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INDIANAPOLIS — Over 1,200 people have already signed up for a ‘virtual tip jar’ list launched on Monday to help Indianapolis service workers that are out of a job for the next couple of weeks. Jeb Banner, the founder and CEO of an Indianapolis-based nonprofit called “Boardable,” started the “Indy Service Workers Venmo List” on Monday after Gov. Eric […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Construction work on IndyGo’s Blue Line won’t start for another two years, but some business owners are already worried about the possible chaos it could bring. Some business owners, like Rachel Hawkins are worried the Blue Line could impact the number of customers she gets. “People may not come to us,” Hawkins said. […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The 16-year-old charged with killing two teen siblings last year in their home last year has accepted a plea agreement. Lometreus Sanders is being charged as an adult in the murders of Ashlynn and Nicholas Nelson. The siblings were shot and killed on Aug 23, 2019 in their apartment at Postbook Apartments near […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A mistrial was declared Tuesday in the Indianapolis trial of 38-year-old Karl Woodall. A hearing will be held Wednesday to set a new trial date. According to a spokesman for the Marion County Prosecutor, an issue with a juror prompted the mistrial. Woodall was on trial for the March 6, 2017 murder of […]

A Pendleton mom is taking action for her son and says there is a lack of resources for LGBTQ teens in Madison County. Molly Downey says her 15-year-old son, Gage Downey, attempted to die by suicide almost two weeks ago. “He felt so alone and didn’t feel like he could reach out to anyone and […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Church’s Chicken location at Washington Street and Post Road was recently the scene of a robbery. According to a police report, someone walked in with a gun and took off with cash. The whole time, cameras nearby at Big Red Liquors, a business that partners with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department through […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A proposal by Indiana Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, aims to decriminalize simple marijuana possession in the state. Tallian’s proposal, Senate Bill 114, would reduce the penalty for the possession of less than one ounce of marijuana to an infraction for the first offense. She cited a 2018 Ball State study that shows […]

ARCADIA — Crews from several fire departments in Hamilton County extricated two workers who were trapped in a trench Thursday night. According to information from the Jackson Township Fire Department, one person has been transported via helicopter to Methodist Hospital, while the second person’s condition is not known. Jackson Township Fire Department chief Jeff Muszar […]

INDIANAPOLIS — After a fire closed Kountry Kitchen Soul Food Place on the north side of Indianapolis, the restaurant says they need help to take care of their employees who are out of work. Regina Marsh is one of the volunteers working for others to set up a donation drive-by to help the employees. “Indianapolis […]

LAFAYETTE — Lafayette police shot and killed a suspect during a Monday incident. It happened at 2:13 p.m. at the intersection of State Street and South 23rd Street, southeast of downtown. According to Lafayette Police Department Sgt. Mike Brown, officers responded to a 911 call of a man with a gun. When police got to […]

DENVER — Domantas Sabonis had 22 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists, Doug McDermott scored 18 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Indiana Pacers rallied late to beat the Denver Nuggets 115-107 Sunday night. Malcom Brogdon and T.J. Warren added 22 points each for the Pacers, who snapped a 10-game skid […]

FOUNTAINTOWN — Volunteers are answering a call for help after strong winds caused damage to a Shelby County animal rescue. The owner of Canine Castaways Rescue said the wind ripped off the top of their outdoor shelter around 2 p.m. Saturday. It was an area they built in September for dogs housed at the shelter. […]