With a low unemployment rate in Hamilton County—2.5% last month—some employers see the inmates as an untapped workforce and are more than willing to give them a chance, helping inmates overcome one of the biggest hurdles they immediately face upon release
The former high-ranking executive for ACTnano Inc., ChaCha and Brightpoint pleaded guilty in August to theft and acting as an unregistered broker-dealer. He was already facing monetary judgements of more than $740,000 in two related civil cases.
Jacqueline Fitzgerald, who was terminated in June 2017 after 17 years at the bond bank, admitted to stealing funds by claiming inappropriate benefit leave payouts.
A 25-year-old Fishers woman has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison after she pleaded guilty to identity theft and defrauding banks of more than $115,000.
Jim Merritt, who will formally announce his campaign Thursday afternoon, told IBJ he was running for mayor because he “loves my city,” and is concerned about the city’s high number of murders and “rampant homelessness.”
Minority Leader Mike McQuillen, who said the purpose of the proposal was intended to curb panhandling and increase the sense of safety downtown, withdrew the proposal.
Local Fraternal Order of Police President Rick Snyder called the billboard a "canary in the coalmine," saying that the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has been losing officers to other cities at an alarming rate.
Indiana's sheriffs say they need more state money to cover the costs of holding low-level nonviolent felons in county jails.
IBJ reporter Hayleigh Colombo talks to the mayor about whether he’ll seek a second term and why he says the job is the hardest he’s ever had.
A federal appeals court says Indianapolis doesn't have to pay the legal fees of a police officer who successfully defended a lawsuit accusing him of negligence.
An Indiana law allowing authorities to temporarily remove guns from those considered a risk to others or themselves has helped reduce the state's firearm-related suicides, according to a University of Indianapolis study.
In the scheme, a husband and wife would assume false identities and scam consumer electronics from Amazon, prosecutors said. They would sell the goods to an associate, often in parking lots in Indianapolis.
Maurice Dunlap, 40, was charged with two counts of aggravated battery, one count of theft and one count of attempted fraud. Restaurant owner Grant Redmond remained in intensive care Thursday.
A press release from the city stated that Troy Riggs joined the Denver Department of Public Safety last year as deputy director—a role he must have had for just a quick stint, considering he listed the Sagamore Institute as his job on Linkedin until November.
City officials are considering an ordinance to crack down on hotels and motels they say are a magnet for crime, pose a danger to area residents, and drain city police and fire resources.
The unanimous vote also gave approval for the city to spend $4.2 million to acquire 140 acres of land from Citizens Energy Group as the site for the new jail, courthouses and mental health center.
The same proposal also authorizes the city to spend $4.2 million for the acquisition of 140 acres of land from Citizens Energy Group as the site for the new jail, courthouses and mental health center.
Slayings in Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis are becoming concentrated into small areas where people are dying at a pace not seen in years, if ever. Around them, much of the rest of the city is growing more peaceful, even as the total number of homicides rises.
Indianapolis officials say they’ll continue boosting the size of the city’s police force and expanding support for neighborhood anti-crime efforts in response to a seven-year trend of increasing homicides.
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the creation of the Violent Crime Reduction Coordinating Committee during a meeting Monday in Indianapolis with the Ten Point Coalition.