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  • Indianapolis woman sentenced to 10 years after running immigration scam

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A local woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison after she ran an immigration scam through churches that netted tens of thousands of dollars. Judith Palma was sentenced Thursday after she reportedly gained the trust of two pastors and told them she could provide legal immigration documents for a fee. Those documents were never produced. “Judith Palma took advantage of some of the most vulnerable and naïve individuals in our community. Persons such as Palma who exploit a […]

  • Prosecutor: Indianapolis woman stole nearly $70K in immigration scam through local churches

    UPDATE: Palma pleaded guilty to 17 felony counts stemming from a scam involving more than 170 victims and will serve 10 years in prison. Previous Story: INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indianapolis woman accused of running an immigration scam through local churches and stealing tens of thousands of dollars is facing more than a dozen criminal charges. The suspect met her victims at two churches including one on Sherman drive and another on E 14th street.   The accused thief gained the trust […]

  • Trucking company relocating from Illinois to northwest Indiana, adding 500 jobs

    GARY, Ind. – Gov. Holcomb spent his Thursday up in northwest Indiana, as he was on-hand to welcome HMD Trucking to Indiana. The company broke ground on their future 35,000-square-foot HQ in Gary and plans to create up to 500 new jobs for Hoosiers by 2021. “We are thrilled to welcome HMD Trucking to Indiana – home to balanced budgets, a AAA credit rating and a low cost of doing business,” said Governor Eric J. Holcomb. “It is clear why […]

  • Semi-truck overturns on west side I-465 ramp

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Wayne Township Fire Department was at the scene of a semi-truck that overturned on the west side Thursday night. The truck reportedly overturned as it was entering the northbound ramp from Crawfordsville Rd. onto I-465. Police say that the driver suffered a minor injury. There’s no word if they were transported to the hospital at this time.  

  • Indy’s newest K9 officer named after trooper killed in the line of duty in 1946

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Those in the area may see a new pooch out with state police. The Indianapolis post just added a new K9 officer to its district. Trooper Jonathan Haugh and his K9 partner Smitty recently graduated from the K9 academy in Indianapolis. The duo trained for 12 weeks in narcotic searches, aggression control, building searches, tracking, article searches, and obedience. Police say Smitty is also certified in the detection of narcotic odors related to methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine, crack […]

  • This simple project allows you to view the solar eclipse without safety glasses

    Solar eclipse sunglasses are becoming a hot commodity as we get closer to August 21. If you are not able to find a pair of the special glasses, you can still watch the eclipse with your own eyes. How? Build your own solar observatory with a few household items. Plus, it is perfectly safe for your eyes! Kids, ask your parents for help building this observatory! WHAT YOU NEED: Shoe box 1 piece of white paper (can be a half […]

  • Police: 53-year-old Indianapolis man arrested for stabbing his neighbor

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Officers with IMPD arrested a local 53-year-old man for allegedly stabbing his neighbor on Thursday afternoon. William Randolph was arrested at around 3 p.m. after officers arrived to the 400 block of N. Jefferson Ave. in reference to a stabbing. Police say they came in contact with a victim who stated he got into a disagreement with Randolph. He told police Randolph allegedly chased him down and cut the victim on his neck, face and arms. Randolph […]

  • Anderson mother plans parade to celebrate 21st birthday of son with disabilities

    ANDERSON, Ind. – An Anderson mother is planning a parade on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of her son with disabilities. Kim Davis-Robinette says her son Matthew will turn 21 this week and she wanted to do something special. Kim says her son has a chromosome deficiency, which caused significant brain malformation, cerebral palsy and autism. Because of his condition and his loud voice, the family is not able to travel with him. His mother says parades are one of […]

  • Police: Indianapolis man arrested after selling “gray death” during investigation

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Delaware County Narcotics Unit conducted an investigation into a 41-year-old Indianapolis man that led to his arrest for selling what investigators believe was “gray death.” Derrick House was arrested Monday for selling drugs after a lengthy investigation that began in late June. Using a confidential informant, detectives reportedly bought drugs believed to be “gray death” on five separate occasions from House. The first series of buys took place at a residence in the 3300 block of […]

  • IndyHumane waiving adoption fees Saturday for ‘Clear the Shelters’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Humane Society of Indianapolis is participating in the “Clear the Shelters” nationwide initiative this Saturday and will be waiving adoption fees. The event is being held at the Humane Society located at 7929 N. Michigan Rd. “We’re looking forward to participating in this year’s Clear the Shelters initiative, and we think it’s a unique way to work together and find great homes for the many homeless animals in Central Indiana,” Steven Stolen, Chief Executive Officer at […]