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 […]
INDIANAPOLIS — Police are investigating after three men were shot Monday night on the northwest side of Indianapolis, according to police. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department were called around 8:30 p.m. to two locations near West 52nd Street and Lafayette Road on the reports of a person shot. Officers arrived at the call in the 5200 […]
On Monday night, the Indianapolis City-County Council will vote on a proposal that would mean major changes for the way IMPD policies and procedures are created and reviewed.
Operation Legend, the federal effort curb gun violence in Indianapolis has been in place more than a month now, but is it making a difference?
A private security guard has been charged in the murder of a 25-year-old woman at a housing complex on the northeast side of Indianapolis.