Friday, May 24 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:44:52 GMT
Andretti Autosport has five cars in the top nine in Sunday's Indianapolis 500. Any of them could win the race. The team has already won three out of four INDYCAR races this season. One of the AndrettiMore >>
I'm picking Marco to finally add another win to the Andretti legacy at Indianapolis.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 6:32 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:32:12 GMT
One of our city's best-known landmarks could soon see some changes not just in the way it looks, but in the way it's used. Friday's Memorial Day service is one of many events that takes place on MonumentMore >>
One of our city's best-known landmarks could soon see some changes not just in the way it looks, but in the way it's used.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-24 22:15:26 GMT
Could it be year of the woman? It's as good a time as any for a woman to win the Indy 500. With four women in the field, this year ties the record for the most female drivers in the big race. The rumbleMore >>
Could it be year of the woman? It's as good a time as any for a woman to win the Indy 500.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 5:58 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:58:56 GMT
East side residents are questioning the safety of a crosswalk where a pedestrian was killed by an IMPD cruiser Thursday night. Richard Allen Moore died after he was struck by IMPD Ofc. Jason Rauch atMore >>
East side residents are questioning the safety of a crosswalk where a pedestrian was killed by an IMPD cruiser Thursday night.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 5:49 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:49:53 GMT
St. Vincent Health's restructuring announcement this week did not come as a surprise. The 22-hospital system currently employs more than 3,000 physicians and 16,000 other employees. St. Vincent CEO VincentMore >>
The St. Vincent announcement is really the latest installment by hospitals trying to deal with the uncertainty to come.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 5:30 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:30:44 GMT
Fans headed to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend will face increased security aimed at keeping them safe. The eyes are on the cars, the part and the people at IMS. This year, more than everMore >>
Fans headed to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend will face increased security aimed at keeping them safe.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 4:34 PM EDT2013-05-24 20:34:50 GMT
It's game day, a day the Pacers have been waiting on since LeBron James' buzzer-beating layup went through the hoop in Miami Wednesday night. Now the Pacers are looking for a split on the road in MiamiMore >>
It's game day, a day the Pacers have been waiting on since LeBron James' buzzer-beating layup went through the hoop in Miami Wednesday night.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 2:47 PM EDT2013-05-24 18:47:38 GMT
A couple from Elwood face charges after police say they found a marijuana growing operation in their basement. Stephen Stookey, 70, and Marilyn Stookey, 69, were arrested after police raided their homeMore >>
A couple from Elwood face charges after police say they found a marijuana growing operation in their basement.More >>
Indianapolis - Nearly 90 investigators are working to determine who was involved in a brutal overnight killing that left two women and their infant children dead.
It happened on the city's near northeast side at 33rd and Hovey Streets.
Police say Gina Hunt and Andrea Yarrell, both 24, and Hunt's 23-month-old son Jordan, died at the scene. Charlii Yarrell, a four-month-old baby girl, was pronounced dead at 1:33 a.m. after being transported in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds to Methodist Hospital.
Police are certain that the babies were shot in their mothers' arms. They found a small amount of marijuana, guns and a safe in the home and believe the suspects, two men, fled on foot.
"I don't know what would possess anyone to shoot children," said IMPD Sergeant Paul Thompson at the scene. "I can't figure it out."
Investigators from the violent crimes unit are working the case. They have set up a mobile command center set up outside the crime scene to offer some security and also to give people a way to share even the slightest information about possible suspects. Police are currently tracking down persons of interest in the case.
"This is something we will not accept in this community. Right now, we have 80 to 90 investigators working on this," said Assistant Chief of Police Eva Tally-Sanders.
Sheriff Frank Anderson did not mince words during an 11:00 am press conference.
"Whoever is responsible for this, we are gonna trap you like dogs. I'd like to say some other words that would not be appropriate for me to say at this time. We are not gonna stop until we find you and put you in a cage where you belong," said Anderson. He added, "There's a special place in hell for you. We're gonna see that you get there."
Police want to hear from the public. Call 262-TIPS with any information related to this case.
"Anybody that has any information whatsoever about this crime we want you to step forward," Anderson said. "We need you to step forward."
Officers had initially responded to a report of a break-in on the 3200 block of Hovey Street which proved to be an incorrect address. A few minutes later, they received a follow-up call about a person shot at 3283 Hovey. When they arrived, they found the four victims inside the home, all suffering from gunshot wounds.
