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  • ‘If You Know You Know’: The best 50 songs of 2018

    Another year down and once again the music world stepped up to the plate and hit a grand slam. From bands and artists you know and love dropping more great projects, to unknowns looking to carry the torch into the 2020’s..the music world had a great year. As a music guy, one of my favorite things to do highlight the best tunes of the year in a playlist (no spoilers, you can save it via Spotify at the bottom.) Below […]

  • Who killed Melissa? Grieving mother wants answers on first Christmas without daughter

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Christmas 2018 is a painful reminder of the worst day of Barbara Runnels’ life. Back on a Friday in June, while she was wrapping up the final touches on her son’s graduation party, Runnels was told her 20-year-old daughter Melissa was found dead following a west side garage fire. News that followed was even more devastating. The coroner discovered that Melissa was shot to death the night before, at around 8:30, before her body was found in the […]

  • Man receives 2 years after 72-year-old man in wheelchair killed in hit-and-run

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A man received a two-year sentence after he struck and killed 72-year-old Roger Roska. 57-year-old Jose Hernandez was sentenced Wednesday after he left the scene, in the 2500 block of Morris, on Nov. 1, 2017. Roska was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was arrested almost two weeks later after investigators determined he was driving a dark Dodge Ram truck with a camper shell attached to it. Hernandez will face one year of probation after […]

  • Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly wins Coach of the Year Award

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – After leading Notre Dame to their second undefeated regular season under his tenure, Brian Kelly has won the Home Depot Coach of the Year Award. This is the third time he has won the award. The other two were in 2009, when he was the head coach of Cincinnati, and 2012, when he led Notre Dame to the BCS National Championship game against Alabama. The Irish unfortunately got steam rolled in that game, 42-14. After switching […]

  • 14th anniversary of the ‘Malice in the Palace’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – One of most infamous games in NBA history took place 14 years ago today. The “Malice in the Palace” as it was later dubbed, took place between the Pacers and the Pistons up in Auburn Hills on Nov. 19, 2004. It started when Pistons’ center Ben Wallace took offence to a hard foul and pushed Ron Artest…the rest was history. After the initial scuffle, it looked like it was going to simmer down and then Artest, Stephen […]

  • ‘I forgot about him’: Elwood couple arrested after toddler dies following bath

    ELWOOD, Ind. – Court documents are shedding more light on the neglect of a dependent arrest of a 26-year-old Elwood man last Thursday. Jacob Wootton was taken into custody Thursday night on the charges of neglect of a dependent resulting in death, invasion of privacy, resisting law enforcement, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Police believe Wootton is responsible for his 2-year-old stepson’s death after allegedly admitting to his cousin that he forgot the toddler was in the tub. […]

  • ‘Under Your Spell’: 113 songs you’ll die to hear on Halloween

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – With all the glory Christmas music gets, it’s time to show some love to Halloween. Spanning from AC/DC to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, here’s 113 songs to celebrate Halloween with. Whether you’re partying in a costume or taking your kids trick-or-treating…there’s something for everyone. Hit follow to save the playlist. Here’s a sample of 13 spooky songs. Without further adieu, we start with the King of Pop. Michael Jackson – Thriller The gold standard of Halloween-themed music […]

  • Adam Vinatieri becomes NFL’s all-time scoring leader

    OAKLAND, Calif. – Adam Vinatieri has scored more points than any other player in NFL history. He eclipsed Ben Davis’ Morten Andersen’s all-time scoring record of 2,544 with a 25-yard field goal at the end of the second quarter. He tied the record on a 26-yard field goal with 14:22 left in the second quarter. Vinatieri already beat Andersen’s all-time field goals made record earlier this season at home against the Texans. In the beginning of this week, it was […]

  • Rockin’ through 2018: Ten can’t miss shows closing out the year

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It’s been another great year for live music in Indianapolis and even though we are 37 days to the official start of the holiday season, there’s still tons of great shows on the horizon. If you’re looking to escape an early onset of cabin fever, use this guide to plan out some shows between Halloween and holiday parties. Tonight, legends are kindly gracing Indy with their presence. Fleetwood Mac – Bankers Life Oct. 16 Yes, Lindsey Buckingham […]

  • After hosting major music festival, Garfield Park hopes to become Indy’s next big venue

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The oldest park in Indianapolis is hoping to become the city’s next major venue after hosting a music festival last month. Garfield Park has entertained Hoosiers since 1889, but Indy Parks has big plans for establishing the historic space as a can’t miss space for music. “We want summer to be to synonymous with Garfield Park,” Chief Communications Officer Ronnetta Spalding said. The park has had a long-running free summer concert series that’s brought in a steady […]

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