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    Weekend lanes restrictions and ramp closures set for I-70 this weekend in downtown Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Repairs to concrete bridge railing will require lane and ramp closures this weekend on Interstate 70 on the south side of downtown Indianapolis according to the Indianapolis Department of Transportation. Starting at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, INDOT contractors will close the left lane of eastbound I-70 at Exit 79 to Meridian and Illinois streets.  At the same time, the West Street entrance ramp to eastbound I-70 will then be closed, and the eastbound I-70 Exit 79B access to […]

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    Lane restrictions on State Road 3 and I-74 in Greensburg to begin this week

    GREENSBURG, Ind.—The Indiana Department of Transportation plan to close single lanes of State Road 3 traffic Tuesday and Wednesday this week where the north-south highway approaches the overpass at Interstate 74 on the north side of the city of Greensburg.  Construction crews hope to take advantage of favorable weather to remove temporary asphalt pavement placed as median crossovers during the 2016 construction of the twin bridges.  Traffic flow will continue at the S.R. 3 bridge site in each direction on single […]

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    Attempted traffic stop leads to two-county police chase

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –What was listed as a routine traffic stop suddenly became an all-out police chase on the city’s east side Sunday morning. According to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, a Greenfield Police officer was behind a car traveling westbound on I-70 near the Greenfield area when the officer attempted to pull over the driver for an undisclosed reason just after 5:00 a.m.. The driver disregarded the officer’s lights and proceeded to travel at a high rate of speed on […]

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    Greenwood Police apprehend driver who crashed into business then fled

    GREENWOOD, Ind. — Greenwood Police are investigating why a car drove into a business with the driver fleeing from the scene. Police were called to the Tropical Tan at 518 North Meridian just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday night after a car drove into the business store front and the driver then fled on foot. A search perimeter was quickly set up in the area and about 20 minutes later, a male suspect was taken into custody on Carol Drive just east […]

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    Carmel police make arrest in early morning deadly crash

    CARMEL, Ind. — An early Sunday morning accident in Carmel just before 3:00 a.m. has claimed the life of one woman and has one person under arrest for being under the influence of alcohol. Carmel police are reporting that a man traveling eastbound on 96th struck a woman on the driver’s side of her car who was pulling out of the River Road Apartments. The woman, later identified as 44-year-old Monica Davila of Indianapolis, was pronounced dead at the scene […]

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    IFD battles 2-alarm vacant apartment fire

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — IFD firefighters were called to a vacant apartment fire just about 11:00 p.m. Saturday night at 30th and Orchard Avenue, just west of Keystone Avenue. According to fire officials, heavy fire was showing upon their arrival to the two-story structure which had no working fire alarms. A second call out for additional help came just about fifteen minutes after the initial call which then put about 14 units working the fire which was brought under control about […]

  • Potholes plague Indy as the snow melts

    INDOT readies itself for pothole repair on roadways

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With winter weather in full swing, the Indiana Department of Transportation is reminding the public to be on the look out for potholes. Potholes form when water seeps into cracks on the roadway, freezes and then thaws. This process, combined with normal highway traffic and snow removal operations, can loosen the pavement and create potholes. Because winter weather conditions take a larger than normal toll on the roads, INDOT makes pothole patching a priority, especially after snow and ice events. […]

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    Hoosier drivers paying a bit more at pump at year end

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Hoosier drivers might be sorry to see 2016 end when it comes to filling up their car or truck. During the past year drivers have enjoyed some of the lowest prices at the pump in the last five years. But Hoosiers and the rest of the nation could find prices rising a bit before leveling off and then begin falling back according to GasPrices.AAA.com AAA estimates U.S. drivers have saved about $27 billion at the pump in 2016 compared to […]

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    East side business catches fire twice over holiday weekend

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An east side business is facing an extensive cleanup after IFD responded for the second time to the Royal Fish And Chicken restaurant, located at 10030 East 38th Street, early Monday morning to battle a fire. IFD officials reported that Monday’s fire, which came in just after 3:30 a.m., started in the kitchen but was quickly put out. The first fire run to the business came late Sunday afternoon after another fire was reported in the kitchen. It is […]

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    Weather conditions believed to be factor in Christmas Day fatal crash

    RIPLEY COUNTY —  Christmas Day just after 3 p.m., Indiana State Police responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on US 50 near County Road 450 East at Elrod in Ripley County. According to the initial investigation by Trooper Joe Uhler, a 2003 Chevrolet Astro van being driven by Tori D. Garcia, age 27, Hanover, Ind., was traveling eastbound on US 50 near County Road 450 East in Ripley County.  For an unknown reason, Garcia’s vehicle left the south side […]