Indiana News

Trial Scheduled For Alleged Killer Of Officer Renn

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- The man accused of killing IMPD Officer Perry Renn will go to trial December 1st. Major Davis Jr. is charged with murder and is facing the death penalty if he's convicted. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said earlier this month, there are those in Indianapolis that believe the city's police officers are…

Avory Johnson Charged In Coke Lot Shooting Death

Posted On August 27, 2014

(Indianapolis, IN) -- Three-months after he was arrested and released for the shooting death of a Kokomo man at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Avory Johnson is being charged with murder. The 19-year-old was taken into custody Monday in Texas. Prosecutors say Johnson killed Max Levine in the early morning hours of May 24th in the…

Tracking Hate Speech On Twitter

Posted On August 26, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Federal authorities and the public will soon be able to track hate speech on Twitter with a new online database. It was created by researchers at Indiana University and designed to detect political smears and other social pollution. The open-source platform will be made available to the general public. The National Science…