INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis woman is critically injured after a fire broke out at an apartment complex on the north side of Indianapolis. According to Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD), 11 units were dispatched to Cedar Common Apartments on Harcourt Road after multiple calls of an explosion turned apartment fire. Upon arrival, crews located an adult […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy Local & National News  — Good day to you on this day that the NCAA Tournament continues and Indy’s number four-seed Butler takes the court tonight to do battle with number one seed…North Carolina. (More on that below in sports…) Only one of Indiana’s Republican congressmen remains unsure about the GOP plan to move past Obamacare. […]

@kwellscomm @PraiseIndy News  & Sports  — Good Day to you on this A Day Without a Woman. More on that below, but first, a drug sting nets several suspects here in Central Indiana… More than three-dozen people are facing charges following a six-month drug investigation in Johnson County. Federal, state and local law enforcement officers attempted to serve […]

@kwellscomm News & Sports  —   Changes to your shopping experience, that’s what you may see the next time you go to Castleton Square Mall. Managers there are among mall managers across the country who met Tuesday to talk about new security policies after a wave of mall fights broke out on the day […]

@kwellscomm News & Sports The fallout from a former Indianapolis Public Schools counselor, accused of having sex with students continues on this Tuesday. WRTV-TV reports that two IPS school officials have resigned in connection to the proper legal reporting of the alleged child seduction activities of Shana Taylor.  Both, Lela Hester and Shalon Dabney have resigned, […]

Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are teaming up again this summer to feed the city’s hungry and most vulnerable. WRTV-6 is reporting the CARE Mobile Food Pantry began services on Monday and will continue through August 27. There are six distribution centers with plenty of volunteers from the city’s emergency crews […]

The remaining republican presidential candidates prepare to go to battle tonight in Detroit minus one non-politician on the debate stage who reportedly ‘sees no path forward’ and preps to end his campaign, while back here in Indy, metro police investigate a rush hour crash involving an IndyGo bus, and one family’s cat saves their lives. I have […]

Two Indianapolis firefighters are recovering from injuries sustained battling flames at an abandoned apartment building on Indy’s northeast side—a fire that officials now say was intentionally set. On Wednesday night, crews were called to the location at East 42nd Street and North Brentwood Drive around 8:30 p.m. where they found the building ablaze. They brought the […]

Updated at 9:40 a.m.:  A part of Capital Avenue has reopened to traffic during this Thursday morning’s commute after several downtown explosions blew several manhole covers in the area of Capital Avenue and North Streets. Several building evacuations are still ongoing and Indianapolis Power and Light (IPL) is working with the Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) to coordinate […]

Thursday’s News & Sports Headlines with Kim Wells Hancock County sheriff deputies are warning residents to be on the lookout this Thursday morning for an inmate who escaped from deputies while he was in transport to the jail on U.S. 40 in Greenfield just before 6 a.m. this morning. That jail is just east of […]

The plain speaking, down to earth Public Safety Director of Indianapolis/Marion County Troy Riggs reported on the successes and challenges of his agency in an extensive Afternoons with Amos interview. Public Safety is more than the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD).  And in the first part of the interview, Riggs talks about the successes in […]

AFTERNOONS WITH AMOS EXCLUSIVE – A detailed report on how to improve the hiring and promotion of African-Americans, Hispanics, other minorities and women on the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and the Indianapolis Fire Department has been obtained by Afternoons with Amos.  The report was prepared by the Public Safety Diversity Task Force, a multi-racial, bipartisan […]