As one of the city’s most successful real estate developers, Ozdemir oversees a billion-dollar portfolio and rubs shoulders with the city’s elite. But he’s losing his shirt as he pursues his quest to bring a Major League Soccer team to Indianapolis. For perhaps the first time in his life, will the Indy Eleven owner end up short of the goal?
IU Emergency Medicine’s Dr. Krista Brucker is on a mission to change the way patients who overdose on opioids are treated, ensuring they receive the same level of care as a gunshot wound victim or heart attack survivor. Along the way, she’s gained respect as one of the city’s most serious opioid fighters. Now, she’s trying to convince city officials to set up a needle exchange to avoid deadly—and costly—HIV and hepatitis C outbreaks. Will they listen to her before it’s too late?
Seventeen years ago, Cleveland Bynum twice admitted to committing a gruesome quintuple murder, and was sentenced to 300 years in prison. In 2014, another confession from beyond the grave cast doubt on his guilt. Now, one of the city’s grittiest wrongful conviction lawyers, Fran Watson, is unearthing new evidence that raises the question: If a dead man can’t save Cleveland Bynum, can anyone?
Glen Pannell has raised $13,000 for four national charities parading around as a pantless Mike Pence. In June, he’s planning a trip to Indianapolis to celebrate the Veep’s birthday by raising money for causes he says Pence threatens.