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As violent crime rises in Indianapolis, we're all worried. But we don't want to live in fear. It's time to take our community back, and WTHR is helping by empowering you to understand the risks and deal with the problems in your neighborhood. Let's get busy making our home a safer place. We’re taking a new approach to covering crime in our city by taking an in-depth look at where the trouble spots are, the root causes and the solutions that city leaders and community members are exploring.

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Indianapolis man convicted of raping wife to spend five years in prison Video included

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An Indianapolis man convicted of raping his wife was sentenced to five years behind bars for a probation violation in the 2011 case.
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Police arrest armed robbery suspect in northeast Indianapolis

Police say a man robbed the Dollar General store on N. Keystone Ave. Wednesday night. Police say a man robbed the Dollar General store on N. Keystone Ave. Wednesday night.
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Metro police arrested a suspect minutes after he allegedly robbed a store on the northeast side of Indianapolis Wednesday. More>>

Young mother recovering from hit-and-run crash Video included

Casey was hit by an SUV Saturday. The vehicle's driver fled the scene. Casey was hit by an SUV Saturday. The vehicle's driver fled the scene.
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A young Indianapolis mother will have to learn to walk again after getting dragged by a hit-and-run driver. More>>

Person shot early Wednesday morning on city's north side

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Police responded to a person shot in the leg outside his apartment around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday in the 3500 block of Pennsylvania Avenue. More>>

Police use "game show" as education tool with youth Video included

Metro police are using a "Jeopardy!"-style game to educate youth. Metro police are using a "Jeopardy!"-style game to educate youth.
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Metro Police are trying a new way to reach teenagers and help stop the surge in youth violence in our city. More>>

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    Steve Jefferson Crimebeat Reporter Crimebeat reporter Steve Jefferson joined the Eyewitness News team in June 2002. Steve's news experience includes reporting and anchoring at TV and Radio Stations
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    Find Crimestoppers' Most Wanted list for Central Indiana as well as press releases and Most Wated posters. You can even sumit an anonymous tip to the organization. Crimestoppers' mission is to profile selected felony crimes and fugitives and accept information on any felony crime or fugitive.More >>
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