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.
Hundreds of legislative employees can now carry handguns at the Indiana Statehouse and adjacent state office buildings, but with some limitations.
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.
Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett announced Tuesday that he directed the Office of Finance and Management to identify the funds as a method of strengthening trust between the Indianapolis community and local law enforcement.
An Indianapolis-area police department's decision to hire the police chief's son has raised concerns about nepotism.
The 40,000-square-foot building would be constructed on a vacant 24-acre remediated property commonly known as the Firestone site, south of Division Street near 18th Street.
A North Meridian office building was evacuated and several people were taken to hospitals after a bad odor in the building was reported.
The U.S. Justice Department said it chose cities that have higher-than-average rates of violence and showed receptiveness to receiving assistance.
The Indianapolis Bond Bank is looking for firms interested in working on the city’s new criminal justice center—from providing civil engineering services to mechanical, electrical and plumbing work. The city will select contractors sometime after Aug. 1.
Two days after 22 people were killed at a concert in Manchester, England, speedway President Doug Boles outlined the track's security plan and urged fans to arrive early and stay patient.
One of Indiana's top concert venues is stepping up security measures following a suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people.
The Senate voted 39-7 to approve changes made in the House, sending the bill to the governor’s desk.
The House panel approved Sen. Jim Tomes' proposal in a 9-3 vote, sending it to the full House. The Senate previously approved it 40-9.
Senators voted 85-12 Wednesday to approve the nomination of former Indiana Sen. Dan Coats, making him the fifth person to hold the post created after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Local leaders are expected to vote Monday on proposals that would end smoking in all bars and restaurants.
The Indiana House has approved a bill to allow those protected by an order of protection to carry handguns without a license.
The state audit says the department didn’t have sufficient internal policies to ensure funds used for confidential drug buys were secure from loss.