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  • Brother of Fresno suspect shocked by racially-motivated killings

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) – The brother of a California man who Fresno police say shot and killed a motel security guard and three other men he targeted for being white says he’s shocked by the killings. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer says 39-year-old Kori Ali Muhammad, who is black, told investigators he decided to kill white people after police on Tuesday publicly identified him as a suspect in last week’s slaying of a security guard.  Muhammad’s brother, who didn’t want […]

  • Multiple pets killed and unaccounted for in near-downtown house fire

    INDIANAPOLIS — Two residents of a downtown home were able to escape a smoky blaze early Wednesday–a fire that claimed the lives of their two dogs, and left six cats unaccounted for. A nearby structure was also damaged in the blaze. Indianapolis firefighters had their hands full with the stubborn fire shortly after 1 a.m. in the 300 block of N. Keystone Ave.  Jason Newlin, 45, and Carla Newlin, 44, were able to escape safely from the two-story structure. Jason […]

  • IMPD safely locates 14-year-old who went missing on north side

    Update: The missing girl was safely located and reunited with her family. We have since retracted her information and picture from this story since she is a juvenile. INDIANAPOLIS – Detectives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department safely located a 14-year-old girl who went missing on Indy’s north side Sunday night. Police say she got into an argument with her mother around 8:30 p.m. and left their home. After searching the area for the missing girl, she was safely located […]

  • Authorities cancel Silver Alert for missing 81-year-old man

    COLUMBIA CITY, Ind. – Authorities canceled a Silver Alert for a missing 81-year-old man after he was found alive and well. The Columbia City Police Department issued the alert early Monday morning, and they canceled it a few hours later. Family reported Ronald Hull, 81, missing after he wasn’t seen for several hours, but police say he was later found alive and well.

  • Suspect sought after early morning shooting on west side

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police are looking for the suspect or suspects connected to an overnight shooting on the city’s west side. The shooting happened shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday, at an apartment complex near 38th St. and Eagle Creek Parkway. The victim told police he was shot twice–once in the head and once in the stomach–while at the apartment complex. He then drove himself to a home in the 2800 block of  Corvallis Crescent, according to investigators. The victim was […]

  • Party ends with stabbing; vehicle into nearby lake

    INDIANAPOLIS — A party at a south side residence ended abruptly when a fight escalated into a stabbing, and a car drove into a pond. About 2:15 a.m. Wednesday, police were called to the 1100 block of Lake Tree Place on a report of a person having been stabbed. According to investigators, a party at the home ended quickly when a fight broke out. A 30-year-old male was stabbed during the altercation, and is in serious condition at a local hospital. […]

  • Small fire strikes Brownsburg Bowl

    BROWNSBURG, Ind. — A small fire at the Bulldog Sports Bar and Brownsburg Bowl building caused minor damage early Monday. Fire units were called about 12:30 a.m. to the building located at 18 Whittington Dr. on the north end of Brownsburg. They found a small, smokey fire in an exterior room at the front of the building. That room is used as a smoker’s patio, according to a fire department news release. The building housed three operations: a bowling alley […]

  • Statewide Silver Alert cancelled after Shelbyville man is located

    Update: The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department has cancelled the Silver Alert for Robert Bratton, 84. He has been located. Previous Story: SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. — The Shelby County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the disappearance of an adult from Shelbyville, Indiana. Shelbyville, Indiana is located approximately 32 miles south-east of Indianapolis, Indiana. Robert Bratton is an 84 year old white male, 5 feet 9 inches tall, 170 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes. Robert Bratton was last seen Saturday, January […]

  • Metro police investigating double shooting on city’s east side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A shooting on the city’s east side early Sunday left two victims wounded. Police say James Allen, 60, and Dominique Davis, 38, were shot at a residence in the 2800 block of E. Michigan St. about 1:30 a.m. One victim suffered gunshot wounds to the arms. The other was shot in the back. Both victims were transported to the hospital for treatment. This story will updated when more information becomes available.

  • IMPD investigating fatal shooting outside Bu Da Lounge

    Update (February 14, 2017) — Police arrested Dontae Davis, 29, for murder and unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon in connection with the fatal shooting of 31-year-old Wilbur Morton. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a man just east of Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis. It happened at 3 a.m. in the 100 block of E. Market St. outside the Bu Da Lounge. A confrontation involving a large number of people escalated outside the club and someone […]