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  • Council member introduces proposal to fine gun owners if don’t report lost or stolen firearms

    (July 13, 2015) – If your gun is stolen and you don’t report it, you could be fined a lot of money. The new proposal was introduced Monday night at the City-County Council meeting. Indianapolis City-County Council member Kip Tew wants to make it mandatory for a gun owner in Marion County to report a lost or stolen firearm within 48 hours to the Marion County Health Department. A violator could be fined up to $2,500! The Democrat says the […]

  • Indianapolis council members want to remove Blue Indy cars from downtown

    (July 13, 2015) – Indianapolis is growing, and downtown parking is always a premium. Five Blue Indy car spaces and charging stations on the north side of Washington Street between Pennsylvania Street and Meridian Street are prime real-estate. The Blue Indy cars have been parked there all year for the public to test drive. Now city-county councilor Zach Adamson says it’s illegal for the cars to sit there: “The area where these cars are parked is listed as a no stopping, […]

  • #Twinning: Christmas in July

    It’s Christmas in July! Starting a blog is a big undertaking, but then again, so is having a baby. And…. I’m having TWO babies.! #Twinning  (eek!) I’m thrilled, excited, nervous, anxious – ALL the regular mommy emotions. Allow me a moment to be a “girly girl.” I never dreamt about my wedding when I was a young girl. Instead, I always daydreamed about being a mom. I was THAT girl. I was the teacher when my sisters and I played school. […]

  • Indianapolis couple arrested in death of 1-year-old boy; boyfriend charged with murder

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 21, 2014) – Police arrested an Indianapolis couple in connection with the death of a 1-year-old boy last month. On Oct. 29, Indianapolis Metropolitan police officers arrived at an apartment in the 2700 block of Barbary Lane where they found Elijah Polk, 1, unresponsive. The child was later pronounced dead at the scene. Police ruled the case a homicide. According to the probable cause affidavit, the boy died from complications due to blunt force trauma to the […]

  • Drone Invasion: What are the rules regarding drone ownership? What does it mean for your privacy?

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Nov. 10, 2014)– Propeller-powered drones have been around for nearly 10 years, but mass production is making them more accessible to everyday Americans. But, what are the rules? Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expects U.S. airspace to be crowded with nearly 8,000 commercial drones within the next five years. Those numbers do not include estimates on local hobbyists flying drones in your neighborhood. The FAA has a host of regulations about how private businesses and law enforcement can use […]

  • Columbus gets two custom pairs of iconic ‘Chuck Taylors’ designed by IU student

    By Nicole Pence COLUMBUS, Ind. (Oct. 23, 2014)– Any basketball fan will tell you Converse “Chuck Taylor” All-Stars shoes are iconic. You would most likely recognize the shoe, but did you know the guy behind the famous footwear is from right here in Indiana? Chuck Taylor grew up in Columbus, and for the first time his famous style is highlighting his Hoosier heritage. “Chuck Taylor is a household name. And growing up in Indiana, if you are a basketball fan or not, […]

  • Central Indiana high school to step up suicide prevention measures after two student deaths

    By Nicole Pence INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Oct. 17, 2014)– One central Indiana high school is taking more precautionary measures after two students committed suicide this year. It’s been nearly two months since Stuart Hobson’s son, David, took his own life. “He had clinical depression, and it was something that got very acute in the last year. Something we thought we were on top of, said Stuart Hobson. Suicide is the second leading cause of death for Hoosiers between the ages of 15-24. Thirty teens […]

  • Why is this 29-year-old Oregon woman choosing to end her own life?

    OREGON (Oct. 9, 2014)– A woman diagnosed with terminal brain cancer has decided to end her life before the cancer can. Brittany Maynard, 29, got married last year.  Not long after, she began experiencing painful, unexplained headaches. Maynard was diagnosed with a grade II astrocytoma, a severe brain tumor. Doctors said she would live for up to 10 years. Months later, the cancer got worse. It progressed to glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the most deadly and aggressive form of brain cancer. Her doctors gave her six months […]

  • Owner speaks with FOX59 after man is accused of killing cat with blow darts

    INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 17, 2014) – An Indianapolis man is accused of killing a cat by hitting it with several blow darts. According to a police report, Amy Cohran went looking for her cat late Tuesday night and found several blow darts sticking out from her pet’s body. She rescued the one-year-old cat “Tippy” three months ago. “Tippy what did you get into, and I said what was all over your face, did you get into cobwebs?” said Cohran. “He looked up […]

  • Great-grandmother of 9-year-old boy fatally stabbed at Michigan playground talks to FOX59

    COLUMBUS, Ind. (Aug. 6, 2014)– A great-grandmother is talking to FOX59 after her 9-year-old great-grandson was stabbed to death by a 12-year-old boy at a playground in Kentwood, Michigan. Police said four children were at the playground inside a mobile home park Monday when Jamarion Lawhorn, 12, pulled out a knife and began stabbing Michael “Conner” Verkerke, 9, repeatedly in the back. Lawhorn then ran across the street and asked to use a neighbor’s cell phone. “He approached me at my house, I […]