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Mother and Child Hurt from Car that Crashed into Home

INDIANAPOLIS — A woman and her child were sent to the hospital from a car crash in their own home. The Wayne Township Fire Department released a video to Facebook showing the damage done to the west side home on Oliver Avenue – in a neighborhood by Washington and Lynhurst Drive.

5 Movies Set in Indiana You Won't Want to Miss

Indiana isn’t just home to the Indianapolis 500 and a world-famous college basketball team—it’s also been the backdrop to some of Hollywood’s most iconic films. From romantic comedies to baseball dramas, these five movies perfectly capture the magic of The Hoosier State.

Queen of Free: Affordable breakfast ideas

INDIANAPOLIS — The price of eggs may be higher than ever, but they are still one of the least expensive sources of protein you can add to your diet. Cherie Lowe, the Queen of Free, writes in her weekly blog that the average price per dozen is $4.25 nationwide. "At my local Kroger," said Lowe, "they’re still coming in at under $3. But even at $4.25/dozen that still shakes out to roughly $0.35/egg or $0.75 for two for breakfast."
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Death of Tyre Nichols sparks protests, shock and outrage across the country.

In the early evening of January 27, authorities in Memphis, Tennessee released video footage of Tyre Nichols being beaten by Memphis Police Officers. The video showed five officers repeatedly striking Nichols with their fists, boots and batons as they also hurled verbal insults at him. After the officers savagely beat Nichols, it took 23 minutes before paramedics – who were already on the scene – prepared to place Nichols on a stretcher.

Shots Fired Investigation Leads to Officer Involved Shooting

INCIDENT TYPE:  Shots Fired Investigation Leads to Officer Involved Shooting    INCIDENT LOCATION:   5800 Winding Way Ln   ASSIGNED DETECTIVE:  Sergeant Erika Jones, [email protected] *Media inquiries should be made to [email protected] *   The information provided is preliminary and subject to change.   On Sunday, January 29, 2023, at approximately 3:00 a.m. IMPD officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Broad Ripple Ave on a report of shots fired.  There, officers spoke with a female who stated she was involved in a disturbance with the father of her child. She told officers the suspect fired at least one shot striking her vehicle as she drove away.  Detectives responded to investigate and began looking for the suspect to arrest him for intimidation, criminal recklessness, unlawful possession of a firearm by a domestic batterer, and battery.  Detectives were not able to locate him until later in the day.    Just after 4:00 p.m., IMPD North District officers located the suspect outside a vehicle at the BP gas station at E 38 th St and Fall Creek Blvd.  Officers attempted to detain the suspect but he got into a vehicle a drove away.  Officers attempted to stop him by activating their lights and sirens, but the vehicle failed to stop.  A brief pursuit followed until the suspect vehicle crashed into an uninvolved vehicle.  The occupants of the uninvolved vehicle were checked out by medics and released.  The two occupants of the suspect vehicle fled on foot westbound across Binford Blvd, through a ditch, over a fence, one suspect fired shots at officers at 5800 Winding Way Ln, and three officers returned fire striking the suspect.   Officers provided medical aid to the suspect until medics arrived.  Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services ( IEMS ) arrived and transported the individual to Methodist Hospital in critical condition.  The second suspect, also an adult male, was not injured but was transported to Eskenazi Hospital due to a complaint of chest pain.   Detectives located a handgun with an extended magazine outside the passenger door of the suspect vehicle as well as a handgun with an extended magazine and Glock switch where the suspect involved in the shooting was located. (photos of the firearms are attached)   Multiple body-worn cameras were activated during this incident.   The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency responded to identify and collect potential forensic evidence.   Marion County Prosecutor’s Office ( MCPO ) responded to the scene to assist in the investigation.  The case will be presented to the MCPO for charging decisions.   No officers or uninvolved citizens were injured as a result of the exchange of gunfire.  Detectives are confident there is no ongoing threat to the community.    The  IMPD  Critical Incident Response Team responded to the scene to conduct the criminal investigation. The Indianapolis-Marion County Forensic Services Agency is assisting with this investigation.    A separate administrative investigation is being conducted by IMPD Internal Affairs. The officers who fired their guns have been placed on administrative leave as is standard procedure in an officer involved shooting investigation.    The civilian-majority Use of Force Review Board will conduct a mandatory hearing for any attempted use of deadly force against a person. This occurs after the conclusion of the criminal process.   The Police Officer Support Team (POST) responded to provide peer support for officers.  The IMPD Chaplain’s Office responded to assist with those involved.   Detectives continue to canvass the area for witnesses and other evidence. Anyone with information is asked to call. Detective Sergeant Erika Jones at the homicide office by calling 317-327-3475.  Alternatively, anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 317-262-TIPS.   The suspects should be considered innocent unless and until proven guilty.    Case Number – IP230009762 Case Number of Earlier Incident -- IP230009615  
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Convicted felon sentenced for illegal firearm possession

