Indianapolis News and Headlines

UPDATE:  Since the filing of this report, another shooting has occurred bringing the total of shootings in the city to five in the last 24 hours. This latest incident is in the neighborhood of the one on Howard where that victim was shot in the hand. In this one, police have responded to the shooting […]

Indiana students hoping to receive financial aid for college have until midnight tonight to submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as FAFSA, forms. Who should fill out the form? Every high school senior whether they believe they qualify for needs-based funding or not should complete the FAFSA; college students should also […]

The legislature is IN in the Indiana Statehouse with bills moving through that that should not fly under your radar. Here’s the skinny… It’s official. The ISTEP exam given in public schools is now shortened. This, after Governor Mike Pence signed Bill 62, also known as the “ISTEP Shortening Bill.” Bill 62 calls for whacking off […]

Not much more snow is expected around Indy’s metro area today.  Nor is much more expected in the counties to the immediate South after the fresh powder that fell on the area Tuesday night. However that new snowfall on top of what was already on the ground, coupled with Wednesday’s blistery cold temps, is enough […]

Get In the Know With Kim’s Monday News & Headlines Authorities are continuing their investigation of a shocking discovery near Near Eagle Creek on this Monday morning… IMPD is investigating a newborn baby found dead near Eagle Creek Park. Police say a hiker discovered the infant girl yesterday afternoon about 30-yards from the parking lot. She was wrapped in […]

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 […]

Get In the Know With Kim’s Monday News & Headlines Good morning on this World AIDS Day and Cyber Monday. A former Ferguson police officer won’t be getting any severance pay. That’s Darren Wilson. Wilson has decided to resign from his position as an officer with the department. Mayor James Knowles says the suburb of […]

Many businesses around Indianapolis are making it easy for you to get in the holiday spirit of giving. After all the online shopping this “Cyber Monday” comes tomorrow’s “Giving Tuesday.” Many are offering special charity options. Here’s a list: Arts for Learning, which is the Indiana affiliate of Young Audiences, is using donations to pay […]

A “lost and found” auction gets underway today at the Indianapolis International Airport. If you’re a bargain shopper seeking a new laptop, designer bags or maybe something bigger that you can drive away, then the airport may have what you need. The airport gave a preview of items on Wednesday and are ready to begin […]

High school students across Indiana are participating in “College Application Day” Tuesday.  This is an event designed to increase the number of first-generation and low-income students pursuing a college degree or other post-secondary credential. Indiana’s Commissioner for Higher Education, Teresa Lubbers, said the day highlights to students the importance of taking that first step of applying to college–a necessary […]

Get In the Know With Kim’s Monday News & Headlines It’s Columbus Day. All federal offices and most banks and credit unions are closed today because of the holiday. City, county and state offices are open. Schools and public transit are on a normal schedule. Some people hold this particular holiday in a critical historical light.  Others have […]

Thousands of mourners are expected to pay their final respects to active-duty Indianapolis Metro Police Department Officer Hascall Shaffer today beginning at 10 a.m. Officer Shaffer served the community here in Indianapolis for 18 years as a member of the force and died on September 22nd from an undisclosed illness. Shaffer’s funeral begins at 11 a.m. at […]