KOKOMO, Ind. — A 15-year veteran with the Kokomo Police Department is on a month suspension without pay amid accusations he improperly handled evidence in a child pornography investigation. The City of Kokomo Board of Public Works and Safety approved the discipline at its meeting Wednesday following a recommendation from Chief Robert Baker. An internal investigation […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A Beech Grove man is facing charges of burglary and rape over allegations he broke into an apartment early Saturday morning and sexually assaulted a sleeping woman. Police were called to the 4100 block of Willow Glen Drive around 6:40 a.m. Saturday on a report of a rape. They arrived and spoke to […]

DETROIT–One of Aretha Franklin’s final concerts was in Indianapolis. She was in Indy for the Giving Gig, to help the fight against cancer in 2017. She also announced her retirement. Franklin was born in Memphis in 1942. Her family moved to Detroit when she was five. You can hear the gospel in her piano playing […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Two people have been arrested for anti-Semitic vandalism at a Carmel synagogue, according to the office of U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler. Nolan Brewer, 20, of Cloverdale, was arrested on a federal conspiracy to violate civil rights charge. The penalty is up to 10 years in prison, said U.S. Atty. Josh Minkler, at a Thursday press […]

HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind.–A warning to parents has been issued by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department over “marijuana candy.”  The Sheriff’s Department calls them gummy candy squares. They are not your average fruit gummy snacks. They say they are laced with THC, which is the chemical responsible for most of marijuana’s psychological effects.  You can see […]

INDIANAPOLIS–A sentence of almost 25 years in prison was handed down to the man who beat up the owner of Acapulco Joe’s in downtown Indianapolis in March.  Maurice Dunlap pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbery resulting in serious bodily injury, aggravated battery, theft and fraud, as well as being a habitual offender. He also pleaded guilty to an […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A veterinarian is warning dog owners to keep a close eye on their pets as the number of cases of canine influenza continues to rise across the country.  Canine influenza, also known as the dog flu, is highly contagious and dogs can become infected by inhaling airborne respiratory secretions or by making contact […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Indiana Democrat Senator Joe Donnelly says he “had a wide-ranging conversation and productive meeting” with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. “This was an important opportunity to sit down and talk in-depth with Judge Kavanaugh,” Donnely said in a statement. He added he and Kavanaugh talked about his record, his time in the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A state lawmaker wants to try and block public funds for Roncalli High School in Indianapolis.  Under state law, private and religious educational institutions receive public money through the state’s school funding formula. Indianapolis Democrat Dan Forestal, who is a Roncalli alum, said the state needs to block any further public fund form […]

INDIANAPOLIS — NASCAR icon Dale Earnhardt, Jr. will lead the field to the start of the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard on Sunday, September 9. The Brickyard will be Dale Jr.’s first time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway since hanging up his helmet and gloves at the end of the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series […]