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  • FROM 2012: Major winter storm to hit early Wednesday morning

    Winter weather will arrive Wednesday morning here in Indiana impacting roads, causing power outages and slowing those trying to head home after the holidays. Winter Storm Warnings are now in place for more than 50 Indiana counties. A Winter Storm Warning generally means that a major winter storm, capable of dropping more than six inches of snow, is likely to begin within 24 hours. For Indianapolis it looks like the winter storm will begin after 3 a.m. Wednesday morning with […]

  • Indy-area New Year’s Eve events

    The following list was compiled by Indianapolis Downtown, Inc. *Indiana Pacers vs. Memphis Grizzlies, $15 & up Bankers Life Fieldhouse Have some daytime fun with big-time NBA action as the Pacers take on Rudy Gay and the powerhouse Memphis Grizzlies in a 3 p.m. tipoff. http://www.pacers.com *Countdown to Noon, $17.50 adults, $12.50 kids The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis Instead of counting down to midnight, celebrate during the day with music, fun activities and a Water Clock countdown that kids can […]

  • ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ begins Friday night

    In an effort to reduce or put an end to drunk driving, more than 250 law enforcement agencies in Indiana are launching a new push Friday in the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign. The 16-day event will rely on heavily visible sobriety checkpoints throughout the Hoosier State, Indiana State Police Sgt. Richard Myers told Fox 59 News. “Drinking and driving doesn’t mix. Buzzed driving doesn’t mix. We want to try to educate the public as much as we […]

  • Local couple wins $1M in Powerball lottery

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Hoosier Lottery announced overnight Thursday a winning $1 million Powerball ticket was sold in Indianapolis. However, no player nationally matched all six numbers. This means the top-prize grows to an estimated $475 million, or a cash value of $302.4 million! Twenty-eight tickets matched the first five numbers, including one in Indianapolis. Lottery officials said that ticket was purchased at Speedway, 936 W. County Line Road by Floyd and Jan Shirrell. During this jackpot run, retailers sold three […]

  • Police search for suspect in Fountain Square area homicide

    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with an early morning homicide Friday. Officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of Hosbrook Street, just north of Fountain Square, around 3 a.m. Once on scene, they found an unidentified victim suffering from a fatal gunshot wound.  Eight juveniles, toddler-aged and older, were inside the apartment at the time, police said. Medics pronounced the victim deceased at the scene.  A man identifying himself as the […]

  • Fire damages near southwest side bar

    INDIANAPOLIS – Indianapolis firefighters battled an early morning fire on the near southwest side. Crews responded to the corner of West Morris Street and South Sheffield Avenue around 5:30 a.m. Friday. The fire was marked active before firefighters even arrived. Once on scene, firefighters found fire and smoke coming from the building. The fire is currently under investigation.

  • Morgan Co. child, 2, drowns in backyard pool

    MORGAN COUNTY, Ind. — Deputies with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the drowning of a toddler. Deputies responded to a home in the 11600 block of North Mann Road, north of Landersdale Road, around 10:15 p.m. Officials are still investigating the incident that occurred at a pool. Officials told Fox59 the boy, Damon Nicely, died at the scene but was pronounced deceased at St Francis Hospital Mooresville. Fox59 spoke with Damon’s grandfather, who stated the incident was a […]

  • Fire damages Lawrence golf clubhouse

    LAWRENCE, Ind. — Firefighters from Indianapolis and Lawrence responded to a fire at a northeast side golf course Thursday morning. Dispatchers received the first call around 3:30 a.m. When firefighters arrived, fire could be seen coming from the side and roof of the golf course clubhouse. A Lawrence Fire Department spokesperson told Fox 59 the first call to 911 was from the alarm company reporting a burglar alarm. A few moments later, the alarm company reported a fire alarm as well. […]

  • Pacers plan Draft Day parties

    PRESS RELEASE — The Indiana Pacers will hold their 2013 Pacers NBA Draft Party at various locations throughout Central Indiana on Thursday evening, June 27. Pacers fans will have a chance to watch this year’s draft and attend one of the team’s official parties from a choice of six different locations.  Each special spot will feature register-to-win prizes, food and drink and appearances by the Pacemates. In addition, at selected parties appearances will be made by Pacers announcers, former Pacers players […]

  • Fortville police search for gunman, witness in overnight shooting

    FORTVILLE, IND. — The Fortville police investigated an apparent shooting Thursday morning. Officers responded to the 100 block of Staat Street, near Landmark Park, to find a man sitting in the middle of the road with an apparent gunshot wound to the arm. The victim said he was walking down an alley when a dark colored pickup truck stopped in the roadway. That’s when a passenger got out, yelled at the victim, pulled out a gun and shot him. The […]