INDIANAPOLIS — A man has been arrested after being accused of impersonating a police officer. Court documents show that a man was arrested over the weekend after another man told police he was being followed by a White Chevy Avalanche Truck. Court documents claim the truck’s lights were flashing red and blue across the front […]

  INDIANAPOLIS — Two Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Officers were shot during a pursuit on the city’s east side Thursday. IMPD says both officers were transported to Eskenazi Hospital by fellow officers. Their injuries are not believed to be life threatening.   IMPD Assistant Chief Chris Bailey said the officers were attempting a traffic stop near […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Jermaine Vaughn, the man injured after he was kicked by an Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer in 2021, is now suing. The civil tort case was filed Monday against IMPD, the City of Indianapolis, Officer Eric Huxley and two other officers. Court documents allege the three officers pushed Vaughn up the concrete steps […]

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 […]

  INDIANA — Part of your taxpayer dollars go toward police budgets, things like filling up the tanks of patrol cars. But with gas as high as it is right now, how is it impacting police working to serve you? Some agencies are tweaking their operations to cut back on the amount of gas they’re […]

  INDIANAPOLIS — This month, WRTV is shining a light on the achievements of African Americans in our community’s past and present. We’re hearing from the first Black woman in the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s 15-year history to graduate from the FBI National Academy. Commander Ida Williams shares the impact she hopes to make on […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A 14-year-old boy suspected of shooting and wounding another teenager in an attempted carjacking in September was arrested after last week’s shooting outside the Ben Davis High School football stadium, police said Tuesday. The 18-year-old suspect in the Ben Davis shooting allegedly gave the gun to the 14-year-old that was used in the […]

TERRE HAUTE — Police and the Vigo County Coroner’s Office are investigating after an Indiana State University student was found dead inside a residence hall. ISU says Dylan McConkey, 18, of Illinois was found by his roommates. “Our heartfelt condolences go out to Dylan’s family,” ISU President Dr. Deborah J. Curtis said. “This is a […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Several community outreach programs are working hard to influence the city’s youth amid a wave of crime in Indianapolis. Indy’s Police Athletic Activity League, also known as PAL is also recruiting kids to be a part of their football program. WRTV’s Alyssa Donovan reports how the league is a way for police officers […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The calls for change came from the people and protests on the streets of Indianapolis in May 2020. There were clashes of ideas and voices demanding that power brokers find new ways to deal with critical issues, especially the relationship between the public and police. Since the summer of 2020, IMPD has made […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Detectives with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department have made an arrest in the weekend shooting of a 5-year-old at Skateland, they announced Wednesday. The shooting happened just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday, when officers were were dispatched to a report of a person shot at Skateland, located on the city’s northwest side. When they arrived, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officer was injured after a crash during a chase Tuesday evening on the city’s north side. The crash happened around 7:20 p.m. near North Meridian Street and Fall Creek Parkway North Drive. The officer was taken to a local hospital and is stable, IMPD Officer William Young said […]