INDIANAPOLIS — Local detectives have announced the death of a 1-year-old girl back in May is now being investigated as a homicide. Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were dispatched just after midnight on May 6 to a residence on the city's east side for an unresponsive infant. Upon arrival to the 2300 block [...]
MARION, Ind. -- At approximately 1:07 a.m. Saturday, Marion police officers were dispatched to the area of the 2600 block of South Washington on a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they spoke to the reporting party who said they heard shots and saw vehicles parked in a driveway in which they have not [...]
Indianapolis is one of 12 cities participating in an urban temperature study aimed at determining what type of natural and built environments work best to cool cities off.
INDIANAPOLIS -- IMPD arrested a 17-year-old in connection to a shooting earlier this month inside of a McDonald's bathroom on the east side, Police say an employee at the McDonald's at 7822 Brookville Road was shot on August 2. Investigators originally believed the incident began as a dispute between a customer and the employee. The [...]
The 2023 budget proposal includes a 16 percent pay increase for new officers to nearly $62,000 a year.
The Indiana Department of Health and The Milk Bank have partnered to host donated breast milk drives across the state as the nationwide infant formula shortage continues.
The Indiana Department of Health is hosting monkeypox vaccination clinics for anyone who is at risk of exposure, including people who have been exposed to monkeypox and people who may be more likely to get it.
INDIANAPOLIS — 1820 Ventures’ Cole Motor Redevelopment is the chosen bid for the Marion County Jail II and Arrestee Processing Center Adaptive Reuse Request for Proposal. The $120 million Cole Motor Redevelopment will create a dynamic neighborhood hub that bridges … Continue reading →
INDIANAPOLIS — A 39-year-old Indianapolis woman is being charged with murder in the stabbing death of 51-year-old Chandre Rhodes. Sheea Cheshier was arrested this past weekend after the Marion County Prosecutor's Office charged her with murder and issued a warrant for her arrest. According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department,...
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Planning Organization developed a regional Safe Streets and Roads for All Action Plan as a step toward securing federal funding for infrastructure and other initiatives.
BEECH GROVE, Ind. -- Local and federal authorities have investigated an online threat made against Beech Grove High School and a juvenile is now charged. The Beech Grove Police Department said the threat was made Tuesday, August 9 on social media. While the exact threat was not shared, it was referred to as a school [...]
INDIANAPOLIS -- Marion County prosecutor Ryan Mears announced Wednesday that Curtis Baker has been convicted of the 2019 murder of Alfred Hayes. In the early morning of October 3, 2019, IMPD was dispatched to a pub in the 6300 block of North Ferguson Street in Broad Ripple. When they arrived, they located Hayes suffering from [...]
A Mississippi grand jury has declined to indict the woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, most likely closing the case that shocked a nation.
One person died in a motorcycle crash Tuesday morning along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Buncombe County.
INDIANAPOLIS — One person is dead following a shooting Tuesday afternoon on the city's east side, police said. Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department responded after 6 p.m. to the 3500 block of Leland Avenue. The area is near the intersection of Emerson Avenue and East 34th Street. Upon arrival, officers found a person...
Black Indianapolis are learning about politics and empowerment as part of new fellowship opportunity.
INDIANAPOLIS — Through a combination of federal funds, the State’s opioid lawsuit settlement and local spending, the 2023 budget for the Marion County Coroners Office is expected to double to more than $10 million. "At this point this year we are already seeing at least a seven to ten percent increase over last year in [...]
Antonio Wynn is the third man charged with murder in connection with an online clothing sale robbery back in March in Indianapolis.
A Bloomington woman faces charges after a weekend crash killed a man and left a 5-year-old child in critical condition.
Najee Givens is facing his second murder charge in about six years after Indianapolis police arrested him in connection with the killing of Timothy Rucker in July.
Indianapolis' proposed 2023 budget includes increased funding for the police department and other public safety entities, public health and the Department of Public Works.
INDIANAPOLIS – Police seized a backpack with three guns inside from a teen following a disturbance outside the Indiana State Fairgrounds Saturday. According to Lawrence Police Chief Gary Woodruff, an off-duty Lawrence officer working security noticed a disturbance between juveniles at the 38th Street gate around 8:20 p.m. Saturday. One juvenile...
INDIANAPOLIS — A shooting and robbery outside a funeral home near Lafayette Road early Saturday morning, left a beloved Indianapolis businessman dead. James Dixon III was the funeral director at Dixon Memorial Chapel & Cremation Services. Early Saturday morning, officers were patrolling the area outside of 1910 N. Belleview Place to investigate...