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(WIBC.com photo: Mike Corbin) Wheeler Mission is officially opening a shelter addition today. Spokesman Steve Kerr says it's a new, two-story, 12,000 square-foot space at 520 E. Market Street. Kerr says since the shelter just passed inspection, the frigid cold demanded they open...
Legislators will seek to broaden Indiana's three-year-old smoking ban. The smoke-free law includes two big exceptions, for bars and casinos. House Public Health Chairman Ed Clere (R-New Albany) notes casinos are asking permission to move onto land, to compete with Ohio's new...
The Indianapolis Department of Public Safety and the Near Eastside Community Organization (NESCO) hosted a meeting with residents Monday to discuss their new focus area initiative. Public Safety Director Troy Riggs say they're focusing on an area that covers about eight square...
(photos courtesy IMPD) IMPD and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force are asking for the public's help in identifying two men involved in separate bank robberies. The first robbery occurred January 2 around 3:30 p.m. at the Regions Bank branch in the 6900 block of South Emerson...
Arnold Jones (photo courtesy IMPD) Detectives with IMPD and the FBI Violent Crimes Task Force arrested a Bloomington man in connection with several robberies in Indianapolis. 50-year-old Arnold Jones is accusing of robbing the Fifth-Third Bank branch in the 5000 block of West...
Aaron Varner and Alan Winn (photo courtesy Lawrence Police Department) Lawrence Police arrested two men Monday for robbing a cell phone store. Officers were called around 1:45 p.m. to the T-Mobile store in the 11000 block of Pendleton Pike on a report of an armed robbery which...
The Department of Public Works announced Monday it will immediately restore its live Christmas tree collection program. DPW tried a new approach this year which allows residents to leave their trees at the curb for regular or heavy trash pickup. However, DPW says due to feedback...
(WIBC.com file photo: Alex Brown) Two days after a large brawl caused an evacuation of the Castleton Square Mall and the AMC movie theater, the mall released a statement regarding the situation. "Castleton Square is proud to be a shopping destination of choice for families...
House Speaker Brian Bosma (R-Indianapolis) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) The Indiana General Assembly reconvenes tomorrow, kicking off a 16-week session likely to be dominated by education and budget issues. Legislators expect to have an extra $1.2 billion to work with in...