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Community center to offer summer jobs, keep teens out of crime

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Inner-city teenagers especially are at risk of being recruited to do criminals' dirty work. One community member is trying to stop that.Read more

Community leaders concerned after recent robberies involving teenagers

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In less than a week's time, police have suspected teenagers to be behind robberies at two dollar stores and a Taco Bell in Indianapolis.Read more

Police make arrest for February murder of 26-year-old woman

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Candice Pigee was shot and killed on the east side this past February.Read more

Lawmakers create study committee to study Indiana booze laws

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A revamp of Indiana's alcohol laws is one of the major issues that Statehouse leaders are picking for further study in the coming months.Read more


Mayor Hogsett continues home demolitions

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One of the mayor's initiatives, beginning in 2016, promised to demolish hundreds of abandoned homes to help clean up neighborhoods and eliminate crime.Read more

Indiana man gets quick $2K to settle complaint about Anderson police

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An Indiana man who filed a complaint about a confrontation with police officer ended up getting a $2,000 check to settle the matter a week later.Read more

Census: Indianapolis drops one notch to 15th largest US city

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New Census figures show Indianapolis is now the 15th largest U.S. city, dropping one notch behind Columbus, Ohio.Read more

IMPD investigating string of downtown sexual assaults

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After a string of three sexual assaults reported in downtown over two days, police are comparing them to decide if the suspect could be the same person.Read more

Anderson man filed police complaint, received $2,000 a week later

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A full investigation is still underway, but the city paid him $2,000 to settle the matter beforehand to avoid litigation.Read more

5 things you need to know for Thursday, May 25

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Happy Thursday! Here are five things you need to know this morning...Read more

Sentencing for father of Baby Janna rescheduled

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Per request of his lawyers, the Fairbanks' sentencing has been postponed more than a month.Read more

Armour Eckrich recalls breakfast sausage shipped to Indiana

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The Smok-y Cheddar breakfast sausage was shipped to distribution centers in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.Read more


Runners learn tools for defense against attackers

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Dozens of runners, mostly women, came together Wednesday to learn how to protect themselves.Read more

Dijon's family remembers 'courageous' person with NFL dreams

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A westside shooting death leaves lives upended, a family torn, a promising college football career in the dust.Read more

Mentors concerned about recent rash of crime involving youth and guns

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Community activist and mentor Robert Jackson is concerned about the rash of kid robberies, especially since in all of the cases, at least one of the youngsters is...Read more

Sebastien Bourdais leaves hospital

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Sebastien Bourdais walked out of Methodist hospital Wednesday afternoon. Bourdais tweeted about his journey....Read more

IMS has two-part safety plan for Indianapolis 500

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The weather warning system at IMS gives fans a chance to make their own decision regarding where to go during severe weather.Read more