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Obituary: Mary Mathews

Mary Mathews, Grandma-Great to those who loved her best, went home to her lord, on June 22, 2022. She was 96. Mary was the daughter of Sylvia and Herbert Eilert. She was the proud graduate of Arsenal Technical High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. Vernon Mathews was the love of Mary’s life. She was married to him for 56 years but loved him for 76 years. They are together again in paradise.

Crews locate body of Indianapolis man missing in Monroe Lake

MONROE COUNTY, Ind. — Search crews located an Indianapolis man who went missing in the water at Monroe Lake Sunday afternoon. Conservation officers said 34-year-old David Alejendor Mora-Segura was boating with friends when he disappeared beneath the surface of the water around 2 p.m. Emergency crews searched for Mora-Segura...

Search underway at Lake Monroe for missing Indianapolis man

A search for an Indianapolis man is underway after he went missing in the water at Monroe Lake yesterday. At approximately 2 p.m., David Alejendor Mora-Segura, 34, was boating with friends when he disappeared beneath the surface of the water. Responding agencies searched for Mora-Segura until nightfall when the operation...
Texas Monthly

An Indiana Man Put a (Smoke) Ring on It at Franklin Barbecue

WHO: Matt McKinney and Kelly Dickey, barbecue fans who live in Indianapolis. WHAT: A successful pit room proposal and a smoky engagement gift from the most famous barbecue joint in Texas. WHY IT’S SO GREAT: Popping the big question is stressful enough. Add in a cross-country road trip, an hours-long...

2 Indiana men charged with trafficking guns from Indianapolis to Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) -- Two Indiana men were charged with federal firearm violations for trafficking 10 guns from Indianapolis to Chicago last week.Devante Brown, 27, and Corey Sartin, 19, both of Indianapolis, were charged with conspiracy and willfully dealing firearms without a license, according to federal prosecutors. Brown was also charged with illegally possessing firearms as a previously convicted felon. Both men were arrested Friday and were scheduled to make their initial court appearances Monday in Chicago.Brown and Sartin illegally sold the 10 firearms, including four semiautomatic rifles, four semiautomatic handguns and two privately-made ghost guns, to undercover law enforcement officers...

Divers find body of Indianapolis man who disappeared in Lake Monroe Sunday

Divers recovered the body of a 34-year-old Indianapolis man Monday afternoon during a search at Lake Monroe, where he went missing in the water while boating with friends on Sunday. The body of David Alejendor Mora-Segura was recovered at 2:44 p.m. in 20 feet of water near where he was last seen at 2 p.m. Sunday. An autopsy will determine an exact cause of death. ...
Fox 59

Free Black culture fest coming to Indy this Saturday

INDIANAPOLIS — A free festival that celebrates the creativity and diversity of Black culture in Indianapolis is coming to the city this Saturday. Organizer Teresa Reynolds said on today’s Indy Now segment that her festival, “For the Culture” fest, is a family-friendly event that was partially funded and inspired by a grant from the Central Indiana Community Foundation.

Researchers validate new screening tool to decrease suicidality risk

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are studying new ways to predict to prevent suicidality. The team recently published findings about the effectiveness of a new risk assessment tool in the Springer Nature journal Discover Mental Health. "One person dies by suicide every 40 seconds worldwide, but suicides are...

Driver killed in 2 car crash, second driver ran from scene

INDIANAPOLIS — One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash that now involves a DUI investigation. Around 6 p.m. Friday night, IMPD said a Jeep hit a van on North Shadeland Avenue on the east side, just north of Washington Street. The driver of the van was killed, and a passenger in the van was […]

Do entrepreneurs need to invest in their technical skills?

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) Scott Jones, Founder and President of Eleven Fifty Academy, joined us today to discuss the importance of technical skills in new businesses. “There are a lot of entrepreneurs who are trying to get into business, and they have a brilliant idea, but most of those ideas are either enabled by or disabled by a knowledge of tech,” Jones said.
Indianapolis Recorder

Review: George Clinton: From Indiana Avenue to the Mothership, the best of Parliament-Funkadelic in Naptown

In 2019, George Clinton announced that he was retiring from the stage. Parliament-Funkadelic’s farewell tour ended in early 2020, just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States. But at some point during the COVID-19 shutdown, Clinton had a change of heart. In March of 2022, Clinton announced that his beloved P-Funk crew would return to the road.
Inside Indiana Business

RecycleForce awarded $2M to support job training, employment

Indianapolis-based nonprofit RecycleForce has been awarded $2 million from the U.S. Department of Labor. The funding is part of the department’s initial round of grants to support job training and supportive services for justice-involved young people. RecycleForce provides electronics recycling services, as well as transitional employment, training and support...