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INDIANAPOLIS — Hope is coming full circle at the Dayspring Center, a homeless shelter for families in Indianapolis. The center runs Camp Discovery every year, a summer camp for children who have been at the shelter. This year, one of their former campers has returned as a counselor. “I feel like everybody has this stereotypical […]

The gunman was shot and killed by a good Samaritan.

INDIANAPOLIS — On Tuesday, Mayor Joe Hogsett along with the Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center announced the recipients of the Indianapolis Neighborhood Grant Program. The grant money, which is funded by American Rescue Plan dollars, gives neighborhoods in Indianapolis a chance to request as much as $10,000 for projects that add quality to their neighborhood. “My thanks […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis City-County Council is aiming to strike a balance between giving to those in need and ensuring public safety. On Monday night, the council introduced Prop 256 which will require organizations that give donations to those in need to register with the Office of Public Health and Safety. Noting evidence that charitable distributions of […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A conversation about diversity in the workforce was held during a panel discussion at Indiana Black Expo on Monday. “We have talent in Indiana who are diverse,” moderator Akila Darden said. Darden is the Director of diversity, equity, and inclusion at IU Health Design and Construction. She said diversity is more than just […]

MARION COUNTY — In a first of its kind study, researchers have completed a public art equity census in Marion County. Researchers say Marion County has the nation’s largest public art inventory with 3,090 public art works and the census was designed to analyze how Marion County can create equitable public spaces for everyone. Rokh […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Gas prices have been rising to historic levels in recent months and as they continue to fluctuate, one northeast side restaurant decided to have a little fun. Big Lug Canteen off of 86th Street has created a “gas price menu.” “Every morning we go outside and take a picture of what the unleaded […]

INDIANAPOLIS — It’s the lunch rush at Simply Southern Restaurant and Catering. “I would describe it as Indy’s best kept secret because a lot of people don’t know we got the best oxtails in town,” Sherry lynem, Simply Southern Restaurant and Catering owner, said. The restaurant may soon be a little more challenging to get to. Beginning […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A program in Marion County is looking to bridge the “summer slump” gap. Indy Summer Learning Labs is focused on catching students up, particularly students hit hard by e-learning. “Not only are we dealing with the effects of COVID and e-learning, but we’re also combating that traditional summer learning loss,” Boys and Girls Clubs of […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Housing Agency confirmed it is hiring entry-level unskilled and skilled temporary maintenance workers. IHA Interim Executive Director, Marcia Lewis said the new employees will be part of a training program. “(They) Will be part of a training program contracted through AC/C Tech Apartment and Residential Maintenance training program, and by the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — On Tuesday the on-ramp to westbound Interstate 465 from Binford Boulevard closed. The closure, which is set to last for about three years, is part of the Clear Path 465 Project. Later this summer, two other long-term on-ramp closures will begin as part of this project. The Allisonville Road on-ramp to eastbound I-465 […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Free agent forward T.J. Warren, who formerly played for the Indiana Pacers, has signed a one-year contract with the Brooklyn Nets, according to ESPN. He will be the 11th player under contract for the Nets, ESPN NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski reported. Warren missed most of the past two seasons due to a stress […]