John Herrick

John Herrick

INDIANAPOLIS-Between Saturday and Monday morning, there were three homicides across Indianapolis. That puts the city at 217 murders in 2021, which means Indianapolis has broken its murder record for a second straight year. Indianapolis had 215 murders in 2020, which shattered the previous record of 159 in 2018. IMPD says one of the homicides happened […]

WASHINGTON--Indiana Republican Congressman Jim Banks has had his Congressional account restored by Twitter. Two weeks after his @RepJimBanks account was locked by Twitter for violating the platform’s rules, the account was restored Friday. Banks said in a video tweet, “I’m back.” Twitter suspended Banks over tweets about Dr. Rachel Levine becoming the first openly transgender […]

STATEWIDE–OPEC has decided to stick with its current plan of cautious monthly increases in oil production, even though industry experts hoped for more with gas prices and inflation on the rise lately. The OPEC Plus alliance, comprising members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries led by Saudi Arabia and nonmembers led by Russia, […]

INDIANAPOLIS–One person was pronounced dead at the scene of a fire east of downtown Indianapolis Friday morning. Just before 9 am, the Indianapolis Fire Department was called to a fire in the 3600 block of Vermont Street, which is near the intersection of N. Sherman Drive and East New York Street. One person was found […]

UPDATE: Just before 11 am Thursday, police canceled the Silver Alert. They say Morris has been found and is safe. INDIANAPOLIS--A Statewide Silver Alert has been issued for a missing 11-year-old boy from Indianapolis. Both IMPD and Indiana State Police say Benjamin Morris, 11, was last seen Monday, October 25, 2021, at 1 pm. He […]

ELKHART COUNTY, Ind.–Two people were injured in what police are calling a serious crash involving four vehicles on the Indiana Toll Road Tuesday afternoon. State police say the crash happened in a construction zone on the Toll Road about one mile west of the Bristol exit. A yellow 2006 Peterbilt towing a livestock trailer loaded […]

INDIANAPOLIS–Two people were injured in what police are calling a “disturbance” on the east side of Indianapolis Tuesday night. Just before midnight, IMPD officers responded to the 100 block of Villa Avenue, which is near Southeastern and South State avenues. Police say a dog ran at an IMPD officer and bit the officer. That officer […]

INDIANAPOLIS--The U.S. government has placed a $1.29 billion order to Eli Lilly for another 614,000 doses of its COVID-19 drug cocktail of bamlinivab and etesevimab. The administration at Eli Lilly says it will supply at least 400,000 doses of the cocktail, which is authorized for emergency use to treat mild to moderate COVID-19 symptoms in […]

ELKHART, Ind.–The city of Elkhart has gone from having the highest unemployment rate in the nation to coming out on top of an index from The Wall Street Journal of the nation’s best communities for housing price appreciation and lifestyle amenities. “The downtown and the community is much more vibrant and there are a lot […]

INDIANAPOLIS–A man from Seymour has a chance to win $1 million, courtesy of the Hoosier Lottery. Steven Everage, 46, is one of five finalists who could become the “Powerball First Millionaire of the Year.” As a finalist, Everage is already getting “The Party@Home New Year’s Eve Party Package”, which is valued at $20,000. He’s receiving […]