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Indy funeral home license suspended after body left out to decay

INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis funeral home’s license has been suspended after an investigation discovered the funeral director left town for a weekend leaving a body unattended and improperly cared for leading to advance decomposition and the family of the deceased unable to hold an open casket funeral. According to court documents, Rawls Mortuary Funeral Home […]
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WLKY's Fred Cowgill sues Trinity High School over injury suffered covering football game

Fred Cowgill, who has spent more than three decades as WLKY's sports director, is suing Trinity High School over an injury he sustained while covering the Shamrocks' first football game of the 2021 season from the sideline. Cowgill, 64, suffered a multi-ligamentous injury to his left knee, including a dislocated patella, during Trinity's game against Indiana's Carmel High School on Aug. 20, 2021, at Marshall Stadium in St. Matthews, according to a lawsuit his attorney filed...
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Did HSE Schools make the grade?

A data-driven analysis of Indiana’s top 20 elementary schools. US News & World Report publishes rankings for Best Colleges, Best High Schools, Best Elementary Schools, Best Middle Schools as well as other educational rankings. The data for schools, kindergarten through 12th grade, can be found at Using filters, the data can be sorted by many factors, including school name, grade level, location, and public school type. This provides a valuable data resource for parents as well as school administrators and school board members.

Indianapolis man charged in July homicide previously got deal in 2016 killing

An Indianapolis man charged in a July killing on the city’s southeast side was previously charged with murder in a 2016 case, according to court records. Najee Givens, 33, is facing a murder charge in connection with the shooting death of 25-year-old Timothy Lamont Rucker Jr., who was found dead inside a home in the 5200 block of Padre Lane on July 17.
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Carmel announces timeline for infrastructure improvements in Home Place

The City of Carmel has released details about its plans to improve roads and infrastructure in Home Place, with work set to begin next week. On or after Aug. 15, the construction of a multi-use path on 106th Street from Pennsylvania Street to College Avenue will begin. The path will be constructed along the south side of East 106th Street within the city’s right-of-way, with defined crossings at each intersecting roadway.

Body found in burning car at Eagle Creek Park

INDIANAPOLIS — One person is dead after being found in a burning car in Eagle Creek Park. The Pike Township Fire Department said they were called for a vehicle on fire around 1:40 p.m. Monday. Crews arrived to find a vehicle fully engulfed off the road in a wooded...

Mural pays tribute to slain 24-year-old Indiana officer

One day before his death, Noah Shahnavaz stopped to compliment the mural’s artist, not knowing the artwork would eventually pay tribute to his ultimate sacrifice — By Sarah Calams. The young officer not only made an impact within his community and department, but also with those he encountered...

Washington Commanders: Carson Wentz Underwhelming in Training Camp, Sam Howell Showing Promise

The Washington Commanders made an interesting move when they traded multiple day two picks for quarterback Carson Wentz. Wentz ended the 2021 season in such a catastrophic way, that it’s a surprising any team was willing to trade that much for him. Especially when you factor in the massive contract that Wentz is under. The Commanders obviously believed that Wentz could be the guy at quarterback. Do they still believe that after seeing him in action?

Man found shot in gas station parking lot, says IMPD

INDIANAPOLIS — Police say they have a person of interest in an overnight shooting in the parking lot of an east side gas station. Police were sent to the Conoco gas station at 5273 E. 38th Street (near N. Butler) around 2:35 a.m. for a report of a person shot outside. Responding officers found a […]