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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

Beech Grove mayor receives award after standing up against Walmart

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"We don't want to fine you because we need money. We want you to curb your behavior, and be a good corporate citizen," said Mayor Dennis Buckley after declaring Walmart...Read more

Vandals destroy historic headstones

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Vandals targeted a cemetery in Franklin, damaging or destroying a dozen headstones.Read more

Indiana tech company to create 185 new jobs

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A cloud-based software company, myCOI, is expanding in Indianapolis and plans to create 185 high wage jobs by 2021.Read more

Ellen sends child presidential expert Macey to Indiana

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Macey Hensley is a kid who loves presidents and history, and she got to check out Hartford City's Civil War Days.Read more