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  • 16-year-old dead, 18-year-old injured in shooting on northeast side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police are investigating after two teens were shot, one of which was killed, on the city’s northeast side. IMPD received a call about a disturbance with shots fired at the Villages at Mill Crossing Apartments near 39th Street and Sherman Drive, just before 11:00 a.m. Wednesday. “Upon officers arrival, they spoke to witnesses who gave a description of a vehicle that had fled the scene,” said IMPD Officer Genae Cook. Police found that car a […]

  • Death of man found inside burning Indy home ruled probable homicide

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The death of a man who was found inside his burning home over the weekend has been ruled a probable homicide by the Marion County Coroner’s Office. First responders found 73-year-old Stephen Brockmann inside his house in the 9400 block of Barr Drive about 10 minutes after responding to the fire just after 12:30 a.m. Saturday. Fire investigators said the fire appeared suspicious after finding several ignition points inside the house. The coroner’s office said Brockmann’s cause […]

  • Camby house explosion victim thanks community for supporting his family

    CAMBY, Ind.– Jason Baker says he was at his job at The Pool Shop in Plainfield Monday when he saw something on Facebook about a house fire in Camby. He watched the video circulating on social media, then made a gut-wrenching realization. “And the more I looked at it and saw the tree lines, I knew it was my house,” Baker said. By the time Baker got to his house, the fire and several explosions had done their damage. Even […]

  • Camby house explosion caused by excavating crew that damaged underground gas line, investigators say

    CAMBY, Ind. – The explosions and fire that destroyed a house in Camby late Monday morning was caused by an excavating crew that damaged an underground gas line while digging, according to investigators with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission Pipeline Safety Division. Investigators on the scene say the digging crew hit an underground Vectren gas line that feeds into the east side of the house.   The investigators would not release the name of the excavating company or who had […]

  • Police: Teens arrested with guns, drugs and counterfeit cash during burglary

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – IMPD arrested three juveniles Saturday evening after police say the teens were caught with guns, drugs and counterfeit cash inside a home they had broken into. A neighbor in the 4000 block of West 80th Street called police after seeing movement inside the home of an 85-year old woman who was not home at the time. “This neighborhood was watching and they were very cognizant of the traffic coming in and out of the residence,” said IMPD […]

  • Franklin teens design new playground for city, raising money for construction

    FRANKLIN, Ind. – The City of Franklin is moving forward with plans to construct a new, inclusive public playground that was designed by a group of Franklin High School students. The 23 teenagers are members of the Franklin Mayor’s Youth Leadership Council. Last year, the group brainstormed the idea to build an inclusive playground that would be accessible to all children, including those with disabilities. “It’s accessible to handicapped children as well as able-bodied children, and they can play with […]

  • Fatal crash in Edinburgh prompts new warnings, concerns about railroad crossing safety

    EDINBURGH, Ind. – A crash that took the life of a 74-year-old woman in Edinburgh is sparking new concerns and warnings about safety at many central Indiana railroad crossings. Sharon Gobin died after her car collided with a train passing through downtown Edinburgh around 12:30 Monday afternoon. While the accident is still being investigated, Edinburgh Police Chief David Mann confirmed the warning lights at the crossing were flashing at the time of the crash. Mann said video from onboard the […]

  • STORM PICS: Tornadoes, severe storms cause widespread damage throughout central Indiana

    Severe weather returned to central Indiana on Sunday, and many counties were under watches and warnings for most of the afternoon through the evening hours. There was significant damage reported all throughout the area. The National Weather Service confirmed these tornadoes and provided preliminary ratings: One EF-1 tornado in Muncie One EF-1 tornado in Springville One EF-2 tornado in Delaware/Jay County Three tornadoes (one EF-0 and two EF-1) in Salem Additionally, the storm cell over Jay and Blackford Counties did […]

  • Vandalism investigated at Columbus Planned Parenthood clinic

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Columbus Police are investigating an act of vandalism that left the front sign at a Planned Parenthood clinic splattered with red paint. Columbus Police Lt. Matt Harris says the vandalism was discovered Tuesday morning by employees arriving at work in a different office in the same building, located near U.S. 31 and Washington Street on the north side of the city. The Planned Parenthood sign had been splattered with bold, red paint. The paint had also splattered […]

  • Skimming devices found inside two pumps at busy Franklin gas station

    FRANKLIN, Ind – Franklin Police are urging anyone who filled up at one of the city’s busiest gas stations in the last two weeks to check their bank and credit card accounts immediately. Internal electronic skimming devices were found Sunday evening inside two gas pumps at the Circle K station located at the intersection of U.S. 31 and Jefferson Street. A Circle K manager told police he found the devices inside pumps 3 and 8 while he was changing the […]