Murder-Suicide Investigation Continues
IMPD is investigating a murder-suicide discovered the children of victim. Officials say Thomas Emory shot his girlfriend Tamika Jones-Fleming Sunday night then turned the gun on himself. Jones’ children—an eleven-year-old boy and six-year-old girl—were in the home at the time of the shootings and said they heard “three booms,” but didn’t realize what happened until Monday morning prompting the son to call 9-1-1 for help.
David Bisard is Looking for a Plea Deal
Former IMPD Officer David Bisard is seeking a plea deal in connection with his April DUI arrest. According to court documents filed on his behalf on Monday, Bisard’s attorney thinks an agreement can be reached in about a month. You’ll recall Bisard was sentenced last month to 13 years behind bars for driving drunk and crashing his patrol car into a group of motorcyclists, killing one of them.
Busted Eastside Counterfeiting Ring Sophisticated
One of the most sophisticated that Indianapolis has ever seen—this is what’s being said about that illegal enterprise that was busted on the city’s east side last Tuesday. U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett said Monday the operation may have been responsible for more than 300-thousand-dollars in fake currency. Twenty-four-year-old Brandon Clark was arrested in the case. He allegedly described his work as “art.” Officials were tipped off by two confidential informants.
A Deal has been Reached To Reopen ROC
The Regional Operations Center will reopen within 60-days. The Department of Public Safety reached a deal with the building’s landlord on Monday that will result in the repair of each outstanding item on a punch list. Public Safety Director Troy Riggs deemed the center that houses the eyes and ears of a massive public safety operation unsafe in September after numerous safety hazards were found. The ROC is located on Indy’s east side in the old Eastgate Mall.
Error Delays Teacher Evaluations
An error in calculations for English/Language Arts scores is causing a delay in evaluations for Indiana’s teachers. A glitch has been found by the state Department of Education. Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz is asking all districts to halt evaluations until the problem is corrected. New scores are expected to be released Tuesday.
Mail Early For The Holidays
Nearly 18 billion pieces of mail are expected to be delivered during the holiday season. U.S. Postal Service officials in Indianapolis urge you to mail early to ensure on time arrivals. The deadline for First Class Mail is Friday. Priority Mail must be sent by December 21st, and Express Mail on December 22nd.
Obama Meets With Tech Expert Today On Healthcare Website
President Obama is calling in experts from the private sector to help fix Healthcare.gov. Today’s meeting is with executives from Google, Apple and other leading technology companies to discuss ways of improving the government’s healthcare website, according to the White House. Later they’ll discuss national security and NSA leaks.
Home Winning Streak Ends for Pacers
The Indiana Pacers have ended their perfect home court winning streak. The Blue ‘n Gold lost to the Detroit Pistons 101-to-96 on Monday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Heading into the matchup, the Pacers had been 11-and-0.
Indy Area Weather Tuesday:
UPDATED…Chance of snow showers after 10am. Partly sunny, high near 32. Tonight’s low around 16.