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In the wake of a weekend shootout that killed an Indianapolis police officer, an Indianapolis state senator plans to reintroduce a bill increasing and expanding automatic prison time for criminals who use a gun. State law already calls for an automatic five-year sentence if a...
A former president of the U.S. Soccer Foundation says the U.S.'s Sweet 16 showing in this year's World Cup shows how far American soccer has come -- and how far it still has to go. John Koskinen is now commissioner of the IRS, but for four years, he headed American soccer's...
(photo courtesy of Facebook) The Bureau of Motor Vehicles will ask the Indiana Supreme Court to overturn a lower court order to restart the state's personalized license plate program. BMV Commissioner Don Snemis says a notice of appeal will ask the justices to overturn the...
Three people are in custody in the fatal shooting of a Gary police officer. 19-year veteran Officer Jeffrey Westerfield was killed as he sat in his patrol car Sunday morning. The officer had answered a call to the area earlier in the day and police were investigating whether it...
Indianapolis Rep. Ed DeLaney (center) (WIBC.com file photo: Eric Berman) Indianapolis Representative Ed DeLaney will file the paperwork this week to begin raising money to run for mayor. DeLaney joins Washington Township Trustee Frank Short in the race for the Democratic...
A 76-year-old man from Indiana died in a skydiving accident in southern Michigan. Police in the town of Marshall, Michigan say George Speakman of Angola was found dead just south of the Brooks Field airport around 11:00am Sunday. A press release from Marshall police say Speakman...
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police have released a non-related photo of the suspect in the shooting death of IMPD Officer Perry Renn. The picture of Major Davis, Junior was taken in 2008.
An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officer has been shot and killed in the line of duty. The sixth officer to die in the line of duty since 2001. IMPD report that just before 9:30 Saturday night, officers were dispatched to the 3400 block of Forest Manor on a report of shots...
Violence rocked an Indianapolis hot spot following the Independence Day holiday, leaving seven people injured, one critically, after a shooting in Broad Ripple early Saturday morning. The shooting happened around 2:20 a.m. outside a shoe repair shop on Broad Ripple Avenue,...