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  • Indianapolis woman’s gas turned back on after two days without heat

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – This is no time to be living without heat, but one woman told FOX59 that Citizens Energy cut off her gas even though she believes she should’ve been protected under an Indiana law. When we walked into Charity Nelson’s north side home we could feel her pain. “Last night it got down to about 50 degrees,” she said. Her windows were taped up and she even turned the dishwasher on so hot steam blows into the kitchen– anything […]

  • Hancock County teen helps people in need get new glasses

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. – The Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen in Greenfield typically serves meals to those in need, but the organization recently served up something different. Eight people received new glasses, all thanks to Matthew Boyle, a Mount Vernon High School senior who saw the need while volunteering. “I know that there is a need in my community, people that need these glasses and need this help,” said Matthew. Matthew reached out to the folks at Ossip Optometry, who […]

  • Garth Brooks hopes fans smile, sing at Indy concerts following Vegas shooting

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Country music legend Garth Brooks kicked off the Indy leg of his world tour with a news conference, Thursday, hoping that his fans “come to laugh and smile and sing, because (he needs) it.” Brooks was emotional as he stood next to wife Trisha Yearwood on stage and spoke about the Las Vegas mass shooting. “These people are coming here tonight and they want to get away from that. They go, ‘Man, all I want to do […]

  • Investigator working fatal Flora fire quits amid questions raised about the case

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – FOX59 has learned an Indiana Fire Marshal’s fire investigator assigned to the fatal Flora house fire that killed four young sisters in November has resigned. This comes after FOX59 Investigates asked questions about how this case was handled. Investigator Dennis Randle resigned Friday, according to the Indiana Department of Homeland Security. They did not give a reason why he quit. He’s worked hundreds of fire investigations since joining the Indiana Fire Marshal’s office in 2012. The move […]

  • Family of Delphi teen taking it “day by day”, planning memorial softball tournament

    DELPHI, Ind.– As police continue to search for the killer of the Delphi teens, their families are making plans to honor their memory by sharing with others what the girls loved so much. Libby German’s family is teaming up with Abby Williams’ family to put on a memorial softball tournament this July in memory of the girls. Libby’s cousin Lori Knipp remembers how much the 14-year-old loved playing sports and enjoying life. Knipp said Libby even used to write down inspirational quotes […]

  • Lawrence police search for three men who entered church, robbed congregation at gunpoint

    LAWRENCE, Ind. – Lawrence police are searching for three men who robbed a church congregation at gunpoint. Police responded to a report of a hold up at Centro Cristiano Church on North Franklin Road around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Officers came into contact with the congregation who said they were in the church when they were robbed by three men at gunpoint. According to the victims, one of the suspects stayed at the door and pointed a gun at the […]

  • Pharmacist accused of illegally filling prescriptions, splitting pills with dentist

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind, – A local pharmacist was arrested this week accused of filling powerful prescription drugs illegally and then splitting the pills with a dentist. Police arrested Kevin Foster this week as part of a nationwide healthcare fraud takedown. He was identified in connection with a Medicaid Fraud case and was charged on June 17 with five counts of filling an invalid prescription for legend drugs by a pharmacist (Class D Felony). Marion County Prosecutor’s believe Foster was working with Dr. […]

  • Pay It Forward: Linda Kushner

    Linda Kushner is all about helping kids, so she nominated Lambswear for the FOX59/Old National Bank Pay It Forward Challenge and made a video to show us why. Lambswear is a faith based non-profit co-founded by Linda’s daughter, Heidi. They collect gently used clothes, new underwear and socks, put them in gift bags and deliver them to needy kids in our city. Linda has seen the impact of those donations first-hand. “There’s this one little girl at one of the schools that […]

  • Fox59 Investigates: Are filthy phones making you sick?

    Our cellphones are one of our most personal belongings, but they could also be a public hazard and make you sick. FOX59 investigated what all of that swiping and scrolling was doing by choosing random subjects, swabbing their cellphones and sending those tests to the lab. We even tested the guy who is on his phone nearly 24-hours a day. Colts Punter Pat McAfee takes his phone everywhere, including the bathroom. “I’m a little nervous for this,” said McAfee as […]

  • ‘Bill Belichick’ gives exclusive interview to FOX59

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Jan. 16, 2015)– New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick hasn’t spoken with the Indianapolis media much about Sunday’s AFC Championship playoff game, but FOX59’s Aishah Hasnie scored an exclusive interview. Or did she? We think “Bill” might be a little out of sorts this week. Watch the video above to see why.