Indianapolis News

Indy Parks Getting a Face-lift  Basketball courts all across Indianapolis are getting a facelift.  Officials say over the next five-years, one-point-one-million-dollars will be spent to create new outdoor courts and renovate old ones.  Ground was broken on Tuesday for the Tamika Catchings Court on Vermont Street.   Police Investigating 3 Hotel Robberies IMPD is trying to […]

Arrests Rise at This Years Indy 500 Officers with the Indiana State Excise Police arrested 181 people on 214 charges in and around the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this past weekend. The majority of those arrested were charged in connection with alcohol or drug-related offenses, and most of the arrests were made during Carb Day and […]

Person Struck and Killed by IMPD Officer A pedestrian has been struck and killed by an IMPD Officer. The accident happened just before 10 last night near 42nd Street and Emerson Avenue on the city’s east side. Police said the officer was headed southbound on Emerson and had a green light when the pedestrian stepped […]

Deputy Fired For Sexual Misconduct A jail deputy was fired Wednesday afternoon after he was accused of sexual misconduct charges. Officials said, Warren Hoosier, a 13-year member of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, inappropriately touched a female inmate that was in his custody last Friday. The matter was turned over to the criminal division to […]

2 City Officials, 3 Others Indicted in Bribery Scheme Two city employees are facing fraud and bribery charges.  Reggie Walton and John Hawkins worked for the Department of Metropolitan Development, but have been suspended without pay.  Officials say the two men sold city-owned properties…. to non-for-profit groups at discounted prices.  Then those groups would allegedly […]

Storms Knock Out Power to Thousands in Central Indiana Thousands of Hoosiers are without power This Morning after overnight severe weather downed trees and power lines throughout central Indiana. IPL and Duke Energy crews handled more than 14,000 power outages  just before 6 a.m. A transformer fire was reported on 33rd Street just before 4 a.m. on the city’s […]

Kroger Employee Caught On Camera Stealing $11,000 A Kroger employee has been arrested after police said he was caught on tape stuffing thousands of dollars in cash up his sleeve. Store security workers called police to The East 10th Street Kroger Thursday morning after they said they recorded the employee during his routine counting of […]

Child Struck By Car on South Side Metro police are searching for a driver who struck a child and fled the scene last night. The 7 year old boy, was hit near Troy Avenue and Walcott Street while trying to cross the street. IMPD Spokesman Kendale Adams said the police are looking for an older-model, dark maroon […]

Intoxicated Biker Loses Lawsuit Against The City  A man who was intoxicated when he struck a pothole on his bike, suffering serious injuries, has lost his lawsuit against the city. Paul Komyatti Jr was riding his bicycle along Prospect Street when he went through a puddle, hitting a pothole underneath. Komyatti, who was not wearing […]

Indy Based Eli Lilly Laying of Staff Nationwide Layoffs are coming to Eli Lilly as the company makes cutbacks in its bio-medicine division. The drugmaker will cut hundreds of sales reps by July. The layoffs will have  a minimal impact on Indianapolis. The reduction will include both full-time and contract workers and involve structural changes […]

Woman Attacked on Bloomington Walking Trail Bloomington Police have increased patrols of the popular B-Line Trail walking trail after a woman was assaulted while rollerblading on Sunday. A 23-year-old woman told police she was skating on the trail when a man tackled her, hit her several times and started pulling at her clothes. A witness with […]

Pedestrian Stuck at 38th and Post Rd. A pedestrian was struck and killed near 38th and Post Road last night, when a man was trying to cross the street. Police said the driver stayed on the scene and was cooperating with investigators. He told police he didn’t see the man in the road. Alcohol nor speed […]