Local News

Categories:
Hundreds of law enforcement officers joined hundreds more northwest Indiana residents to pay tribute on Monday to the life and career of fallen Gary Police Officer Jeffery Westerfield. Public officials who attended both the funeral and burial services included Lieutenant...
Mayor Greg Ballard (file photo) Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard says a new proposal which would give IMPD officers incentives to move into high-crime neighborhoods won't address the issue of crime in the city. City-County Council Democrats are proposing to repair abandoned...
The Indianapolis City-County Council will soon hear a resolution urging Indianapolis Power and Light to end coal burning practices at its Harding Street plant. IPL already has to prepare a 20-year plan for how it will generate the city's electricity and submit that plan to the...
A man was critically injured by IMPD SWAT officers after police say he was caught firing his gun at a car with people inside in the 1300 block of West Pruitt Street. Officers were conducting surveillance in the area in response to multiple incidents of shots fired over the past...
The federal appeals court in Chicago has decided in favor of "secular humanists" who sought the right to perform marriages in Indiana. It's the state's "other" marriage case, the one getting less public attention than the debate over marriage between those of the same sex. But...
Major Davis, Jr. (photo courtesy IMPD) The man accused of killing an Indianapolis police officer has been released from the hospital and taken to jail. Major Davis Jr., 25, is charged in the murder of Officer Perry Renn. The Marion County Sheriff’s Department confirmed Monday...
A child died after being pulled from an Avon retention pond by a group of good Samaritans on Monday afternoon. The incident happened near West 21st Street and North Raceway Road in the Wynbrooke subdivision just before 3 p.m. A 7-year-old was pulled from the pond and rushed to...
A man is critical and another in custody after an incident at an east side apartment complex Monday. Officers were called at 11:30 a.m. to the Spanish Oaks Apartments in the 3600 block of Wingate Terrace, near East 38th Street and North Mitthoeffer Road, on a report of a person...
(photo courtesy Indiana State Police) One person is dead and two others injured after a crash Monday afternoon on Interstate 70 in Putnam County. Indiana State Police say the crash happened around 12:30 p.m. on westbound I-70 near the 30 mile marker. Investigators say traffic...