Indiana

A correctional officer at Clark County Jail allegedly sold male inmates keys to the women's prison & subjected them to rape & torture.

After being pardoned in 2017 for a robbery he didn't commit, wrongfully convicted Chicago resident Keith Cooper has now reached a whopping $7.5 million settlement in Elkhart, Indiana that highlights the bigger problem of misconduct within the city's police department. 

A Black male student at Purdue University in Indiana sadly is one of the latest of our people to experience police brutality after an on-campus police officer pinned him down by the neck with an elbow. Thankfully, that cop has since been put on leave until further notice.

Connor Smith, a former contestant on the MTV reality dating series 'Are You the One?,' is facing some serious accusations after being arrested for the alleged brutal rape of a 16-year-old girl in Indiana.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The FBI said Tuesday it’s investigating the reported assault of a Black man by a group of white men at a southern Indiana lake. Vauhxx Booker, a civil rights activist and member of the Monroe County Human Rights Commission, said the men pinned him against a tree, shouted racial slurs and one of them threatened […]

While many Americans are waiting for their COVID-19 stimulus payments, an Indiana man received a little more than he was expecting. Charles Calvin–who is a volunteer fire fighter from New Chicago, Indiana–told a nearby news station that he withdrew $200 from his checking account at an ATM. When he looked at his receipt, his remaining […]

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The manager of the Olive Garden restaurant at the center of a racial discrimination controversy is no longer working for the chain after complying with a white customer’s demand for a non-Black server. We previously reported… the NAACP has joined an investigation into an alleged racist disturbance at an Olive Garden restaurant in Evansville, Indiana. A hostess […]

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The NAACP has joined an investigation into alleged racial discrimination at an Olive Garden restaurant in Evansville, Indiana. A hostess at the location, Amira Donahue, shared on social media the details of a disturbing incident involving a suspected white customer who targeted two Black staffers. According to Donahue, the woman “stood in the middle of the restaurant and started screaming at […]

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A 4-year-old boy was killed and his pregnant mother was injured when shots were fired into the bedroom where they slept on the morning of Dec. 16 . The family identified the boy as Tory’on Dukes and according to his grandmother, he was sleeping in the bed with his mother when shots were fired into the bedroom […]

Former Gary Mayor Richard Hatcher, who became one of the first black mayors of a big U.S. city when he was elected in 1967, has died. He was 86. Hatcher died Friday night at a Chicago hospital, said his daughter, Indiana state Rep. Ragen Hatcher, a Gary Democrat. She did not provide a cause of […]

The deadly shooting of an African American man by a white police officer this summer in South Bend, Indiana, highlighted Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s struggle to win black support for his presidential campaign. The issue could resurface as the prosecutor leading an investigation into the matter says his work likely won’t be finished before February, just […]

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An attorney for the Indiana family of an 18-month-old girl who fell to her death from a cruise ship in July said Puerto Rican prosecutors’ decision to charge her grandfather with negligent homicide is “pouring salt” on the family’s wounds. A judge in Puerto Rico ordered the arrest of […]