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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,...
A Kentucky man is dead after his truck rolled over him Thursday night in Pike County. Indiana State Police say the incident happened on County Road 75 South near County Road 325 West after a resident found a man under a pickup truck in a nearby field. Detectives say 72-year-old...
A driver was trapped in his SUV after reportedly causing a car crash Friday morning. The crash happened just before 11 a.m. near the intersection of 46th Street and Keystone Avenue on the city's northeast side and ended in the parking lot of Elite Motors car dealership. "...
Thousands of Hoosiers will celebrate the Fourth of July by flocking to a section of Indianapolis conceived as an enduring monument to the nation's heroes. Indy's tradition of honoring its veterans began in 1889, with the dedication of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument. But the...
Fireworks shows like the Donatos Downtown Freedom Blast in Indianapolis take a lot of firepower. Zambelli Fireworks Head Technician John Maxwell says the 22-minute show uses some 10,000 shells. Maxwell says the show atop the Regions Bank Tower takes about ten staffers almost a...
July 4th weekend is keeping hospital emergency rooms hopping. A top Indiana ER doctor says about half of all fireworks injuries can be linked to alcohol consumption. Dr. Patrick Maier says they tend to see lots of people with hand injuries and superficial burns. Maier says some...
Bust of Benjamin Harrison at the Indiana statehouse (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) 126 years ago, the Fourth of July in Indianapolis took on national significance, as the launching pad for what would become the only victorious presidential campaign by a Hoosier. Benjamin Harrison...
Indiana State Police arrested a Kokomo man Thursday following allegations of fraudulent financial activity. State Police say 50-year-old Charles Scott Defabritis allegedly obtained several farm loans in 2013 using false information and collateral. The loans totaled nearly $600,...