Early Morning Power Outage in Indianapolis
IPL says Power has been restored to nearly than 2-Thousand customers after an early morning power outage, after a possible blown transformer, on the city’s east side, at 21st and Post.
Because of that outage ALL Warren Township Schools are STILL on a two-hour delay today.
IUPD Chief Dies Suddenly
The chief of the IU Bloomington Police Department died suddenly last night.
50 year old, Chief Keith Cash, died at the hospital of natural causes believed to be related to his heart.
Cash, a native of Jeffersonville, Ind., joined the department in 1984 and became chief in October 2010.
Man Connected to Hovey Street Murders, Back Behind Bars
A fleeing felon is back behind bars, but he says he ran because someone is out to kill him.
30 Year-Old-Thomas Tommy Warren, was serving time in connection with the Hovey Street murders. Warren was on work release when he took off. His sentence would have been complete in August.
Warren was convicted of conspiracy to commit robbery in the 2008 Hovey Street case that ended with two young mothers and their children murdered inside their home.
Warren says he ran because people from Hovey Street were out to kill him.
Pet Shop Owner Goes To Court
The owner of an Indianapolis pet shop appeared in court yesterday on charges after almost 400 animals were confiscated at the pet shop after an inspection revealed dead animals, and filthy conditions.
The Owner Bill Houston has three days to pay a 33 Thousand Dollar bond, or the animals are forfeited to the city.
Houston is also facing $1.4 million in fines and is scheduled for a trial on April 10.
Central Indiana Counties Among Indiana’s Healthiest
A new report says, Hamilton, Hendricks and Boone counties are among Indiana’s top healthiest counties, according to a report by County Health Rankings.
The report took several factors into consideration when ranking counties including education, jobs, income and the environment.
According to the report, Marion County ranked 79th healthiest out of Indiana’s 92 counties.
Arsonist: Fire “It Calms Me”
A man arrested on arson charges told police that setting things on fire calms and relaxes him.
Officers found 25 year old Justin Montgomery near the scene of a small in Pike Township. Firefighters were standing with Montgomery and several items that had been burned.
According to the police report, Montgomery admitted to arson investigators that he had set the fire saying, “It calms me….I have a problem with fire.”
Montgomery was taken into custody and charged with arson.