People's Press Indy
A brand new, collaborative, democratic media source for Indianapolis and beyond
People's Press Indy
A brand new, collaborative, democratic media source for Indianapolis and beyond
People's Press
A brand new, collaborative, democratic media source for Indianapolis and beyond

South Bend’s Mayor Pete: Could He Win?

By Jeff Turner Twenty-five candidates are vying for the Democratic Presidential nomination, hoping for the chance to potentially unseat President Donald J. Trump. Former Vice President Joe Biden has been the clear front runner for most of the race, though many gaffes on the campaign trail and a lackluster debate performance in June have caused […]

Eva Kor: From Pain and Loss to Forgiveness

By Joe Brown (edited by Jeff Turner) Eva Mozes Kor, who died today at the age of eighty-five in Krakow, Poland, did more in one life than most ever will. She was an inspiration for her ability to overcome so many tragic events. She told a very painful, personal story to millions. Hers was one […]

“Close the Camps” Protest Held Downtown,Dozens Attend

Protestors held a rally outside the downtown office of Senator Todd Young this afternoon in Indianapolis, part of a nationwide campaign organized by MoveOn.org. The aim of these events was to protest the immigration policies of the Trump Administration, namely the migrant detention facilities. Dozens showed up for today’s event, which lasted for roughly an […]

Cathedral High School Fires Gay Teacher

Cathedral High School’s Board of Directors is under fire after the firing of a gay teacher in a same-sex marriage in order to remain in the Indianapolis Archdiocese. The move comes just days after Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School was removed from the Archdiocese for refusing to fire a teacher in a married same-sex relationship. In […]

Belle Gunness: The Black Widow of LaPorte

“Personal—Comely widow who owns a large farm in one of the largest districts in La Porte County, Indiana, desires to make the acquaintance of a gentleman equally well provided, with view of joining fortunes. No replies by letter considered unless sender is willing to follow answer with personal visit. Triflers need not apply.” With this […]

Indy Pride Festival and March Draw Huge Crowds

By Jeff Turner Thousands attended this year’s Indy Pride Parade and Festival on Saturday. The Parade took place along Massachusetts Avenue, the Festival in Military Park downtown. The annual Indianapolis festival is the state’s largest gathering for the LGBT community, featuring live music, drag performances, vendors, activities, and more. “I come to Pride every year, […]

D-Day: 75 Years Later

By Jeff Turner and J. M. Whitt This Thursday is the 75th Anniversary of D-Day, the Allied Invasion of Normandy during World War II. On this day in 1944, tens of thousands of Allied soldiers from the U.S., Canada, Great Britain, and Australia risked their lives storming the beaches of Normandy in an attempt to […]

The Question of Impeachment in a Red State

It’s happened only twice in this country’s history, impeachment of a sitting President. The first was Andrew Johnson back in the 19th century. The second was Bill Clinton in the 1990’s as a result of the Monica Lewinsky scandal (Nixon resigned before he could be impeached). Neither was ever convicted by the two-thirds of the […]

Diana of the Dunes: Indiana’s Most Enduring Ghost Story

By Jeff Turner The sightings are largely similar, with little variation. They started as early as 1915. That was when local fishermen and others in the area now known as Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore reported seeing a naked woman swimming in Lake Michigan, sometimes running along the beach afterwards to dry off. She eventually caught […]

Indiana KKK Chapter to Rally in Dayton, Protest Planned

By Jeff Turner The Honorable Sacred Knights, a branch of the Ku Klux Klan from Madison, Indiana, will be holding a rally in Dayton, Ohio Saturday May 25th, one that has prompted activist groups from Indiana and Ohio to hold a protest. The same Klan group held a “Kookout” in Madison last September. That rally […]