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Stories with place: Gary
  • Police: Man killed wife outside NW Indiana school 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 4:52 pm
  • GRIFFITH, Indiana - A man fatally shot his estranged wife in the parking lot of a parochial school in northwestern Indiana and later killed himself at his home after a police officer confronted him, police said.

  • Magic Johnson to speak at Gary scholarship event 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 5:56 am
  • GARY, Indiana - Former Los Angeles Lakers great Earvin "Magic" Johnson is scheduled to speak at a scholarship fundraiser for students in Gary.

  • Indiana mayor pleads not guilty to fraud charges 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 2:25 pm
  • HAMMOND, Indiana - A northwestern Indiana mayor pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges that he and his wife took more than $18,000 from his campaign account at the same time they had big casino gambling losses.

  • Gary man charged in Fort Wayne shop owner's death 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 8:03 pm
  • FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Tips from the public, including the suspect's own family, led to the arrest of a Gary man in connection with the fatal shooting of a Fort Wayne tobacco store owner, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Truck located after hit-skip death of Gary boy, 13 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:28 pm
  • GARY, Indiana - Gary police say they've located a truck they believe was involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 13-year-old boy.

  • Michigan State's Gary Harris entering NBA draft 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 6:03 pm
  • Gary Harris is going pro, thanks in part to coach Tom Izzo's recommendation.

  • Gary hotel eyesore demolition to begin soon 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:52 pm
  • GARY, Indiana - Gary officials say city residents soon will see the first outward signs of the demolition of a 12-story hotel that once was a symbol of a northwestern Indiana city's hopes for turnaround but instead became a constant reminder of its troubles.

  • Visitors flock to church to see statue with 'tear' 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:52 am
  • GRIFFITH, Indiana - What appears to be a tear-stained cheek on a statue of Mary on the grounds of St. Mary Catholic Church is moving some people to tears as others caution against a rush to judgment.

  • Correction: US Steel-Icy Shutdown story 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 12:16 pm
  • GARY, Indiana - In a story April 5 about the effects of ice on the Great Lakes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that production at U.S. Steel's Gary Works had been temporarily halted. Production was scaled back but did not stop.

  • Correction: US Steel-Icy Shutdown story 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 11:50 am
  • INDIANAPOLIS - In an April 7 story about ice on the Great Lakes interfering with steel production, The Associated Press reported erroneously that production at U.S. Steel's Gary Works had stopped for a week. Production was scaled back but not shut down.

  • Book delves into lives of gay Indiana steelworkers 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 10:16 am
  • GARY, Indiana - Two women who worked at a local steel mill hid a secret from their co-workers - they lived together and were romantically involved.

  • Gary official sentenced on tax charges 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 4:55 pm
  • HAMMOND, Indiana - A Gary city councilman who pleaded guilty to failing to file tax returns has received a three-year prison sentence.

  • Indiana center would help sex assault victims 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 5:52 pm
  • MUNSTER, Indiana - The volume of sex assault crimes in northwest Indiana has prompted one nurse to make plans for a special treatment center for victims.

  • FBI raids NW Indiana township trustee office 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 2:43 pm
  • GARY, Indiana - Federal and state agents have searched the northwestern Indiana office of what is among the largest township government units in the state.

  • Indiana firm to appeal proposed fine in mill death 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 8:55 pm
  • EAST CHICAGO, Indiana - A Gary construction company plans to appeal a proposed state fine of $3,500 for allegedly not alerting employees to unsafe conditions before a nearly 4-ton steel plate fell, killing one worker and injuring two others, a company official said Wednesday.