Gary has been waiting for an answer from the state of Indiana about whether help will be sent in to curb a wave of violence, but Governor Mike Pence says he needs more information.
Former Chicago Mayor Richard Daley and a group of University of Chicago graduate students he now teaches are reaching across the state line to help the battered steel town of Gary, Ind.
Gary’s new mayor is pledging to put the brakes on a growing number of burglaries in the city. That’s just one item on Karen Freeman-Wilson’s “to-do” list after taking office as Gary’s first female mayor.
She’s got a Harvard law degree and served as Indiana’s attorney general, but Karen Freeman-Wilson is about take on her toughest challenge yet as the newly-elected mayor of Gary, Ind.
Voters in Gary have elected their first woman mayor.
Municipal elections are being held Tuesday in several Indiana towns and cities, including Gary, which could see its first woman mayor.
The primary election for mayor in Gary, Ind., Tuesday has set the stage for possible Indiana election history.