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The Indianapolis Recorder has released the arrangements for Hoosier entrepreneurial legend, and Recorder Publisher/CEO, William “Bill” Mays. Viewings will be held on Thursday,  Dec. 11, from 3-8 p.m. and again on Friday morning Dec. 12, from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Funeral services will be Friday, Dec. 12 at 11 a.m. All will take place at Eastern Star Church’s west […]

The brave workers battling the worst Ebola outbreak on record are being named TIME Magazine’s Persons of the Year.  TIME managing editor Nancy Gibbs told NBC’s “Today Show” Wednesday morning, the magazine chose the Ebola fighters based on their “courage, kindness and bravery.”  The risk of catching the deadly virus is 100 times higher for […]

The entrepreneur, known as “Indiana’s most successful Black businessman,” William G. “Bill” Mays, died Thursday evening on his 69th birthday. Mays was the owner and founder of Mays Chemical Company and had many other entrepreneurial ventures over the years including radio stations, a television station, golf courses, commercial and residential properties, and the historic Indianapolis Recorder Newspaper—one of the […]

The head of Indianapolis’ Ten Point Coalition has announced Thursday morning that he’s considering a bid for the top leadership post of the city. Reverend Charles Harrison made his announcement via Twitter.  Harrison and his organization have been active in the city with their efforts to curtail crime and bring support and healing to neighborhoods. His bid […]

[UPDATE] The man accused of killing a Ben Davis High School Freshman has plead “not guilty” in his first court appearance Monday morning. William Gholston, 46, is charged in the strangling death of 15-year-old Dominique Allen on the west side of Indianapolis in August.  Gholston’s pretrial conference was scheduled for Feb. 11, 2015 with a jury trial […]

A suspected serial killer is due in court Tuesday. Charges were filed by police in Hammond, Ind against Gary resident Darren Deon Vann, 43, for the murder of Afrika Hardy, 19 on Monday. The charges also included murder in the perpetration of a robbery and robbery resulting in serious bodily injury. Hardy’s body was found […]

Authorities in Northwest Indiana say that more victims of a suspected serial killer have been found in Gary. The discovery of three more bodies come after four dead women were discovered in Hammond and Gary over the weekend.  There are now at least seven total victims. The suspect was taken into custody after the first body […]

President Obama has appointed Indianapolis native and White House insider, Ron Klain, as the new administration official to lead this nation’s fight against the deadly virus, Ebola. Klain will serve as the Ebola “czar” as this nation revs up its fight against the disease that is causing fear, as yet another hospital worker from the Dallas hospital […]

            In breaking news, a federal judge has dismissed the case against the men that were out partying with an Indiana University student who later went missing. Lauren Spierer’s parents filed this civil lawsuit against Corey Rossman and Jason Rosenbaum after she disappeared in June of 2011 and exhaustive searches turned up nothing. […]

Indianapolis metro police have arrested a suspect in the east side shooting of a woman Wednesday morning in Indy.  Click HERE for the latest update. Around 6:15 a.m. police responded to a call where they found a woman had been shot and another victim pistol whipped near North Summit Street and Marlowe Avenue.  The woman was shot […]

Nine women and 12 men are this year’s John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellows. The class includes 21 scholars, professionals and artists who will receive $625,000 grants to help fund their fields of study. These fellowships, also known as “Genius Grants,” were announced today by the MacArthur Foundation, which is based in Chicago. Among the […]

Click the Media Player to listen to the latest story: Read the story below: An AMBER Alert has been issued for an Indianapolis infant who has been allegedly abducted by two people after they allegedly robbed the baby’s father.  The baby is considered to be in extreme danger. Indianapolis Metro Police say at approximately noon on […]