Today on Off Mic: It's not the London Bridge but it's a bridge nonetheless. There's a growing concern about the demolition of a pedestrian bridge in East Chicago. School children often use it to cross a busy roadway. But, coming next week, it's being demolished and not being replaced. We'll give you another look inside the new Hard Rock Casino in Gary. And, did you see that play by the Cubs' Javy Baez? We'll catch you up. All this on Off Mic.
Today on Off Mic, Well, it’s here. Gary’s new $325 million Hard Rock Casino. We’ll bring you some of the sights and sounds from the grand opening just a week ago. And, we discuss if a future Chicago casino is a real threat. And we bid adieu to two of our production interns who will be graduating from college this weekend. All this on Off Mic!
Today on Off Mic: It’s been an emotional week here in Indiana and across the country. The announced conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd and the continued outrage of the death of 13-year-old Adam Toledo in Chicago, has sparked discussion. We bring you that;Earth Day celebrations continue in Northwest Indiana. We talk about how one city is using the occasion in getting its citizens involved in cleaning up the community; and April is National Organ Donor Month.
Today on Off Mic: The shocking video released yesterday of a Chicago police officer shooting to death a 13-year-old boy whom the officer who was told he had a gun, raises more questions about police accountability. We talk to one person who sees the situation as a former police officer, prosecutor, sheriff and defense attorney; aAnd a federal judge says BP Whiting violated air pollution standards, but what does the ruling really mean?
Today on Off Mic, Northwest Indiana is home to a new vaccination center. We’ll visit with Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb and Indiana Health Commissioner Dr. Christina Box to tell us the significance of the opening of this new center in Gary; And while Gov. Holcomb’s mask mandate is now over, some of you tell me why you plan to keep wearing your mask; And, one town in Northwest Indiana is proposing making getting a vaccine mandatory for all employees; and April is National Donate Life l Month. We’ll learn about how and why you should become an organ donor.