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Indianapolis police arrest mother and boyfriend in 1-year-old boy’s homicide
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A mother and her boyfriend have been arrested in connection with the death a toddler on the city’s north side, which has been ruled a homicide by blunt force trauma.
Judge convicts Indianapolis man of Zionsville slaying
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A judge has found an Indianapolis man guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of an 82-year-old central Indiana man in what investigators said was a random act of violence.
Quiet end to the week with storms Saturday
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - A glorious end to the week! Temperatures start in the lower 30s with mostly cloudy skies. Highs will warm to the mid to upper 40s Friday afternoon with more clouds than sunshine. Lows Friday night will stay mild and cool to the mid 30s with a cloudy sky.
IMPD investigating after 2 shot during suspected robbery
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — Metro police are investigating a suspected robbery after two people were shot early Friday morning. It happened just before 5 a.m. when officers were called to the 1200 block of Belmont Street on the city's southwest side.
Truckers 'slow roll' in Indiana protest
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FBI completes civil rights investigation into Aaron Bailey's police shooting death
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The FBI has completed its civil rights investigation into the police shooting death of Aaron Bailey. FBI Special Agent Grant Mendenhall shared the update in a media round table meeting Wednesday morning attended by WTHR Crime Beat Reporter Steve Jefferson.
LIVESTREAM: Family of man killed in suspected road rage shooting speaks before suspect’s initial hearing
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Plainfield man accused of killing another man after an alleged road rage incident on I-465 is scheduled to appear in court. Dustin Passarelli has his initial hearing today. Investigators say he shot and killed 32-year-old Mustafa Ayoubi last Saturday.
Inmates later found innocent would be entitled to compensation under House-approved plan
INDIANAPOLIS — Mistakes sometimes happen in Indiana's criminal justice system, and the House believes Hoosiers who are innocent of crimes, but nevertheless end up in prison, deserve to be compensated for their years of lost freedom.
IMPD releases new details over woman who died after being handcuffed by officers in church
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indianapolis woman died after being taken into custody by police inside a church. The 43-year-old stopped breathing after officers handcuffed her two weeks ago at a church near 42nd and Shadeland.
UPDATE: Man dies after being shot on northeast side of Indianapolis
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A man died at the hospital after police found him shot on the city's northeast side Wednesday evening. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) officers were called to the 7800 block of 38th Street near North Franklin Road shortly after 5 p.m. Police found the victim l
Indiana waitress in viral video addresses customer who wrote gay slur on receipt
The response of a waitress in Fort Wayne, Indiana, to a gay slur that was written on a receipt has gone viral. Michele Crider said she was working a lunch shift on Tuesday at the Dash-In restaurant in Fort Wayne, where she has worked for almost a year, when she was assigned a table occupied by two m
Suspects wanted following armed robbery of east-side store
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) -- The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is seeking help identifying two men accused of robbing an east-side store. Officers responded to the Family Dollar in the 3400 block of East English Avenue the afternoon of Feb. 14.
1 in custody after ambulance stolen in Indianapolis
One person is in custody after an ambulance was stolen Thursday morning, according to the Indiana State Police. According tour sister station, WISH-TV, it's unclear where exactly the theft of the ambulance occurred but it ended on I-65 SB near Meridian Street just before 6 a.m.
Man sentenced to probation, ordered to stay away from Garfield Park after vandalizing confederate monument
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– A man who was captured on video vandalizing the Confederate monument in Garfield Park took a plea deal and was sentenced to serve his time on probation. On Aug. 19, 2017, Anthony Ventura was arrested in the 2400 block of Shelby Street. Video of the incident was making the rounds
'Indiana's Most Wanted': February 2019
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — An Indianapolis rapper's ambitions were cut short in October 2015 when he was shot and killed answering his door. His father says he won't rest until his son's killer is caught.
Indianapolis EMS responds after hijacked ambulance: ‘It’s not OK to be assaulted’
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - An ambulance was carjacked Thursday morning and taken on a ride on I-65, but that wasn’t the start of this dangerous crime. It all began when the suspect came upon a car crash on I-70 near Harding. Police say the suspect pulled a gun on that driver and stole the car. Then police
Marion man 'devastated' by grandchild's violent death, daughter's arrest
INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Word of the violent death of baby Dontrell McClurg has been devastating to his grandfather. “There’s just a pain inside I’ve never had before," said Richard Fear, Marion. "I don’t want nobody to ever have to experience this. It hurts bad. I was really close to that boy, we was
'No one cares': Father of slain Indy rapper seeks answers from police
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) -- After more than three years, a lack of evidence has stalled justice in the 2015 murder of 25-year-old Richard Noel Jr. But Noel's father says the evidence on the victim's cellphone could help police nab the suspect.
Indiana State Trooper shot inside Granger home
GRANGER, Ind. (WNDU) - The St. Joseph County Metro Homicide Unit is investigating after an Indiana State Trooper was shot inside his Granger home. The shooting happened Thursday night on Conover Drive near Ash Road.
Indianapolis Zoo Welcomes Baby Giraffe
INDIANAPOLIS -- There's a new "zoo baby" at the Indianapolis Zoo!. A female reticulated giraffe named Makena was born at the Zoo on Feb. 11. She's the first female calf born at the Zoo since 2000.