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INDIANAPOLIS — Metro police call Towne & Terrace one of the most dangerous parts of the city. Abandoned buildings, drugs, murders and more have plagued the neighborhoods near East 42nd St. and North Post Rd. In 2020, a woman was killed by a security guard. Officers who escorted WRTV on the property recounted several stories of […]

INDIANAPOLIS — On Tuesday, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett, IMPD Commander Matthew Thomas and City-County Councilor Jared Evans announced that 214 automated license plate readers (ALPR) would be up and running by the end of the week. They also announced an additional 30 ALPR devices will be installed in the coming months. “These machines are useful […]

INDIANAPOLIS — New data from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department shows more pedestrians are being hit and killed on city streets. So far in 2022, IMPD says 21 pedestrians have been killed. In 2021 at this time, that number was 11 pedestrians. Three bicyclists have also been hit and killed this year, compared to two […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is hosting an event to try to prevent catalytic converter thefts. Commander Ron Hicks says there have been multiple reports of catalytic converter thefts across Indianapolis and Marion County. “We can go a few weeks, maybe a month with not getting many of them and then in one […]

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. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An IMPD officer is in serious but stable condition after a crash on the city’s northeast side, according to officials. According to Lawrence Fire Department Fire Chief Dino Batalis, an IMPD officer was involved in the accident and is in serious condition after the collision. Officers, fire personnel and EMS reported to the […]

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 […]

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD wants the public to know that downtown Indianapolis is still a safe place to be following a deadly stabbing Thursday night. “If in fact that you do have a disagreement, talk it out, it’s called conflict resolution,” IMPD downtown district Commander Phil Burton said. “We don’t want anyone to report to any […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An ambulance was stolen from Eskenazi Hospital early Friday morning while its crew was inside for a random drug test. A spokesperson for Indianapolis EMS told WRTV the crew was inside for a random drug test, part of its employment policies, and came out to see their ambulance was stolen. The spokesperson told […]

INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD officials believe their new headquarters will enhance police service to the northwest side of Indianapolis. Inside IMPD Northwest District’s new headquarters it looks much different than their old one. The new building located at 4005 Office Plaza Blvd. will function not only as the headquarters for IMPD but also as a place […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Faith in Indiana, a local group with the vision of improving the lives of all Hoosiers, is renewing its demand for a clinician-led emergency mental health crisis response team after an Indianapolis musician died in police custody. Herman Whitfield III was a 39-year-old concert pianist and award-winning composer. He was experiencing a mental […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis police released body camera videos from officers who rescued a mother and two children from an apartment fire earlier this month. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers responded to the apartment fire around 3:40 a.m. on April 11 near East Street and Hanna Avenue. Flames were coming from the building when they arrived. […]