BREAKING: Shootout on Grant in Gary

Sue Dahlen contributed to this report March 23, 2017-Just moments ago Gary Police were called to the Petro Gas Station, 3001 Grant Street, Gary, Indiana for a report of shots fired.  According to a report obtained via the scanner, upon arrival police found a vehicle with its windows shot out.  One witness reported the harrowing… Read More »

Did Gary School Superintendent Have Title I Conflict at Prior Job

Click for larger images March 22, 2017-After reporting that the State of Indiana ruled a contract for social media services an invalid use of Title I funds, the Gazette received a message to look at the use of Title I funds at Superintendent Pruitt’s former district, Proviso Township High Schools in Park Forest, Illinois. Like… Read More »

Gary Police Release Updated Most Wanted List

The Gary Police Department’s March Most Wanted. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of any of these parties is urged to call 219-881-1209. Please do not attempt to detain wanted subject on your own. In any emergency please call 911  

Indianapolis Man Shot to Death in Gary

March 22, 2017-An Indianapolis man was pronounced dead with apparent gun shot wounds according to a release from Lake County Coroner Merrilee Frey. Gary Police have not yet issued a statement, but Coroner Investigators say that the shooting occcurred in the 2500 block of Tyler Street in Gary. According to the release, Investigators were called… Read More »

BREAKING: Gary Council Will Vote to Return Train Money to City

March 21, 2017-The first a moment ago, the Gary Common Council voted unanimously to suspended the rules to add two agenda items. The first is a Resolution by the City of Gary Common Council to reduce its pledge to the West Lake Extension of the South Shore Railroad. Additionally, the Council will hear a resolution… Read More »

Police Receive Conflicting Stories in Triple Shooting

Lowell, IL man, Gillman, IL man reported being shot during a robbery attempt at a gas station. Hammond man reported being shot during a marijuana transaction and Concord Village Apartments. Police believe the incidents are related March 21, 2017-Gary Police say one man told them a triple shooting resulted from a marijuana deal gone bad,… Read More »

Missing Person: Ogden Dunes, IN Area HATTIE JACKSON, 67 yo Female

Source: Ogden Dunes, IN Police Department March 20, 2017-Ogden Dunes, Indiana area Shore Drive, HATTIE JACKSON, 67 yo, Female, Black, Medium Length Black Hair, Brown Eyes, 5’01”, 105 LBS. Last seen approximately 11:00 AM today (Mon-20-March), missing person has dementia / Parkinson’s; wearing a purple jogging suit with a white brace on her right arm.… Read More »

Councilman: State Ruled SMDG Contract Misuse of Title I Funds

March 20, 2017-SMDG,LLC, who some are now calling the “School Money Disappearing Gang”, received contracts which were worth nearly $1M from the Gary Community School Corporation in 2016. The contracts were nearly 15 times the amount paid in 2015 for similar services. The Gazette could find no evidence of a request for proposals or other… Read More »