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IMPD Chief Rick Hite says security will be tight Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration this weekend. Hite says visitors who don't come "in the spirit of peace" will likely face police from numerous agencies. IMPD Downtown District Commander Karen Arnett says police on foot and...
The Indiana State Department of Health confirms that six more people have tested positive for the chikungunya virus in Indiana. That makes seven in all. Most of the patients had traveled to the Caribbean recently, including four teenagers on mission trips. The virus is carried...
Jacob Stricker (photo courtesy IMPD) The suspect in a fatal hit-and-run crash last weekend turned himself into police Wednesday night. 25-year-old Jacob Stricker was arrested for failing to stop at the scene of a crash causing death. He's accused of hitting 22-year-old Patrick...
Marion County Judge James Osborne denied the BMV's motion for stay while the agency appeals Osborne's May ruling. This means that the The BMV has to immediately resume issuing vanity license plates. ACLU Legal Director, Ken Falk says that the BMV's standards for evaluating...
Desi Thomas (photo courtesy IMPD) Metro Police say they've arrested 22-year-old Desi Thomas of Indianapolis for murder and other charges following the robbery of the Joe's Junction. IMPD Chief Rick Hite and detectives say they got dozens of social media tips including one from...
The City of Indianapolis has a new fire chief. Mayor Greg Ballard officially named 28-year veteran Ernest Malone to the post. Malone joined IFD in 1986. He says he'll focus on customer service, fiscal responsibility, station management employee development and fire prevention as...
Anderson area residents have the opportunity to weigh in on a proposal to flood part of the city, creating a reservoir. “The Mounds Lake project has the opportunity to bolster the entire central Indiana region by serving as a steady water source for generations to come and by...
(photo courtesy of Wikimedia) One of the biggest names in the Indiana State Fair's concert lineup will not perform at the fair after all. The fair says Robin Thicke canceled his show that was scheduled to be the first concert at the newly renovated State Fair Coliseum on the...
An Indiana water park is getting top honors from Trip Advisor, ranking it with the likes of Disney World, and Sea World. Holiday World's Splashin' Safari was named 4th in the country, and 13th in the world according to a Trip Advisor survey that compared value, customer input,...