INDIANAPOLIS - Democrat Frank Short announced Wednesday he's suspending his campaign for mayor of Indianapolis.
Short is a Washington Township trustee and previously served three terms as an Indianapolis city-county councilor.
He said Wednesday that he would endorse his longtime friend Joe Hogsett in the city's mayoral race, adding that Hogsett's "crime fighting experience makes him the best person to lead our city and ensure that it will be a safe place to live and raise our families."
Short added that a primary could divide the party and might put Democrats' mayoral chances in jeopardy.
Watch RTV6 and refresh this page for updates.
Afterschool program sparks growth, creativity
An afterschool program in Plainfield for students living in transitional housing is receiving a great amount of support.
Messel has violent past, few years behind bars
Court records obtained by the Call 6 Investigators show murder suspect Daniel Messel, 49, has an extensive criminal history of violence…
Revised RFRA draws backlash from pastor group
The Religious Freedom Restoration Act is sparking renewed controversy among some of the earliest supporters of the law.
Vectren to apologize for high gas bill mistake
Vectren will hold meetings on May 4 and May 7 for customers impacted by surprisingly high bills.
Man killed in Sunday shooting on north side ID'd
An Indianapolis man died from injuries he sustained in a Sunday evening shooting.