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Top Indianapolis news: Hundreds protest at governor's residence; CART legend Bob Lazier dies; more

Top Indianapolis news: Hundreds protest at governor's residence; CART legend Bob Lazier dies; more
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By Hoodline - Published on April 20, 2020.

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Indianapolis.

Bob Lazier, former CART rookie of the year, dies at 81

Bob Lazier, Indianapolis 500 starter and 1981 CART's Rookie of the Year, died Saturday due to complications from the coronavirus, his family said.

Read the full story on CNN.

Women's prison program renamed in honor of fallen officer

On the day IMPD officer Breann Leath was laid to rest, Governor Eric Holcomb announced the Wee Ones Nursery at the Indiana Women's Prison would be renamed in her honor.

Read the full story on www.hoosiertimes.com.

Hundreds protest outside governor's residence

About 250 people rallied Saturday afternoon outside the governor's residence on Meridian Street to protest what they describe as government overreach in the efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Read the full story on www.hoosiertimes.com.

Domestic violence calls increase, organizations still open for help

As Hoosiers across the state "hunker down" to protect themselves and others from COVID-19, hundreds of families find themselves trapped with their abusers in an unsafe home environment.

Read the full story on www.kokomotribune.com.

Woman hurt in 2-vehicle crash on I-69

A two-vehicle crash on Interstate 69 just before midnight Friday sent an Anderson woman to an Indianapolis hospital with serious injuries, state police said.

Read the full story on www.heraldbulletin.com.


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