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Indy teen shot twice in one week; Family wants answers

INDIANAPOLIS — In a span of just 24 hours, four people were killed and four others were wounded in shootings across the city. One of the injured victims includes a 17-year-old boy, whose family is pushing for answers after he was hurt in two shootings, just days apart, when someone fired shots into his east […]
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Docs: Police arrest brother for killing sister while her kids at home

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A 30-year-old man was arrested after the shooting death of his 37-year-old sister Wednesday night at a home on the far southwest side of Indianapolis. Krystopher Monroe, of Gary, was listed Thursday afternoon as an inmate in the Marion County jail on a preliminary charge of murder. The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office will decide what charges to file against Monroe in the death of Ashlee Atkins. A court date was set for Tuesday morning, online jail data says.
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IMPD investigating 3 Indianapolis shootings in 90 minutes

INDIANAPOLIS — Police responded to a shooting on Indy’s near northwest side that left a person in critical condition. The incident was one of several shootings around Indianapolis in about 90 minutes Wednesday. According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, officers responded to the 3700 block of Guion Road at approximately 6:20 p.m. Police said […]

IMPD homicide detectives arrest suspect for alleged involvement in homicide of his sister

IMPD homicide detectives arrested 30-year-old Krystopher Monroe for his alleged involvement in the homicide of his sister. On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, just after 6:00 PM, IMPD Southwest District officers were dispatched to the 8700 block of Hosta Way on a report of a person shot. Officers arrived and located an adult female who sustained injuries consistent with a gunshot wound(s). Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) arrived, and the victim was unfortunately pronounced deceased at the scene.


INDIANAPOLIS — 30-year-old Krystopher Monroe was arrested Wednesday evening for the murder of his sister. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police were called to Hosta Way after hearing of a shooting. There, they found Monroe and his sister, Ashlee Atkins, who had been shot. When paramedics arrived, they determined that she was dead.

State Road 37 rebuild in Fishers curbed indefinitely. Here's why and what it means for drivers.

Soaring construction costs will force an indefinite delay on the State Road 37 road project through Fishers, Mayor Scott Fadness said. The SR 37 reconstruction, already over budget and behind schedule, was supposed to finish at the end of 2023. But the mayor said construction bids for the interchange at 141st Street — the last in the 2-mile-long project — came in well above what was budgeted, so the city decided not to hire any firms.

IMPD arrest man accused of murdering his sister

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department have arrested a 30-year-old man accused of shooting and killing his sister on Wednesday night. According to police, officers responded to the 8700 block of Hosta Way on Wednesday evening at approximately 6 p.m. on report of a person shot. The Hosta Way shooting was one of three shooting incidents to happen in Indianapolis Wednesday meaning in a span of less than 90 minutes.

IMPD: 15-year-old wounded in near east side shooting

INDIANAPOLIS — An investigation is underway after a 15-year-old was injured early Friday in a shooting on Indianapolis' near east side. An IMPD spokesperson said officers answering a report of a person shot discovered a victim in the 2900 block of East New York Street. The location is just east of North Rural Street.

Binford Boulevard ramp onto I-465 in northeast Indianapolis to close for 3 years

After the Fourth of July weekend, a major ramp onto the I-465/I-69 interchange in northeast Indianapolis will close for about three years. The northbound Binford Boulevard ramp onto westbound I-465 will close the morning of July 5 as part of a years-long state project to reconstruct the interchange and widen the interstates, dubbed the "Clear Path" project by the Indiana Department of Transportation.
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Decatur County man killed in tractor accident

— A Decatur County man was killed in a mowing accident Wednesday night west of Adams. The Decatur County Sheriff’s Office says responders were called around 9:37 pm to a report of a tractor that went into a creek on the 4900 block of County Road 300 North. When...

15 new Indiana laws going into effect on July 1

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana General Assembly has more work to do at the Statehouse, with Gov. Eric Holcomb calling the legislature back for a special session on July 6. Lawmakers are expected to take up the governor’s plan to distribute $225 payments to Indiana taxpayers as part of a proposal to help Hoosiers with gas […]