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  • Franklin woman wakes up to burglar during neighborhood crime spree

    FRANKLIN, Ind. – A crime spree in a normally quiet Franklin subdivision included heart-stopping moments for a woman who awoke to the sound of somebody breaking into her house Tuesday morning. Just after 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, the woman called 911 and said she heard pounding, and then breaking glass on the back of her house in the 1500 block of Williamsburg Lane. The 911 dispatcher urged the woman to stay in her bedroom as Franklin Police officers were being dispatched […]

  • Teen remains in hospital after shooting in McCordsville, search for suspect continues

    MCCORDSVILLE, Ind. – A 16-year old boy who was shot in the back in McCordsville Saturday night remains in an area hospital, according to police investigating the case. McCordsville Police Assistant Chief, Major Paul Casey, says the teen was listed in serious but stable condition Monday afternoon. No other information about the teen’s injuries or outlook for recovery was released. The update comes as investigators are still working to track down the person who shot the teen in the 6700 block […]

  • Motive still unclear in Frankfort’s first murder case in more than a decade

    UPDATE – A jury found Smith guilty of murder early Wednesday afternoon. FRANKFORT, Ind. (March 28, 2016) — Frankfort Police and the Clinton County Prosecutor’s office are still gathering evidence in the county’s first murder case in more than a decade. At approximately 7 p.m. Saturday, Frankfort police units were dispatched to the 700 block of W. Green Street. Upon arrival, officers found a 50-year-old female dead inside a house from an apparent gun shot wound. Officers were also able to […]

  • Greenwood police pursuing leads after more downtown vandalism

    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Another case of destructive vandalism in downtown Greenwood has police pursuing possible leads, and another business considering increased security measures. On Monday afternoon, employees at Kenny’s Transmissions discovered six vehicles on their lot had been severely damaged sometime over Labor Day Weekend. The vehicles had smashed windshields, headlights, taillights and rearview mirrors. “Sick, just why would somebody do this kind of destruction,” said manager, Mike Blumenschein. “I mean these are people’s vehicles.” Blumenschein says several of the cars also […]

  • Cummins announces electric heavy-duty truck ahead of Tesla

    COLUMBUS, Ind – Indiana engine maker Cummins says they are now the leader in the race to develop a fleet of electric trucks. Cummins officials unveiled the company’s newest creation on Tuesday. The Aeos is an 18,000-pound semi truck that runs entirely on a rechargeable electric battery. “This truck is designed to demonstrate the Cummins is very serious about being the leader in electrified power,” said Julie Furber, Cummins Executive Director of Electrification.  “We are going to take electrification to […]

  • Noblesville police asking home and business owners to join video access program

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind.– The Noblesville Police Department is asking any home or business owner with security cameras installed to join a contact database designed to help police quickly access video of crimes that are caught on camera. A Monday morning post on the department’s Facebook page announced the video access program and asked residents to join it. “Do you have a video surveillance system at your house or at your business? If so, we would love to know! We have created […]

  • Authorities warn of scam targeting inmates bonding out of jail

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. — Law enforcement in Hancock County are warning about a new scam targeting people who have recently bonded out of jail. Last week, an attorney in Greenfield sent a letter to the Hancock County Bar Association about the scam, which targeted one of his clients. The attorney said his client was arrested on an OWI charge and used a credit card to post bond at the Hancock County jail. Shortly after bonding out, the arrestee received a […]

  • Whiteland defensive coordinator using technology to coach football from Afghanistan

    WHITELAND, Ind. – As Whiteland High School opens their football season against New Palestine Friday night, the Warriors’ defensive coordinator will be calling schemes and making adjustments from half a world away. Whiteland defensive coordinator Dan Rector is currently deployed in Afghanistan with the Indiana Army National Guard. He’s serving as a Field Artillery Captain in Northern Afghanistan, helping to train the Afghan National Army. But on this, his third deployment, Rector says there’s no way he’s missing another football […]

  • Area schools make plans and schedule changes for Monday’s solar eclipse

    FRANKLIN, Ind – Franklin Community Schools announced they will shift their day’s schedule one hour later this Monday in an effort to keep curious youngsters safe during the upcoming solar eclipse. “The decision to err on the side of safety was very easy,” said FCS Superintendent Dr. David Clendening. Like most parents, Clendening knows that if you tell a seven or eight year-old-child not look right at the sun, they will probably do the exact opposite. “I think we all […]

  • Two arsons within two days investigated on former Central State Hospital grounds

    Indianapolis, Ind – The Indianapolis Arson Investigations unit is looking for leads in two fires in the same building on the grounds of the former Central State Hospital. Indianapolis Fire Department officials say somebody broke into an old storage building on the grounds Saturday afternoon and used materials inside to start a fire.  Then, the same thing happened in a different part of the same building late Sunday night.  IFD Battalion Chief Rita Reith said the two fires were definitely […]