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  • 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 […]

  • Motorcyclist killed in crash with truck

    LEBANON, Ind. – A motorcyclist died from his injuries suffered in a crash Saturday afternoon in Lebanon. 52-year-old Michael Hengen of Lebanon died at an Indianapolis Hospital after being taken by ambulance from the crash scene. Emergency crews were called to the intersection of West South Street and Patterson Street in Lebanon at 4:23 p.m. on a report of a crash between a motorcycle and a truck. The driver of the truck, 16-year-old Tyler Cadle of Kirklin, Indiana was in […]

  • Man dies after shooting on city’s west side

    INDIANAPOLIS–Metro Police homicide detectives are investigating after a man died from injuries he suffered Friday on the city’s west side. Shortly before 8 p.m. police were called to the 900 block of Pershing Avenue on a report of a person shot. When they arrive, officers found 31-year-old Derris Mack suffering from a gunshot wound. Mack was taken to Eskenazi Hospital where he later died. Police continue to follow leads and talk to witnesses in an effort to find out what […]

  • Driver crashes stolen SUV into Fountain Square car lot

    INDIANAPOLIS—Metro Police have one man in custody following a brief chase and crash on the city’s near southeast side Sunday evening. Shortly before 7 p.m. officers tried to pull the SUV over at East Hoyt Avenue and South Keystone Avenue. The driver took off and after a short chase, police say the man knocked down a stop sign, drove through a brick retaining wall and ended up on top of three parked cars at Azteca Car Sales in the 1300 […]

  • Driver injured when his pick-up hydroplaned on wet interstate

    Indianapolis–Weather appears to have been a factor in a single vehicle crash on the city’s northwest side Sunday afternoon. The call came in shortly before 5 p.m.  on a report of a pick-up truck that left the roadway on I-465 near I-65. Accident investigators say the silver pick-up truck hydroplaned on the wet pavement and went out of control, crossing all lanes of I-465 before going down an embankment. The driver was pulled from the wreckage and taken to the […]

  • Teen found shot to death outside east side church

    Update (3/1) – According to the Marion County Coroner, the victim has been identified as 17-year-old Montel Ligon. The official cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds resulting in a homicide. The investigation is currently underway, if you know anything about this shooting, please call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477. Original Story:  INDIANAPOLIS –Metro police say a man was shot to death outside an east side church Sunday evening. Shortly after 6:30 p.m. police responded to a call of shots fired at East […]

  • Woman killed in hit and run crash on southwest side; red or maroon SUV sought

    INDIANAPOLIS–Metro Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run accident on the city’s southwest side Sunday evening. Emergency crews were called to Kentucky Avenue and South Holt Road around 8:25 p.m. A 35-year-old woman was crossing Kentucky Ave., away from a crosswalk, and was struck by a woman driving an SUV, according to investigators.  That driver stayed at the scene and waited for police.  A witness told police they saw a second vehicle strike the fallen pedestrian in the street and drag […]

  • Passenger arrested after fleeing with car in traffic stop

    BARTHOLOMEW COUNTY, Ind–Sheriff deputies arrested a woman passenger who fled in a car police stopped for speeding early Sunday morning. Shortly before 3 a.m. Bartholomew County Sgt. Gary Knoef spotted a speeding vehicle and conducted a traffic stop on US 31 near Interstate 65. The driver and passenger were ordered out of the vehicle when officers smelled the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The passenger, Loniesha Dycus Mays of Indianapolis, reportedly jumped in the driver’s seat and sped […]

  • Man injured in west side fire

    UPDATE:  Fire investigators have ruled Sunday’s fire in the 5200 block of Ida Street as Arson. A Wayne Township Fire spokesperson says the occupant of the home set the house on fire and was injured. The man was described as the renter and not the owner of the home. The case will be turned over to the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office where charges may be filed.   INDIANAPOLIS–One man was injured when his west side home caught fire Sunday afternoon. […]

  • No injury in fiery crash at north split

    INDIANAPOLIS–A fiery crash at the north split Saturday evening prompted numerous motorists to stop along the interstate and rush to rescue the driver. According to Indiana State Police, the driver was southbound on Interstate 65 and just as the vehicle entered the curve to continue south, the vehicle left the roadway, lost control and ended upside down in the grassy area between the northbound and southbound lanes at the north split. Several motorists reported the vehicle burst into flames and […]