Top Indianapolis news: Chris Beaty, killed during riots, is honored; Confederate monument dismantled

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By Hoodline - Published on June 09, 2020.

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Chris Beaty honored after being killed by robbers during riots

The Indianapolis community is honoring Chris Beaty, a 38-year-old real estate broker and former Indiana University football player, after he was killed during riots on May 30. The community, with a mural, is now honoring the football player, sometimes dubbed “Mr. Indianapolis” by loved ones.

Read the full story on Breitbart.

Crews dismantle Indianapolis Confederate soldiers monument

Workers in Indianapolis on Monday started dismantling a monument that is dedicated to Confederate soldiers who died at a Union prison camp in the city. 

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

Indy 500 in August only if fans allowed in stands, racing league CEO says

Mark Miles, president and CEO of Penske Entertainment Corp., which owns IndyCar, said the Indianapolis 500 could run in October if the pandemic keeps fans from attending in August.

Read the full story on ABC10.

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