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Ballard Announces Comprehensive Crime Plan

Indianapolis residents would get more police, more early childhood intervention but also more taxes under a plan announced today by Mayor Greg Ballard.

Pence Says Comprehensive Approach Needed to Fight Crime

With the recent spike in violence in Indianapolis and other parts of the state, Indiana Governor Mike Pence today outlined what the state is doing to help fight crime.

Summer Celebration Safety

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard had high marks for law enforcement, families and the faith-based community for keeping the second Saturday night of Indiana Black Expo safe and mostly issue free.

Indiana Convenience Stores File News Challenges to Cold Beer Law

Executives and members of the Indiana Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (IPCA) announced today that they will continue their legal challenge of Indiana’s law governing the sale of cold beer.

Bayh Says Hogsett Should Run for Indy Mayor

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Former U.S. Senator Evan Bayh is happy to say outgoing U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett should run for Mayor Indianapolis, but he was less than forthcoming about his own political future.

State Ends Fiscal year with $2 Billion in the Bank

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State Auditor Suzanne Crouch reports Indiana will close out the fiscal year with about $2 billion in the bank, despite some declining revenue and increased expenditures.

Ethics Panel Approves Bennett Settlement

The State Ethics commission has approved a settlement involving former Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett.

Pence, Lawmakers Open to Mandatory-Minimum Sentencing

Although violent offenders will serve more time behind bars under Indiana’s new criminal code, Governor Mike Pence and State Representative Greg Steuerwald (R-Avon)  both say they are open to looking at mandatory-minimum sentencing for violent gun crimes.

Curry Considering Death Penalty

Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry says his office will consider whether to seek the death penalty against Major Davis, Jr. who has been formally charged in the murder of IMPD Officer Perry Renn.

Public Safety Asks for More Support and More Dollars

The heads of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department and Fraternal Order of Police are asking the public for more support, financial and otherwise, in an effort to address Indy’s crime problem.