Kyle Hicks is a 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
  • Wife of Hoosier sailor killed in plane crash expecting child, reveals gender on Veteran’s Day

    HAMPSTEAD, N.C. – The wife of a Hoosier sailor killed in a plane crash in July found out she was pregnant three weeks after the tragic accident. Cassie Lohrey had only been married to Ryan Lohrey, a Middletown native, for one month when the Navy corpsman and 15 Marines died in Mississippi. When it came time to announce their baby’s gender, Cassie took the opportunity to honor Ryan’s memory and his service on Veteran’s Day. Cassie, who lives in Hampstead, North […]

  • Colts fans react after learning Andrew Luck won’t play this season

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – When the Colts announced Thursday that Andrew Luck would not play this season, not many fans were surprised, but some were angry. “If he needed surgery, they should’ve done it immediately, not waited and played around with it,” said fan Mike Shelley. The quarterback has been battling a shoulder injury ever since 2015. Early this year, he underwent a surgery to repair it and he’s been recovering ever since. Luck did return to practice in October, but […]

  • Teens visiting Indy for FFA convention show compassion for family whose home flooded

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A group of teens visiting Indianapolis for the National FFA Convention stepped in to help a family that was forced to live in a hotel after their home flooded. Randi Jo Amt said in a viral Facebook post that she was originally frustrated with the teens for being loud in the hallway while her children slept. On Friday evening, Amt says she noticed the teens’ door was cracked, so she decided to stop by and let them […]

  • PHOTOS: Airman from Indiana finally meets daughter who was born during his deployment

    SUMTER, S.C. – An Airman from Indiana finally got to meet his daughter who was born during his 6-month deployment in the Middle East. Caleb Hanthorne and his wife Hannah found out they were expecting a child the same day the serviceman received deployment orders. When it came time for the father to meet his 5-month-old daughter on Friday, Miranda Leigh Photography was on hand to document the precious moment. “With all of the crazy news in the world, this […]

  • 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 […]