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The nation's unemployment rate fell from 6.2% to 6.1% in August. Ball State University economist Dr. Mike Hicks calls the report disappointing given that job creation figures fell below projections. 142,000 jobs were created in August which falls far short of the 226,000...
Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard and Wells Fargo Bank announced a new $5.5 million homebuyers program. Neighborhood Lift offers $15,000 down payment assistance grants to eligible homebuyers in Marion County. Program Vice President Kim Smith-Moore says they've already created more...
Criminal charges were dropped Friday against a teen accused in a deadly Fourth of July shooting. Eron Bonner was facing a felony murder charge and a charge of firearm possession by a serious violent felon, and a criminal gang sentence enhancement could have doubled his sentence...
Law enforcement officers shot a man Friday morning in Morgan County while serving a search warrant. Officers from Indiana State Police and the Morgan County Sheriff's Department went to a home in the 9700 block of North Hall Road to serve the search warrant. Officers knocked on...
Acting U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler (center) with IMPD Chief Rick Hite and federal prosecutors from around the country. (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) Federal prosecutors will coordinate information-sharing about Indy's worst criminals and most crime-ridden neighborhoods. Indy...
The nation's unemployment rate fell from 6.2% to 6.1% in August. Ball State University economist Dr. Mike Hicks calls the report disappointing given that job creation figures fell below projections. 142,000 jobs were created in August which falls far short of the 226,000...
A man died after being shot early Friday morning in Indianapolis. IMPD said sometime after 4:30 a.m. that a man was shot near 31st Street and Gladstone Avenue. Police confirmed Ernest P. Drake, 35, was shot did not make it and died at Eskenazi Health. Drake was found outside a...
If you come to downtown Indianapolis over the next few months, you may hear some unusual sounds. The USDA-Wildlife Services will be using pyrotechnics and other techniques to keep birds such as starlings and crows from forming communal roosts in the downtown area. Wildlife...
State police arrested an Indianapolis officer on a charge of false reporting Thursday night. Officer Andrew Tyler was placed on administrative leave while the department conducts an internal investigation. Sgt. Rich Myers with the Indiana State Police says Tyler's false...