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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.
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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...
As this homeowner's situation improves, so does the fate of Gary. With demolitions and redevelopment plans underway, the
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
Kubina, who recently divorced Choate while the couple was being held in Lake County Jail, has admitted to pulling Christian
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
WATCH WGN's video coverage of the incident here. No criminal charges have been filed in the shooting, which remains under
Gary Boy, 7, Shot In The Head During Christmas Gathering (VIDEO)
Leonard was in critical condition at University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital Sunday afternoon, the Sun-Times reports
Karen Freeman-Wilson Elected As Gary, Ind.'s First Female Mayor (VIDEO)
Gary Elects First Female Mayor to Replace Rudy Clay: MyFoxCHICAGO.com WATCH Gary's mayor-elect discuss her victory: Freeman
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Christian Choate Death: Accused Couple's Bail Petition Dismissed, Sister Admits She Also Beat Brother
"Therefore the (petition for bail) is dismissed until such time as the hold from Kentucky has been resolved," Lake County
Christian Choate Death: Couple Accused Of Murdering, Abusing 13-Year-Old Boy File For Divorce
Others -- more than a dozen -- besides his sister reportedly had at least some knowledge of Christian's abuse but did not
Driving Blind: Richard Bombain Tells Judge Why He Doesn't Have A License
Judge Rivera's response might not have been what he was hoping to hear. "How many people are you trying to kill?" she reportedly
Christian Choate: Judge Issues Gag Order In Case Of Boy Locked In Cage, Beaten To Death
Last week, DCS revealed that Christian had written a series of letters while locked in the cage, saying that he "wanted to
Christian Choate, Boy Who Died Locked In Cage, Wrote About Abuse And Desire To Die
Riley Choate and Kimberly Kubina have been charged with murder, battery, neglect of a dependent, confinement, obstruction
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
When Riley came home -- as he would later tell police -- he dug a two-foot grave for his son, and buried him in lime, dirt
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
"I think Brian McKnight is really good. Jamie's really good," Taylor says. "I actually met Jamie right after he won the Oscar
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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