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  • Victory Field grounds crew fights extra hard against mother nature this year

    Indianapolis, IN – When the Indianapolis Indians took the field for opening night April 6, Joey Stevenson saw something he’d never seen before at Victory Field.  The Director of Field Operations looked out at the grounds he’s spent the last 12 years caring for and saw about an inch of snow on the ground. “It was getting to the point where it was getting too much snow to almost continue to play, but we made it through,” Stevenson said. The […]

  • Police say thieves have stolen up to $60K in clothing from area Macy’s stores

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –  Indianapolis Metropolitan police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a thief and several accomplices who have allegedly stolen about $60,000 in clothing from area Macy’s stores over the last few months. “They’re just running in as fast as they can and grabbing as many clothes as they can in those designer aisles and designer areas of Macy’s and then running out,” said IMPD Detective Michael Schollmeier. Schollmeier says the thefts started back in December […]

  • Greenwood police meeting with Sikh temple members to prevent future violence

    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Greenwood police hope more conversations and understanding will lead to less fighting at the city’s Sikh temple on Graham Road. A disturbance that escalated into a massive brawl Sunday afternoon resulted in nine injuries and a large response from several police and fire departments. “I was called by our dispatch center and they told me they had dispatched every car in the county,” said Greenwood Assistant Chief Matt Fillenwarth. “We certainly needed more manpower to help calm […]

  • Boone County set to upgrade emergency dispatch system

    LEBANON, Ind. – Boone County public safety officials are set to install new computer software that should speed up the process of mobilizing first responders to emergency situations. Boone County Emergency Communications will install Locution Systems, Inc. software designed to automatically send emergency alerts to the different fire and EMS responders needed at a variety of emergency situations. Lebanon Fire Chief Chuck Batts says each fire station in Boone County requires a specific emergency tone to activate that station’s emergency […]

  • Permanent flood barriers to replace some temporary signs in Johnson County

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind.– Traffic and safety officials in Johnson County hope several permanent flood barriers will prevent drivers from ignoring temporary warning signs and getting stranded in flood water. County officials are spending roughly $3,000 to install at least three of the barriers in flood-prone areas of the county. The barriers will resemble gates that can be closed and locked across a roadway during times of heavy rain. Highway Department Director Luke Mastin said the areas will include portions of […]

  • Record rain causes widespread problems across Johnson County

    JOHNSON COUNTY – Johnson County residents are waiting to see what Tuesday’s evening storms will bring after an already tough day across the area. Problems started early as heavy rainfall greeted morning commuters. Police were forced to close down a portion of County Line Road as high water flowed across travel lanes. The closure caused traffic backups that slowed northbound and southbound commuters trying to use County Line to get across town. Several vehicles stalled out along County Line, prompting drivers to be […]

  • Budget cuts recommended by President Trump puts Red Line funding in question

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– More questions are swirling around the future of IndyGo’s Red Line and Purple Line mass transit projects after President Donald Trump recommended Congress make deep cuts to the grant programs that help fund them. President Trump wants Congress to cut more than $50 billion from public transit-oriented grants in the 2019 federal budget. The capital improvement grants are geared toward funding public transportation infrastructure projects like IndyGo’s Red Line and Purple Line plans. IndyGo President and CEO Mike […]

  • Woman overdoses in bathroom at Riley Hospital for Children

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A woman was found in a bathroom at Riley Hospital for Children after overdosing on suspected heroin over the weekend. The 37-year old woman was found unresponsive by IU Health Academic Health Center police just after 7 p.m. Saturday. Officers found suspected narcotics and syringes in the woman’s purse. A spoon and a white powdery substance were also found near the woman, according to a police report. The woman was taken to an emergency room for treatment. IU […]

  • IMPD investigating weekend thefts at downtown hotels

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A woman from Minnesota got a scary shock Saturday evening when she returned to her room at the Staybridge Suites in downtown Indianapolis. The woman told Metropolitan police she walked into her room on the fourth floor to find a strange man rifling through her belongings. “She said she screamed in a fear for her life,” a police report states. “She said that is when the subject ran out of their room.” The woman said the man, […]

  • Police searching for person who left dog in downtown Seymour dumpster

    SEYMOUR, Ind.– Seymour police are searching for a person who left a small dog trapped inside a dumpster in the downtown area. Seymour resident Donna Coffey says her dog, Dallas, ran away from her apartment last Wednesday and disappeared. After two days of searching, she found no signs of the dog. “Heartbroken, I really was heartbroken because he’s my baby, you know,” Coffey said. Then on Friday, Coffey’s sister pointed out a Seymour Police Department Facebook post about a little […]