Indianapolis News

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 […]

[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 […]

IMPD is investigating the deaths of two people found in a car in the area of West 18th Street near North Harding on Wednesday evening. The bodies of a man and woman, who have now been identified as 20-year-old Dayeon Johnson and 20-year-old Katrina White both of Indianapolis, were found inside a Buick that was surrounded […]

FORMER INDIANA CONGRESSMAN ANDY JACOBS JR. DEAD AT AGE 81 A stalwart of the Indianapolis community whose name was synonymous with decency and common sense in politics, former Indiana Congressman Andrew Jacobs Jr. died on Saturday at age 81. A  graduate of Shortridge High School and Indiana University, Jacobs also served honorably in the United States Marine […]

Three Schools On Two-Hour Delay Three schools are on a two-hour delay because of a paperwork mistake that has limited the number of buses on the roads Tuesday morning. The delay is only for students at Emma Donnan Middle School, Emmerich Manual High School and TC Howe High School. School officials say the bus company […]

Afternoons with Amos continued its groundbreaking series of broadcasts from Indy’s TV stations.  This time from the station that calls itself Indiana’s News Leader, WTHR/Channel 13.  Starting at the end of 1990’s and running through today, Channel 13 has been tops in the ratings as the station more people in Indianapolis and Central Indiana turn […]

Firefighter Injured In Early Morning House Fire One firefighter was hurt battling a house fire near downtown early this morning. The fire was reported at a vacant house just before 3:30 a.m. a few blocks east of 16th Street and College Avenue. The Fire Department said the flames were so intense, firefighters had to use […]

Man Killed In Trench Accident One man died and another man was injured when the walls of a trench collapsed on them last night, trapping A homeowner, identified as Ross Hoffman, and his friend, Jason Ewer. Police said Hoffman was buried up to his chest and Ewer was buried up to his waist. Emergency workers […]

Monserrate Shirley Asks For Separate Trial The woman accused of blowing up her Richmond Hill home says she was abused by her co-defendant boyfriend and had no part in the scheme.  The attorney for Monserrate Shirley says she should be given a separate trial because Mark Leonard gave her “zero control over her own fate.”  Shirley’s attorney […]

South Split Shutdown Won’t Take As Long The bridge overhaul project that will shut down two downtown Interstates won’t take as long as originally thought.  INDOT first said Interstates 65 and 70 between the north and south splits would be closed for 90 days, but now say the roads will be open in two months.  […]

City Leaders To Announce Plan To Solve Flooding Problems City leaders want to make improvements to the aging storm sewer and drainage system, but it will cost taxpayers.  The 20-year plan could nearly double storm water fees for some homeowners, but would reduce or resolve flooding problems in about 380 spots across Marion County.  Public […]