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IndyGo Announces Fare-Free Holiday Rides; Canned Food Drive

INDIANAPOLIS (December 3, 2020) - IndyGo today announced fare-free ride opportunities on Christmas and New Year’s Eve, as well as a canned good and non-perishable food drive onboard buses and at the Carson Transit Center. For the second consecutive year, all fixed route and Open Door service will be fare-free on Christmas …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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