Takeaways from 2023 Indianapolis city budget, including record money for public safety

By Rachel Fradette | Indianapolis Star Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said during a presentation late Monday that his $1.4 billion 2023 city budget earmarks more than $300 million for public [...]

Family, faith leaders demand unedited body camera footage in Herman Whitfield III’s death

By Jake Allen | Indianapolis Star Indianapolis faith leaders and family members continued to call on the city’s police department Friday to release the full, unedited body camera footage of [...]

Black clergy call for release of body camera footage of Herman Whitfield III’s death while in custody

By Sarah Nelson | IndyStar Members of Indianapolis’ Black Church Coalition is calling for the city’s police department to release the full, unedited body camera footage capturing the [...]

‘We need to tell the truth more than ever’: Meet Women of the Year honoree Melissa Borja

Melissa Borja is one of USA TODAY’s Women of the Year, a recognition of women across the country who have made a significant impact. The annual program is a continuation of Women of the Century, [...]

La cárcel del condado de Marion seguirá deteniendo inmigrantes a petición de ICE

Los defensores de los inmigrantes y los líderes religiosos de Indiana pidieron el martes al alguacil del condado de Marion, Kerry Forestal, que dejara de retener a los inmigrantes en la cárcel [...]

Sheriff will still obey ICE detainers; Marion County Jail to keep holding immigrants

Indiana immigrant advocates and faith leaders on Tuesday asked Marion County Sheriff Kerry Forestal to stop holding immigrants at the county jail without a warrant at the request of U.S. [...]

Indianapolis leaders, White House calls for gun control measures after FedEx Indy shooting

“For too long, legislators bought by the gun industry have refused to act to pass gun safety measures, a choice that took eight lives today," said the Rev. Richard Willoughby, president of Faith [...]

Indianapolis council members reform IMPD oversight in nearly party-line vote

The Indianapolis City-County Council voted Monday night to reform the policy-making body for the city's police department, a proposal that earlier in the evening drew crowds of opponents and [...]

Op-ed: Say Breonna Taylor’s name. Then help Indy prevent her story from happening here.

Let's be clear: Any system that continuously exempts an elite few from accountability is a system that has failed. Over and over again, the very law enforcement officers sworn to protect us [...]

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 [...]

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.

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