An extensive multi-media campaign to help reduce the levels of Black-on-Black violence and overall violence and crime in the community has been launched by Mayor Greg Ballard and a consortium of community, media and faith based leaders. Mayor Ballard launched the program along with Public Safety Director Troy Riggs at an event at Washington Park […]

3 From Indiana Killed In Texas Crash Investigators say three people from Indiana have been killed and several others were hurt in a pickup truck rollover accident on Interstate 30 in Northeast Texas. The Texas Department of Public Safety officials told TV station KSLA that seven people were in the vehicle and the driver may […]

Two Killed In Motorcycle Crash On I-74 A man and a woman were killed in a crash early this morning on I-74 on Indianapolis’ southeast side. State Police said the crash happened just after midnight on the eastbound lanes of I-74 near Post Road when the man hit the brakes on the motorcycle. Witnesses said […]

Man Sentenced To Three Years in Death of Lala Draughon An Indianapolis man has been sentenced to three years in prison for his role in the 2012 shooting death of former high school basketball star Larretha “Lala” Draughon. 26 year old, Trey Bebley, who was initially charged with murder, pled guilty to criminal recklessness, a […]

Thursday, July 18 IBE Education Conference Presented by Indiana Civil Rights Commission and Cummins Inc. The 6th annual conference provides teachers, administrators, and others concerned with education with resources, best practices and professional development training in the area of cultural competency. Theme: Redefining 21st Century Learning Keynote and Plenary Speakers: Dr. Marvin Thompson, Chief Academic […]

IMPD Officer Injured In Early Morning Police Chase An IMPD officer was injured in a police chase early this morning. Police located a man on a motorcycle shortly after 3 a.m. who was suspected of firing shots in a west side neighborhood. The man tried to flee and crashed his motorcycle into a mailbox near […]

Thursday Morning Starts With 2 More Indianapolis Shootings It sounds like a bad reoccurring theme in Indianapolis as 2 more shootings happened overnight.  The first happening near 22nd and College Avenue around Midnight, Leaving two people injured, one critically. Officers found one person who had multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and abdomen. That victim was taken […]

1 Dead After Late Night Fire A man was killed and two firefighters were injured in an apartment fire in Connersville late last night. The fire broke out about 11:15 p.m. just north of downtown Connersville. The fire began in one unit and heavily damaged 12 other apartments. The man who died was in his late 30s. His […]

16 Year Old Shot and Killed On Playground A 16-year-old was fatally shot at a playground on the city’s northeast side yesterday afternoon. The shooting happened near East 32nd Street and North Emerson Avenue just before 3 p.m. at the Hawthorne Place Apartments. The victim was found the victim near the playground with apparent gunshot […]

IMPD to add more officers to street patrol The city’s plan to put more police officers on the streets will be unveiled today.  Mayor Greg Ballard, Police Chief Rick Hite and Public Safety Director Troy Riggs want to shift about 100 police officers to help deal with an increase in violence.  There were 16 homicides […]

Cab Company Offers $5K Reward For Armed Cab Robbers Police are searching for two men who robbed an Indianapolis cab driver at gunpoint Sunday night. Security footage from inside the cab shows one of the suspects holding a silver semi-automatic handgun to the driver’s neck. The robbery occurred at 10:30 p.m. in the 1200 block […]

IPS To Cut 109 Jobs Board members of the Indianapolis Public School system voted to cut more than 100 jobs from the district last night. Most of the jobs impacted were administrative positions, but board members said about 30 middle school and high school positions will be affected. The board said the cuts were necessary […]