Accused triple killer faces court over release violations

INDIANAPOLIS — Accused triple killer Caden Smith appeared before Marion Superior Judge Jennifer Prinz Harrison as his attorney argued in vain that the teenager did not violate the judge’s orders when he was caught allegedly dealing drugs and guns on social media after she trusted him to be free on pre-trial release. On October 14th, […]
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What is the white paper revolution?

Chinese protesters have turned to a uniquely plain everyday object in their demonstrations against the strict “zero COVID” strategy — a blank sheet of paper. As mass demonstrations first erupted in major cities across China last weekend, protesters could be seen holding up the blank sheets of white paper, leading some to dub the protests […]

‘I didn’t do nothing’: Police say ex-Stinesville officer had been thrown out of bar before crashing car, leaving scene

INDIANAPOLIS – “I didn’t do nothing.” That’s what investigators allege a former reserve officer for the Stinesville Police Department told the driver and passenger of a truck he’d rear-ended with his marked police vehicle before leaving the scene. Doug Rutoskey, 36, faces multiple misdemeanor charges in connection with the Nov. 20 incident, including operating a […]

Mike Braun to run for Indiana governor in 2024

INDIANAPOLIS – Mike Braun will make a run at Indiana’s highest office. The U.S. senator filed paperwork Wednesday morning signaling his intent to run for Indiana governor. The move would open up a Senate seat in 2024. Politico first reported about the filing. “Mike Braun has filed his paperwork to run for governor and will […]

‘Age doesn’t bother me at all’: Docs show convos between former Columbus high school teacher and teen decoy

JENNINGS COUNTY, Ind. — “You ever been with someone my age before?” “Yes.” “Oh nice. How old was he?” “14.” Court documents allege a former Columbus North High School teacher told a 14-year-old decoy he had been with other teenagers before. John Johnson, 52, was arrested on Wednesday, November 23 after the Jennings County Sheriff’s […]

Indiana man, nephew arrested in Jan. 6 Capitol breach

CROWN POINT, Ind. — An Indiana man and his nephew were arrested on felony charges in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol breach. Dale Huttle, 61, of Crown Point, and his nephew Matthew Huttle, 40, of Hebron, are accused of entering the U.S. Capitol during the riot. Dale Huttle is accused of engaging in at […]

6 displaced following house fire on Indy’s near southwest side

INDIANAPOLIS — Six people were displaced following a house fire on the near southwest side of Indianapolis. Firefighters responded to the fire on W. Miller Street (near the intersection of S. Harding and W. Minnesota) sometime before 6:30 a.m. The fire was extinguished by 7:30 a.m. with fortunately no one injured. Officials said six people […]

Silver Alert issued for Newton County man

NEWTON COUNTY, Ind. — A statewide Silver Alert has been declared for a Newton County man. The Newton County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the disappearance of Jerry Peyton. He is a 76-year-old white male. He is 5’11” and 177 pounds with brown hair and green eyes. He was last seen wearing a black coat, gray […]

Male killed in shooting on Indy’s east side

INDIANAPOLIS – Police are investigating after a man was found shot to death near a roadway early Wednesday morning on Indy’s east side. Police were called to the 600 block of Woods Crossing Drive around 2 a.m. for a “person down.” When officers arrived, they located a man unresponsive in a grassy area near the […]