INDIANAPOLIS - McGruff the Crime Dog is back in Indianapolis as part of an effort to keep the city’s children safe.
In emergencies, officials with the Fraternal Order of Police said a child’s first interaction with an officer sometimes takes place during what is "the worst day of their life."
McGruff stands to peel away initial fears children may have when interacting with public safety officials.
The FOP hopes the presence of the friendly dog will help police departments connect with children and increase positive interactions surrounding public safety.
Daylight Saving Time 101: Time to fall back
You can tell fall is in the air with cooler temperatures and that means it is nearly time to turn back the clocks.
West-side gunfire leaves 1 hurt
Metro police were looking for those responsible for a man's shooting overnight on the west end of Indianapolis.
Police: Man exposed himself to Columbus woman
A Nashville, Ind., man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly exposed himself to a woman in a Columbus parking lot.
Kokomo toddler dies from gunshot wound
A 9-month-old was pronounced dead Thursday after he was injured by a gunshot wound on Wednesday evening.
Megabus defends safety record in statement
This week, a passenger from the Megabus that crashed on I-65 this month spoke publicly for the first time about the event.
Memorial set for 1 of 7 found dead in Indiana
Relatives of a northern Indiana woman who was one of six women whose bodies were found last weekend in abandoned houses in Gary will gather…