Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated celebrates centennial

Sisterhood. Service. Leadership. It’s been 100 years since seven young women decided they wanted “Greater” on the Irvington campus at Butler University. Greater solutions, advancement, opportunities, and a greater impact on the surrounding community. As evidenced by their slogan of “Greater Service, Greater Progress,” the founding members planted the seeds, laying a solid foundation that […]

Cop suspended for making ‘closed casket’ comment after Sean Reed shooting

A police officer who made an unprofessional comment after the shooting of Sean Reed has been reprimanded. On May 16, 2020, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police revealed that the officer was suspended and reassigned, according to the Indianapolis Star. On May 6, Reed went on Instagram Live while he was being pursued by the police in […]

Cardi B responds to fan who told her she got pregnant for ‘these tickets’

What fans won’t do to get their hands on Cardi B tickets. The superstar “Bodak Yellow” singer, 26, returned to Indianapolis for a concert featuring fellow rappers Saweetie and Kevin Gates after she postponed the original show because of death threats. One fanatical member of the “Bardi Gang” got herself pregnant to score Cardi tickets. […]

Is a Colin Kaepernick comeback more likely with Andrew Luck’s retirement?

It has been about 48 hours since quarterback Andrew Luck caused seismic quakes by announcing his retirement from the Indianapolis Colts, only two weeks before the start of the 2019 NFL season.  "I know that I am unable to pour my heart and soul into this position. … it's sad, but I also have a […]

Cardi B cancels concert after receiving ‘security threat’

Indianapolis music fans are understandably fuming after rapper Cardi B canceled a concert about 30 minutes before she was scheduled to take the stage because of an “unverified” threat. The multitude, who were already packed inside the Banker’s Life Field House venue in the capital city of Indiana, was notified by Twitter of the postponement […]

Mom recognizes son in surveillance video, turns him in for robbery

Indianapolis teen, Jonathan Ratcliff, 18, was charged with theft on Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. His mother was watching the news and noticed her own son was a part of a group of teen boys who repeatedly stole candy from a convenience store at the Phillips 66 gas station. The teens stuffed their backpacks full of candy during […]

‘Rick James and Superfly’ bank robbers strike in Indianapolis

Staff and customers had to do a double-take earlier this month when two men dressed in black walked into the Advance America bank in Indianapolis, Indiana. One man was dressed as R&B/funk legend Rick James, while the other was dressed like the main character from the 1972 movie Superfly. But it was no joke as […]

Indianapolis police kill unarmed 15-year-old carjacking suspect

A tragedy occurred this week that seems to have escaped the mainstream media news cycle. On Sunday, Indianapolis police shot and killed an unarmed black teen suspected of a carjacking. The teen has been identified as 15-year-old Andre Green. Authorities stated that Green was shot when he “drove a vehicle” at officers. Green’s death makes him […]

Rihanna performs new single, ‘American Oxygen,’ at March Madness Festival

Even though it’s April, March Madness is still in full effect and so is pop sensation Rihanna, who performed her new single, “American Oxygen,” for thousands during her headlining set at the March Madness Music Fest at the city’s White River State Park in Indianapolis, Indiana. “Breathe out, breathe in / This American oxygen / […]