Circle City Classic Weekend Events
The events of the 30th Anniversary Circle City Classic Continue on Friday. The NCAA Classic Coaches’ Luncheon will honor Olympic track icons Tommie Smith and John Carlos, known for defiantly raising their black gloved fists in the air from the medals stand in the 60’s is at Lucas Oil Plaza at 11:30 a.m. The Classic Pep Rally featuring the Grambling and Alcorn bands moves to its new location—Monument Circle downtown from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The Classic Cabaret features Charlie Wilson, Johnny Gill and Rolls Royce at the Convention Center at 7 p.m. The Classic Gospel Concert featuring Vanessa Bell Armstrong takes place at the Madame Walker Theatre also at 7 p.m. and comedy lovers can get their laugh on at the Murat Theatre at 8 p.m. and 11 p.m. Tomorrow: The Classic Parade downtown at 10 a.m., Fanfest is at South Street and Capitol Avenue from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and gametime is at 3 p.m. at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Scammers Target Affordable Care Act
Beware…Scammers are taking advantage of people signing up for the Affordable Care Act. The Attorney General’s Office says fake websites are popping up on the Internet. Fake insurance companies are also calling people offering to sign them up for Obamacare. Officials say the only website you should trust is healthcare.gov and the government will not call you at home asking you to sign up.
Several Hotels Cited For Violations
Several Indy-area hotels are being cited for health, fire and code violations following the largest sweep in the city’s history. The Department of Code Enforcement conducted surprise inspections on 18 properties deemed “nuisance” hotels on Thursday. Health inspectors found bed bugs and non-working smoke detectors at several of them.
Eight-Year-Old Accused Of Stealing Car
An eight-year-old boy is accused of stealing a car at gunpoint. Police say the boy and a friend took the car from an alley near Washington and Pershing streets on Wednesday night. He later ditched it about six-miles away. Investigators say even though a gun was involved, the kids likely just wanted to go on a joyride.
Choir Teacher Suspended For Disciplinary Incident
A choir teacher and instructional assistant at Clay Middle School is suspended for what’s being called a disciplinary incident. Principal Todd Crosby says “techniques not proper for choral instruction have been used in the classroom.” District officials say they won’t release details on what took place or how many students were involved.
Fishers Begins Construction On Downtown
Downtown Fishers is undergoing a change that will dramatically change its landscape. A ceremonial groundbreaking was held on Thursday for a new development project called ‘The Depot’. The 42-million dollar project will feature 240 luxury apartments, retail space and a parking garage on 116th Street.