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  • Outside counsel to represent Indiana House, Senate in lawsuit filed by Curtis Hill accusers

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indiana House and Senate have hired outside counsel to represent them in a federal lawsuit involving Attorney General Curtis Hill and the state. The four women who have accused Hill of sexual misconduct filed the lawsuit last month for alleged sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and violation of the Equal Protections Clause of the 14th Amendment. The accusers are current employees of the state congress. Democratic representative Mara Candelaria Reardon and three legislative staffers, Niki DaSilva, Samantha […]

  • Former Indy teachers union president pleads guilty in embezzlement case, faces up to 20 years in prison

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– The former president of the Indianapolis teachers union pleaded guilty Monday to embezzling more than $100,000 from the union. Rhondalyn Cornett, 54, was the president of the Indianapolis Education Association (IEA), which represents teachers of Indianapolis Public Schools (IPS). From November 2013 until her resignation in November 2018, the U.S. Department of Justice says Cornett wrote checks from the union’s bank account and used a union debit card for personal expenses and to withdraw cash. Following Cornett’s resignation, […]

  • 4-year-old girl hospitalized after being grazed by bullet

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A 4-year-old girl is in stable condition after suffering a graze wound to the hand. The child was transported to Eskenazi Hospital around 7 a.m. after what police believe was a random shooting at Villa Del Sol apartments near 38th Street and North High School Road. Multiple shots were fired into an apartment and IMPD says at least one of them came through the wall of the neighbor’s apartment. There was a man sitting outside the door […]

  • Indiana towns to receive additional funding to combat opioid crisis

    BEECH GROVE, Ind. — Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative (RALI) Indiana has announced an additional $35,000 grant for community aid for towns across the state in the fight against the opioid epidemic. The additional funding brings RALI’s contribution to initiatives in Indiana to a total of $85,000. The new grant was awarded to Accelerate Indiana Municipalities (Aim) after the overwhelming response to the initial $50,000 Aim Drug and Opioid Abuse Grant Program. “Leaders in every city and town in Indiana have […]

  • IndyGo: Red Line parking restrictions begin Monday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — IndyGo is reminding the public that the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) will be strictly enforcing “No Parking” areas starting Monday, July 22. “With only 48 days to go, it is essential that Red Line crews have full access to the travel lanes and bus only lanes to finish pavement and lane markings,” said an IndyGo spokesperson. On Capitol Avenue, the easternmost lane is a bus only lane and is not a parking lane at any time. […]

  • 1-year-old child dies after being pulled from lake in northern Indiana

    BREMEN, Ind.– Police say a 1-year-old child died after being pulled from a lake in northern Indiana. The incident happened on July 20 around 8 p.m. while a birthday party was being held in the 4100 block of Lake Share Drive, just west of Bremen. Family members noticed the back door of the home was open while they were ending the party and a 1-year-old child was missing. After a brief search, the child was found floating in 18 inches […]

  • Brown County Music Center adds country legend Tanya Tucker to inaugural lineup

    NASHVILLE, Ind. — The new Brown County Music Center (BCMC) has announced country music legend Tanya Tucker has been added to its inaugural lineup this fall. A BCMC spokesperson says Tucker’s show is set for Thursday, September 19 with tickets going on sale Friday, July 26. Dubbed “the original female country outlaw” and “the female Elvis,” Tucker was the youngest female to grace the cover of Rolling Stone Magazine at the age of 13. The Grammy-nominated, CMA and ACM winning […]

  • Hunter Hayes to headline this year’s Indianapolis Colts Kickoff Concert

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ready for football season? It’ll be here sooner than you think—and the Indianapolis Colts will host a kickoff concert headlined by country star Hunter Hayes! The Seventh Annual Kickoff Concert presented by Bud Light is set for Friday, Sept. 6, on the east block of Georgia Street downtown. While Hayes is the headliner, Indiana’s very own Clayton Anderson will also perform. Rising country artist Renee Blair will get things started. The Colts Cheerleaders will be there, as […]

  • Police say 63-year-old woman missing from Indy’s east side has been found

    UPDATE: IMPD statement on Monday, July 22 said Bonnie Taylor has been located by officers and doing well. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —  Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Missing Persons detectives are asking for the public’s help with locating a 63-year-old missing woman. Just after 8 p.m. on Sunday, IMPD officers were dispatched to the 5000 block of English Avenue on reports of a missing person. Responding officers learned that 63-year-old Bonnie Taylor was missing from her home. She was last seen on July 20. […]

  • Investigation underway into death of Marion County Jail inmate

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An investigation is underway into the death of a Marion County Jail inmate. According to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, 28-year-old Kerrington Tompkins was found unresponsive at 3:07 a.m. Monday. Personnel from the jail, Emergency Medical Services and the Indianapolis Fire Department “promptly provided” medical attention, investigators said. Tompkins was taken to Eskenazi Hospital at 3:52 a.m. and was declared dead at 4:23 a.m. A death investigation is underway involving the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Marion County […]

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