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Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent articles by Vic:

These are the Pier 1 stores closing in Indiana

Pier 1 imports is shuttering seven Indiana stores as part of a bankruptcy plan that will close up to 450 locations. → Read More

Police want your help finding 2 sculptures stolen from White River State Park

The basketball-sized black wire sculptures of a butterfly and bird in a nest were stolen from their posts along the Environmental Trail, police said. → Read More

After Friday morning's subzero wind chills, expect warmer temperatures this weekend

Temperatures on Friday morning rang in at 4 degrees but felt 20 degrees colder, according to the National Weather Service in Indianapolis. → Read More

Former owner of Mrs. Curl ice cream shop sentenced to probation in child pornography case

John Cassin was the owner or part-owner of Mrs. Curl Ice Cream Shop and Outdoor Cafe in Greenwood from 1997 until shortly after his arrest. → Read More

What we know about 4 young people killed in an east-side apartment

IMPD detectives continue to investigate the deaths of Jalen Roberts, 19; Marcel Wills, 20; Braxton Ford, 21; and Kimari Hunt, 21. → Read More

How drug deals in Indianapolis go down in plain sight 'all over the city'

Modern drug dealers move around a lot, say the police who spend their days trying to put a crimp in Indianapolis' underground drug market. → Read More

Woman found dead, man in bathtub says he was held captive 11 days, scalded in Kokomo

A 25-year-old woman was dead and a 24-year-old man bound and gagged in a bathtub. He told police he'd been confined, beaten and scalded for 11 days. → Read More

Man killed in shooting at east-side apartment complex in Indianapolis

Officers were called to the 1300 block of Riley Place on reports of a person shot, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Officer Arron Hamer said. → Read More

Man who fired 17 shots at officers pleads guilty

Ryan McGill, 29, pleaded guilty to attempted murder and armed robbery for shooting at officers and carjacking a woman on Jan. 15, 2018. → Read More

Former Tri-West football coach charged with child seduction, obstruction

Hendicks County Sheriff's deputies arrested Tyler Bruce Tuesday on charges of child seduction and obstruction of justice, Capt. Amanda Goings said. → Read More

Police search for 3 accused of killing worker at northeast-side Subway

Police were called to the Subway, 7401 Shadeland Avenue, about 7:50 p.m. on reports of a robbery in progress, IMPD said. → Read More

Franklin police arrest 2 in shooting that left an 18-year-old dead

Emilio Garcia, 20, was held on preliminary charges of murder and robbery in connection with the shooting, Franklin Police Chief Kirby Cochran said. → Read More

Security guard, patron killed in shooting at west-side Indianapolis strip club

The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. Monday outside the Pony Club, 3551 Lafayette Road, according to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department Sgt. Grace Sibley. → Read More

Woman dies in fire at Indianapolis east-side home

A woman died in the fire that started shortly after 6 a.m. Wednesday, Indianapolis Fire Department Battalion Chief Rita Reith said. → Read More

'Deadly results': Mother charged after baby dies from meth-tainted breast milk

A northern Indiana woman faces neglect charges after prosecutors say her two-month-old daughter overdosed on her methamphetamine-tainted breast milk and died. → Read More

'Sparks were flying everywhere': Police arrest driver missing a tire on I-70

A motorist called 911 shortly before midnight to report that "sparks were flying everywhere" from a pickup truck with a missing front tire, ISP said. → Read More

2 from Indy admit to claiming children were relatives to smuggle them across the border

Maria Elena Chavez-Valenzuela and Michael Dimas Tibursio admitted to attempting to enter with minors they falsely claimed had been a relative. → Read More

Police search for SUV involved in fatal hit-and-run on south side

The driver of a 2003-'08 Honda Pilot struck and killed a man on Ind. 135 near Thompson Road about 7:15 p.m. Thursday, IMPD said. → Read More

Get ready for more 'unusual' January lightning

"There's just enough instability aloft that was allowing for the thunderstorms," National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Ryan said. → Read More

I-65 crash that left 2 women and a baby dead: What we know

A Michigan truck driver told police he was distracted when he slammed a semi-tractor trailer into a line of traffic on I-65 near Zionsville Sunday. → Read More