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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--A 17-year-old girl was shot in the face this morning as she slept in her bed. Police were interviewing the large, extended family living in the house to find out who would have shot at the residence. Our newsgathering partners at WRTV6 reported police found...
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--Several crashes in Indianapolis happened Monday night and some of the people involved didn't want to stop. Police are looking for them. A motorcycle crash on 38th St., just east of North Post Rd., put a man in the hospital. Police say someone in a blue...
(image courtesy of Indianapolis Fire Department) He stayed with his beloved firefighters as long as he physically could after the death sentence of ALS. Former Indianapolis Fire Chief Brian Sanford died Monday at the age of 59 following a battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. A...
Call 6 Investigates has been digging into the criminal background of Evan Dorsey, the man accused of killing Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz, and has learned his rap sheet spans at least six counties in Central Indiana. Dorsey has been in and out of jail since 2008, mostly for...
Gov. Pence signs a series of anti-drug bills at Hope Academy in Indianapolis. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Indiana will make it easier to get one drug over the counter and harder to get some others, as it tries to get the upper hand against drug abuse. Governor Pence has signed...
Less than twelve hours after one of his deputies had been shot, Howard County Sheriff Steve Rogers delivered the news no sheriff wants to deliver. "I'm here to inform you now that Deputy Carl Koontz has passed away," he told media gathered across from the emergency room at IU...
About 100 firefighters fought a massive fire on the city's south side Sunday night. Crews were called out to the Flying J plaza at 1720 W. Thompson Rd. shortly after 7:30 p.m. The building houses the Flying J and a Denny's Restaurant. Truckers spotted the fire and told employees...
Donald Trump's pursuit of the Republican presidential nomination has some party leaders worried he'll hurt the rest of the ticket. Indiana's party chairman isn't among them. Jeff Cardwell says the raucous primary campaign has been healthy for the process, and will help...
(IMPD/RTV6) A man who was charged with trying to kill an IMPD officer has been arrested. Michael Swafford, 31, is accused of shooting at Officer Christopher Maher on March 8 after a traffic stop and chase on Indy's southeast side. Detectives with the IMPD violent Crimes and Gang...