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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...
One person was injured in an apparent drive-by shooting on the city's southwest side Wednesday afternoon. The shooting was reported about 12:30 p.m. in the 4900 block of Gambel Road, near Mann Road and Interstate 465, dispatchers said. Police were looking for suspect in a silver...
Indiana State Police say texting while driving remains a major problem on state roadways. Sgt. Rich Myers says their message is "Drive Now, Text Later." Indiana law prohibits sending electronic messages while driving. Receiving and looking at messages are not part of the law...
The competition for a Cummins Headquarters building downtown is heating up in the form of a contest. Three architecture firms are vying for a chance to change the landscape downtown with unique design ideas that meet a wide range of criteria. Jon Mills with Cummins says they...
There has been a lot of change and positive impact for WGU Indiana. 260 students were enrolled four years ago. Today, over 3,600 are enrolled. The online, nonprofit state university recently announced that $400,000 in scholarships will be available for new undergraduate or...