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  • Firefighters battle two fires in two days at same location

      INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 11, 2015) — Indianapolis firefighters battled two suspicious house fires in the same location on the southeast side in as many days. On Saturday night, they asked neighbors for help. Firefighters came out to a vacant home in the 1700 block of Cottage Avenue at Asbury Street., just before 9:30 p.m. Saturday. It’s the same corner where another home burned just the night  before. One firefighter was injured in that first fire, their efforts hampered by dangerous weather […]

  • Police investigate apparent murder-suicide in Howard County

    HOWARD COUNTY, Indiana — Police in Howard County are investigating an apparent murder suicide after a double shooting in a Russiaville home. Dispatchers say Monica Newlin called police from her home just before 8 p.m., to report that her husband Anthony Newlin was upset and had locked himself in the bedroom with a gun. She said Anthony was despondent over the recent death of his mother. As dispatchers continued speaking with Monica and deputies were on their way to the […]

  • Water main break blocks Kessler Blvd. on north side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 10, 2015) — A water main break flooded Kessler Boulevard at N. Meridian Street early Saturday morning.  The area between Meridian and Illinois streets was blocked off to traffic while repairs were being made. Citizens Energy said weather coupled with aging infrastructure caused the main break. The main was installed in 1960. As of 6 a.m. Saturday, the area was still blocked off and there was no estimation as to when it would be reopened.    

  • Officer shoots suspect during burglary in progress on near north side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 10, 2015) — A police officer returned fire on a suspect during a burglary in progress at a near north side home, early Saturday morning. Police were called to the home in the Fall Creek neighborhood  in the 2300 block of N. Kenwood Avenue, shortly after 3 a.m. Once inside the home, officers say two men ran out the back door. When police gave chase, at least one of the suspects fired at the officers. Police returned […]

  • Firefighters battle flames at near southwest side factory

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 10, 2015) — Flames erupted at a near southwest side business late Friday night. Firefighters were called to  OmniSource Corporation in the 2200 block of S. Holt Road just before 11:30 p.m. Crews from Wayne Township, the Indianapolis Fire Department and Decatur Township all helped battle the fire in the plant’s shredder building. They found a large fire burning within the scrap metal shredder. Frozen hydrants, a busted fire hose, slick surfaces and frozen fire gear all complicated the effort. one […]

  • Two men arrested in Lafayette Christmas murder

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Jan. 4, 2015) — Lafayette police make two arrests in connection with a murder discovered on Christmas Day. A man was killed and left in the 3300 block of US 52 South, where the body was found on December 25, 2014. Now, after an extensive investigation, the Lafayette Police Department has arrested William A. Paz for murder. The 42-year-old is formerly from Indianapolis, but most recently resided in the Lafayette area. 26-year-old Juan Alberto Imul Pop was also arrested. He […]

  • Driver fatally hits pedestrian, smashes into pole and takes off

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind, (Jan. 3, 2015) — Police are looking for the man they say hit a pedestrian, smashed into a utility pole and then took off running. The family of the victim said the man died Saturday morning at the hospital. The crash happened just after 3 a.m.  Saturday, on Washington Avenue at Colorado Street. A neighbor heard a commotion outside, looked out and saw a man running from a wrecked car. Another man was laying in the grass at […]

  • Suspected carjackers cause crash, injuring three on near northeast side

      INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 3, 2015) — Police are looking for two suspected carjackers who they say caused a serious crash early Saturday morning on the near northeast side. It happened at E. 32nd Street and N. Keystone Avenue shortly after 1:30 a.m. Two Marion County Sheriff’s deputies spotted the stolen car at a gas station. They followed the car and when the vehicle tried to turn onto 32nd Street, it almost collided with an SUV. The SUV swerved to […]

  • Two sisters among three deaths in Cayuga car crash

    UPDATE: Ethan Lee pleaded guilty to three counts of reckless homicide Feb. 20, 2017. His sentencing was set for March 9.  CAYUGA, Ind. (Jan. 3, 2015) — Three people  were killed in a crash Friday afternoon in Cayuga, including two teen sisters from Muncie. They were traveling in a pickup truck that lost control and smashed into a building. Annie Clark, 18, and her sister Caroline were both pronounced dead at the scene.  18-year-old Braeden Hollowell also died in that […]

  • IFD fight flames at vacant home on near east side

       Indianapolis, IND. (Jan. 3, 2015) — A vacant home under renovation burned early Saturday morning on the near east side. Firefighters got the call to the double residence in the 100 block of South State Street, near Southeastern Avenue around 1:30 a.m. They were able to get the flames under control in about 20 minutes. No one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.