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  • Indianapolis teen leads police on chase before crashing on northwest side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A 16-year-old driver led officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department on a lengthy chase early Monday morning, ending in a crash on the city’s northwest side. The chase began on the southwest side near Troy Avenue and Lynhurst Drive around 4:30 a.m. Police say the teen was driving a red Hummer in the wrong lane when he nearly ran an officer off the road. Police attempted to pull over the teen, but he didn’t stop. A […]

  • Massachusetts woman dies in crash with semi tractor truck in Boone County

    BOONE COUNTY, Ind. — A Norwood, Massachusetts woman died late Wednesday when the car she was driving crashed with a semi tractor truck at a Boone County intersection. Shortly after 10 p.m., Yaping Ou, 51, was attempting to cross U.S. 52 from County Rd. 300 N. to turn southbound onto U.S. 52, according to investigators. The Ford Fiesta drove into the path of a semi tractor without its trailer and was struck. Ou was transported to Witham Hospital in Lebanon […]

  • UPDATE: 1 lane reopens westbound I-70 in Putnam County, scene of vehicle fire

    PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. — A single westbound lane has been re-opened on I-70 in Putnam County, where authorities are dealing with a vehicle fire. All other lanes in both directions remain closed near St. Rd. 243. The fire was reported shortly before midnight Thursday. Units are on the scene working to extinguish the blaze which is west of Cloverdale near mile marker 32 in Putnam County. Indiana State Police did not have an estimate as to how long the lane […]

  • Police arrest or cite nearly 200 people in Speedway during Indy 500 weekend

    SPEEDWAY – Excise officers with Indiana State Police arrested or cited nearly 200 people over the weekend in Speedway. Among those arrested or cited were 139 minors, 40 adults, and 15 juveniles on 245 charges. Excise officers issued 149 summonses for illegal possession or consumption of an alcoholic beverage. Other preliminary charges included possession of false identification, furnishing alcoholic beverages to a minor, and 48 drug related charges. “Our objective during the Indianapolis 500 weekend is to help to ensure that […]

  • Man killed after getting hit by car on Indy’s near east side

    INDIANAPOLIS — Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are investigating after a man was hit and killed while crossing the street on the city’s near east side. The accident happened shortly after 5 a.m. in the 3300 block of East Washington Street. Officers on the scene say the man had just gone to White Castle at LaSalle and Washington. He was struck by an eastbound car when he stepped onto the pavement to cross Washington Street. Officials say the […]

  • Free smoke alarm blitz planned

    INDIANAPOLIS — One device could save your life, and today the Indianapolis Fire Department wants to make sure you have one. Thursday, volunteers are going door-to-door installing free smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in the Bates-Hendricks neighborhood on the near south side of Indianapolis. The fire alarm blitz will be conducted from 9:30 a.m. until noon Thursday. Anyone needing a smoke alarm can also call the IFD hotline, (317) 327-6093. Someone from the Fire and Life Safety Division will assist […]

  • Teen fatally shot, 2 others wounded on city’s northwest side

    INDIANAPOLIS– IMPD is investigating a shooting involving multiple victims, one of whom was wounded fatally. The gunfire erupted shortly after midnight Saturday near the intersection of W. 38th St. and Moller Rd., in the parking lot of American Freight Furniture and Mattress. A 17-year-old male victim was pronounced dead at the scene. He was identified as Angel Mejia-Alfaro. The other two students that were shot were identified as 19-year-old Darius Moore and 18-year-old Dijon Anderson. The gunman allegedly opened fire on four […]

  • Pedestrian fatally struck along I-70 on east side identified

    INDIANAPOLIS–Indiana State Police are confirming that a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed late Sunday. It happened shortly after 10 p.m. along I-70 near the Emerson Ave. exit. When state police arrived on scene they found the victim lying on the right shoulder of the roadway, unconscious and not breathing, according to a news release. The victim was later pronounced dead at the scene. The Marion County Coroner identified the victim on Monday as Allen Dailey, 70. The […]

  • Multiple pets killed and unaccounted for in near-downtown house fire

    INDIANAPOLIS — Two residents of a downtown home were able to escape a smoky blaze early Wednesday–a fire that claimed the lives of their two dogs, and left six cats unaccounted for. A nearby structure was also damaged in the blaze. Indianapolis firefighters had their hands full with the stubborn fire shortly after 1 a.m. in the 300 block of N. Keystone Ave.  Jason Newlin, 45, and Carla Newlin, 44, were able to escape safely from the two-story structure. Jason […]

  • Authorities cancel statewide Silver Alert for missing 81-year-old man

    COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. – Authorities canceled a Silver Alert for a missing 81-year-old man after he was found alive and well. The Columbia City Police Department issued the alert early Monday morning, and they canceled it a few hours later. Family reported Ronald Hull, 81, missing after he wasn’t seen for several hours, but police say he was later found alive and well.