INDIANAPOLIS - An explosion that blew the roof off a west-side apartment building was caused by the slow release of natural gas inside one of the units, investigators said.
The Indianapolis Fire Department released a statement Tuesday about the May 15 blast, attributing the incident to "an unintentional, accidental opening of a gas line inside the townhouse of origin."
The explosion displaced several residents at the Pangea Riverside Apartment complex , and officials estimated about $250,000 in damage.
A 20-year-old man and a 19-year-old woman were hospitalized with burns after the explosion.
Two men killed in shooting on city's east side
Police were investigating after two men were shot and killed on the city's east side Thursday night.
IMPD: 1 person shot on city's south side
One person was shot on the city's south side early Sunday, Indianapolis Metro Police officers confirmed.
Squatters may have sparked parking garage fire
Indianapolis fire crews said homeless squatters may have sparked a fire Sunday in a downtown Indianapolis parking garage.
Ball State falls to SDSU, 70-57
Winston Shepard scored 15 points and JJ O'Brien had 13 to lead San Diego State to a 70-57 victory over Ball State on Saturday night.
Hoosier Marine gets surprise homecoming
An Indiana Marine got a surprise welcome home this weekend after finishing her third tour in Afghanistan.
IMPD: Homeowner shot and killed attempted robber
An Indianapolis man was shot and killed by a homeowner Friday during an apparent robbery attempt, police said.