Michigan City mayor loses re-election bid amid scandal

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (WLS) -- The mayor of Michigan City has lost his bid for re-election in a close race.

Democrat Ron Meer was recently indicted on charges of intimidation, false informing and official misconduct.

The charges stem from a dispute with members of the Michigan City Police Department following the arrest of the mayor's stepson.

It appears Republican Duane Parry will be the new mayor of Michigan City.
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