IRS Telephone Scam

There is a telephone scam going around from the IRS.  If you're not home, they will leave a phone number for you to call them back.  DO NOT call them back.  It is a scam.  Never give your bank account information or social security number over the phone to anyone including the IRS.  The IRS wi   Read More

Warning to Whiting Residents of Suspicious Subject

Officers were dispatched on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 4:24 pm to the 1400 block of John Street in reference to a suspicious subject.  A 15 year old juvenile stated she was walking home from school in the alley of the 1900 block of Clark Street towards her home on John Street when she heard a ve   Read More

Victim Recognizes Man Charged in Whiting Robbery in Photos on Facebook

Victor A. Espinoza, 29, of Munster, was arrested on charges he robbed a Hammond man, who had been lured to a Whiting alley by the suspect's girlfriend, court records show.  The suspect is accused of taking $113 and a cellphone while he held a handgun in the victim's ribs on Monday in an alley in th   Read More

City of Whiting Scholarship Program for 2018


Students who are dependents of a Whiting owner-occupied home, please be advised that the applications for the 2018 City of Whiting Scholarships are now available on the City's website.  These can be found at the follow   Read More

Park Road • Temporary Road Closure

The City of Whiting has temporarily closed Park Road (road through Whiting Lakefront Park) due to weather conditions. It is expected to reopen on Monday, January 15th. We will be sure to keep everyone posted. Thank you.   Read More


Whiting Police Department is advising everyone that there is a telephone scam going around.  The phone calls say it's from NIPSCO and that your account has a delinquent balance and needs to be paid immediately.  The scammers are leaving a call back phone number.  PLEASE do not call back.  You ca   Read More

Mayor Stahura’s Annual Blood Drive

Mayor Stahura's Annual Blood Drive will be held on Friday, January 26, 2018 at Whiting City Hall in the Council Chambers from 10 AM to 2 PM. Heartland Blood Centers has partnered with the City of Whiting to enable the community to participate in the exceptionally rewarding program.  Please take   Read More

Telephone Scam

Whiting Police Department is advising everyone that there is a telephone scam going around.  When a family member answers the call, the caller says (example: "Grandma") and the family member acknowledges them and they tell them that they have been in an accident and needed stiches.  They also le   Read More

Whiting Animal Control • Amazon Wish List

Interested in making a donation to the Whiting Animal Control this Winter? Click Here to view our Amazon Wish List!

Gifts can be shipped   Read More

Vote for Your Favorite Holiday Window!

Mayor Stahura and the City of Whiting invited all businesses located within the City of Whiting boundaries to participate in this year’s Holiday Window Decorating Contest. Vote for your favorite based on the most fun, creative addition to the holiday ambiance of   Read More

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