Indianapolis violence

An energized and animated Joe Hogsett talked passionately about the need for better leadership in Indianapolis as he opened the door wide for an expected run for Indianapolis Mayor next year.  In an live in-depth Afternoons with Amos interview, Hogsett explained why he left the position as US Attorney to return to private life and […]

A somber Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Chief Rick Hite appeared on Afternoons with Amos to directly appeal to the community for information about the shooting of seven people in Broad Ripple the night of July 4th and early morning July 5th. Chief Hite said police has received few leads and strongly encouraged anyone with information to […]

AFTERNOONS WITH AMOS – YOUR LIFE MATTERS WEEK. There’s been a lot of debate and conversation on what Indianapolis churches are or are not doing to help reduce violence in our streets and neighborhoods.  many are concerned that the church isn’t doing enough to engage teens and young adults and providing positive alternatives for them. […]

Mark Brown is challenging incumbent Marion County Sheriff John Layton in next week’s Democratic primary.  Brown, no relation, appeared on Afternoons with Amos to talk about his campaign to be the next Marion County Sheriff.  Mark Brown said if elected he’d put focus on the Sheriff deputies getting our following up on arrest warrants or […]

Why do we need to be passionate about the fact that YOUR LIFE MATTERS? Here’s a reason why. On February 1st, at a birthday party at a private residence in a relatively crime free neighborhood in southwestern Washington Township, near 38th & Kessler, 13 year old DeAndre Knox was attending his first party without his […]

Leaders of the Democratic majority in Indianapolis’ City-County Council slammed Mayor Greg Ballard’s 2014 State of the City Speech.  Appearing on Afternoons with Amos, Council President Maggie Lewis, Vice-President John Barth and Majority Leader Monroe Gray assailed Ballard for a speech with plenty of platitudes but no solutions to Indianapolis’ pressing problems.  Council President Lewis […]

The opening month of 2014 and the first few days of February have been uncharacteristically violent ones in Indianapolis.  As of February 4 there have been 20 homicides (criminal and otherwise) in Indianapolis. That’s five more than the same period last year.  Recent crimes have included brazen daytime robberies, a carjacking with a baby still […]