Local/State News

An IUPUI student died after being struck by a school bus on campus Monday afternoon. Investigators determined the student was walking across New York Street with the right-of-way when the student was struck by the bus, which was making a left turn from University Boulevard onto New York Street. The student was transported to Eskenazi […]

Indianapolis is ranked #2 for jobs in 2017 according to Glassdoor’s Best Cities for jobs. Glassdoor’s Best Cities for Jobs found that Indy came in second only to Pittsburgh in the study for 2017. The rankings were based on three different criteria, hiring opportunity, cost of living, and job satisfation. The study shows over 80,000 […]

It was a deadly weekend in indianapolis, homicide detectives are investigating shootings that killed three people. A shooting on the north west side has left two people dead over night. The shooting happened in the Woodhaven Park Apartments near 38th St. and High School Rd. around 9 p.m. Sunday. Two men in their 20’s were […]

A twelve-year-old boy was shot in the leg Saturday on Indianapolis’s east side. Joshua Gilbert said “I’m feeling a little bit better, “I’m lucky it’s in my leg and not my upper body or it could have been worse.” Josh’s dad, ran over to tie his leg up, because it was bleeding so bad, “It’s […]

Summer is right around the corner and that means one thing, so is the 2017 Indiana State Fair.  The State Fair has announced a few of their acts for this year’s Chevrolet Silverado Free Stage, which includes Patti LaBelle. Patti LaBelle will grace the stage on Thursday, August 17th, at 7:30PM.  The concert will be […]

A Gary, IN teen has proven that hard work really does pay off.  18-year-old high school student Raven Osborne is about to graduate from college before even receiving her high school diploma.  Osborne graduates from college on May 5th, and doesn’t graduate high school until May 22nd. Wait, how is that even possible?  Osborne currently attends […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com Sports  —  It’s basketball madness for local colleges and the pros on this St. Patrick’s Day weekend.  Indiana University is turning the page in their men’s basketball program leaving coach Tom Crean in the last chapter. IU fired Crean on Thursday after nine seasons in Bloomington. They made this move on the same day that three […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com #NaptownNewsie News   —  The state has extended the emergency status for a Northwest Indiana public housing project where many of its residents have been lead poisoned through the soil upon which they lived. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed an executive order on Friday afternoon to extend that disaster status for the East Chicago Superfund […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy  PraiseIndy.com News  — Indianapolis Metro Police are asking for your help to find a 14-year-old with diminished mental capacity who ran away from home. Missing Persons detectives are searching for Lamariona Larkin (click her name to see her photo), who left home in the 7200 block of Kingsford Drive just before 8:30 p.m. Sunday night. Police talked […]

The suspect in the Delphi murders of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abby Williams remains unidentified.  Retired Colts Punter Pat McAfee and Colts owner Jim Irsay have made monetary donations to raise the reward to $200,000. McAfee made the announcement early this morning (March 1st) via a video he posted to twitter, alongside the Indiana State Police […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com Health News  — The enrollment deadline for the Affordable Care Act, also known as ‘Obamacare’, is being extended to Monday. Officials with the federal healthcare exchange sent messages to members on Friday morning saying due to high demand on the previous day’s deadline, Thursday, December 15, they were giving people more time to […]

Tammy Lyons Wilkinson of New Castle, Indiana recently shared her testimony of helping a homeless man that has since gone viral.  Wilkinson posted a Facebook live video just a few days ago that has already been viewed over 9 million times and counting. In the video, Wilkinson recalls walking past a man who looked like he was […]