Kyle Hicks is native Hoosier who joined FOX59 and CBS4 as a digital producer in 2016. He graduated from Indiana University – Bloomington with a degree in telecommunications in 2015. He previously wrote for Evansville’s WFIE, near his hometown of Newburgh. Kyle enjoys covering a variety of topics, but he especially enjoys writing about exceptional Hoosiers who positively contribute to the central Indiana community. If you would like to submit a story idea to Kyle, you’re welcome to email him at or contact him on Twitter with the handle @KyleHicksNews.

Recent Articles
  • Stage assignments, performance times announced for Fountain Square Music Festival

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Fountain Square Music Festival announced stage assignments and performance times for all of its scheduled artists Tuesday. On Friday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 7, over 60 artists will perform across five stages: HI-FI, Pioneer, White Rabbit Cabaret, Square Cat Vinyl and an immersive outdoor stage called the Nucleus. Organizers say the Nucleus will feature “powerful lighting and production design elements to create an immersive audience experience unlike other festivals.” The stage assignments and performance times […]

  • Albuquerque officer praised for how he treated students protesting end of DACA

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A police officer in Albuquerque, New Mexico is being praised for how he treated students protesting President Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program had protected nearly 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally by their parents. The Department of Homeland Security will now stop processing any new applications for the program. Trump’s decision has drawn mixed reactions nationwide. High school and college students opposing the move […]

  • Indianapolis woman offering wedding dress to any bride-to-be affected by Alfred Angelo closure

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indianapolis woman is offering to give her wedding dress away to help a bride-to-be affected by the closure of Alfred Angelo. The chain of wedding stores suddenly closed nationwide on Friday, leaving future brides scrambling to find their dresses. Valerie Turner Do says she wants to do everything she can to help, despite the fact that she and her husband are dealing with a crisis of their own. Valerie says her husband, Justin, was injured when […]

  • Indianapolis author John Green announces release date for new book

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A new book from Indianapolis author John Green will hit the shelves this fall. Green, who penned works such as “The Fault in Our Stars,” “Looking for Alaska” and “Paper Towns,” made the announcement at VidCon Thursday. The upcoming book, titled “Turtles All the Way Down,” will be released on October 10. Green said in a YouTube video that the book is about a young woman who is trying to solve a mystery, while also trying to […]

  • Westfield man ‘proposes’ to little girl after popping the question to her mom

    FISHERS, Ind. – When it came time for a Westfield man to propose to his girlfriend, he made sure not to exclude her 5-year-old daughter. Grant Tribbett of Westfield told the Today Show that he knew Cassandra Reschar had a daughter before they dated and it’s something he loves about her. Cassandra took to The Knot’s How He Asked to share how Grant declared his love for her and her daughter Adrianna in the Ritchey Woods Nature Preserve in Fishers. […]

  • Harry Styles will bring solo tour to Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Harry Styles’ world tour will make a stop in the Circle City during the summer of 2018, but tickets for the show go on sale this month. Indianapolis is one of 56 new tour dates added due to “overwhelming demand.” Country star Kacey Musgraves will accompany the former One Direction member during the U.S. and Canada legs of the tour. Styles is expected to perform songs that appear on his self-titled debut album that was released on […]

  • Vice President Mike Pence confirms he will attend 101st Indy 500

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Vice President of the United States is expected to appear at the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 this Sunday. With Mike Pence in attendance, authorities will likely amplify security measures. It’s unclear at this time what the former governor’s role will be at the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” but if it’s anything like last year, he’ll be there to spend time with his family. Pence confirmed he’s attending the race Thursday: Going to the #Indy500 […]

  • Turkey hunters have ‘once in a lifetime encounter’ with friendly deer in Hendricks County

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. – Some local turkey hunters had a “once in a lifetime encounter” with two friendly deer in Hendricks County over the weekend. Leon Champine, an Indianapolis estimator, says he was hunting with his friends, Joe Pople and Corey Cook, when they first bumped into the deer at dawn. He says they stuck around for about ten minutes before walking away. The hunters then walked away and had a good laugh. Hours later and miles deeper into the […]

  • Pentatonix to perform at Indianapolis’ White River State Park this summer

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Pentatonix is joining the list of acts performing in the Circle City this summer. The a cappella group will make a tour stop at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park on Aug. 10. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 5 at 10 a.m. They’ll be available at The young group has sold more than 6 million albums in the U.S. in just five years. They’ve also taken […]

  • First transgender prom king crowned at North Central High School

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indianapolis teen made history at his high school last weekend. Alan Belmont became North Central High School’s first transgender prom king. It’s a role that the 17-year-old campaigned for and is proud of. “I’ve always wanted a platform to talk about my story and talk about different trans rights issues and problems facing my community,” said Belmont. “And I’ve always wanted to be an advocate for the people who don’t have a voice and aren’t confident enough to […]