INDY News

INDIANAPOLIS — A week after city leaders announced a plan to use eminent domain to take control of the former General Motors stamping plant site, the site’s developer called the move “unlawful” and said it could result in a court battle. Ambrose Property Group founder and CEO Aasif Bade said Thursday in a written statement the city […]

LAFAYETTE — A former employee of a Lafayette car dealership has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging he was fired in retaliation for complaining about racial discrimination. A press release issued Wednesday details the lawsuit. According to his attorneys, Jeffrey Turner has worked for Mercedes-Benz since the 1980s and was the only African-American employee […]

AVON — Police arrested two people early Saturday morning who are suspected of an armed robbery of an Avon pharmacy. Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery around 1 a.m. Saturday at the CVS Pharmacy at Dan Jones Road and U.S. 36 and found the robbery suspects who were nearby, according to information […]

INDIANAPOLIS — People are using a south side elementary school parking lot as their personal drag strip, and neighbors say it is an ongoing problem with a simple solution. A woman who asked to not be identified out of concern the drivers might retaliate said it is not the first time it’s happened in the […]

KOKOMO — A doctor from Florida was killed in a plane crash Saturday near Kokomo. Dr. Daniel P. Greenwald, 59, of Tampa, Fla., was identified as the only occupant of the plane, according to a press release from the Howard County Sheriff’s Office. The Howard County Coroner’s Office says the preliminary cause of death is […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Family and friends of a man who was shot and killed in a home invasion this weekend came together to remember him Sunday. Family members confirmed to RTV6 that Michael Zdenek was the victim who was shot and killed early Saturday morning on Edgemont Avenue. There were posters with Zdenek’s pictures and written […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A Vatican office has temporarily suspended the decision of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis to no longer recognize Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School as a Catholic institution over the school’s refusal to fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage. The decision of the archdiocese to cut ties with Brebeuf was announced in June in a […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry is resigning for health reasons. According to a statement from the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office, Curry has been undergoing treatment for prostate cancer since 2015. “Ending my time of service prior to the fulfillment of this third term was a very difficult decision,” Curry said in a statement. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A woman is dead after he was struck by a motorist Monday night on the east side of Indianapolis. Indianapolis police officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of North Rural Street just after 9 p.m. on a report of a pedestrian who had been struck, according to information from the Indianapolis Metropolitan […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Running an organization and volunteering can feel like a thankless task, but the Far East Side Community Council is feeling energized as their work on the streets has not gone unnoticed. On Monday evening, the Far East Side Community Council won the Collaborative Spirit Award given out by the Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A lieutenant with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has been accused of taking a gold coin from a police property room. Lt. George Crooks, a 31-year veteran of IMPD, has been suspended without pay and formally charged with theft and official misconduct after investigators claim he entered the IMPD Property Room on Aug. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Gun violence is a topic many say isn’t talked about enough, but inside the doors of a church Thursday night, that’s all anyone wanted to talk about. The people in the pews are looking to city leaders to reduce gun violence in Indianapolis. Desiree Luster is one of those people. She became a […]