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  • IMPD investigating after man shot, killed on city’s northeast side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are investigating a deadly early morning shooting on the near northeast side. Police were dispatched just after 4 a.m. to a home near 36th and Rural streets. Officers at the scene said a person came home to find a man had been shot at least once. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Homicide detectives have been called to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

  • Anderson police: Man struck, killed Tuesday night

    ANDERSON, Ind. – Authorities in Anderson are investigating after a pedestrian was reportedly struck and killed Tuesday night. Just before 7:45 p.m., police were called to the area of Rangeline and Mounds roads on the report of a pedestrian struck. Police say a 43-year-old man died at the scene. The driver was not reportedly arrested or impaired. We will update this story once more information becomes available.

  • PHOTOS: Semi-truck driver avoids serious injury after parking trailer on Brownsburg tracks

    BROWNSBURG, Ind. – A semi-truck driver avoided serious injuries Tuesday afternoon after police say he parked on train tracks to ask for directions. At around 4:30 p.m., authorities were called to the 200 block of N. Green St. on the report of a semi vs. a train. Police say a semi-truck driver parked his truck on the tracks to ask for directions. Then, a train came along and clipped the rear of his trailer. The driver only had a minor […]

  • Police ask for help locating 15-year-old runaway in Lafayette

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Authorities in Lafayette are looking for a missing 15-year-old boy who was last seen in August. Donald Gritton III has sandy hair, brown eyes, is 6’2″ and 250 lbs. Police say Gritton III was last seen on August 29. He is believed to be staying in the Lafayette area with various friends and has been in contact with his family through social media If you have information on Gritton’s whereabouts, please call Lafayette police at 765-808-1200.

  • Driver identified after car crosses over SR 37 median, fatally collides with semi

    GREENWOOD, Ind. – A man is dead after crossing over the median and colliding with a semi while traveling  on SR 37 in Johnson County. Police began investigating the crash around 6:45 a.m. An officer was in the area running radar when a driver stopped him and said he saw an accident. The witness said a car was traveling northbound and crossed over the median into the southbound lanes. It then went under a semi. When police arrived at the […]

  • Families terrified as rats ‘as big as dogs’ overrun New York apartments

    NEW YORK – Some families in The Bronx say they’re terrified after unusually large rats overran their apartments. According to WPIX, Asia Clemente said one of the rats bit her 1-year-old son. At one point, her three children huddled in a corner because they were so scared of them. Clemente has demanded a transfer to different housing. “I would tell the mayor, ‘Do better,'” Clemente told WPIX. “I pay my rent. We deserve to live like human beings.” “I can’t […]

  • Former Grant County detective facing charges, accused of stealing drugs from evidence room

    GRANT COUNTY, Ind.– A former detective in the Grant County Sheriff’s Office is facing charges following an Indiana State Police (ISP) investigation. Veteran Det. Lt. Shelby Taylor resigned in August after more than 20 years on the job. State police initially said their investigation was about misconduct and theft. On Tuesday, ISP confirmed their investigation resulted in criminal charges of official misconduct, theft and possession of a controlled substance. Taylor was one of three police employees who was able to get […]

  • Indianapolis law requires owners to bring pets inside during extreme cold

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Tuesday morning, Indianapolis saw its first Freeze Warning of the season, proving winter is just around the corner. When temperatures drop, it’s important to keep pets protected or indoors. It’s against the law to keep your pet outdoors in Indy if the temperature falls below 20 degrees or if a wind chill advisory has been issued. They can get hypothermia, frostbite and suffer any complications from the cold that humans experience. When temperatures hit below 40 degrees, dogs must […]

  • Art class at Riley Hospital for Children combines creativity and coping for parents

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It’s a lesson in creativity and coping! An art class at Riley Hospital for Children is taught for both patients fighting life-threatening illnesses and their parents. These classes give parents a welcome respite from the stress of having a child who’s very sick. “We focus a lot on the patients here at Riley which is an important part of our job.  But it’s important to give time to the parents who at bedside providing care to our […]

  • Water main break downtown on Capitol Avenue closes lanes

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A water main break is causing flooding on several streets downtown. It happened on Capitol Avenue between Ohio Street and Washington Avenue. Officials with Citizens Energy say they are aware of the issue. They said the water main was built in the 1800s. A parking lane and two lanes of traffic are expected to be closed all day.  Traffic is getting by, so it shouldn’t be a major issue for most of the day. However, it may […]