Clergy Try To Broker Gang Truce Before Summer Celebration

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The Indy Channel | July 6, 2011 INDIANAPOLIS — Clergy members from across Indianapolis sat down with the leaders of some of the city’s street gangs in an effort to broker a truce ahead of the upcoming Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration. Rev. Charles Harrison, president of the faith-based Ten Point Coalition, said that the […]

Ind. teen beaten by police faces new charges

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Associated Press | March 10, 2011 INDIANAPOLIS -A biracial teenager whose beating at the hands of white Indianapolis police officers spurred protests by community groups and aggravated racial tensions has been arrested on drug- and gang-related charges. Indianapolis Metropolitan police said they arrested 16-year-old Brandon Johnson and two of his older brothers Wednesday night at […]

Indianapolis police officer arrested after crash

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Posted: Nov 03, 2010 7:56 AM PDT Updated: Nov 03, 2010 8:40 PM PDT Indianapolis – An IMPD officer is free on bond after he was arrested for driving under the influence. Officer David Dinsmore was off duty when he ran into a mailbox on Edgewood Avenue on the far southeast side Tuesday night. He […]

Teen faces 100 years in prison in Indy shootings

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CHARLES WILSON (Associated Press) July 26, 2010 INDIANAPOLIS — A 17-year-old boy accused of opening fire on a crowded street during the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration and wounding nine people appeared in court Monday, where a judge entered a not guilty plea on his behalf to charges that could land him in prison much […]

Video: Indianapolis graffiti tagger at it again?

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by Kent Erdahl (Fox59.com) March 3, 2010 INDIANAPOLIS – He’s defaced buildings all across downtown Indianapolis, causing at least $100,000 in property damage. Now a notorious graffiti artist is in jail for the second time, and as FOX 59′s Kent Erdahl explains, this time he faces much stiffer charges. Miguel Villanueva was first arrested late […]