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Indianapolis: State capital and consolidated city-county in the United States
Indianapolis, often shortened to Indy, is the state capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. According to 2018 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the consolidated population of Indianapolis and Marion County was 876,862. The "balance" population, which excludes semi-autonomous municipalities in Marion County, was 867,125. It is the 17th most populous city in the U.S. The Indianapolis metropolitan area is the 34th most populous metropolitan statistical area in the U.S., with 2,048,703 residents. Its combined statistical area ranks 28th, with a population of 2,431,361. Indianapolis covers 368 square miles (950 km2), making it the 16th largest city by land area in the U.S.


Fuel tanker explodes causing 'catastrophic' damage on Indianapolis interstate

The driver was able to get out of the tanker truck on his own and was met by three good Samaritans who helped usher him to safety. - Published

Tanker truck crashes and burns on Indiana highway

A tanker truck has overturned causing a huge fire on a highway in Indianapolis, Indiana. The driver was rescued by passersby and rushed to a hospital with serious injuries. (Feb 20) - Published

Videos for Indianapolis

Spectacular car and bike stunt at Indianapolis Motor Speedway [Video]Spectacular car and bike stunt at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Three motorsport stars including 2016 Indianapolis winner Alexander Rossi perform a spectacular stunt at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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11 NFL draft sleepers to watch at 2020 scouting combine

Big names will command plenty of attention at the NFL scouting combine, but these less-heralded players could make a mark in Indianapolis. - Published

'This is pure evil': Indianapolis shooting leaves 4 people dead; investigation underway

Officers found three men and one woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds inside an apartment, Indianapolis police said. - Published

Indiana panel backs higher fines for underaged tobacco sales

indiana panel backs higher fines for underaged tobacco sales
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The push to toughen Indiana’s penalties on stores for selling tobacco products to underage customers is facing some questions over whether the proposed fines are...
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Butter Gritty, radish stink, goatnapping: News from around our 50 states

Maine looks to harness seaweed to offset cows, new G.I. Joe comic puts Indianapolis in its spotlight, and more - Published

Celadon Group files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, will go out of business

Indianapolis-based trucking company Celadon Group filed for bankruptcy after federal indictments for two former executives. - Published

Ex-Fox News Host’s Business Partner Charged in Real Estate Scheme

Herbert Whalen, who worked with Clayton Morris selling investment properties in Indianapolis, was charged with defrauding clients. - Published

Half of Indiana's school districts close as thousands of teachers descend on Statehouse for Red for Ed, demand better pay

More than 15,000 people are expected to flood downtown Indianapolis Tuesday for what could be the largest Statehouse rally in more than 20 years. - Published

Passage: The Jane Pauley Community Health Center

It happened this past Friday: a 10th anniversary celebration for an Indianapolis-area health center named for a graduate of local Warren Central High School. Today, the Jane Pauley Community Health..
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Booze, Gunshots and White Castle: Three Judges Are Suspended for Brawl

After finding the strip club next door closed, judges who were in Indianapolis for a conference got into a fight that left two of them hospitalized. - Published

36 Hours in Indianapolis

Even with a new and improved Kurt Vonnegut museum and a slew of recently opened restaurants, bars and galleries, this Midwestern city is still true to its roots: short on pretension and very.. - Published

How Indianapolis employers are adjusting to hiring ex-offenders amid tight labor market

In a tight hiring market from low unemployment, more ex-offenders and felons are finding jobs than before. - Published

Midwest's 1st cyber battalion to be based in Indiana

midwest's 1st cyber battalion to be based in indiana
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will be home to the Midwest's first National Guard cyber battalion, according to officials. The 127th Cyber Battalion will be comprised of nearly 100 soldiers who will be..
WorldNews - Published

'I am extremely unwell': Elton John postpones Indianapolis farewell show to 2020 due to illness

Elton John has postponed Saturday night's show at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana, writing on Twitter that he is "extremely unwell." - Published

2 people were killed after a vehicle fell from a downtown parking garage in Indianapolis

Two people were killed when a vehicle crashed through a concrete wall and fell from Market Square Center Garage in downtown Indianapolis. - Published

Two die when vehicle plunges off parking garage

Firefighters say a vehicle plunged from the fourth floor of a downtown Indianapolis parking garage, killing a man and a woman inside. (Oct. 23) - Published

"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 10/13

This week "Sunday Morning," hosted by Jane Pauley, features Rita Braver's cover story in which she revisits three transgender youth to see how their lives have progressed since our initial story with..
CBS News - Published

