A program that helps feed students over the summer is now officially underway. The Summer Servings Meal Program began Wednesday at more than 200 sites in Marion County.  The program provides meals to children 18 years and younger at no cost.  Wayne Township School Superintendent Jeff Butts says it can be difficult for some students […]

The man who shot, killed and was acquitted of killing Florida teenager Trayvon Martin, is auctioning off the gun he used. George Zimmerman is now selling the weapon on Gunbroker.com, calling it a “piece of American History.” The former self-appointed neighborhood watchman was at the center of a firestorm of controversy when he stalked Martin in […]

@kwellscomm PraiseIndy.com Wednesday Health News Kroger is adding another product to its list of listeria-related recalls. The supermarket chain, based in nearby-Cincinnati, is asking customers to return or throw out ten-ounce bags of Simple Truth Organic Mixed Vegetables. Ingredients in the frozen vegetables are linked to a supplier that has indicated possible listeria contamination with several […]

An annual report on religious freedom is raising some concerns today. The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom says religious freedom remains under “serious and sustained assault” around the globe. The independent government advisory body wants the State Department to add seven countries to its list of the world’s worst abusers of religious freedom and […]

@kwellscomm praiseindy.com Tuesday News & Sports Headlines An IndyGo bus crashed on the southwest side this early this morning seriously injuring the drivers of both of the vehicles. The IndyChannel is reporting that the bus collided with a pickup truck. Other reports indicate that it was head-on. This crash happened a bit after 5:15 at […]

Teenagers or families looking for a summer opportunity for the young person in their lives, Indiana’s Seventh District Congressman, Andre’ Carson is hosting his Third Annual Youth Opportunities Fair tonight, Wednesday, April 6. This event is designed to connect teens (and younger children) with jobs, internships, volunteer opportunities and more, so that young people stay busy […]

 (Click the photo/tweet above to see full image.) Music lovers and a caring community bid farewell over the weekend to Jazz great David Baker. Baker served as a distinguished professor of music and Jazz Studies Department chair emeritus at Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music. He died on March 26 at his home in Bloomington at the […]

This is a film you’re sure to hear more about. It’s called, “The Birth of a Nation” and it’s the big winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The Nat Turner slave rebellion drama swept the Grand Jury and Audience Award honors Saturday in Utah. It’s the fourth straight year that a film has swept the marquee […]

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 […]

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. […]

The Indianapolis community gathered on Saturday with family, friends, and colleagues to celebrate the life of community leader and broadcaster–our own–Amos Brown. Funerals often are sad occasions, particularly when a person is beloved or a person is ripped away suddenly without warning, as was the case on both fronts with the late-host of the popular […]

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 14 for legendary Indianapolis radio broadcaster, Amos Brown. Services will be held at Light of the World Christian Church at 11 a.m. with a calling set for Friday from 12 Noon to 6 p.m. at the church and immediately before Saturday’s service.  The Indiana Hall of Fame broadcaster […]