INDIANAPOLIS — On Monday, the City-County Council passed Mayor Joe Hogsett’s $1.46 billion 2023 operating budget. “I want to thank President Osili, Vice President Adamson, Leaders Lewis and Mowery, and both caucuses for their significant collaboration and support of our spending priorities,” Mayor Hogsett said. “The bipartisan passage of next year’s budget is a major […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Rozelle Boyd, the first African American and longest serving member of the Indianapolis City-County Council, has died. Boyd was elected in 1965 and served until 2007. In 2004, Boyd served for a time as president, making him the first African American and Democrat to hold this position. On Twitter, Indianapolis Hogsett called Boyd […]

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 […]

Metro Police will likely have more civilian oversight soon when it comes to the rules officers must follow. It would be a major change in policy that comes after several weeks of protests over police brutality, and it will likely be fought by the union representing officers.

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis City-County Council passed Mayor Joe Hogsett’s 2020 budget Monday night, but not without some discussion on a big topic on some councilors’ minds. The $1.2 budget passed with a vote of 22-2. Michael McQuillen, R-District 4, and Brian Mowery, R-District 25, voted against it. Democrat Christine Scales was absent from the […]

@kwellscomm @1067WTLC Local & National News and Sports —  Good day to you on this rainy Fat Tuesday!!! The man who admits to raping and killing a western Indiana toddler is heading to prison for 60 years. A judge sentenced Kyle Parker on Monday to six decades behind bars for last year’s killing of 15-month-old Shaylyn Ammerman. […]

Get in the know with the local stories, national headlines, sports and more on what you need for your water cooler conversations on this Thursday, including the latest on the fight for body cams for Indianapolis Metro Police, what a review board in Chicago now says about the officer who killed Rekia Boyd, and the zingers from […]

An FBI raid on the home of the head of a large nursing home operator is underway this Tuesday morning. Those agents along with local police and other law enforcement are investigating at James Burkhart’s home in Carmel, an affluent northern suburb of Indianapolis. Burkhart currently serves as the CEO of American Senior Communities. According to WRTV-6, […]

Indiana’s largest newspaper is telling the state’s governor to “Fix this Now.”  The Indianapolis Star is dedicating its entire cover Tuesday to condemn the state’s controversial new so-called religious freedom law. The editorial piece says the new law hurts Indiana’s reputation as a welcoming place for people of different cultures and backgrounds.  It also calls for […]

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Services are pending for Glenn L. Howard, the feisty, outspoken community activist, who served our African-American community as a member of the City County Council and as a State Senator who died Monday evening (July 2nd) after a long illness. He was 73. Glenn L. Howard was born in Milan, TN to J. C. and […]