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  • So what happens to all the trash left behind by 300,000 people after the Indy 500?

    SPEEDWAY, Ind. — All the trash left behind by the hundreds of thousands race fans at yesterday’s Indy 500 is now gone. Dozens of central Indiana non-profit groups showed up at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway early this morning to help clean up the stands. Each organization is paid based off how many sections its volunteers clear. Eastside Church of God in Anderson plans to use the money it earned to help pay for a couple of upcoming mission trips. “It’s a […]

  • Indiana governor honors fallen service members at Memorial Day service

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb will speak at a Memorial Day service conducted by Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers on Monday. The service begins with music at 9:30 a.m. and the program begins at 10 a.m. It will be at the Hoosier Patriot Memorial on the grounds of Washington Park East Cemetery located at 10722 E Washington Street. Major General Courtney P. Carr is also expected to speak at the service. The ceremony will include the sounds of […]

  • Police identify young boy found walking without shoes on Cleveland interstate

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Officers with the Cleveland Police Department have identified a young boy found walking on an interstate ramp in the rain without shoes. They say he is a 12-year-old boy reported missing from Garfield Heights. Police stopped the boy around 12:31 a.m. as he walked down the Interstate 71 ramp in a t-shirt, shorts, and no shoes. Officers believed he was possibly experiencing an unknown medical emergency, and he was taken to the hospital. He was unresponsive and unable […]

  • 6-year-old girl dies following single vehicle accident Sunday in Muncie

    Update: A Muncie man was arrested following the crash. MUNCIE, Ind. – The Delaware County Coroner confirms that a 6-year-old girl died Sunday in car accident on the south side of Muncie. Authorities responded to a call of a single vehicle accident at around 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The scene was on the Muncie Bypass near S. Meeker Ave. We will update this story once we receive more information.

  • Takuma Sato holds off Castroneves’ late charge to win the 101st Indianapolis 500

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Takuma Sato held off a furious late charge from Helio Castroneves to win the 101st Indianapolis 500. Sato, 40, is the first Japanese driver to win the Greatest Spectacle in Racing. Fearless down the stretch, he made amends for the 2012 race in which he crashed late, paving the way for Dario Franchitti to take the checkered flag. The race was marred with several cautions, including a scary crash in which pole sitter Scott Dixon went airborne. […]

  • LIVE BLOG: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for central Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Showers and thunderstorms are moving through Indiana. Central Indiana is currently under a slight risk of severe storms with the main concerns being damaging winds and hail. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Marion, Hancock, Johnson and Shelby counties until 6:45 p.m. Stick with FOX59 and the Weather Authority for the latest weather updates, and click here for a complete list of watches and warnings.  

  • RACE DAY BLOG | 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500

    It’s race day for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Find our race recap here. Race Day schedule Starting grid Weather outlook What you need to know for race day Below you’ll find an archived version of our race day blog.

  • Pregnant mother of two children killed in crash near Mooresville

    MOORESVILLE, Ind.—Morgan County authorities are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a 21-year-old pregnant woman, Friday. Emergency crews were called to the 5200 block of Hadley Road around 2:15 p.m. on a report of a single vehicle crash. Witnesses said the driver ran off the road and then over corrected. Her car slid sideways and slammed into a utility pole, killing the woman on impact. The woman has been identified as 21-year-old Abigail Wasylyshen. She was the only […]

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    Home burglarized in Needham, several guns and electronics stolen

    NEEDHAM, Ind. – A home was reportedly broken into and burglarized Friday in Needham. At around 7:45 p.m. Friday, Johnson County Police responded to a report of a home burglary in the 4800 block of N. 750 E. Lisa Wilde told police that she believes a burglar entered through a door on the side of a newly added part of the house. Police checked the door and found no signs of forced entry. The total value of items stolen was around $2350. […]

  • IRS warns Hoosiers of phone scam

    Johnson County man falls victim to phone scam out of Jamaica

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – Police in Johnson County are warning the public to look out for phone scams after a 67-year-old man lost around $1,300. William Smith told police that he had received a call from a male claiming to be with Publishers Clearing House and reportedly informed Smith that he won $850,000 and a Mercedes Benz. Smith said that the man told him to wire money first to claim the prize. According to a police report, Smith said that […]