City-County Council

City-County Council Democrats propose $13 minimum wage for city-county workers

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A new proposal calls for establishing "a minimum living wage" of $13/hour for all full time City-County workers.Read more

Council approves plan to put panhandlers to work

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The City-County Council unanimously approved a measure Monday night that would put panhandlers to work.Read more

Violent crime rate prompts two former police officers to run for council

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - The new year is off to a deadly start in Indianapolis.Metro police have investigated 12 homicides since January 1. This comes after the...Read more


Man gets probation for letting dog freeze, putting body in dumpster

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An Indianapolis man has pleaded guilty to letting his dog freeze to death during an arctic blast in January.Read more

Former IMPD officer Sherron Franklin seeks return to City-County Council

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Sherron Franklin filed paperwork with the Marion County Clerk’s Office Wednesday for election in District 5.Read more

Committee approves measure to use parking revenue to curb homelessness

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The change still must be approved by the full council.Read more

City-County Council elects new leadership with less fanfare than last year

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The City-County Council votes Monday night on its new leadership as it does at the start of every year. Read more

Council not likely to approve 'No Sit, No Lie' ordinance in current form

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Homelessness and panhandling downtown are something many of us see and something that city leaders are now trying to address.Read more

Hogsett announces new effort to address homelessness and panhandling downtown

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Mayor Joe Hogsett announced a new initiative aimed at curbing homelessness and panhandling downtown.Read more


Proposal to triple council pay raises eyebrows

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A proposal to increase the base pay for Indianapolis City-Council councilors by nearly 200% will be introduced at Monday night's council meeting.Read more

2 councilors among nearly 50 cited in downtown protest

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They were fighting for better pay and health insurance for janitors.Read more