Local News

News > Local News > Gary's Night Out Dedicated To Fallen Officer

Gary's Night Out Dedicated To Fallen Officer

The city of Gary's version of the annual National Night Out last night was a lot like other cities.... but still different.  It was dedicated to the memory of fallen Patrolman Jeffery Westerfield, who was killed while on duty on July 6th, which was his 47th birthday. 

His eldest daughter, Allie, thanked everyone for coming out for an event that she said she wasn't even aware of until a couple weeks ago.  She also thanked everyone on behalf of her family for the support they've given since her father's death.  

Police Chief Larry McKinley says National Night Out is a way for residents to eat, play games, enjoy music and movies in the park and get important information about the police department.

Local News

(image courtesy of Indiana Supreme Court) A lawsuit over whether school districts can charge parents fees for...
With a deadline to apply extended, Governor Pence was asked to change his mind about seeking federal pre-K money...
Indiana's unemployment rate continues to fall, even though the state lost private sector jobs last month. The...
A black market has formed for blood from people who have survived the Ebola outbreak, a black market that has not...
A popular Indianapolis field-trip destination for Hoosier health students is closing its doors after 25 years and...