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  • INDOT: Pothole fix coming for I-465 on southwest side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind – Officials with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) say they have plans to temporarily fix a growing pothole problem on the southwest side of the I-465 loop. For several weeks, several large potholes and patches of damaged pavement have been causing traffic backups on the interstate as drivers suddenly slow down to avoid damaging their tires. “It’s like a war zone almost,” said Greenwood resident Kevin White.  “I mean if you’re not paying attention to it, you’re […]

  • West side apartment residents suffering through heat with no air conditioning 

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Several residents at a west side apartment complex say they are battling through this week’s brutal heat with no working air conditioning in their apartment units. Multiple tenants at the Addison Creek Apartments, near I-465 and Rockville Road, say they’ve complained to staff members at the complex’s leasing office. But they say nothing is being done to get the air conditioners fixed. “It’s hot because people who own these apartments haven’t fixed the air conditioner,” said 10-year-old Bryan […]

  • New law will require Indiana coaches to be trained on how to spot heat exhaustion

    FISHERS, Ind. – A new law aimed at increasing safety for student athletes across Indiana is set to take effect July 1. The law, authored by State Representative Ron Bacon (R-Chandler), says interscholastic and intramural coaches must complete and be tested on a course on heat preparedness. Coaches will be required to complete the certification every two years. The law is part of a series of safety-related measures brought forth by Rep. Bacon. Previous laws included training requirements related to concussions and […]

  • Construction detour changed after complaints from Franklin neighborhood

    FRANKLIN, Ind. – As spring and summer road construction projects continue throughout central Indiana, a group of neighbors in Franklin are encouraging other neighborhoods to make their voices heard when it comes to traffic problems. This week, people who live along Jefferson Street, just west of I-65, saw a dramatic increase in traffic flowing down their normally quiet street. The traffic was being detoured off King Street, a main corridor from I-65 to downtown Franklin, for a continuing resurfacing project. The closure […]

  • Sikh temple members frustrated by lack of charges from April brawl

    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Several members of Greenwood’s Sikh temple say they’re frustrated by a lack of charges stemming from the April 15 brawl that left several people injured, including a 13-year-old girl who suffered long-term damage from pepper spray. The family of Manreet Mahal say the teenage girl is still undergoing therapy to retrain her vocal chords because of damage caused by a man who pepper sprayed several people during the brawl. “I felt like somebody was choking me,” Manreet […]

  • What you need to know about those tornado sirens

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Emergency management directors in central Indiana hope a weekend of wild weather will remind Hoosiers to stay alert and ready to react to dangerous storms. Saturday afternoon brought confusion across the Indianapolis area when outdoor tornado sirens went off, despite no Tornado Warning in the area. Marion County Emergency Management officials say the sirens were sounded when an IMPD officer reported seeing what he thought was a funnel cloud. There was no funnel cloud, but sirens went off across […]

  • Federal bill includes $21.5 million for projects at Grissom Air Reserve Base

    PERU, Ind. – Grissom Air Reserve Base in Peru stands to receive $21.5 million for expansion projects as part of the military funding bill now working its way through Congress. The funding, included in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, would be used to expand current facilities and construct a new structure on the base, according to Public Affairs Director Doug Hays. Hays says $12.1 million would be used to convert a nose dock, which can house […]

  • Sweepstakes, lottery scams cost Americans more than $111 million in 2017

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A nationwide study conducted by the Better Business Bureau shows fake sweepstakes and lottery scams are costing Americans hundreds of millions of dollars a year. The study, released Tuesday, shows Americans lost more than $111 million in 2017. The same study shows the BBB received more than 460,000 complaints from Americans who reported losing $330 million over the last three years. Tim Maniscalo, President & CEO of the BBB of Central Indiana, said fake contest scams are still […]

  • Carmel City Council to consider ‘no-knock’ list for solicitors

    CARMEL, Ind. – The Carmel City Council is set to hear a proposal that would create a “no-knock” list, aimed at stopping unwanted door-to-door solicitations. The ordinance, if passed, would allow Carmel residents to register their address on a list of those who do not wish to have solicitors come to their door. The list would be maintained and updated on the city’s website. Any Carmel resident who doesn’t want vendors coming to their door could register for the list. Carmel Mayor […]

  • Roundabout construction in downtown Greenwood set to begin June 11

    GREENWOOD, Ind.– Construction on a new roundabout at the intersection of Madison Avenue and Smith Valley Road in Greenwood has been pushed back to June 11, according to city officials. Closure of the intersection had been planned for this Friday, but Greenwood Mayor Mark Myers says construction on nearby Meridian Street won’t be finished by that time. So, the new date has been scheduled for June 11. Once the roundabout project gets underway, it will result in the closure of […]