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  • Police working to identify man shot to death on east side of Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 7, 2014) — Indianapolis Metro Police officers and homicide detectives are investigating a shooting death at the intersection of Roosevelt Avenue and Valley Avenue. A passerby saw the man in the street and called 911. Officers found the man with multiple gunshot wounds and found several shell casings in the street. Crime lab detectives collected evidence and investigators are still working to figure out who the victim is and who shot him. Anyone with information about the shooting can […]

  • Job fair Wednesday offers resume services, help for ex-offenders looking for work

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 6, 2014) — Hoosiers looking for a career change or to get back in the workforce are invited to a job fair Wednesday at Ivy Tech’s Corporate College and Culinary Center at 28th and Meridian. Congressman Andre Carson is hosting the event for the fifth year. More than 70 employers  will be there from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. including the U.S. Postal Service, Verizon Wireless, FedEx, and Eskenazi Health. “Indiana is a growing place with a […]

  • Frankfort mayor releases new safety protocols after teen drowns in public pool

    FRANKFORT, Ind. (Aug. 4, 2014)– Mayor Chris McBarnes announced new safety protocols for public pools in Frankfort Monday. This comes one week after 15-year-old Adrian Alanis drowned at the TPA Park pool. The teen’s father told Fox59 he didn’t think lifeguards were watching his son carefully enough. “I think that there was human error. I don’t think my son just drowned,” Magdelano Alanis said. A little girl nearly drowned in the same pool last summer. The Mayor already closed the […]

  • Semi truck crashes, spills thousands of pounds of butter and whipped cream on 465

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 1, 2014) — A semi truck hauling boxes of dairy products spilled on I-465 on the south side of Indianapolis around 3:30 Friday morning. The 45,000 pounds of cargo tipped out of the truck, sending butter and whipped cream onto the interstate at the .8 mile marker near Madison Avenue. The driver was not seriously injured. Initial reports indicate he may have fallen asleep at the wheel or gotten distracted. The area is a work zone but there […]

  • Officials to announce plan for businesses impacted by U.S. 31 construction in Carmel

    CARMEL, Ind. (July 31, 2014)– Carmel officials are announcing a new city-wide campaign based on the concerns of business owners along the U.S. 31 corridor in Hamilton County. The INDOT project focuses on making the state road into more of a freeway, to cut down on commute time between Indianapolis and South Bend. The project is creating entrance and exit ramps, eliminating stop lights and local access points and changing the configuration of many side roads leading to stores and […]

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    Ballard unveils public safety plan to hire 280 officers, fund pre-K programs

    By Liz Gelardi INDIANAPOLIS (July 30, 2014) – Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard unveiled a plan Wednesday that he calls a holistic approach to public safety. It calls for hiring 280 police officers and funding early childhood education to the tune of $25 million. “We have to change the mix of what we’re doing,” said Ballard. The proposed public safety plan focuses on three areas: prevention, protection and punishment. The mayor is once again requesting the elimination of the homestead tax […]

  • Gas prices in central Indiana drop to $3 a gallon

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 29, 2014) — Gas prices across Indiana are among some of the lowest in the nation. Several stations in Noblesville and Greenfield were selling regular unleaded gasoline for $3.00 a gallon Tuesday. One Shell station near 146th St. and State Road 37 posted $2.99 a gallon. According to Indygasprices.com, the average price in Indianapolis Tuesday morning was $3.29 and the average price in Indiana was $3.37. The national average is $3.50. One year ago, Americans were paying […]

  • Students, friends mourn victim in murder-suicide

    CARMEL, Ind. (July 28th, 2014) — Carmel police continue to investigate a murder-suicide. Officers believe 38-year-old David Hall killed his estranged wife, 40-year-old Shannon O’Malia Hall, inside a home on Somerset Way Sunday evening. The initial investigation shows David Hall shot and killed Shannon and then turned the gun on himself. The couple’s two children, ages 8 and 10, were home during the shootings, as were Shannon’s parents. They were not physically injured. Shannon was a second grade teacher at St. […]

  • Prosecutor says it will take time, money to seek death penalty in quadruple murder case

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 16, 2014) — Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Chief Rick Hite are seeking capital punishment in the case against accused killer Kenneth Rackemann. Rackemann is a suspect in the murder of four people inside a south side home in February. Tuesday, Curry and Hite announced they will pursue the death penalty for 24-year-old Kenneth Rackemann. They believe he pulled the trigger on the gun that killed 22-year-old Kristy Sanchez, 43-year-old Jacob Rodemich and 47-year-old […]

  • Officers begin 13-day bike ride to honor fallen officers, support families

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 14, 2014) — Dozens of bicyclists rode out of downtown Indianapolis toward Richmond, Ind., Monday morning as part of the annual Cops Cycling for Survivors event. The nonprofit group raises money for families of fallen officers and works to build positive relationships between police officers and communities across the state. “Obviously in light of the tragic events that have occurred In Indiana in the last 14 days, this kind of brings our organization to the forefront of what […]