crime

INDIANAPOLIS — ‘Four years too long,’ ‘Justice for Xavier’ and ‘We want justice,’ read signs friends and family of Xavier weir held up Wednesday in front of the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office. His mother, Michelle Raines is upset the county is moving forward with plea agreements in the 16-year-old’s death. “My son was a wonderful […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A man was taken into custody early Wednesday morning on Interstate 465 on Indianapolis’ north side after leading police on a chase through multiple central Indiana counties. During the pursuit, shots were fired by the driver leading the pursuit, according to sources with knowledge. The pursuit began in Fishers and continued in Hancock […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis Department of Public Works employee was carjacked while driving a city vehicle Thursday, according to a police report from IMPD. Officers responded to the intersection of Pennsylvania Street and Puryear Street. The police report says the vehicle was recovered and a handbag was also stolen. Read more from WRTV here

INDIANAPOLIS — One juvenile is dead and a man was injured after a shooting at Castleton Square Mall Tuesday night. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the mall parking lot just before 8 p.m. Both victims were taken to the hospital, where one, a juvenile male, was pronounced dead. Police say he is “believed […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The suspected assailant in a deadly shooting Saturday at a church on the city’s northeast side is the ex-husband of the victim’s wife, court documents reveal. A probable cause affidavit alleges the 32-year-old suspect shot Alan Turman, 42, while the latter was attending a funeral for his mother-in-law. Turman was with his mother when he […]

BLOOMINGTON — Bloomington and Indiana University police have taken a man into custody who allegedly entered the city’s sewer system armed with a gun. The incident started when Bloomington Police Department officers were called to Seminary Park around 9:30 a.m. on the report of a man swinging a steel rod, according to a press release […]

INDIANAPOLIS — High emotions at a funeral on Saturday created an unwanted scene that no family should have to endure after a fight took over a moment of grief. “It seems as if there were high emotions for whatever reason for whatever side,” Antonio Lipscomb said. Lipscomb says he was attending vocational training at New […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Damon Lane has worked for Indianapolis mayors Greg Ballard and Joe Hogsett. His community service has earned him too many awards to count, he said. But there have been times when none of that mattered. He’s 49 now and said he is still paying for the very serious felony crimes he committed as […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is adding six new public safety camera trailers. The trailers will be placed around the city and in locations that are not possible with permanent installations. Each one can stream video in real time back to the Incident Analysis Center (IAC). “We want to [stop] crime from happening. […]

INDIANA — Over the weekend, yoga studios across Central Indiana reported to police they had been victimized by suspected thieves. Cindi Odle, the owner of Baptiste Power Yoga in Carmel, says her studio was hit by two women. “They were here for all of maybe eight minutes and then had to leave for an emergency. […]

No one thankfully was injured in the robbery as the bishop believes he was a target.

INDIANAPOLIS — After an hours-long search, IMPD has located a six-month-old baby that was presumed to be inside a vehicle stolen in the 1800 block of E. Michigan Street on Monday night. IMPD began searching for the white Ford Fusion with a temporary plate that reads R229474 at about 9:30 p.m. IMPD Lt. Shane Foley […]