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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,...
Thursday marks the official start to the 44th-annual Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration. The Indianapolis summer tradition showcases African American culture through free concerts, exhibits and workshops. The expo will also provide more serious opportunities such as business...
Harry Briggs (photo courtesy RTV6) IMPD detectives arrested 22-year-old man Wednesday for the murder of a gas station clerk on June 4. Police say 22-year-old Desi Thomas allegedly shot and killed 45-year-old Harry Briggs at the Joe's Junction gas station in the 5200 block of...
One of the suspects in a 2013 crime spree which left one man dead and another injured was sentenced to 51 years in prison Wednesday. 16-year-old Gabriel Edwards pleaded guilty in June to charges of murder, attempted murder and robbery for his involvement in the crime spree in...
A sleeping 13-year-old deaf boy was alerted to a fire in his southeast side home Wednesday afternoon by his dog, a pit bull named Ace. IFD Capt. Rita Reith says the fire occurred around 1:00 p.m. in the 6400 block of Perry Pines Court. The boy told investigators he did not have...
(photo courtesy IFD) A five-year-old playing with a lighter lead to a fire Wednesday morning at an east side apartment complex. Firefighters were called to the Briergate Apartments near East 30th Street and North Post Road shortly before noon and found heavy smoke and fire...