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(image courtesy of Mayor Greg Ballard's office) Mayor Greg Ballard wants to look more closely at whether there is a racial disparity when it comes to punishment in Indianapolis schools. The study was part of the mayor's announcement last week that he wants the city to spend $25...
75% of Hoosier students passed the 2014 ISTEP exam, a one-point improvement over the year before. The Indiana Department of Education says passing rates reached 81% on the English portion of the test – that’s also a one-point improvement. The percentage passing the math portion...
Indianapolis Fire Department firefighters were in their boots and on their toes as three fires were battled Saturday morning. Firefighters say two of the blazes were labeled as arson. They are asking anyone with information about either of the fires to call Crime Stoppers at 262...
It was too good to last. For much of the week, Indianapolis has been relatively quiet in the overnights: no murder, mayhem or other violence and crime to speak of. However, one man has been shot to death and another injured after an incident on the city's near-east side. Police...
WIBC file photo A driver is in custody after a hit and run crash that injured an Indianapolis Metro Police Officer early Saturday. Police say a man was driving the wrong way down Michigan Street near North Pine Street downtown when he hit the officer’s squad car around 4:00 a.m...
(file photo courtesy Indiana Pacers) Indiana Pacers star Paul George is recovering from surgery after suffering a serious leg injury Friday night during a USA Basketball scrimmage in Las Vegas. In the fourth quarter, George jumped in the air in an attempt to block a layup and...
A former Sweetser Town Marshal was arrested Thursday on official misconduct charges. 33-year-old Chris Tarlton of Marion is accused of proving false information when buying a gun for an acquaintance. State Police say Tarlton allegedly rote an official letter to a gun supply...
UPDATE: Police have arrested a woman they say is the mother of a newborn baby found abandoned in a trash can at an Indianapolis business. Detectives arrested 22-year-old Briana Holland of Indianapolis early Saturday on a preliminary charge of neglect of dependent. Investigators...
(photo courtesy RTV6) Police arrested what they're calling a serious violent felon following a chase on the city's east side Friday afternoon. IMPD Officer Rafael Diaz says an officer attempted to make a traffic stop near East 25th Street and North Olney Street around 4:00. The...