@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com News  — President Barack Obama addresses the nation live tonight from his adopted hometown of Chicago where his career and many of life’s milestones began. Watch the media player below. President Obama’s speech begins LIVE from the McCormick Center at 9 p.m. Eastern. # (@PraiseIndy) # : KimWellsMedia : 011017 Follow me on […]

The Department of Justice has investigated the city of Ferguson, Missouri and their findings lead them to file suit seeking justice and a change from systemic ingrained behaviors against its own citizens. Click the link below to get caught up on the latest moves from U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and the department she helms: […]

It’s a crackdown! Three parents in Muncie are facing charges after they didn’t send their kids to school. Muncie schools sent letters to the families of students who missed more than five days of school, warning of this crackdown.  Three of those families still didn’t respond. So, on Tuesday, Delaware County prosecutors filed charges. The parents […]

  A protest for Justice for Tamir Rice is being held this evening at 6:30 p.m. at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument downtown on Monument Circle. Rice was the 12-year-old black child who was gunned down by Cleveland police in response to a 911 call. Rice had been playing with a toy gun in a […]

Indianapolis Public Schools is making sure that students are fed during winter break. Free breakfast and lunch will be served at selected sites Monday through Wednesday each week. Lunch will be available at Thomas D. Gregg School, Eleanor Skillen, James Whitcomb Riley, Riverside, Charles W. Fairbanks School, Anna Brocchausen, Center for Inquiry and Daniel Webster School. […]

Naptown coffee lovers, this is the day for you. It’s National Coffee Day. That means plenty of stores are offering free or discounted coffee. This helps especially if you’re on a budget. Here in Indy as well as around the nation, Dunkin Donuts has you covered with a free medium cup of dark roast, hot […]

Pope Francis is back in Rome at the Vatican on this Monday after his history-making trip to the United States. Speaking to reporters on his flight back home, the Pope said government officials have a right to refuse to carry out job duties such as issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples if they believe it […]

If you like shopping from neighborhood papers or online where you have to meet a stranger to complete the purchase, then the police department of a nearby Indy suburb is helping to give you a sense of security. The Fishers Police Department is now opening their lobby to you to complete those transactions.  Anyone buying or selling items […]

The head of Indianapolis’ Ten Point Coalition is now backing off of his proposal to introduce “stop and frisk” as a viable crime-fighting technique in the Circle City. Reverend Charles Harrison called for Indianapolis metro police to implement the controversial plan in response to the recent surge in gun violence across the city. Harrison said he had […]

An icon of the Civil Rights Movement will be buried at sea. Julian Bond who was chairman emeritus of the NAACP and a founder of both the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) and the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) is going to be cremated and his family will scatter his ashes at sea this Saturday in a […]

The Internal Revenue Service is finding the May hack of taxpayer information was much worse than originally reported.  The IRS hack was believed to violate the personal information of 114,000 taxpayers. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said additional review revealed at least 220,000 more have been affected. Hackers also unsuccessfully attempted to access the information of nearly […]

The Indiana State Fair opened today with hot air balloons taking off over Indianapolis skies, beautiful weather and freebies for college students.  This first day is “College I.D. Day” where students with active identification cards get free admission into the fair. As festivities got underway with new foods and new features like, deep fried corn, fresh […]