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 — When Indiana Black Expo officials announced there would be no football game at this year’s Circle City Classic, it turned some heads….and also fired up some social media armchair quarterbacks. The answer to those critics is arguably the major part of the 2022 edition of the classic, and one in which supporters say was the time […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Voter turnout has historically been low in Indiana, especially in local elections. But Ashley Thompson, senior director of community impact and organizing at RISE Indy, is one of the people trying to make 2022 a little different. “A lot of people aren’t even aware of the upcoming election. Even if they’re a registered […]

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 — The Indianapolis Department of Public Works says it’s seeing a higher number of vacancies for positions throughout the department. In an effort to recruit workers, DPW created a referral bonus and sign-on bonus program. 1. The Sign-On Bonus Program will provide up to $2,000 to newly hired AFSCME union employees. 2. The Referral […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A $550 million dollar proposed expansion, including an 8,500-seat event center, could make Fishers the new home of the Indy Fuel. “I think the Indy Fuel do a great job of creating a small town feel to their games,” Jessica Griffs said. Griffs said she has called Fishers home for about the last five […]

INDIANAPOLIS — KHAAAAAAAN! On March 12, 2023, the man who delivered many of the greatest lines and scenes in science fiction history will visit Butler University. William Shatner, 91, the original Captain James. T. Kirk will join fans for a viewing of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan. Following a viewing of the movie, […]

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 — Major construction is happening on one of the busiest roads of a popular Indy neighborhood. Both lanes of Broad Ripple Avenue between Guilford and Winthrop Avenues are closed. Businesses are still operating. “We are operating the same and we understand it might be more of an annoyance to come to the store because […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Thousands of electric scooters are out around the City of Indianapolis every month. They have been available for several years now and as they grow in popularity, local health leaders are warning about the safety of it all. Surgeon Dr. Ashley Meagher said as the popularity grows with scooters, so do the number […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The American Red Cross has opened a shelter after they say 21 apartment units were affected by a fire Saturday. The Indianapolis Fire Department has not released any information on the fire, which took place at the Avoca Apartments near Washington Street and Emerson Avenue. The shelter is located at the Lawrence Education […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said a clinician-led pilot program to respond to mental health-related calls could begin early next year if the City-County Council approves the proposal in October. Hogsett, Director of the Office of Public Health and Safety Lauren Rodriguez, City-County Councilor Crista Carlino, D-District 6 and Josh Riddick with Faith in […]