FBI denotes Indianapolis a top-10 dangerous city. Really?

As an Indianapolis-area denizen, what comes to mind foremost when you think about the state's capital and largest city? There are certainly a number of contenders that might reasonably come to the fore in any list of factors that most centrally define the metropolis. Its noted cultural institution...

Indiana police crackdown on DUIs this fall

Indiana law enforcement officers are cracking down on drunk driving. Agencies throughout the state are taking part in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. What is the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative? This initiative is a national mobilization effort that goes into effect Aug...

Spotlight on prisoner commutations in select federal cases

Indiana's federal prisons are hardly distinguishable from their peer facilities across the country when it comes to this commonplace: a high percentage of the inmate population is comprised of individuals serving lengthy terms following their conviction on drug charges. And, notably, many of those...

DUI: It’s not just the law – it’s your life

Laws aren't put into place to disrupt your daily life; they're enacted to protect you. Just like helmet and seat belt laws, limits on drinking before you get behind the wheel have one goal: Your safety as a driver. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2,210 people died...

Indianapolis man accused of killing “for sport”

An Indianapolis man is possibly facing the death penalty in what is being described as “Purge-style” killing spree. The 19-year old is accused of three murders which summated between May 12 and May 15, according to authorities. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry has made it clear that capital puni...