IU’s Fairbanks School gets $10.5M from Indianapolis for more than 300 contact tracers

In a move aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus in Indianapolis, the city has given the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health $10.5 million to hire and manage more than [...]

City-County Council members seek more community oversight over IMPD General Orders

“Our community is demanding both transparency and a seat at the table. In order for our law enforcement partners to do their jobs and protect us as citizens, we have to rebuild that trust between [...]

DACA Supreme Court ruling a relief for supporters, but it’s far from a permanent solution

Perla Alamillo was relieved Thursday when she heard the Supreme Court had rejected the Trump administration's attempt to end the Obama-era DACA program. ... Still, she said, it isn't enough.

Curfew in effect; city to update IMPD ‘use of force’ policy; 4 officers reassigned

Hours before a Friday night curfew began across Marion County, Mayor Joe Hogsett on Friday afternoon called for the modernization of the city police’s “use of force” policy. This comes after [...]

City-County Council declares racism a public health crisis in Marion County

By Fox59 Web | WXIN 59 (Fox, Indianapolis)June 8, 2020 Read or watch the story at its source. INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis City-County Council unanimously passed a proposal Monday night to [...]

After a week of protest, Indy community reacts to movement toward change

"Faith in Indiana, we've been pushing for some policy changes with our police department," Kenneth Sullivan Jr., pastor of News Directions Church, said. "It started with the massive march we [...]

Protesters say progress starting after 8 days of marching, but much more needs to be done

"You've got to be actively involved not just in this moment, but you've got to be actively involved with this movement," said J. Rashad Jones, pastor of Sanders Temple Church of God in Christ. [...]