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  • Jefferson Street construction project in Franklin nears halfway point

    FRANKLIN, Ind. — A three-year construction project on one of Franklin’s major streets is just about at the halfway point according to city officials. Franklin residents have been  dealing with detours and a cone zones along Jefferson Street since August of 2016 and will continue to do so until late 2019. Jefferson Street  is undergoing major renovation from Main Street, just about a quarter-mile east of U.S. 31, all the way over to Middleton Drive,  which is just east of […]

  • Broken water line on city’s west side creates dangerous driving obstacle

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The ongoing deep freeze Indiana has been in the past couple of days continues to play havoc with Hoosier drivers, especially when a water main or waterline breaks occur that affect their travel. Adding to the list of week-long problems for drivers Thursday morning was another water line break on the city’s west side which occurred in a mini strip mall in that area but affected drivers along West Michigan Street just east of Holt Road when […]

  • Firefighters looking for cause of Friday morning house fire on south side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indianapolis Fire Department is looking into the cause of a early morning house fire on the city’s south side just after 5:00 a.m. Friday . Firefighters were called to a residence located in the 900 block of East Castle Avenue, just west of Madison Avenue, and upon arrival found flames coming from the attic area. The fire was quickly brought under control with no reported injuries. Officials have yet to release information on who may have […]

  • Mozel Sanders Foundation continues Thanksgiving Day tradition by feeding the needy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –One of Indianapolis’s longest Thanksgiving Day traditions continued Thursday with the Mozel Sanders Thanksgiving  Day dinner, an event held to help feed the needy in central Indiana. The event, which was started almost 47 years ago by Mozel Sanders, enlists almost 2,000 volunteers who help prepare and deliver holiday meals to almost 40,000 people. The Mozel Sanders Foundation started preparations for Thursday’s event with several fund-raising events held earlier in November. Each meal costs about $5 to prepare […]

  • Driver error leads to chain reaction accident in the Lawrence area

    LAWRENCE, Ind. — Driver error is being listed as a possible cause for a chain reaction accident Wednesday morning in the Lawrence area. The three car accident occurred just after 8:00 a.m. along East 42nd Street, just east of Franklin Road. According to the Lawrence Police Department, one vehicle traveling westbound on 42nd Street had stopped but the person following behind did not and swerved into the eastbound lane after striking the vehicle ahead. Four people were transported to St. […]

  • Road construction of I-65 south side project is nearing the end

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With the road construction season nearing the end, construction crews are working diligently in trying to complete one of the State’s largest undertakings ever,  the rebuilding of the six bridges on the south side along I-65 over I-465 and Lick Creek. Work began in early March on the $20 million rebuilding project that according to INDOT spokesperson Nate Riggs is “still on schedule” “The south side bridges at I-65 & I-465 are on schedule to be open […]

  • Head-on crash in Hamilton County claims life of Lebanon woman

    HAMILTON COUNTY, Ind. — The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a two-vehicle crash that resulted in the death of one of the drivers. Deputies were dispatched to the area of Strawtown Avenue and Prairie Baptist Road in the eastern part of Hamilton County just before 7 a.m. Wednesday. Witnesses at the scene stated two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision with one person  trapped inside a vehicle. Crash investigators believe Bethany G. Moore, age 23 of Lebanon, IN, was […]

  • Event goers to Bankers Life Fieldhouse should get ready for traffic delays

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Event goers to Bankers Life Fieldhouse should get ready for traffic delays around BLF for the next several weeks. Delaware Street  between South Street and Maryland has been with construction and restrictions for the 18 months, largely in part because of the new St. Vincent Center for the Indiana Pacers. That project, plus additional work on the sidewalks and underground utilities along Penn at the Fieldhouse continue to have one lane blocked on either side of the […]

  • 7th annual “Running South” event continues legacy of teacher and coach

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. —  The Perry Township Education Foundation is sponsoring the 7th Annual Coach Hathaway’s Running South event Saturday, September 30, to honor the legacy of long-time local teacher and coach, Tom Hathaway. Proceeds from the event will support innovative classroom projects in Perry Township Schools and the Coach Hathaway Scholarship Fund. The day kicks-off with a health fair open to all in the Southport High School gym. Registration and packet pick-up begin at 7:30 A.M. The run includes a 10K, […]

  • Weekend construction project to close a part of North Split

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Drivers beware, a weekend construction project will close part of the North Split starting Friday night and will last till early Monday morning. INDOT officials have announced that ramp from west bound I-70 to south bound I-65 will close starting at 9:00 p.m. Friday night and remain closed until 6:00 a.m. Monday. Drivers will still be able to get to southbound I-65 by using the Collector at the North Split and taking that down Washington Street interchange […]