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The funeral for a 24-year-old police officer who was killed the line of duty will be held Monday in one of Lake County's most public venues. Merrillville Police Officer Nick Schultz's funeral is to be held in the Star Plaza Theatre -- just off I-65 and a few blocks from...
Indianapolis Mayor Ballard is proclaiming Monday, September 15th--'Indianapolis Colts Blue Monday' to celebrate their season home opener at 8:30pm at Lucas Oil Stadium. This will be the first time the Colts have hosted Monday Night Football since 2010. Mayor Ballard will also...
74 people were cited and six were arrested on outstanding warrants following a massive raid at an illegal gambling club on Indy's near-north side. The sign posted on the building in the 900 block of East 30th Street advertised a thrift store, but when police went inside early...
The Indianapolis Zoo needs the public's help in naming its new tiger cub. Zookeepers have preselected three names for fans to vote on: Chudo (pronounced CHEW-da), meaning “miracle”; Shoomka (pronounced SHUM-ka), meaning “noisy” and Zoya (pronounced ZOY-a), meaning “life”. The...
Investigators say a mobile home fire killed a 50-year-old woman on the city's east side. Indianapolis Fire Department (IFD) crews responded to the fire around 4 a.m. Friday at Windhorst Park Mobile Home Park at 7515 E Washington St. A woman was found dead inside the trailer. She...
An Indiana high school is the first in the country to be installed with a "revolutionary " security system to thwart school shootings. The Indiana Sheriff’s Association selected Southwestern High School to be armed with the new technology, which networks the school with local...
Former Butler University president Bobby Fong has died. University officials confirm Fong passed away Monday morning. There has been no word yet on how he died. Fong had most recently been president at Ursinus College in Collegeville, Penn. Fong served as president at Butler...
Indianapolis police are on the scene of a shooting on the city's west side. Dispatch says the victim was found shot in the head in a parking lot at King and Michigan. Officers reported finding shell casings all over. Additional details are not available.
A SWAT situation involving a veteran Indianapolis police officer ended peacefully Sunday. At approximately 10:35 a.m, police responded to a suicidal person at the Amberley Crossing Condominiums located in the 6200 block of Amber Creek Lane, and attempted to make contact with the...