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  • Prosecutor seeks death penalty for suspect in murder of Boone County Deputy Jacob Pickett

    BOONE COUNTY, Ind. – Nearly two months after Boone County Deputy Jacob Pickett was fatally shot, prosecutors say the man accused of killing him will face the death penalty. Boone County Prosecutor Todd Meyer made the announcement during a news conference Tuesday. “I have given this decision considerable thought and deliberation and, after speaking with the victim’s family, presenting the case to the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council’s capital litigation committee and after meeting with members of the Indiana Attorney General’s […]

  • Police ask public to help find 78-year-old man who disappeared while traveling to Columbus

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Indiana State Police are searching for a missing 78-year-old man who is considered to be in danger. Police say Tommy Dale Allman was last heard from at about 7:33 a.m. Tuesday. According to police, Allman was traveling from Scottsburg, Indiana to Columbus, Indiana to visit family when he disappeared. The man was last seen driving a silver 2007 Buick Lucerne with a Florida license plate of MAK724. Allman is described as being 5 feet 7 inches tall […]

  • Court orders rapper Meek Mill be released from prison

    PHILADELPHIA, Penn.– Rapper Meek Mill will soon be out of jail after a long legal battle. On Tuesday, Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ordered a lower court judge to immediately release Mill, whose real name is Robert Williams. He’ll be out on unsecured bail while appealing a decade-old drug and gun case, according to FOX29. Mill took to Twitter to share his thoughts: “I’d like to thank God, my family, my friends, my attorneys, my team at Roc Nation including JAY-Z, Desiree Perez, my […]

  • Indiana man sentenced to life in prison for prostituting minors online

    HAMMOND, Ind.– An Indiana man received a life sentence Monday for advertising minors for sex online. Ronnie Cosby, 42, was convicted on charges of sex trafficking with a minor, transporting a minor for prostitution and producing child pornography. The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) says court documents show Cosby caused two minor females to engage in prostitution at his Hammond apartment between Dec. 2014 and Feb. 2015. Cosby met one of the victims, a 14-year-old homeless girl, on an online […]

  • IMPD arrests juvenile accused of setting school on fire

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department arrested a juvenile accused of setting a school on fire. Indianapolis Fire Department investigators along with IMPD were dispatched to Indianapolis Lighthouse Charter School East Campus in the 4000 block of North Franklin Road around 9:45 p.m. Monday night. The call was in regards to a fire on the exterior of the school, which was extinguished upon arrival. All accidental causes were ruled out, and fire investigators determined the cause […]

  • Indiana man sentenced to 20 years for assault charges related to 6-year-old boy’s fatal stabbing

    VERSAILLES, Ky.– An Indiana man who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the fatal stabbing of a 6-year-old Kentucky boy received a 20-year sentence for assault charges related to the death. Police say Ronald Exantus, a dialysis nurse, drove from Indianapolis to Versailles, Kentucky, in December 2015, broke into a home and stabbed 6-year-old Logan Tipton to death with a knife he’d found at the house. The boy’s father held Exantus down until police arrived. After a […]

  • Semis line up to help man considering jumping from Detroit overpass

    Important note: If you or a loved one is feeling distressed, please remember help is available through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. It provides free and confidential emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can also call a loved one, member of the clergy or 911. OAK PARK, Mich. – A line of truckers along with the Michigan State Police helped a man who was considering suicide on a highway overpass. According to WJBK, […]

  • Man convicted in murder of IU student sentenced to 15 years for separate 2012 attack

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A man serving an 80-year sentence for killing an Indiana University student pleaded guilty Tuesday in a separate case involving an attack on another IU student. Daniel Messel faced charges including rape, criminal deviate conduct, criminal confinement, battery and theft in connection with the September 2012 attack. Messel pleaded guilty Tuesday morning to battery. He was sentenced to 8 years in the Department of Correction with a 7-year enhancement for being a habitual offender. He’ll serve the […]

  • Investigation underway into death of Purdue University student

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Police in West Lafayette are conducting a death investigation involving a Purdue University student. According to the West Lafayette Police Department, police were called to the 108 S. River Rd. around 12:30 p.m. Sunday. That’s where they found 20-year-old Dominic Crescencio Vargas. Police said Vargas was alive when emergency help arrived. He later died, but investigators aren’t sure why. West Lafayette police said it’s possible he may have suffered a medical issue. An autopsy was scheduled […]

  • Dozens of Indianapolis concerts included in Live Nation’s ‘$20 all-in’ ticket offer

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Next week is “National Concert Week” and Live Nation is celebrating with a great deal on dozens of events happening this summer in Indianapolis. They’re offering a “$20 all-in” ticket promotion. The deal will include over 1.5 million tickets to more than 2,000 shows across Live Nation’s roster of summer tours including comedy, country, hip-hop, Latin, metal, rock, pop, and more. The deal is available while supplies last starting Monday, April 30 at 8 a.m. through 11:59 […]