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  • IU student survives 3 days locked in cave after group forgets him, forced to lick moisture from cave walls

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — An Indiana University freshman is doing remarkably well after he was trapped in a cave in southern Indiana for nearly three days. Bloomington-native Lukas Cavar, 19, joined the Caving Club at IU on a “beginner’s trip”last Sunday to Sullivan Cave, which is about 20 miles south of Bloomington. Somehow, he managed to get separated from the group, and when he reached the entrance to exit the cave, he realized the gate was padlocked. Cavar said he couldn’t […]

  • Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Cake is the perfect start to fall

    It’s officially the first day of fall, and we’re ready for cozy sweaters, crunchy leaves, and most importantly everything pumpkin! Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen is sharing a recipe for Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Cake, and we think it’s the perfect way to kick off the season! Recipe from Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Cake Yield: Serves between 6 – 8 people Ingredients 1 cup pumpkin 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 eggs 2 teaspoons pumpkin […]

  • VIDEO: Lion tries to attack girl’s service dog at Indianapolis Zoo

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A girl visiting the Indianapolis Zoo for the first time captured video last month of a lion try to sneak up on her service dog and attack it. RJ, 15, is from Ontario, Canada, and she was in Indiana with her family and service dog Jetson visiting family friends in Kokomo. Jetson, 7, is from the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, and RJ has had him for six years. RJ tells FOX59 she hasn’t taken Jetson to […]

  • Fall fun guide 2017: Central Indiana festivals, pumpkin patches, and haunted houses

    Fall is a magical time of year in Indiana. Corn mazes and pumpkin patches open for the season, the leaves change colors, and every weekend there’s sure to be a fall festival somewhere in the state. So load up on candy corn and caramel apples, throw on a sweater, and  check out these fall activities. Fall festivals The Festival of the Turning Leaves: September 22 to 24, 2017 Thorntown, Indiana There will be a parade, a 5K / 10K run/walk, […]

  • PHOTOS: Peru woman’s unique anniversary gift involves dozens of people, spans several countries

    PERU, Ind. — A Peru woman created a unique anniversary gift that involved dozens of people and spanned several countries. Kayla Friend tells FOX59 she met her husband Bryon 10 years ago at a park, and they got married on September 19, 2011. For their sixth anniversary, she wanted to do something unique for Bryon. So she asked friends, family, and even complete strangers to make signs saying, “Bryon, Kayla’s love for you is so big, that it’s reached (blank).” […]

  • Make Granola Fruit Pizza for Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Granola Fruit Pizza Yield: Makes about 8 servings Ingredients 3 cups granola 2/3 cups peanut butter 1/3 cup honey 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt 1/2 cup fruit, other toppings Directions Combine granola, peanut butter, honey, cinnamon, and vanilla Line 9-inch cake pan with parchment paper Dump granola mixture into pan and spread until top is even Refrigerate for 1 hour or freeze for 20 minutes Remove granola […]

  • Indiana man stuck in U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma destroys St. Thomas

    ST. THOMAS – It was supposed to be a joyous occasion and relaxing vacation for Indiana native Mike Coleman and his girlfriend Kelsey Costanza. They arrived in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday, September 2 to celebrate a friend’s wedding. But Hurricane Irma had other plans. Coleman tells FOX59 that he lived in the U.S. Virgin Islands for two years. He was used to hearing about hurricane threats, but he says most every time they would miss […]

  • Indiana farmer plants Princess Leia corn maze to honor late actress Carrie Fisher

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Tis the season for pumpkin patches, apple orchards, and of course, corn mazes. One farmer in southern Indiana created an extra special corn maze in honor of the late actress Carrie Fisher. Jeremy Goebel tells FOX59 he has been designing corn mazes for Goebel Farms for the past 16 years. He says he’s always been a Star Wars fan, and when he started planning the corn maze back in February, he thought it was most appropriate to […]

  • NFL player Michael Bennett: Cops drew guns on me for ‘simply being a black man’

    SEATTLE — Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett says he went through a terrifying experience with Las Vegas police after the Mayweather-McGregor fight, according to KCPQ. Bennett posted a letter on Twitter on Wednesday saying police officers targeted him and used excessive force during a chaotic situation on Aug. 26. Bennett says he was leaving the fight and heading back to the hotel (on his day off) when people heard what sounded like shots fired. “Like many of the people in […]

  • Try Buffalo Chicken Macaroni & Cheese for an easy back-to-school meal

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Buffalo Chicken Macaroni and Cheese Yield: Makes about 8, 1-cup servings Ingredients 1 pound chicken 1 cup chicken broth 3/4 cup buffalo sauce 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 pound macaroni pasta, uncooked 4 cups shredded cheddar cheese 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk 1 cup milk 4 ounces Challenge cream cheese Green onions and blue cheese for garnish, if desired Directions Add chicken, chicken broth, buffalo […]