Indiana man accused in officer death may face death penalty

An Indianapolis man accused of fatally shooting a police officer who was trying to help him following a car crash could face the death penalty if he’s convicted in the officer’s slaying, a prosecutor said Wednesday after the suspect made his first court appearance.

Man held up store with a knife

Dispatch said officers were called to the Shoe Show Mega Store in the 300 block of East Pettit Avenue around 7:25 p.m. Tuesday.