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  • Suspect arrested after attempted burglary at Don’s Guns

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 11, 2014)– Indianapolis Metro Police have arrested a man, who they say tried to break into a northwest side gun store through the roof. The security alarm went off at Don’s Guns at 38th Street and Lafayette Road around 3 a.m. Wednesday. Officers said the young man had crawled into the roof space but couldn’t actually get into the store. He had to come back out the way he’d gone in, where officers were waiting for him […]

  • Police investigate evidence possibly related to fatal shooting on city’s near east side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 11, 2014) – Metro police are working to piece together the events leading up to a deadly shooting. At about 3:30 a.m. Wednesday a woman dropped off a 36-year-old man with a gunshot wound at Methodist Hospital. He was pronounced dead a short time later. The woman told investigators the actual shooting had happened in the 2500 block of Brookside Parkway North Dr. Police said the woman was not involved in the shooting. Officers went to check out the area […]

  • Indiana representatives respond to VA report, call wait times “unacceptable”

    WASHINGTON D.C. (June 10, 2014)– A new report shows long wait times for veterans to receive care at VA hospitals around the country and in Indiana. The VA’s internal reviews shows 100,000 veterans have experienced long wait times nation wide and some 57,000 are still waiting to be scheduled for an appointment. “It’s important to understand that our scheduling system scheduled its first appointment in April of 1985. It has not changed in any appreciable manner since that date,” said […]

  • 2 Franklin teens remain in critical condition after swimming accident

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 9, 2014)–Two teenagers from Franklin Community High School remained in critical condition as of Monday morning following a swimming accident Friday. Sarah McLevish and Michael Chadbourne were pulled from the Big Blue River in Edinburgh Friday after swimming with three other friends. DNR investigators said McLevish got swept away in the water near the dam and another friend, 17-year-old Jason Moran, went in to help her. Moran disappeared under the water. DNR crews found his body Sunday […]

  • City, community and faith-based leaders making plan to curb Indy crime

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 6, 2014) — Leaders from churches and community groups came together Friday morning for the second annual Ten Point Coalition Community Prayer Breakfast at Bankers Life Fieldhouse Friday morning. The event raised funds and distribute resources to make Indianapolis safer. “It’s a way to generate money and resources to encourage people to play a role in the fight against crime and violence,” said the Rev. Charles Ellis with the Ten Point Coalition. “We just want to make sure we […]

  • 2 sisters home when fire breaks out, 1 in critical condition

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 6, 2014) — A fire broke out in the home of two sisters on the near southeast side of Indianapolis at about 4:30 Friday morning. Investigators said 73-year-old Patricia Bunten was inside cooking bacon on the stove and the grease caught fire. “The grease got out of control, she tried to put it out but couldn’t, and evacuated the house,” said Indianapolis Fire Department Public Information Officer Rita Reith. “I heard her screaming for help. I went outside […]

  • Officers urge water safety as children go on summer break

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 3, 2014)– Officers with the Department of Natural Resources are reminding parents and young people about the importance of water safety this week. “The younger citizens of the state, they’re drawn to water and we understand that and we want them to enjoy water, we just want them to do it in a safe way,” said Conservation Officer Jet Quillen. He said as students get out of school and families plan summer vacations it’s a good idea […]

  • Indianapolis City-County Council to vote on funding for Broad Ripple Canal Pointe project

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 2, 2014)– City-County councilors will take a final vote Monday evening to approve millions of dollars in TIF and redevelopment bonds for two major projects. The organization Midtown Indianapolis Inc. is asking for $7.5 million in tax increment funding for the Broad Ripple Canal Pointe project. The mixed-use development will feature more than 100 apartments and a grocery store. “There have been 89 meetings leading to the identification of what we wanted, how to get there, and […]

  • Free dental care offered for Howard Co. veterans Friday

    KOKOMO, Ind. (May 30, 2014) – Veterans of Howard County can receive free dental care and screenings Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Family and Cosmetic Dentistry of Kokomo. Dr. Melissa Jarrell’s office at 310 E. Alto Rd. is hosting its inaugural Smiles for Vets event. Veterans need to bring a Military ID or proof of service and picture ID. “Veterans are really close to our hearts. We all have friends or family members who’ve served our country and I’m really proud that we […]

  • Resources for families in need come together to better serve Central Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (May 29, 2014)— Service organizations from around central Indiana are getting together Thursday to talk about how to better serve Hoosier children and families in need. The Race for Resources is a rapid networking event for more than 20 organizations and more than 100 social workers and other professionals involved in hunger relief, addiction counseling, homelessness intervention, youth and family violence prevention and other programs. “It’s sort of like speed dating. Each of the 20 organizations has a […]

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