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Indianapolis killing ties record with 245 homicides in 2021

Nov. 26, 2021 14:22 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A shooting at an Indianapolis apartment complex killed a man early Friday, giving the city a record-tying 245 homicides so far this year with five weeks still remaining in 2021, police said. Officers responding to a report of a person shot found the...

Brady leads Bucs bunch back to Indy for another big game

Nov. 26, 2021 13:53 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tom Brady's NFL legacy runs right through Indianapolis. His beat the Colts in his first career start in 2001. Nine years later, he matched Brett Favre's NFL record for consecutive home wins (25) with a victory over Indy,. He even threw his 500th TD...

Police: Boy killed, 3 other kids injured in 2-car DUI crash

Nov. 26, 2021 13:04 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two vehicles allegedly driven by intoxicated motorists collided early Friday in Indianapolis, killing an 8-year-old boy and seriously injuring three other children, police said. Two adults were in a minivan with the four children when it struck a...

Indiana's top electric provider seeks rate increase approval

Nov. 26, 2021 09:29 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana's largest electric utility is seeking regulatory approval to raise its rates 1% every year until 2029 to pay for an $1.9 billion upgrade aimed at hardening its electric grid against severe weather. Plainfield-based Duke Energy Indiana filed...

Indianapolis man charged in 2020 slaying of girlfriend

Nov. 25, 2021 13:01 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indianapolis man has been charged with murdering his girlfriend, a year after he told police that she killed herself. John Henry, 49, was arrested on Wednesday and ordered held without bond in jail. Authorities have not said...

Big Ten preview: No. 2 Ohio St at No. 6 Michigan tops slate

Nov. 25, 2021 02:12 AM EST

Things to watch during Week 13 of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 2 Ohio State at No. 6 Michigan The stakes are as they should be for a late November showdown between top-10 teams: winner goes to the Big Ten...

Court revives lawsuit of teacher fired for same-sex marriage

Nov. 24, 2021 16:17 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a teacher who was fired from his job at a Catholic high school in Indianapolis for being in a same-sex marriage can proceed, a state appeals court ruled. A panel of the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled unanimously Tuesday that a...

Timeline extended for resettling Afghan refugees in Indiana

Nov. 23, 2021 17:20 PM EST

EDINBURGH, Ind. (AP) — Federal officials said Tuesday that they've pushed back their timeline to resettle roughly 4,100 Afghan refugees who are still at the Indiana National Guard’s Camp Atterbury training post more than two months after they arrived there. Limited...

Colts use blowout in Buffalo to prove they're playoff ready

Nov. 22, 2021 15:43 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts sent a loud, clear message to the NFL on Sunday. They're tested and playoff ready. After starting 1-4, the Colts have scrapped their way back into the postseason conversation by winning five of six. And on...

Biking advocates call for efforts to prevent fatal crashes

Nov. 22, 2021 15:09 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis biking advocates reeling from the deaths of seven people this year in collisions between vehicles and cyclists are calling for the city to do more to try to prevent such crashes. About two dozen cyclists held a moment of silence for...