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  • Indy teen is first African American Soap Box Derby World Champion

    AKRON,OH – An Indianapolis teen is the first African American world champion of the All American Soap Box Derby. 18-year-old Marlon Wells placed first in the Rally Masters Division.   There are a total of seven divisions in the championship race. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, Wells was quiet as he got out of his car, feeling both nervous and relieved that he won after three years of racing in the All-American. As he walked on stage to receive his […]

  • Driver seriously injured after semi overturns on I-65

    INDIANAPOLIS–Emergency crews responded to the scene of a semi truck that overturned  closing Interstate 65 near the north split Saturday evening. Shortly after 8 p.m. several motorists reported a semi rolled over on I-65 just south of the I-70 north split. The 36-year-old driver was trapped about 20 minutes inside the semi. After rescue crews freed him, the male occupant was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in serious condition. The impact of the crash cracked a concrete barrier on the interstate. […]

  • 7-year-old struck by car, critically injured

    INDIANAPOLIS–A 7-year-old child is sent to the hospital in critical condition after being struck by a car on the city’s south side Saturday evening. Shortly after 9 p.m., emergency crews were called to 71 East Southport Road.  That scene is near South Meridian Street. The child was trying to cross the street and someone was helping him by stopping west bound traffic. A car traveling east bound on Southport Road hit the child and also another vehicle that was waiting […]

  • Woman and two children rescued by pair of Good Samaritans

    INDIANAPOLIS—Authorities say two Good Samaritans and a multi- agency effort successfully rescued a woman and her two daughters from Fall Creek Saturday evening. Around 5:45 p.m. emergency crews were called to Fort Harrison State Park on a water rescue. A mother and her two daughters had been on a raft floating along Fall Creek when their inner tube hit some branches and overturned. The three managed to grab hold of some branches but their raft got away from them. Two […]

  • Simple argument escalates to shooting, teen suspect under arrest

    INDIANAPOLIS—Metro Police say they believe a simple argument escalated and led to a senseless shooting Saturday afternoon on the city’s southwest side. Just before 12:30 p.m. officers were sent to the 5100 block of Milhouse Road on a report of a person shot. When officers arrived they found 27-year-old Daniel Cook laying on the garage floor suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Cook was rushed to Eskenazi Hospital in serious condition. The 16-year-old suspect initially fled the scene […]

  • Pregnant mother of two children killed in crash near Mooresville

    MOORESVILLE, Ind.—Morgan County authorities are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a 21-year-old pregnant woman, Friday. Emergency crews were called to the 5200 block of Hadley Road around 2:15 p.m. on a report of a single vehicle crash. Witnesses said the driver ran off the road and then over corrected.  Her car slid sideways and slammed into a utility pole, killing the woman on impact. The woman has been identified as 21-year-old Abigail Wasylyshen.  She was the only […]

  • Deadly shooting outside west side auto parts store

    INDIANAPOLIS—Metro Police are searching for a suspect in a deadly shooting on the city’s west side Saturday evening. Around 7:15 p.m. Police and emergency crews were called to the Auto Zone near West Washington and Belmont Ave. Police say the victim is a 21 year old male who had been shopping at the auto parts store and was shot by another male in the parking lot. The victim died at the scene. Witnesses said the suspect fled in a red […]

  • Hit-and-run suspect arrested after crash kills 90-year-old woman

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Metro police have found a suspect who they believe is responsible for a deadly hit-and-run on the near north side Saturday night. At around 9:45 p.m., police say a 90-year-old woman was crossing the street near the 2400 block of North Illinois Street when she was hit by a vehicle traveling down the one-way road. The driver reportedly drove off without stopping, leaving her to die at the scene. “Why does a street with so many lights out, you […]

  • Trio arrested after downtown attack and robbery

    INDIANAPOLIS—Metro Police have arrested three persons suspected of attacking and robbing a man near downtown Friday night. Shortly after 10 p.m. IMPD officers were flagged down by a male at 10 west Georgia Street.  The man told officers he had just been robbed. The victim and a pair of witnesses told officers that two men and a woman attacked the man and took money and his wallet from his pockets. Officers located three people matching a description given by the […]

  • Arrest made in robbery, shots fired, car into pond

    WESTFIELD, Ind.—An Indianapolis man faces multiple charges after being arrested in connection with a robbery, shots fired and a car that ended up in a retention pond. 29-year-old Adrian Rockett Jr. of Indianapolis is charged with attempted murder, attempted armed robbery,  and criminal recklessness, intimidation, pointing a firearm, carrying a handgun without a license, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a serious violent felon. Last Wednesday police responded to a report of a car that crashed into a retention […]