We have some community news for you, as well a recap of the current INDYCAR season.
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Here’s the latest edition of Naptown Buzz: “Your source for all things Indy”.
IMPD Encourages Community Involvement for National Night Out August 2
The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) invites neighborhoods in the city of Indianapolis to participate in and celebrate, National Night Out (NNO) being held Tuesday, August 2, 2016.
IMPD Reminds Motorists About School Zones
Monday, August 1st is the first day of school for the Indianapolis Public Schools and many of Marion County school districts have already headed back to school or will be heading back in the coming weeks. IMPD, along with cooperating school district police, will be out enforcing school zone speed limits.
Victory Field to Host First-Ever Yoga Class, Aug. 7
The Indianapolis Indians will host the inaugural Yoga in the Outfield on Sunday, August 7, prior to the 1:35 p.m. game between the Indians and Toledo Mud Hens.
Gen Con 2016
Gen Con 2016 4-Day Badge Giveaway
Gen Con 2016 returns to Indianapolis August 4-7, and Naptown Buzz is giving away a few 4-Day badges!
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INDYCAR Weekend Recap
Simon Pagenaud Wins 2016 Mid-Ohio, Continues on Championship Run
Simon Pagenaud, in the No. 22 PPG Automotive Refinish Chevrolet, banged his way past teammate and primary championship contender Will Power for the deciding pass of the race and drove on to a 4.1620-second victory.
2016 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Race Results
Results Sunday of the The 2016 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 2.258-mile Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Simon Pagenaud wins INDYCAR 2016 Mid-Ohio pole with record lap
Not even a sore back that nearly kept him out of the race car could prevent Simon Pagenaud from winning another Verizon P1 Award.
2016 Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Qualifying Results
Qualifying Saturday for The Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio Verizon IndyCar Series event on the 2.258-mile Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.
INDYCAR Drivers Surprised with Return of Long-missing Helmets
This morning four previously missing racing helmets were returned to their owners; Helio Castroneves, Ryan Hunter-Reay, Ed Carpenter and Sarah Fisher.
Mazda Road to Indy Recap (July 31, 2016)
Recap of the Pro Mazda, Cooper Tires USF2000 and Indy Lights 2016 seasons.
Gen Con 2016, The Best Four Days in Gaming™, returns to Indianapolis on August 4-7, 2016. We hope to see you there!
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Indiana State Fair News
Angie’s List 2016 Indiana State Fair Gardens Has Something for Everyone
Angie’s List has been a presence at the Indiana State Fair for 16 years, but this is the first time the 900,000+ fair-going crowd can sign up for its verified consumer reviews for free.
Recent Indy Crime
Male Shot & Killed in the 5700 block of North High School Rd (July 30)
Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the shooting death of a 46-year-old male after officers find him shot at least one time.
UPDATE: 2 Dead, 1 Seriously Injured After a Shooting in the 2300 Block of Magnolia Place (July 2)
IMPD homicide detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a possible suspect involved in the shooting that left two people dead and a child seriously injured.
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