Donnie Burgess

Donnie Burgess

INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric Holcomb has been hospitalized. Governor Holcomb went to the doctor Thursday for what he thought was the flu, according to press secretary Erin Murphy. Holcomb was eventually diagnosed pneumonia and is undergoing treatment. Murphy says Holcomb is responding well to the treatment. Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch released a statement Friday: “I’ve […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A man from Indianapolis man, described as a “career drug dealer,” is headed back to prison after being convicted on multiple drug charges. Kevin Noel, 40, of Indianapolis, pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute fentanyl and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Indianapolis Metro Police officers […]

INDIANAPOLIS — One person has finally been sentenced in a 2019 murder. Monday, the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office announced Fernando Bornstein will spend 55 years in prison for the murder of Meliton Salazar near downtown Indianapolis. It was October 9th, 2019, when police arrived at the area of West Washington Street and South White River […]

ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — A former Zionsville substitute teacher has been found guilty of two counts of child seduction. Shawn Martin II, 28, had sex with a juvenile in November of 2020 off school property, according to a document released by Boone County Prosecuting Attorney Kent Eastwood. The prosecution team said Martin used his position of […]

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Two men from southern Indiana are heading to federal prison for a plan to distribute child sex abuse material. According to the United States Attorney’s Office Southern District of Indiana, Jason Jolley, 43, and Scott Spear, 50, emailed each other about their mutual interest in child sexual content in 2016. They also […]

NATIONWIDE — Inflation, supply and demand have been causing some economic trouble this year, but one Hoosier economist says overall, things aren’t bad. “Overall, you gotta be happy,” says Michael Hicks, economist at Ball State University talking to IndyPolitics, “growth rate for third quarter looks to be about 2.6-percent nationally, which is really strong.” Hicks […]

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — Sometimes all you need is a little recognition. On Tuesday, one Indiana teacher received her long-awaited praise. Angela Fowler is a 4th grade math teacher at Grassy Creek Elementary School in Johnson County. She was born and raised on the south side of Indianapolis, going to St. Roch Catholic school, Roncalli […]

DELPHI, Ind. — When it comes to the Delphi murders suspect charging documents, you’ll have to wait even longer. Judge Fran Gull decided to take the motion to release the documents “under advisement,” and will make a decision at a later date. A bond hearing for Richard Allen, the 50-year-old Delphi man charged with the […]

DELPHI, Ind. — The accused Delphi murders suspect’s legal team has requested a release from jail while awaiting trial. Attorneys Bradley Rozzi and Andrew Baldwin represent Richard Allen, the 50-year-old man arrested and charged with two counts of murder for the 2017 deaths of Abigail Williams and Liberty German. Allen’s team filed a motion Monday, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — You may just have another choice when it comes time to vote for the next mayor of Indianapolis. Pastor James Jackson filed the necessary paperwork Friday, informed his congregation Sunday, and later confirmed the news to IndyPolitics. Pastor Jackson is the current lead pastor at Fervent Prayer Church on the east side of […]