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December, 2020

  • 3 December

    IMPD Homicide Detectives Make Arrest in Homicide Investigation

    On November 29, 2020 at approximately 08:24pm, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were dispatched to the 8800 block of Westfield Blvd. on the report of a person shot.  When officers arrived, they located a male suffering from injuries consistent with gunshot wound(s). Officers then located a female …

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  • 3 December

    Six awardees receive specialty crop grant funding

    INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 3, 2020) —  The Indiana State Department of Agriculture awarded more than $468,000 to six projects designed to grow the state’s specialty crop sector, funded by USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program. Specialty crops include fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and horticulture and nursery crops. “Our Hoosier farmers …

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  • 3 December

    Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges and DUI

    Vigo County – December 2, 2020, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Trooper Andrew Mattern was patrolling in the area of 10th Street and Harrison, when he stopped a 2004 Chevrolet for failing to stop at the stop sign.  The driver was identified as Thomas Hackl, age 41, of Terre Haute, Indiana.  Suspicious …

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  • 3 December

    IMPD Covert Robbery Detectives Arrest Man for a Series of Robberies

    Chad Hubbard INDIANAPOLIS – During the months of October, November, and December, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s (IMPD) Covert Robbery Unit investigated a series of robberies on the southeast side of Indianapolis, in which a bi-racial male armed with a revolver was committing robberies of several people and gas stations. Using …

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  • 3 December

    Nice-Pak Increases Growth Plans in Indiana, Plans $165M Investment

    MOORESVILLE, Ind. (Dec. 2, 2020) – Nice-Pak, an innovator and manufacturer of wet wipes for consumers, health care, foodservice and other commercial markets, announced plans today to further expand its operations in Indiana, a direct result of increased product demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company, which last year announced plans …

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  • 2 December

    Behning reappointed chair of House Education Committee

    STATEHOUSE (Dec. 2, 2020) – State Rep. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) was recently reappointed to serve as chair of the House Education Committee. As chair of the committee over the last several years, Behning played an integral role in championing several laws supporting Hoosier students, educators and schools. He led the …

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  • 1 December

    Indiana State Police Seeks Recruits for the 81st Recruit Academy

    The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 81st Recruit Academy.  Individuals who are interested in beginning a rewarding career as an Indiana State Trooper must apply online at http://www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm.  This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the application process as well as information on additional career …

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  • 1 December

    Brownsburg Doctor and Hendricks County Sheriff’s Deputy Among Gov. Holcomb Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced several appointments to various state boards and commissions. Board of Firefighting Personnel Standards & Education The governor made six reappointments to the board, who will serve until Oct. 31, 2024: Eric Dreiman (Indianapolis), division chief with the Indianapolis Fire DepartmentEric Gentry (Wadesville), …

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  • 1 December

    Lilly Endowment Grant Will Help Indy Chamber Lead Regional Talent and Image Marketing Initiative

    (INDIANAPOLIS) – A $2.8 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to the Indy Chamber Foundation will support the five-year Project Amplify initiative, a digital first step for potential residents to “see themselves” in the Indianapolis region. This initiative will create the LifeInIndy.com lifestyle blog, as well as a regional image …

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  • 1 December

    More People Online Shopping: Know How to Keep Your Info Safe

    INDIANAPOLIS — More shoppers than ever before will be browsing and shopping the online deals today, so the Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) wants to remind all Hoosiers of how to shop smart this holiday season. The holidays offer cybercriminals a chance to steal sensitive data and then quickly turn …

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  • 1 December

    Trooper Checking on a Disabled Vehicle Foils Theft Attempt

    Indianapolis, IN – Tuesday November 24, 2020, Senior Trooper Joel Flores noticed a disabled vehicle along I-65 near the 108 mile marker. Another vehicle had stopped behind the disabled Honda and two people were with the vehicle. When Flores walked up to see if the stranded motorists needed assistance he noticed …

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  • 1 December

    Hendricks County Parks & Recreation to Hold Public Input Meeting – December 7th

    Danville, Indiana – As Hendricks County Parks & Recreation puts the finishing touches on its updated Comprehensive Master Plan, the department invites the public to participate in an in-person meeting to provide feedback on plans for the next five years. The public input meeting will be hosted on Monday, Dec. …

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  • 1 December

    Pacers plan to return with vastly same unit

    Ryan Palencer – WYRZ With the removal of Nate McMillan as head coach and the transition to Nate Bjorkgren in the front seat, there was a vibe that changes might be on the way. Additionally, two-time All-Star Victor Oladipo dropped some crumbs that he might be interested in moving on. …

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November, 2020

  • 20 November

    Weekly Construction Update for Marion County and I-70 Projects

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation will close lanes and ramps in Marion County and along the I-70 corridor this week. For the Thanksgiving holiday, all crews will be off the road by 12 p.m. Wednesday, November 25. Work will not resume until 6 a.m. Monday, November 30. This …

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  • 19 November

    Hendricks County Unveils Holiday Gift Guide: 20 Gifts for 2020

    DANVILLE, IN (November 19, 2020) –A holiday tradition that has spanned eight years returns as Visit Hendricks County unveiled its One-of-a-Kind Finds Holiday Gift Guide this week highlighting the top 20 gifts that can be purchased in person or in some cases online at locally owned Hendricks County shops. This …

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