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  • Weekend E/I programming change due to World Cup Soccer Coverage

    Here is the new schedule!

  • Relay for Life Events

    FOX59 has partnered with Relay for Life to help make a difference for those affected by cancer. Put on your sneakers and help us pay it forward. Relay for Life is a nationwide event to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  These events help support all types of cancer and research. Every event is family friendly and open to anyone. Many of these events continue through the night to show that people are not alone in their fight against […]

  • Official Rules for Facebook Sweepstakes: Taylor Swift Concert

    FOX59 WXIN OFFICIAL RULES FOR  FACEBOOK SWEEPSTAKES – Taylor Swift Concert  NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. SPONSOR: Tribune Broadcasting Indianapolis, LLC, FOX59 WXIN, 6910 NETWORK PLACE, INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46278 SWEEPSTAKES DATES: FOX59 WXIN will announce a “Facebook” sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) on the air (either visually or aurally), at or around 5am EST on Monday, March 19th and the Sweepstakes will run through 11:59pm EST on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 (the “Sweepstakes Period”). Sponsor may run more than one sweepstakes […]

  • Join FOX59 for St. Patrick’s Day parade and Shamrock Run Walk

    Grab your green and join FOX59 in celebrating St. Patricks Day! Bring your friends and family to events beginning Thursday evening. Greening of the Canal Thursday, March 15 at 5:00pm 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Block Party Friday, March 16 at 11:30am 27th Annual Shamrock Run & Walk Saturday, March 17 at 10:00am To sign up for the race  click here. For more activities happening in the downtown area, click here.    

  • Black History Month: Z. Mae Jimison

    Z. Mae Jimison was the first Black woman to serve as a judge in Marion County and the first nominated to run for Mayor of Indianapolis. Jimison’s run for mayor in 1995 allowed others to see the possibility of a person of color being in charge of City-County. Even though she was unsuccessful, Jimison was able to set an example and blazed the trail for others in minority communities.  Z. Mae Jimison lived through sevice and compassion. She was among […]

  • Black History Month: David Baker

    David Baker was a performer, teacher, composer, and band leader.  Baker founded and lead Indiana University Music Jazz Program for 50 years changing the way jazz is taught all over the world! While teaching Baker recorded over 65 songs, 70 books, and 400 articles to his credit. Baker was born in Indianapolis and attended Crispus Attucks High School. He went on to teach at Lincoln University where he faced discrimination in the form of threats after he married his white […]

  • Black History Month: Major Taylor

    Marshall “Major” Taylor was born November 26, 1878 in Indianapolis.  He started his bicycling career when he was just a teenager, becoming a professional racer at the age of 18. Taylor was the first African American to win the World Championship in cycling. He also broke seven world records for speed! Not only was Major Taylor a fantastic athlete he also challenged the racial prejudice he encountered on and off the track. Some of Taylor’s fellow racers would refuse to […]

  • Black History Month: CJ Walker

    Sarah Breedlove, better known as Madame C.J. Walker, gained national fame as an African-American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and political activist. Walker moved her manufacturing operation to Indianapolis in 1910 and stay here until she passed in 1919. She is thought of as the first female self-made millionaire in America and she became the wealthiest African-American women in the country. Walker made her money developing and marketing beauty and hair products made specifically for black women. Through the success of her business […]


    Official Rules for Instagram Sweepstakes: FOX59 SWAG BAG GIVEAWAY CBS4 – WTTV
 OFFICIAL RULES FOR INSTAGRAM SWEEPSTAKES – FOX59 SWAG BAG GIVEAWAY NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. SPONSOR: Tribune Broadcasting Indianapolis, LLC, CBS4 WTTV, 6910 NETWORK PLACE, INDIANAPOLIS, IN 46278 SWEEPSTAKES DATES: CBS4-WTTV will announce a Instagram sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) either visually or aurally, at or around Febuary 12th at 8am and the Sweepstakes […]

  • Indy Parks Activities on MLK Day

    Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Indy Parks are celebrating Dr. King’s life, legacy and values through family friendly programs. Here is a list of parks that will be participating in festivities. Bethel Park 12-4pm Movie: Selma and snacks at the Family Center Brookside Park 12-4pm Sharing the Dream Open House w/ refreshments, crafts, games, and facility tours. Possible scrimmage with Pacers or Fever players. Christian Park 12-4pm Leadership games and free play at the Family Center Frederick […]

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