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    House approves bill that calls for DNA swabs to be taken from those arrested for felonies

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indiana House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that would allow law enforcement to expand the use of DNA to combat and solve crimes. Under House Bill 1577, those arrested for a felony would have a DNA profile taken through a cheek swab. The profile would be run through a federal DNA database to help law enforcement with unsolved crimes. Currently, Indiana law only allows for the swab to be taken after a felony conviction. State […]

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    Police searching for witness following officer-involved shooting in Brownsburg

    BROWNSBURG, Ind. – Police are searching for a woman for questioning following an officer-involved shooting in Brownsburg that sent a male to the hospital. The shooting occurred near the 500 block of East Main Street at approximately 9:25 p.m. Monday following a violent traffic stop. As a small west side suburb, police investigating an officer involved shooting does not happen often in Brownsburg. “I don’t think this is something the Brownsburg community is used to,” said Indiana State Police Sgt. John […]

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    Chicago killer Drew Peterson transferred to Terre Haute federal prison

    CHESTER, Ill. – Convicted killer Drew Peterson has been transferred out of the Illinois Department of Corrections and into the federal prison system. According to multiple reports, Peterson has been transferred from Menard Correctional Center in southern Illinois to the United States Penitentiary in Terre Haute. Peterson’s lawyer, Steve Greenberg, has stated that he does not know why he is being transferred into federal custody. Peterson has received national attention for the disappearances of his third and fourth wives. In 2007, his fourth […]

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    Fishers YMCA evacuated, 7 people transported to hospitals due to chemical leak

      FISHERS, Ind. – The Fishers YMCA was evacuated and multiple people were transported to the hospital after a chlorine leak on Tuesday morning. The Fishers Fire Department was called to the building located at 9012 E 126th Street at 11:06 a.m. The run was upgraded to a “hazardous materials response” when crews suspected there was a chlorine leak in the pool area. Several ambulances and dozens of first responders arrived at the scene. The building was evacuated as a […]

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    Man faces OWI charges after hitting 1-year-old girl with car in Ladoga

    LADOGA, Ind.– A Montgomery County man is facing several charges after police say he was intoxicated when he struck 1-year-old child with his car. Sheriff’s deputies were called to the 8600 block of South Academy Way in Ladoga around 3 p.m. on Feb. 18 after a report of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. The pedestrian is a 1-year-old girl, according to police. The child was transported to Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. Officials have not released details on […]

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    Indiana House passes medical marijuana bill for epilepsy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – People who have epilepsy could be treated with a marijuana-derived oil under a bill approved by the Indiana House. The bill passed the chamber Tuesday on a 98-0 vote. The state Senate previously approved a similar measure. Indiana’s legislature has long resisted efforts to allow the use of medicine derived from marijuana, but that appears to have changed this year. Supporters say the bill’s approval marks a significant shift after years of medical marijuana-related bills stalling. The […]

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    Fix Your Finances Worksheet #3

    Follow along all week long as FOX59 and Pete the Planner team up to help you fix your finances! Download Worksheet #3: Debt.

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    Carmel police officer injured in motorcycle crash

    CARMEL, Ind. – Carmel police are investigating an accident in which an officer was transported to the hospital after a motorcycle crash. Police say the crash occurred just after noon in the roundabout of Range Line Road and Carmel Drive. Two vehicles were involved. Investigators say a white 2012 Ford E-350 van operated by Louis J. Guzman, 32, of Indianapolis was traveling southbound Range Line Road in the left lane. While in the roundabout, Guzman abruptly changed lanes and collided with a white […]

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    Man shot on near west side of Indianapolis while ironing

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Police are investigating a shooting on the near west side of Indianapolis. At around 1 p.m., authorities were called to the 1200 block of N. Tibbs Ave. on the west side to investigate reports of a person shot. According to IMPD, a 65-year-old man was alone at home, ironing, when he noticed blood and realized he’d been shot. The bullet apparently came through the window and he’s been transported to the hospital. We will update this story […]

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    More than 20 cities represented in list of best 100 places to work in Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– The 2017 list of the “Best Places to Work in Indiana” honorees has been released. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce said nearly half of the winners are from the small employer category and nearly a third are first-time honorees or returning after an absence. “Best Places to Work in Indiana not only recognizes our state’s outstanding employers, but also sets a high standard for other Hoosier companies by encouraging them to realize the importance of evaluating their own […]