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Carmel City Council approves additional $1M for repaving projects
Repaving crews in Carmel will be a bit busier during the warmer months than they expected. The Carmel City Council on April 15 approved an additional $1 million for road maintenance after enduring especially rough winter conditions, according to Councilor Sue Finkam.
California-based burger chain coming to Indy with multiple locations
An Encino, California-based fast-food chain called Burgerim is working to open its first Indiana locations, with multiple stores planned in the Indianapolis area and elsewhere in the state.
Person in critical condition after being shot in head on near northeast side
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A person is in critical condition after being shot in the head on the near northeast side Thursday night. Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department say they found the victim when they were called to the scene in the 3700 block of Adams Street at about 8:45 p.
Carmel mom vies for Mrs. International crown
Lauren Hughes is fully embracing her new pageant crown because it gives her a chance to promote her platform of women’s health. The Carmel resident was recently named Mrs. Indiana International and will compete for the Mrs. International 2019 title July 19-20 in the final competition at Charleston,
Termination of clerk-treasurer’s office employee leads to concern about completing audit
A key employee in Carmel’s office of the clerk-treasurer was fired April 17, much to the surprise of other city officials. Ann Bingman had been serving as Carmel’s director of internal controls since February 2016. She declined to comment about her termination, but city spokesman Dan McFeely called
Carmel leaders say City Center delay shouldn’t affect taxpayers
City leaders say they’re not concerned about a delay in constructing some of the buildings planned for City Center, even as bond payments are coming due on an $18 million parking garage planned to be paid for – in part – from tax revenue from the nonexistent buildings.
Noblesville theft suspects arrested after police pursuit that ended in Indianapolis
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Two suspected thieves were arrested Thursday after a police pursuit that started in Noblesville and ended in Indianapolis. The Noblesville Police Department says Catrina Jones, 44, and Marcellous D. Warner, 45, are accused of stealing from the Walmart on Clover Road.
Carmel mayoral candidates discuss debt, redevelopment at debate
The city’s debt, public-private partnerships and downtown redevelopment were among the topics discussed by incumbent Mayor Jim Brainard and challenger Hamilton County Councilor Fred Glynn during Current in Carmel’s April 16 Carmel mayoral debate at Ritz Charles.
Carmel Cares to host mental health awareness forum April 24
According to the Carmel Police Dept., officers completed 57 immediate detention case reports in 2014. By 2018, that number rose to 165 reports. Immediate detentions occur when an officer has reasonable grounds to believe an individual has a mental illness, is either dangerous or gravely disabled and
Over $100,000 worth of equipment reported stolen from Indy asphalt company
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The owner of Sipes Asphalt Solutions Co. on the south side's Sumner Avenue is hoping to recover more than $100,000 worth of equipment. Late Saturday night, company president Dean Sipes says someone broke into a company truck, hooked up a trailer with equipment and took off.
Huge snake photographed on trail in Zionsville
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) — With spring here you'll probably be getting out more. If that happens to be in Zionsville, keep your head on a swivel. The town posted a picture taken on the Big-4 Rail Trail of a seriously big snake.
Indianapolis man sentenced to 65 years for murder of 82-year-old Zionsville man in 2016
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – Damoine A. Wilcoxson was sentenced to 65 years for murdering an 82-year-old Zionsville man in 2016. The judge sentenced Wilcoxson on Thursday morning after a jury found him guilty of murder in February.
Police seek 3 men after motel robbery, shooting
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) -- The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is searching for three men in connection to a robbery and shooting at a motel. The incident was reported January 8 just before midnight at the Gateway Motel at 1740 North Lafayette Road on the city's west side.
In court case, Indiana girl describes being treated 'like a dog' in alleged sex-trafficking scheme
INDIANAPOLIS – Within days of running away from a foster parent's home, a 15-year-old girl was working as “Ms. Violet,” a prostitute allegedly handing over all the cash she made to two pimps.
Lead found in 7 Indiana schools' drinking water
HAMMOND, Ind. -- A new round of testing has found lead levels in the drinking water at seven northwestern Indiana schools that exceed the federal action level for the toxic metal.
Trial set for Indiana woman charged in students' bus stop deaths
ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — A judge has set a trial date for a northern Indiana woman accused of striking and killing three children with a pickup truck as they crossed a highway to board a school bus.
Four arrested in St. Joseph County after Indiana State Police investigation
SOUTH BEND — Four people were arrested Wednesday morning after Indiana State Police served a search warrant on a residence in Clay Township. Police served the warrant around 8:30 a.m. in the 19000 block of Glendale Avenue. The warrant was a result of an ongoing investigation that started from a citi
Lawrence Indiana PD to be featured on A&E's 'Live PD'
LAWRENCE, Ind. (WISH) -- The Lawrence Police Department is set to appear on a popular cable show. Officers of LPD will be featured on the A&E series "Live PD" beginning in April.
Indiana State Police looking for drivers that violate 'Move Over' law
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Move over. It' the law in Indiana. Indiana State Police Troopers are on the road this week to watch for distracted drivers who don't slow down or move over for stationary vehicles on the side of the road.
Mastodon bones unearthed during Indiana construction project
Workers installing a new sewer line in southern Indiana came across the discovery of a lifetime recently when they unearthed prehistoric mammal bones thought to be more than 10,000 years old.