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  • Lawrence police host ‘High School 911’ movie screening

    LAWRENCE, Ind. — A group of teens are helping to save lives in a small town in Connecticut. Now their hard work is being spotlighted in a new documentary called “High School 911.” The program is similar to Lawrence Police’s Explorer program, which allows teens to get a look at what emergency responders go through on the job. Officer Paul Lushin and Explorers Bennett Lushun and Isaiah Garrett, along with some of the other Lawrence Police Explorers, stopped by our […]

  • New blood pressure guidelines

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology have recently released new blood pressure guidelines. The numbers to be considered hypertensive have been lowered for the first time in 14 years, and were made to improve blood pressure control and to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease. The new guidelines are: Normal blood pressure is now: 120/80 Elevated blood pressure: 121-129/80 Stage I Hypertension: 130-139/80-89 Stage II Hypertension:¬† 140/90 or higher We spoke with CVS Minute […]

  • Third annual “Pies and Pints” event raises money for art education

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Pizza and beer is a good combination any time. And it’s even better when it’s for a good cause. Next weekend you have your chance to enjoy both while helping children achieve their creative side through art education. We spoke with Katrina Kuntz from Arts for Learning and David Allee from Bebop Pizza Kitchen about how you can support the third annual “Pies and Pints” event. Need more info or want to purchase tickets? Click here.

  • Toy Fair 2018 introduces the hottest new toys of the year

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The hottest new toys of the year are on display this weekend at the Toy Fair 2018 in New York. More than a 1000 different exhibitors are showing off their latest products – we took a look at some of them, thanks to Katy Mann of Indy With Kids.  

  • Meet the winner of this year’s Girl Scout Cookie Cook-Off

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Every year, the Girl Scouts of Central Indiana host a Cookie Cook-off, pitching area chefs against each other in a fierce competition. This year was no different, and Chef Erica Oakley from The Alexander walked away triumphant. It’s not her first time winning though – this is the third year in a row Chef Oakley¬†has been crowned the champion. Chef Oakley stopped by our studio to show us how to make her Al Pastor Arepa, featuring not […]

  • RECIPE: Al Pastor Arepa (featuring Girl Scout cookies)

    Courtesy of Chef Erica Oakley Al Pastor Arepa- used 4 cookies Samosa Savannah Smiles Trefoils Thin Mint Samoa Smoked Pork Shoulder 2 pork shoulders 1 box Samoa cookies 1 gallon orange juice 1 gallon apple cider 1 c. cider vinegar 2 cans condensed milk 2 cans coconut milk 3 guajillo chilis 2 tbsp. chipotle powder Salt & pepper to taste Blend everything together with a vita-mix and marinate pork for 24 hrs. After 24 hours, remove from marinade and reserve. […]

  • Secretary of State’s office hosts “Straight Answers Saturday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Hoosiers in need of financial or legal advice have a chance to receive free help on Saturday, all courtesy of “Straight Answer Saturday.” The event, hosted by Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson, will feature attorneys, financial planners and representatives from DCS, BBB, the Social Security Administration as well as other agencies. Straight Answer Saturday will take place from 10-4 at UIndy’s Schwitzer Student Center. For more information, click here.

  • Local company selling t-shirts inspired by McDaniels fallout

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — “The rivalry is back on.” Those are the words Colts GM Chris Ballard used to end a Tuesday press conference announcing that New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels would not be joining the team as head coach after all. Local t-shirt company The Shop has printed the phrase on t-shirts and Colts fans are snatching them up as fast as they can print them. We talked with co-owner Alex Janeczek about the shirts and how you […]

  • 2018 Super Bowl ‘Nacho-Off’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — In what’s become a FOX59 weekend morning show tradition, Brittany Rainey, Jessica Hayes and Zach Myers once again competed in our annual Super Bowl “Nacho-Off.” Our friends at Silly Safaris were kind enough to judge the contest this year. Will Jessica pull off her second win? Or is this the year Brittany or Zach get their first trophies? You’ll have to watch to find out. Want to make the winning nachos at home? Click here for the […]

  • Zach’s Championship Nachos

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — He finally did it! After a few years of trying, Zach finally won our morning show Super Bowl “Nacho-Off” with his Championship Nachos. Here’s the recipe, if you’d like to make them at home: -Tortilla chips (Mission Rounds) – 1lb. ground beef – Taco seasoning (I chose a liquid sauce, mixed in with browned ground beef) – Shredded cheese (Kraft Mexican mix) – Shredded lettuce – Diced tomatoes with lime juice and cilantro – Sliced black olives […]