?
Writer and consultant
Four years later, Taylor had his heart set on joining the NBA--but after going to camp with Denver and Sacramento's teams
Gary Police: Boy's Beating 'Worst Thing I've Ever Seen'
GARY -- The newest marks on young Leon Walker's body covered dozens of deep, dark scars from the back of his head to the
Majestic Star Casino May Owe $27 Million In Back Taxes
CROWN POINT -- Gary officials and Lake County Councilman Larry Blanchard are calling for more scrutiny on back taxes they
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