Abdul At Large

Indianapolis unfortunately is on the verge of another record murder year. Here’s what the stats look like so far based on the latest figures provided by the Department of Public Safety… Of the 83 murder victims, local adult criminal histories were found for 69 (83%) of the...
Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz seems to be having some trouble getting her numbers straight when it comes to the issue of a teacher shortage in Indiana. Allow me to explain. Here are the numbers of new teacher credentials her office provided to the federal...
While looking at the debate over Carmel's proposed Human Rights Ordinance which would ban discrimination regarding sexual orientation and gender identity, I was reminded of an article I wrote for the Indianapolis Business Journal when Indy was going through this same debate 10...
On Wednesday's edition of Tony Katz and the Morning News, Tony reached out to 93 WIBC listeners on how to make a homemade Slip And Slide. News Director Mike Wilson chimed in and the conversation, as it sometimes does on Tony Katz and the Morning News, got a little, well,...
So, how did I spend my summer vacation? Easy, making the Lovely Mrs. Shabazz happy. Ever since we have been married we try to do a summer road trip. It usually involves a beach because when my wife is in a bikini I am reminded of one of several of the reasons why I married her...
This weekend I witnessed two masterpieces of God’s handiwork, the Great Smoky Mountains and the end of Glenda Ritz’s campaign for Governor. Ritz announced Friday that she was dropping out of the race. She cited timing, saying it wasn’t right to run and because she wanted to...
As you know there’s a big debate right now in Indiana over a shortage of new teachers . According to the latest figures, the state has seen about an 18 percent drop in new certifications. And while the unions and supporters of the status quo would have you believe education...
I was on the phone with a friend this morning who was spending some time volunteering to get people impacted by the Double 8 grocery store closings to the nearest supermarkets so they could buy food. And while I have nothing for admiration for my friend and sympathy for the...
Abdul talks with Mark LaFay, co-founder of Roust, a new social network starting up that is based in Indiana. Audio is below, to find out more about Roust and reserve your invite, you can visit http://roust.community