The NYPD's move to add x-ray vehicles to its counterterrorism efforts has shaken up critics and civil rights groups over possible negative health effects from the military-style devices.

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Thursday, September 17, 2015. (Interview With BioCrossroads and Central Indiana Corporate Partnership and Flanner House About 16 Tech Starts At 3:25 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). Indianapolis, the city, was founded at the junction of the White River and Fall Creek, just northeast of the corner of 10th Street […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Tuesday, September 1, 2015.  Afternoons with Amos began its ambitious series of Candidate Tuesday interviews with some of the fifty-five candidates – of all three political parties – running for Indianapolis City-County Council.  Four of the six Libertarian candidates running appeared on the program.  The candidates expressed their views […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Friday, August 14, 2015. (Chuck Brewer Interview Starts At 0:00:45 Mark On PODCAST Media Player). In his fourth Afternoons with Amos interview of the campaign, Republican mayor candidate Chuck Brewer appeared to talk about his 12 point Public Safety Plan.  In it Brewer would add a net increase of […]

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Friday June 26, 2015. In his first extended, hourlong media interview, the Republican candidate for Indianapolis Mayor, Chuck Brewer, appeared on Afternoons with Amos.  It’s was the first opportunity for many in Indianapolis’ African-American to hear directly from Brewer who he is and why he’s running to become the […]

It’s the biggest primary battle on the Democratic Party side in the upcoming May 5th primary.  It’s the race for the Democratic nomination for City County Council in Council District 1. The northwest side district is bounded on the West by Hendricks County, on the North by 96th Street, on the South by 71st/Westlane/73rd Street […]

UPDATED WITH INTERVIEW WITH FOP PRESIDENT RICK SNYDER: In a surprise move that has angered members of the Indianapolis City-County Council, police officers and the public, Mayor Greg Ballard surprisingly vetoed a just passed ordinance that would have spent $4.7 million dollars on needed equipment for IMPD officers and needed repairs to IMPD facilities. The […]

There are five Republicans running in the May 5th Primary to succeed two term Republican Mayor Greg Ballard.  Afternoons with Amos has invited all five candidates to appear in interview prior to May 5th.  Darrell Morris is the second Republican mayoral candidate to accept the invitation and appear.  A retired Indianapolis firefighter and native of […]

City-County Councilwoman Angela Mansfield is in the last year of her third term on the Council and plans to run for a fourth term next year.  Mansfield has been a vocal fighter for her northwestside district which includes the neighborhoods around St. Vincent Hospital, Westlane, 71st and Michigan Road and College Park neighborhoods. Mansfield was […]

It wasn’t quite like a City-County Council Meeting, but Council President Maggie Lewis, filling in on Afternoons with Amos brought together experts to talk about two major critical community issues. The critical role police and IMPD plays in the community and how to add more police officers on our streets and pay for them.  The […]

Today, Mayor Greg Ballard, Public Safety Director Troy Riggs and IMPD Chief Rick Hite presented a plan to reassign 100 IPMD officers from their desks to street duty.  At the same time, the Ten Point Coalition says the City County Council should immediately free up money to faith based groups to do community crime prevention […]

In the aftermath of Gov. Mike Pence approving Senate Bill 621, the so-called Power Grab Bill, the Democratic leaders of Indianapolis’ City-County Council appeared live on Afternoons with Amos to express their disappointment in the Governor’s action.  But Council President Maggie Lewis and Council Vice-President John Barth blasted Mayor Greg Ballard for his failure to […]