Indianapolis' Idle, an oasis on the interstate

Tom Battista tends to veer off the beaten path – specifically, a small triangle of land wedged between traffic-choked freeways in Indianapolis. There, Battista has created a quiet oasis, a park for..
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The Idle: An oasis in the midst of traffic

In Indianapolis a highway median was the perfect place in which to erect a miniature park, where visitors could gaze upon cars speeding (or crawling) by
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Retired QB Andrew Luck thanks 'Colts Nation' in full-page ad

In the letter in the Indy Star, Andrew Luck writes that 'it has been the honor of a lifetime to represent the Colts and the City of Indianapolis.' - Published

Pompeo lauds Americanism at legionnaires assembly

'Celebrating Americanism in Our Foreign Policy' was the theme of the speech that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made to The American Legion 101st National Convention in Indianapolis. (Aug. 27) - Published

Colts owner Jim Irsay keeps door cracked for Andrew Luck comeback

On three occasions Saturday night, the Colts owner suggested he could envision a future in which No. 12 returns to the Indianapolis locker room. - Published

Indianapolis quarterback Luck retires at 29 citing 'cycle of pain'

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck announces his retirement at 29 to remove himself from the "cycle of pain" caused by injuries.
BBC News - Published

See the Larry Bird mural after artist removed nearly all tattoos at the NBA legend's request

The artist who painted a heavily tattooed Larry Bird in an Indianapolis mural has removed nearly all the tattoos after Bird requested the changes. - Published

Artist will remove tattoos from Indianapolis mural of Larry Bird — except one

Basketball legend Larry Bird wasn't thrilled when he spotted a mural of himself on an Indianapolis building, so he contacted the artist, Jules Muck. - Published

We need to tackle domestic terrorism like we do foreign threats, expert says

There's been a wave of arrests of people who, police say, threatened to carry out mass shootings after this month's massacres in Dayton and El Paso. The suspects include a truck driver in Indianapolis..
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Larry Bird objects to tattoos on Indianapolis mural of him, asks street artist to remove them

Street artist Jules Muck painted a mural of Larry Bird that was full of tattoos; NBA Hall of Famer wants them removed to protect his brand. - Published

Cardi B postponed her Indianapolis concert after an 'unverified threat,' police say

Bankers Life Fieldhouse announced that Cardi B's sold-out Indianapolis show has been rescheduled for Sept. 11. - Published

Newlywed survives fall into dormant volcano on Caribbean island

An Indianapolis couple on their honeymoon in St. Kitts were completely alone when the husband plunged more than 50 feet, suffering a skull fracture
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Honeymoon couple's near-death experience in St. Kitts volcano

Newlyweds from Indianapolis are recovering at a Florida hospital after a near-death experience on their honeymoon. The couple was hiking on a dormant volcano in St. Kitts, when the husband plunged more..
CBS News - Published

Indianapolis council backs Pacers arena $300M subsidy plan

City officials in Indianapolis are signing off on a deal for nearly $300 million in public subsidies toward renovation of the Indiana Pacers' downtown arena - Published

Nashville, Indianapolis celebrate Fourth of July

Nashville, Tennessee and Indianapolis, Indiana were among the U.S. cities celebrating the Fourth of July with fireworks. (July 5) - Published

Police don't know how a man escaped federal custody, but they say he soon killed a DJ

Dallas Jones disappeared in April. His name would pop up two months later after a shootout in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Published

Indianapolis Catholic School Fires Teacher in Same-Sex Marriage, at Archbishop’s Request

Cathedral High School fired a teacher in a same-sex marriage on Sunday, just days after another Catholic school in Indianapolis defied a similar order from the archdiocese. - Published

To save its 'Catholic identity,' Indianapolis' Cathedral High School is firing a gay teacher

Cathedral High School is one of 68 schools Catholic recognized by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and serves about 1,100 students in grades 9-12. - Published

School defies archdiocese, refuses to fire gay teacher

Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis says it won't fire teacher who's in same-sex marriage
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Catholic Church officials in Indianapolis cut ties with school over gay teacher's marriage

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis has ended its relationship with a Jesuit high school over a gay teacher's marriage. Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School said it declined the archdiocese's request to..
CBS News - Published

Severe weather forecast from Southern Plains to East Coast

Severe storms are expected Sunday from Texas to the East Coast. On Saturday, several tornadoes cut a path of destruction through Indiana and Oklahoma. Another twister ripped the roof off a high school..
CBS News - Published

Young man rebuilding his life forms bond with the cop who arrested him

In our ongoing series, A More Perfect Union, we bring you stories that show how what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. In this installment, we introduce you to a young..
CBS News - Published

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