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    Congressman Andre Carson undecided about attending Trump-Pence inauguration

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It’s still unclear whether Indiana Congressman Andre Carson will attend Friday’s inauguration. A spokesperson for the congressman told FOX59 Wednesday afternoon that Carson is still undecided about whether he’ll join the growing list of protesting House Democrats. Just Monday, Carson said he would attend to “observe and critique.” He’s since heard from many of his constituents urging him not to attend. Carson’s staff says he still sees the value in attending though. FOX59 will keep you updated […]

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    Suspect injured in officer-involved shooting in Greencastle arrested

    GREENCASTLE, Ind. – A man who was injured during an officer-involved shooting in Greencastle is now facing charges. A sheriff’s deputy shot 35-year-old Adam Wagner during a domestic battery investigation at a home in the 6400 block of North County Road 490 West around 11:18 p.m. last Thursday. Deputies say they were attempting to follow up on domestic violence allegations when Wagner suddenly exited the home and pointed a handgun at one of them. That deputy immediately drew his weapon […]

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    Indiana traffic stop leads to seizure of 3 pounds of meth and $213,000

    FULTON COUNTY, Ind. – Four people in northern Indiana were arrested Tuesday after police say they seized three pounds of meth and $213,000. State troopers stopped the suspects’ 2004 Chevrolet Silverado on U.S. 31 near Fulton County Road 375 North for unsafe lane movement around 5:40 p.m. When troopers were speaking with the driver, 54-year-old Stephan Howard, they reportedly noticed indicators of criminal activity. Officers utilized a police dog to conduct a free air sniff, which indicated the presence of […]

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    Man accused of raping southern Indiana woman he met on Tinder

    HUNTINGBURG, Ind. – A man was arrested in Huntingburg Monday after Indiana State Police say he sexually assaulted a woman he met on Tinder. Police say 23-year-old Jeffrey Scott Vanherreweghe was in southern Indiana on business when he and the victim decided to meet at a Quality Inn. Investigators say the two initially participated in consensual intercourse, but Vanherreweghe allegedly became violent and performed sexual acts on the female against her wishes. Police say the woman began to scream and […]

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    Third Eye Blind coming to Indianapolis for 20th anniversary tour

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Third Eye Blind is coming to Indianapolis this July as part of the “Summer Gods Tour.” The alternative band will play at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park on July 9. The show will start at 7 p.m. In honor of the band’s 20th anniversary, they’ll play their self-titled debut album in its entirety for the first time during the tour. Songs like “Semi-Charmed Life,” “Losing a Whole Year,” “Jumper” and “How It Going […]

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    Lockdown lifted at Lawrence Township schools after nearby police activity

    LAWRENCE, Ind. — Several schools in Lawrence went on lockdown Wednesday afternoon in response to nearby police activity. Lawrence Central High School, Brook Park Elementary, Harrison Hill Elementary, Belzer Middle School and ELC Brook Park were affected. The school district described it as an external, precautionary lockdown. The lockdown order was lifted around 1:30 p.m. Police activity in the area was related to a nearby shooting under investigation by Indianapolis Metropolitan police. Police are investigating the shooting as an attempted […]

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    Mother of 5-year-old girl killed in accidental shooting on New Year’s Eve charged with neglect

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Marion County Prosecutor’s Office has filed charges against the mother of a 5-year-old girl who was killed in an accidental shooting. Asia Turentine is charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death, a level 1 felony, and neglect of a dependent in a situation that endangers the dependent, a level 6 felony. D’asia Turentine was shot in the head inside her family’s northeast side apartment in the 4000 block of Newburgh Drive on New Year’s […]

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    Lawrence police search for man who stole family’s puppy

    LAWRENCE, Ind. – Police are searching for a man who stole a puppy from a truck parked outside a Lawrence store on Monday night. A man took his daughter’s puppy with him for a quick trip to El Paraiso Mexican market on Post Road and Pendleton Pike. While he was in the store, a man saw the puppy in his parked car and took it. The man in these surveillance pictures has been identified as the person who took the […]

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    Parents upset after southern Indiana school assigns ‘positive’ Sharia law assignment

    NEW ALBANY, Ind. – Some parents of students at a southern Indiana school district are upset after the school assigned a worksheet about Sharia law portraying it in a positive light, the Courier-Journal reports. The worksheet was assigned to seventh-grade students at Highland Hills Middle School. Students were asked to read a passage about a 20-year-old woman who feels “very fortunate” to live under Sharia law in Saudi Arabia. The passage describes her marriage to a man who already has […]

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    Man found shot in neck at east side gas station

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – IMPD is investigating an east side shooting that left a man in serious condition Tuesday night. Officers found the victim at a gas station at 30th Street and Mitthoefer Road around 9 p.m. He had a gunshot wound to the neck. Police say the man was driven to the gas station by a woman, who told officers he was shot at Stonybrook Commons Apartments near 30th Street and German Church Road. The man was taken to the hospital in […]