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INDIANAPOLIS — Today Mayor Hogsett joined Office of Public Health and Safety (OPHS) director, Lauren Rodriguez to announce the recipients of the 2022 Community-Based Violence Prevention Partnership Grant. The annual Community-Based Violence Prevention Partnership is designed to support local community organizations and help with their capacity to develop new strategies to address violence and increase […]

  INDIANAPOLIS — A business incubator has opened on the far east side of Indianapolis, it’s called P30 and they are providing hope in an area that has seen its share of crime and tragedy. It’s located at the corner of 30th and Post. The facility has a vast variety of amenities: Laundry Showers Office […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Later this week, neighbors from around Indianapolis, the state, and even the country will come together to push for an end to gun violence. It’s part of “Wear Orange” — a violence prevention effort that started in 2015. It comes as Indianapolis saw a record-breaking year in 2021 for homicides. “One bullet doesn’t just kill […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears will host two upcoming free basketball clinics for children between 10-15 years old. The free clinics will take place on June 22 and will offer youth a chance to learn basketball fundamentals while also interacting with an elected official and staff from the prosecutor’s office. “Building positive relationships […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Greg Cheatham was a man of many talents. He was a father, worked in human resources at the Subaru plant in Lafayette and was an associate pastor at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Indianapolis. Greg and his wife Lawanda, who were married 35 years, enjoyed taking cruises and visiting Seattle was on […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Love, hope and peace was the message echoed across the Far Eastside early Saturday morning. The Annual Far Eastside Community Peace Walk brought out Mayor Joe Hogsett, Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears, councilors, community groups, religious leaders and families of victims. It started and ended on North Post Road at the Reset Center […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Community leaders on the east side are bringing neighbors together to kick crime to the curb. The Far Eastside Community Kickball Tournament is back after missing a year in 2020, and organizers are ready to make a difference. The tournament is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Aug. 7. Registration is online with a $12 […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Many people spent Sunday with their fathers on Father’s Day, but some did not. A community leader held a Fatherless Father’s Day Luncheon, geared toward boys who lack male role models in their life. “The youngsters really don’t have anyone to fall back on,” said Larry Jones. And that’s the problem folks who […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An initiative for teenage girls on the far east side is giving them a taste of what life has to offer through the culinary arts. Chef Felicia Grady has been cooking all her life and operates a catering company called Plate It Up, but that’s not all she serves these days. “As long as […]

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