Desmond Breaziel, 33, of Indianapolis, was sentenced Jan. 23 to 75 months in federal prison for illegally possessing a firearm. According to court documents, on March 7, 2022, Lawrence Police Dept. officers responded to a report of two men passed out in a parked Ford Explorer at a Waffle House parking lot. The driver, Breaziel, was unresponsive upon the officers’ arrival. When Breaziel woke up and exited the vehicle, he appeared confused and disoriented. Officers found a loaded Taurus .38 caliber handgun and approximately 81 pills containing methamphetamine on Breaziel’s person. A subsequent search of the vehicle uncovered a fanny pack containing marijuana and a digital scale.
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Slick conditions for the Monday AM commute

INDIANAPOLIS – Light wintry precipitation is expected overnight and this may lead to a few slick spots by the start of Monday morning. A strong high pressure system is taking hold of the North Central US and bringing frigid air with it. While the deep cold will stay out of our way, it will certainly have some impact on the state beginning with Monday morning.

Police investigate deadly overnight shooting

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after a deadly shooting Saturday morning. Officers said a passerby called police just after 5:30 a.m. to report a man’s body in the 1900 block of N. Oxford Street. Police said they found the man lying outside in the street, and he had injuries consistent with […]

Eminence, January 30 High School 🏀 Game Notice

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The Oldest Restaurant in Indiana is a Must-Visit

For many restaurants today, it's a feat to stay open for a few years, let alone centuries. But in the state of Indiana, one restaurant has survived the odds. Known as the oldest restaurant in the Hoosier State, The Log Inn was opened in 1825 by Henry Haub and has seen its fair share of remarkable guests over the course of its history.

This Was Named Indiana’s Most Popular Breakfast Spot

Who doesn't love a good hearty breakfast? Well, if you're looking for the best breakfast in the state of Indiana, look no further!. We have a lot of great restaurants scattered all throughout the state that serve up delicious breakfasts. You can guarantee that you will be waiting for a while at these popular breakfast spots. Rightfully so, the food is delicious, and not only that but you get a lot on your plate. Many of these places have become weekly traditions for breakfast among families. That being said, what breakfast spot in the state of Indiana is the best?

Tax credit program can help out low income households

INDIANA (WTHI) - The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority announced the recipients of the 2023 Low Income Housing Tax Credit program. The program works with private developers to construct and maintain affordable housing. More than 180 million dollars was awarded to 17 developments. The developments will create or preserve...

Indiana to begin dropping ineligible Medicaid members April 30

Hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers who have received their health coverage through Indiana Medicaid amid the COVID-19 pandemic will begin to be removed from the state's Medicaid rolls April 30 if they no longer meet standard eligibility guidelines. The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) recently confirmed the upcoming...

Mixed precipitation and flurries possible later tonight

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Later on tonight a mix of precipitation will arrive across central Indiana. Overall, this week as whole will be cooler. TONIGHT: Cloudy with a few areas of freezing drizzle or flurries mainly in the early morning hours. Low temperatures in the upper 20s. TOMORROW: Spotty morning...

State Reps hope for Project Lifesaver span all counties in Indiana

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - State representatives have presented a bill to make Project Lifesaver available to all counties in the state. Vigo County's Project Lifesaver helps find the cognitively disabled. Police use a wristband to help those who may wander off. However, only 33 counties are being served. State...