Metro Police Chief Michael Spears arrived on the scene to make sure officers had all necessary resources available to them.
"This is an extremely disturbing incident for our police department, for all the citizens of our city," Chief Spears said, out of uniform and struggling to find the words to explain how this could happen. "This is just the kind of inexplicable violence that just rocks our city to the core. I assure you we are doing everything in our power and authority to bring a very quick resolution to this matter."
Witnesses say that two males were seen running north on Hovey Street around the time of the crime and police collected evidence north of the house where the shooting took place, including guns possibly discarded by the suspects as they fled. When daylight came upon the scene, police found gun shells on the side of the house.
"We are going to do everything we can to bring these suspects into custody very quickly," Spears said. "It is the worst day in the life of many of these people that have been affected by this brutal act of violence."
Mayor Greg Ballard spoke Tuesday, saying he understands the anger the community feels over the shooting, but hopes people don't let their anger get the best of them.
"I want the citizens to really maintain their sense of outrage. That's what I want them to do," he said. "It must be channeled appropriately. We understand that, but we can't forget these things happen."
Family members quickly rushed to the scene, and more officers were called in to assist in crowd control. Other officers offered comfort to distraught friends and family as snow fell on the scene.
The Great Commission Church of God on North Arsenal Avenue opened its doors to let families of the victims get out of the cold, and members of the IMPD chaplain's office were on hand to lend assistance.
The church is holding a prayer vigil for the victims of the shooting Tuesday at 5 p.m.
Friday, May 24 2013 11:46 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:46:25 GMT
A woman faces sentencing Friday for her part in the shooting death of a female basketball star. The shooting happened last July at Ben Davis Park on the city's west side. Witnesses say Vincennes UniversityMore >>
A woman faces sentencing Friday for her part in the shooting death of a female basketball star.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:19 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:19:14 GMT
Police are seeking criminal charges against two missing campers who were found on the Indiana National Guard's Camp Atterbury. Bartholomew County sheriff's Maj. Todd Noblitt says the two men, ages 19More >>
Bartholomew County sheriff's Maj. Todd Noblitt says the two men, ages 19 and 20, were found Wednesday after a ground and air search for several hours by police officers and soldiers of the Atterbury grounds near Edinburgh.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 5:02 PM EDT2013-05-24 21:02:40 GMT
A pedestrian was seriously hurt after being struck by a police officer on the east side of Indianapolis. The accident happened around 9:30 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of 42nd Street and EmersonMore >>
The family of Richard Allen Moore told Eyewitness News that he was killed in the accident.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:29 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:29:00 GMT
Authorities say a cat might have started a central Indiana house fire by knocking over a lamp. The fire happened Thursday in the town of Chesterfield just east of Anderson. Chesterfield deputy fire chiefMore >>
Authorities say a cat might have started a central Indiana house fire by knocking over a lamp.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 11:22 AM EDT2013-05-24 15:22:46 GMT
It will likely be months before a judge rules on whether a new trial should be granted to a man convicted of killing an Indiana University student who disappeared during a 2000 bike ride. A Morgan CountyMore >>
It will likely be months before a judge rules on whether a new trial should be granted to a man convicted of killing an Indiana University student who disappeared during a 2000 bike ride.More >>
Thursday, May 23 2013 4:20 PM EDT2013-05-23 20:20:10 GMT
One of Indiana's largest health systems says it's cutting an undisclosed number of jobs by June 30 because of increasing economic and competitive pressure on the health care industry. Indianapolis-basedMore >>
One of Indiana's largest health systems says it's cutting an undisclosed number of jobs by June 30 because of increasing economic and competitive pressure on the health care industry.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 3:37 PM EDT2013-05-24 19:37:35 GMT
An act of credit card fraud has been traced back to a downtown Indianapolis restaurant. Some workers upstairs love walking downstairs for a bite at Ike and Jonesy's downtown. But they say the bite isMore >>
The owner of Ike & Jonesy's downtown says he is working to find out how the credit and debit cards of several customers and employees could have been compromised.More >>
Friday, May 24 2013 10:26 AM EDT2013-05-24 14:26:01 GMT
Officials with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway tell Eyewitness News that 35 runners from the Midwest who did not complete the Boston Marathon because of the tragedy there will be finishing that race atMore >>
The Speedway invited runners to cross the finish line on race day morning before the start of the race. They will be running from Turn Four across the historic Yard of Bricks.More >>