John Keeler was indicted this week by a federal grand jury on two new charges related to illegally using campaign donations to lower the taxable income for Centaur Holdings, parent of the casino company where Keeler was vice president and general counsel.
Marion County prosecutor facing criticism after FedEx shooting
The leader of the Indianapolis police union said Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears “failed to do his part” when he chose not to bring Brandon Scott Hole before a judge for a hearing under Indiana’s “red flag” law.Read More
Sikh group wants probe of gunman’s possible supremacist link
The Sikh Coalition’s request came a day after Indianapolis police released a report stating that an officer who seized a shotgun from Brandon Scott Hole’s home after his arrest in March 2020 saw what he identified as white supremacist websites on Hole’s computer.Read More
Marion County prosecutor did not ‘red flag’ suspected FedEx shooter after gun incident last year
Ryan Mears said he did not “red flag” the FedEx shooter because his family agreed to give up a shotgun and mental health professionals did not commit him to a psych ward or prescribe additional medication.Read More
Vigil offers opportunities for healing, rememberance of FedEx shooting victims
The vigil came about 43 hours after police say former employee Brandon Hole opened fire in the parking lot and inside the FedEx ground center at 8951 Mirabel Road, killing eight before turning the gun on himself.Read More
Host Mason King talks with IBJ reporters Leslie Bonilla Muñiz and Mickey Shuey about why Marion County Prosecutor Ryan Mears is hesitant about moving to the Twin Aire site and why the mayor wants the office at the campus.
Prosecutors say the defendant used a Ponzi-style scheme to induce 100 individuals to sink more than $11 million into his companies.
Four of the eight people killed by Brandon Scott Hole on April 15 were members of the city’s Sikh community, but investigators said Wednesday he did not appear to be motivated by bias. Rather, Hole was suicidal and wanted to “demonstrate his masculinity.”
The inspector general’s office found that “despite the extraordinarily serious nature” of the claims against USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar, FBI officials in Indianapolis did not respond with the “utmost seriousness and urgency that the allegations deserved and required.”
Thousands of organizations—largely firms that remotely manage the IT infrastructure of others—were infected in at least 17 countries in the assault. The notorious REvil gang is seeking tens of millions of dollars in extortion payments.
Law enforcement agencies across the country experienced a wave of retirements and departures in the year since George Floyd’s death. Meanwhile, hiring has slowed.
In addition to more money for IMPD, the proposal includes spending on domestic violence reduction, mental health capabilities and juvenile intervention.
The incident occurred under the entrance canopy at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, across from the Indiana State Museum and near White River State Park.
All “red flag” cases filed by Indianapolis police will now come before a judge after an Indiana prosecutor was criticized for declining to use the law to pursue court hearings against the man who killed eight people at a FedEx facility last month.
Last year was the worst to date in terms of the economic toll from ransomware, with demands to victims averaging more than $100,000 and in some cases totaling tens of millions of dollars.
FedEx said it plans to gradually ramp up operations. Employees were given the choice whether to return to work on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the company said it has donated $1 million to a survivor’s fund.
Across America, communities prepared for the worst. They put up barriers and called in reinforcements. They boarded up windows and declared emergencies. They were bracing for Derek Chauvin to be acquitted of George Floyd’s murder, but that didn’t happen.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the explosive case that triggered worldwide protests and a furious reexamination of racism and policing.
Authorities say they don’t yet know, and might never know, the reason 19-year-old suspected shooter Brandon Hole opened fire at his former workplace, but the attack has created unease in the Sikh community.
The renewed momentum for gun-control legislation after House action in March comes as authorities in Indiana said they do not know what broke down in the existing process that’s meant to prevent the bloodshed that took place.
Here’s a look at the eight people who lost their lives Thursday in the tragic mass shooting at the FedEx facility in Indianapolis.
The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office has not said whether it sought to have Brandon Hole declared a dangerous person after a 2020 incident in which his mother told police he was suicidal. If a court had ruled he was dangerous, state law could have prevented him from buying another gun.
Brandon Scott Hole, a former FedEx employee who apparently killed himself after the rampage, purchased the guns in July and September, police said.