Flags Lowered for Two EMT’s Killed in Weekend Accident
Flags are at half-staff today in honor of the two Indianapolis EMTs killed in an ambulance accident over the weekend. Police say Private Tim McCormick and Specialist Cody Medley were coming back from a run to resupply their ambulance when they were hit by 21-year-old Jade Hammer. McCormick died shortly after the accident; Medley died Sunday.
Drive for Street Name Change for Victims
A local charity organization wants to honor the EMTs killed over the weekend by naming two streets after them. Indy Fire Rescue House has started an online petition at change.org. They want the city to change the name of North Senate Avenue between 11th and West North streets to Medley Street, and West St. Clair Street between North West and North Meridian streets to McCormick Street.
Police Car Involved In Downtown Accident
Two people, including a police officer, are recovering from minor injuries following a crash downtown. Investigators say the officer’s car was struck Sunday night at the intersection of New York and West streets. The 20-year-old driver of the car was checked out at the scene; the police officer was taken to the hospital.
Arrest Made In Death Of Four-Month-Old
An Indianapolis man suspected of killing his girlfriend’s four-month-old baby is behind bars. Police say the infant stopped breathing on Thursday and was taken to the hospital, but died Saturday. Police arrested Jared Tapley after hospital staff reported suspicious injuries to the baby.
Colts Not Renewing Freeney, Collie Contracts
The Colts are parting ways with two popular players. Owner Jim Irsay announced Friday the team would not sign a new contract with Dwight Freeney. On Saturday, Irsay announced Austin Collie would also be leaving the team.