Chief Rick Hite

 (Indianapolis, IN) Before he steps down as Chief of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Rick Hite talks with HOT 96.3’s Cameron Ridle about his career…

Get In the Know With Kim’s Tuesday News & Sports Headlines In Local News: Investigators in Kentucky want to know why an Indianapolis man broke into a home there and killed a six-year-old boy on Monday. Police in Versailles say there’s no connection between the victim and the suspect, Ronald Exantus. Officers say Exantus stabbed the […]

(Indianapolis, IN) – After a weekend of violence IMPD Chief Rick Hite, Pastor Charles Harrison and Reporter Ebony Chappel talk with Cameron Ridle about solutions…

Get In the Know With Kim’s Tuesday News & Headlines Officials in Indianapolis are preparing for a grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri keeping in lockstep with most urban areas in the nation. The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) is on standby in case this decision sparks trouble in the city. The Ten Point Coalition is also […]

              In a week when America and the world was looking at one city’s police department that didn’t reach…

In an expansive Afternoons with Amos interview, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Chief Rick Hite explained his department’s summer crime fighting and crime prevention program and strategies. …

Local News with Kim Wells An arrest has been made in the murder of a father-to-be out on his morning walk. A teenager is now behind bars, accused of killing Nathan Trapuzzano in the early morning hours of April 1st on West 16th Street near a tire shop and Club Venus. IMPD arrested Simeon Adams, 16, […]

Some Illegal Drugs Now Off Indy’s Streets More than 40 people were arrested following a two-year investigation into a large-volume drug trafficking ring. IMPD says at least six-kilos of cocaine, marijuana, various guns—including two that were stolen—and vehicles were confiscated. In addition, $198,000 in cash was confiscated as well. “Violence and illegal drugs are closely associated.  These arrests […]

BEHIND THE MORNING NEWS HEADLINES with KIM WELLS Indianapolis’ murder rate is at a seven-year high. According to IMPD, there’ve been 124 murders and 16 justifiable homicides so far in 2013. The city’s bloodiest year was 1998 when there were 162 homicides. IMPD Police Chief Rick Hite released a statement. In it he said, “Indianapolis has been […]

IMPD made changes in leadership, with a new chief and a new public safety director following the David Bisard case. The department also made changes to recognize alcohol issues involving officers, and strengthening punishments for those who drink and drive. Chief Rick Hite says he wants changes in how quickly officers accused of serious wrongdoing […]

Arrest Made In July 4th Shooting An arrest has made in connection with the July 4 fatal shooting of 16 year old Monquize Edwards outside Circle Center Mall. 18 year old, Eron Bonner, is being held without bond at The Marion County jail on unlawful possession of a firearm and murder charges. Police said, Bonner […]

The family of 10-year Tatyana Staten relieved that she was found alive yesterday…….her grandmother Delores Smith appeared on WTLC’s ACCESS Indy Sunday live pleading for her granddaughter’s return…and less than two hours later, Smith was back on the air celebrating her granddaughter’s return!  Tatayana is at a local hospital recovering from hypothermic conditions. Indianapolis has its eye […]