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  • Hoosiers descend on downtown Indianapolis as part of worldwide March for Science

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Across the world, thousands of people united in the name of science on Saturday, and one of those marches happened right here in downtown Indianapolis. Organizers say the march was in support of evidence-based research, and their biggest concern is that government leaders have forgotten about the environment. “Our biggest goal is to help communicate the value that science brings to every day Hoosiers and how that affects their lives,” said organizer Rufus Chochran. The march participants […]

  • Marion police looking for suspect who shot police car

    MARION, Ind. – Marion police are looking for the person responsible for shooting a patrol vehicle earlier this month. According to the Marion Police Department, the patrol car was parked at Zurcher Tire, 1801 S. Western Ave., on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, after being serviced. At 10:24 p.m., surveillance cameras recorded a man walking toward the vehicle carrying a “rifle-like firearm” and then hurrying away from the car, which was unattended. The marked vehicle was shot once on the driver’s […]

  • Columbus woman arrested on warrant after toddler accidentally dials 911

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – A Columbus woman was arrested on a warrant on Sunday after a toddler accidentally called 911. According to police, officers responded to a 911 call at an apartment in the 2200 block of Sims Court shortly before noon. Dispatch advised the responding officers that it sounded like a child playing on the telephone. Officers were also told that Paris Mann, 29, of Columbus, who resides at the apartment, had a Bartholomew County Superior Court II Warrant for […]

  • Police: Mother arrested in DUI case had 1-year-old child in vehicle with her

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Columbus police arrested a woman accused of driving while intoxicated with her 1-year-old child in the vehicle. According to the Columbus Police Department, officers were dispatched to Marr Road near County Road 450 North around 6:30 p.m. in response to an erratic driver. A caller said an intoxicated driver ran off the road several times and slammed on her brakes in an attempt to get the caller to crash into her. The driver then stopped on Arnold […]

  • 5 Points Intersection roundabout construction to begin in Noblesville

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Another roundabout construction project is set to begin in Hamilton County this week. Workers will start Monday, April 24th on the 5 Points roundabout where Greenfield Avenue,10th Street and Christian Avenue all come together. Currently, the intersection has a traffic signal that cycles through three roads. The roundabout design will provide a safe, effective intersection without a stoplight and will help create a new southern gateway into Noblesville. Work is expected to last 60 days and the […]

  • Firefighters convention, pink walkers and bike racing highlight a busy week of events for downtown Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —  A firefighters convention, pink dressed runners and walkers and a handlebar bike competition all highlight a busy week of activities in downtown Indianapolis this week. Most events will occur from Monument Circle to the Indianapolis Convention Center starting Monday and lasting through the weekend. Police and city officials are encouraging drivers to be prepared for extra foot traffic in those areas and to be prepared for daily street closures or restrictions associated with those events. Both the […]

  • Trial set to start for 3 people charged in $2 million Hoosier Lottery scam case

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A jury trial is scheduled to start Monday in the case of three people accused of trying to bilk the Hoosier Lottery out of $2 million. Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry will handle the case. In 2015, police arrested Jackie Parsley II, Joseph Parsley and Ashlee Campbell Parsley in connection with the scam. They’re accused of falsely redeeming a lottery ticket from a Plainfield liquor store owned by a relative of Jackie and Joseph Parsley. Ashlee Campbell […]

  • FOX59 viewers open hearts, wallets to support Pack the Pantries

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Our Pack the Pantries initiative exceeded expectations! FOX59 teamed up with Gleaners and Midwest Food Bank to raise money for hungry Hoosiers last week. Lines for the phone bank opened at 6 a.m. and closed at 7 p.m. Friday. When we were finished taking calls, we’d collected nearly $64,000—enough to buy more than 191,000 meals. The total more than doubled our goal of raising enough money to purchase 70,000 meals! Thanks to all of our viewers who […]

  • Indiana State University professor arrested after being accused of creating fake anti-Muslim threats

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – Indiana State University has announced that an assistant professor of aviation technology has been arrested for allegedly creating fake anti-Muslim threats back in March. The charges reportedly stem from a series of emails that were received on campus containing anti-Muslim messages and threats. On March 8, a series were emails were reported that allegedly specifically mentioned Azhar Hussain as a target. “Based upon the investigation, it is our belief that Hussain was trying to gain sympathy […]

  • IMPD arrests 23-year-old suspect in connection with south side homicide in early April

    UPDATE: IMPD have arrested 23-year-old Dion Johnson today in connection with Terrance Hill’s murder on April 7. He reportedly turned himself in with an attorney on Friday night. He is being held on preliminary charges of murder and carrying a handgun without a license. We will update this story as we receive further details. Original Story:  INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has identified a suspect in a south side homicide that occurred on Friday, April 7. Officers are now asking […]