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2 Men Arrested For Arson

IMPD Detectives arrested two suspects they believe intentionally started a fire early Sunday morning in the 2-000 block of Southeastern Avenue Causing $40,000 in damage. Witnesses saw two individuals around the building before the fire started. Both suspects were detained and questioned about their involvement in the fire, and detectives said that both suspects had black soot on their hands.

38 year old, Jason Mobley, and 25 year old James Long, were both arrested on arson charges.

 

Man Fatally Shot on Northeast side

Indianapolis police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead on the city’s northeast side. Officers were called to the 4400 block of North Sheridan Avenue just after 11 p.m. Saturday on reports of several gunshots heard in the area.

They found a man suffering from at least one gunshot wound to his lower body and He was taken to Methodist Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The victim’s name has not yet been released.

 

Indiana Unemployment Falls in April

Indiana’s unemployment rate is now down to eight-point-five-percent with a two-tenths of a percent drop in April.  It was the largest one-month decrease in the jobless rate in over a year, with private sector employment increasing by 68-hundred jobs in the past month.  The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state has had private sector job growth in 37 of the past 40 months.

 

Indiana Pacers To Face Miami in The Conference Finals

For The First Time since 2004 The Indiana Pacers are going to The Finals after knocking out the New York Knicks 106-99, and Now it is time for The Blue and Gold to face The Miami Heat for the title of Best Team in The East.  The first game is Sunday May 26th. The Same day as The Indy 500.

 

“Do Not Call List” Deadline Tuesday

Tuesday is the next deadline for the “Indiana Do Not Call registry.”

The state attorney general’s office said it has received more than 5,000 complaints about telemarketing calls from live operators or prerecorded messages just since January. One scam includes an automated call offering to lower consumers’ credit card interest rates. The scam doesn’t provide any service.

Consumers who have already registered don’t need to do so again. To sign up, go to indianaconsumer.com or call 888-834-9969.

 

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