Indianapolis residents are weighing in on a list of properties that could be demolished using federal dollars. The Hardest Hit Fund Blight Elimination Program is designed to help tear down rundown homes as a way to revive neighborhoods.
About a dozen Indianapolis police officers convened at the corner of Ohio and Randolph streets on the city’s east side Monday night. They came together with residents of the neighborhood for a roll call in an effort to build relationships.
The city of Indianapolis is beginning the healing process after a violent weekend that saw seven people shot in Broad Ripple and an officer killed on the near east side. Monday morning, Public Safety Director Troy Riggs and Police Chief Rick Hite met with IMPD’s new recruit class to talk about the incidents.
The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles says it will on Monday ask the state Supreme Court to overrule a local judge who found parts of the BMV's vanity plate program — and the law that allows it — unconstitutional. If the court strikes down the vanity plate statute, the debate would wind up in the Legislature.
The Meadows Community Foundation is hoping to take ownership of the North Keystone Apartments, formerly known as the Phoenix Apartments on the city’s near east side. The Metropolitan Development Commission voted, Wednesday, in favor of facilitating a $12.5 million federal loan to the foundation.