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  • Five people rescued during Speedway apartment fire

    SPEEDWAY, Ind. — No injuries are being reported after an early morning apartment fire in Speedway. The fire broke out around 4 a.m. in the 2300 block of Hermitage Way. When fire crews arrived, they had to rescue 5 people off balconies. One cat died in the fire. Fire officials say the fire originated on the second floor of the three-story building. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

  • Separate shootings injure two people within an hour in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Two separate shootings overnight injure two people in Indianapolis. The first shooting took place around 11 p.m. Saturday night. It happened in the 3100 block of N. Sherman Drive. Homicide detectives responded. The victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition. The second shooting took place around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night near the corner of 33rd Street and Schofield Avenue. The victim was transported to the hospital in good condition

  • Car fire kills one person overnight in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — One person is dead following a vehicle fire overnight. The fire happened around 5 a.m. near 79th Street and River Road on the north side of Indianapolis. Police at the scene said it appears a driver failed to negotiate a turn, causing the car to crash. The car flipped upside down, caught fire, and the driver died inside. Emergency crews are on scene. This is a developing story. Check back for the latest information.

  • SCAM ALERT: Woman robbed by men posing as inspectors

    BEECH GROVE, Ind. — Beech Grove police are warning residents about scammers after a woman was robbed by two men posing as inspectors. According to police, two young white men, ages 18-20, solicited the woman at her house on Ash Street. The suspects offered a free property inspection.  One of the men walked the woman to her backyard pretending to survey the area. However, when the men left, the woman discovered things missing from inside her home and fraudulent charges […]

  • IMPD detectives arrest 2, discover 28 grams of heroin

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — IMPD’s “Operation First Step” continues with the arrest of two individuals suspected of dealing drugs. On Friday, IMPD narcotics detectives obtained a search warrant for a house in the 1900 block of West Miller Street.  Richard Gammon, 46, and Natishia Stephens, 33, were arrested.  Gammon was preliminarily charged with dealing narcotic drugs, possession of narcotic drugs, and maintaining a common nuisance.  Stephens was preliminarily charged with possession of narcotic drugs, visiting a common nuisance, and possession of […]

  • IMPD’s largest operation in history leads to 26 arrests

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Twenty-six known offenders and drug dealers were taken into custody Saturday during the largest operation in IMPD history. Officers worked with state and federal law enforcement to target homes around the Indianapolis area. The areas selected were based on an analysis of the social disorder index, which includes narcotics related homicides, aggravated assaults, crime reporting, and other criminal activity. The operation is being called “Operation First Step.” Its goal is to reduce crime and reduce the fear […]

  • Maxim Indy 500 party brings celebrities to downtown Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — It’s the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, and along with big crowds there’s also big parties. On Friday night, hundreds gathered at Maxim’s Indy 500 party. This was similar to the Super Bowl party held in Indianapolis in 2012. Karma International put on the event. There was a red carpet along with models, living art, and strolling performers. Several Hollywood celebrities were there including Chris Pine, Flo-rida, Andrew Luck, and David Letterman. IndyCar racers, Buddy Lazier, […]

  • Four people found shot in parking garage in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Four people were sent to the hospital early Sunday morning after getting shot in a parking garage downtown Indianapolis. Officers say they were already in the area of South Meridian Street and Georgia Street when they heard gunshots ring out around 3 a.m. They ran in the direction of the gunshots and discovered four people shot in the 300 block of South Meridian Street.  Two were found shot in a parking garage, and two were found shot in […]

  • Suspect in officer-involved shooting arrested 12 times prior

    DELAWARE COUNTY, Ind. — A man is in the hospital and facing charges after a shootout with deputies Friday night. Delaware County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call about a woman being held against her will, at gunpoint, in the 7900 block of Gloucester Road outside of Selma around 10:30 p.m. When deputies entered the mobile home, they say Gregory B. Grider Jr., 28, fired shots at them. One deputy returned fire, hitting Grider in the lower abdomen. Nobody else […]

  • Shooting near IMS injures 2

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Two people were reportedly shot just blocks from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Friday night. The shooting happened around 11:30 p.m. at Scotty’s Georgetown Lounge on W. 30th Street. According to IMPD officers on scene, two people were shot. They were taken to Eskenazi Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Aggravated assault detectives are investigating. No suspect was on the scene when officers initially arrived.

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