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Some sobering figures about crime and mental illness. The Marion County Sheriff's Department says 30 percent of 2300 inmates housed each day in the Marion County Jail are classified as mentally ill. Also, Indianapolis Public Safety Director Troy Riggs says data shows a 239...
Indianapolis Public Safety Director Troy Riggs is speaking out on the fall out in Ferguson. Riggs says Americans have freedom of speech and the right to protest, but he adds that once it crosses over into violence, that's no longer acceptable. Riggs says the nation needs to talk...
IUPUI students and staffers took time out to talk about the Ferguson grand jury decision. Dozens turned out at the Campus Center for a town hall meeting of sorts. Staffer Dawn Rodney says violence isn't an acceptable solution to the issues that plague Ferguson, Missouri. Student...
Zoya, the Amur Tiger (image courtesy of the Indianapolis Zoo) The Indianapolis zoo's new tiger cub can be seen by the public if you catch her at the right time. Zoya is an Amur tiger, a species native to Russia and northern Asia, and are perhaps best know to the public as...
Indianapolis State Rep. Dan Forestal said an independent audit will be the only means to rebuild public trust in a Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) rocked by constant scandal and incompetence. Forestal issued the call a day after it was revealed that the BMV overpaid close to $60,...
Aging infrastructure is being blamed for a water main break on the city's north side Tuesday morning. Compton Street from Broad Ripple Avenue to 61st Street is closed. In addition, water is shut off to The Broad Ripple Station strip mall and approximately half of the Broad...
Rev. Charles Harrison (podium) (WIBC.com file photo: Mike Corbin) The leader of the Ten Point Coalition in Indianapolis says he's not surprised a federal grand jury decided not to file charges against a Ferguson, Missouri police officer for fatally shooting an unarmed teenager...
IMPD is asking for the public's help in locating a suspect accused of robbing a west side gas station last month. Officers were called around 2:40 a.m. on October 25 to the Speedway gas station in the 7100 block of West Rockville Road on a report of a robbery. The victim told...
Bill Allen (photo courtesy RTV6) Indiana State Police arrested a deputy town marshal on child molestation charges. State Police say Bill Allen's arrest was the result of a month-long investigation. Details of that investigation were not released. Allen is the deputy marshal of...