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  • Police: Woman admits to starting fire for “distraction” before kidnapping 1-month-old baby

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 5, 2014) – A baby is safe and back with his family after being abducted Friday morning. Indianapolis Metropolitan police detectives say 18-year-old Desarai Kemp stole the 1-month-old boy, William Junior Gibson, and a car from the Cross Creek Apartments near West 59th Street and Georgetown Road around 4:24 a.m. Friday. They say she also tried to set the apartment on fire but was unsuccessful. Kemp faces several charges, including kidnapping, arson, auto theft and theft. Maria Flores, the baby’s […]

  • IPL announces plans to phase out coal at Harding Street facility

    INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 15, 2014) – Indianapolis Power & Light plans to convert a coal-fired power plant into a natural gas facility. According to a release from IPL, the move is part of the utility’s overall wastewater compliance plan for its power plants. The change affects Harding Street Unit 7. IPL President and CEO Kelly Huntington said the conversion is the “reasonable, least cost option” for the utility and its customers. IPL will file plans with the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission […]

  • Rushville couple arrested in Indiana’s largest steroid ring bust

    RUSHVILLE, Ind. (August 12, 2014)– The largest steroid ring ever in Indiana has been dismantled, say investigators in Rush County. The Rush County Sheriff’s Office, Rushville Police Department, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Postal Inspector teamed up for the bust, according to Rushville Police Chief Craig Tucker. He says the lab was found in the home of a married couple and they were arrested Tuesday afternoon. “The DEA agents that were involved say this was the largest active steroid lab […]

  • Butler University provides free year of identity protection following hacking incident

    INDIANAPOLIS – Approximately 4,500 students attend Butler University each year, but a recent computer hacking incident tied to the school was so big, 163,000 people had to be notified. They include students, staff, alumni as far back as 1983 and even people who didn’t attend the university, like applicants and sporting event ticket buyers. The three-page letter from Butler University President Jim Danko says on May 28, California law enforcement alerted the university that a suspect in an identity theft […]

  • Indiana ranks No. 1 in country for teen driving deaths

    INDIANAPOLIS — A new study shows Indiana ranks number one when it comes to teen driver deaths among licensed teen drivers. Don Gross, President of AA Indiana Driving School, says, ” I would like to ask that parents and the rest of the adult drivers do everything they can to support our teens. Our teens have the potential to be excellent drivers but it’s like any other skill, we have to reinforce the skill, so we all need to set good […]

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    Indiana first state with concussion-related law

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is making history on the high school football field. Starting July 1, a new law requires high school football coaches take player safety and concussion training courses every two years. Also, concussed players must sit out 24 hours before returning to the field. Indiana is the first state to do this. “Ten or 15 years ago, you would commonly hear the phrase ‘he got his bell rung’ or ‘they were knocking the cobwebs loose’ and it was pretty […]

  • Storm cleanup crews work Tuesday to beat new round of storms

    INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Power and Light crews worked all day Tuesday repairing downed power lines from Monday afternoon’s storms before strong storms rolled through central Indiana again mid afternoon. Tree trimmers were also busy Tuesday cleaning up messes. “It was scary!” said Cameron Carter. “It was an interesting night, we’ll put it that way. I was in the basement and heard it happen. Terrified. The dog ran off scared.” Carter lives near Kessler and Winthrop. “I just got home from […]

  • Pediatrician: It’s easier than you think to forget your baby in hot car

    INDIANAPOLIS – In this heat, it takes just minutes for a child trapped inside a car to die. It’s happened 13 times so far this year nationwide. “This can happen to anyone and I think the problem is many people feel, ‘Oh that’s terrible it won’t happen to me,’ said Dr. Eric A. Yancy, chief medical officer and pediatrician for MHS Indiana. “And if you interview a lot of people this has happened to, they will tell you exactly the […]

  • Central Indiana concert venues ready with severe weather plans

    INDIANAPOLIS — It’s one of the biggest weekends of the year at Klipsch Music Center. Dave Matthews Band is performing Friday and Saturday. But at summer concerts, you can’t always count on a dry night. You just want to listen to music, but sometimes Mother Nature presses pause. Unfortunately in central Indiana, we know all too well that severe weather at a concert can do a lot more than just ruin your night, says Hamilton County Emergency Management’s Tom Sivak. Now […]

  • Indy man says Geist restaurant told him ‘no more black people allowed’

    INDIANAPOLIS — An Indianapolis man says he was not allowed in a Geist restaurant because he’s black and that he has the video to prove it. “Going through the entrance, the security guard told us that they weren’t allowing any more black people in,” the man told FOX59 on Thursday. He doesn’t want to show his face, but wants you to see the video and hear his story. He says at first, he thought it was a joke. “I was surprised. […]