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GRANGER, Ind., — The 12-year-old boy from Granger, Indiana, charged with shooting his Indiana state trooper father in February has pleaded guilty. The boy was sentenced Tuesday in juvenile court, and will be sent to a secure residential mental health facility for treatment, said the South Bend Tribune. Court documents say the boy used his father’s service […]

INDIANAPOLIS — One person is in the hospital after an overnight shooting in a neighborhood on the east side. It happened around 3 a.m. on Morningstar Drive, near 30th Street and Post Road. Police say a victim of the shooting was transported to a nearby hospital in stable condition. Information about a suspect has not […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Sports cars are coming to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  IMS President Doug Boles announced Friday morning that they will host the Intercontinental GT Challenge in October 2020.  “Our loyal fans will love the ultra-competitive action of the Intercontinental GT Challenge and GT World Challenge America when it comes to IMS in October […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) – A second straight day of presidential campaign appearances in Indianapolis brings two big new proposals to help African-Americans close the income gap. New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is near the back of the pack in polling. But she got enthusiastic applause at the National Urban League convention for a pledge to steer half […]

INDIANAPOLIS — If you’re looking for some weekend plans, downtown Indy might be a place to go if you love barbeque and blues. The All-American Ribfest is taking place today through Sunday near the Indiana World War Memorial. “Great food and great music, for a great cause,” says Scott Minier, an organizer for the event. […]

(INDIANAPOLIS) – South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg says racial inequities are threaded through just about every problem the U.S. faces. Buttigieg told the National Urban League convention in Indianapolis racial disparities affect issues from health and education to housing and criminal justice. While  the sentencing gap between white and black defendants gets much of the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A fountain outside the Indiana Statehouse that has been broken since 2017 is finally being fixed.  The fountain — that includes water jets, multi-colored lighting, and a cascading fountain — was the centerpiece of the Statehouse plaza project in 2016 to mark Indiana’s bicentennial.  However, it broke in the winter of 2017.  Indiana Department […]

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A lawsuit filed against Bishop Kevin Rhoades of the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend claims the bishop knew about, and concealed, child sex abuse during his tenure with the Diocese of Harrisburg, Pa. 67-year-old Donald Asbee told reporters he sexually abused by priests while serving as an altar boy at St. Joseph’s […]

GREENCASTLE, Ind.–A man wanted for killing someone in New York City was pulled over in Greencastle for driving too slow earlier this week.  The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office says one of their troopers stopped a man driving a Nissan passenger car 60 mph in a 70 mph zone in the left lane Tuesday. The trooper, Major Dwight […]

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An autopsy report was just released in the death of an Indianapolis woman who died police custody in February. The report from the Marion Co. Coroner says 43-year-old Eleanor Northington died from a lack of oxygen caused by morbid obesity, schizophrenia and a struggle with others.  On February 6, IMPD received a call […]