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  • Person dead after being shot in west side neighborhood

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A person was shot and killed in a west side neighborhood on Friday. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said shortly before 5 p.m. that the shooting happened on George Court, which is near the intersection of 34th Street and Georgetown Road. CBS4 has a crew headed to the scene. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

  • IU football player being charged with resisting law enforcement

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – A freshman football player at Indiana University was arrested on Thursday. Court records show 19-year-old Jamar M. Johnson is facing a resisting law enforcement charge, a class A misdemeanor. It’s unclear at this time what led to the arrest. In a statement released to CBS4, the college’s athletic department said it’s cooperating with authorities and will take further action if necessary: Indiana University Athletics and the IU football program are aware of the arrest involving Indiana University […]

  • 17-year-old shot by police in New Whiteland after pointing gun at officers, sheriff says

    NEW WHITELAND, Ind.– A 17-year-old suspect was injured and an adult is in custody after an officer-involved shooting in New Whiteland. Officers were called to a home after being informed of a runaway juvenile who had returned home with a handgun. Johnson County Sheriff Doug Cox says when officers got to the home in the 700 block of Harvest Meadow Way, the teen came outside and pointed the gun at them. That’s when they fired, hitting the teen. It’s unclear […]

  • Authorities investigate deadly fire in Monrovia

    MONROVIA, Ind. — Authorities are investigating a deadly fire in Monrovia. According to Morgan County Sheriff Robert Downey, the sheriff’s department received a call about the fire between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. Friday at a home located at 5550 Blazing Star Road. He isn’t sure when the fire started. Downey said two people are dead. Police consider this a death investigation at this time, although the arson unit is also investigating. Neighbor Ivy Hayden describes the flames as being […]

  • Chairman of the Marion County Republican Party stepping down

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – After serving as the Chairman of the Marion County Republican Party for 22 months, Jim Merritt has announced that he will be resigning, effective immediately. In a statement released on Friday, Merritt said his party would benefit from someone who is able to be laser focused on winning back both the City-County Council and the Mayor’s Office. “Looking back, I am grateful for the amount of time, effort, and dedication put in by many people to make […]

  • Richmond schools superintendent says students, staff reacted correctly during shooting

    RICHMOND, Ind.– The superintendent of Richmond Schools said students and staff at Dennis Intermediate School did everything they’d been trained to do during a school shooting. Police say they confronted a 14-year-old boy, who CBS4 is not identifying, outside of the school, who then ran inside before exchanging shots with the officers. He died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting out the glass of a locked door, police said. No officers, students or staff were injured. Police were able to react […]

  • Take a look at this: Cash scattered across highway snarls traffic

    Check out these viral stories in today’s “Take a look at this!” Police are asking for help after an armored truck spilled money along a New Jersey highway. It happened near East Rutherford during the morning rush hour. According to police, the incident caused multiple crashes and drivers began exiting their vehicles to collect the scattered cash. It’s not clear how much money was lost and the incident is under investigation. Police later Tweeted, asking any drivers involved to contact […]

  • 2 men accused of abducting, beating woman before dumping her on side of road

    HENRY COUNTY, Ind.– Indiana State Police arrested two people in connection with an alleged abduction and attempted murder. The investigation started on June 13 when police heard of a woman who had been found in a wooded area near the 8400 block of Grant City Road in Knightstown. She had been severely beaten and left along the side of the road in a ditch for nearly 24 hours before someone heard her screaming. She was taken to Methodist Hospital for […]

  • Zionsville-based retailer Lids being sold to holding company in $100 million deal

    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – Parent company Genesco will sell Zionsville-based Lids to a holding company in a $100 million deal. Lids’ parent company announced the agreement Friday, saying Lids would be sold to FanzzLids Holdings, a holding company focused on officially licensed sports apparel controlled by affiliates of Ames Watson Capital LLC. Fanatics Inc., another sportswear and licensed apparel retailer, will have a minority stake. Nashville, Tennessee-based Genesco sells shoes, hats and sports apparel at more than 2,650 stores in the […]

  • Measures to expand metered parking hours, reduce downtown speed limit advance to full City-County Council

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A City-County Council committee approved changes this week that would affect parking hours and how fast you can drive on some downtown streets. The Public Works Committee approved a measure that would extend metered parking from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The committee scrapped the idea to add metered parking to Sunday, a proposal that proved widely unpopular. Rates would stay the same. The Department of Public Works estimated that the parking changes would […]