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  • Crews prepare as Indianapolis sees its first measured snow on Halloween in 124 years

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Oct. 31, 2014)– Temperatures that make it feel like the end of December are making for an awful Halloween night in central Indiana. Friday night was the first measured snow on Halloween in Indianapolis in 124 years (1890) at .1″! The snow and rain mix that has been falling, combined with the frigid cold weather, is threatening to cause frozen roads. The roads have been so wet because the snow has been mixed with rain. Surface temperatures have also […]

  • Dozens gather in downtown Indianapolis for peace rally

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Aug. 14, 2014) — Close to 100 people gathered on Monument Circle in downtown Indy to fight for peace Thursday evening. It comes in response to the shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. It was a powerful 30-minute rally with the message of “hands up, don’t shoot.” That message echoed some witness accounts that Brown had his hands up, and was saying “don’t shoot.” Nicole Johnson brought her 10-year-old nephew Jeremiah with her to the downtown rally. […]

  • Community remains ‘Franklin Strong’ after drowning tragedy

    FRANKLIN, Ind. (June 12, 2014) — The Franklin community support is still streaming in following a tragedy that has taken two young lives. Jason Moran was with friends Sarah McLevish, Michael Chadbourne, Trent Crabb and Mark Nally swimming in the Big Blue River late last week. The Department of Natural Resources says McLevish was swept over the dam and was confined to raging water. Friends went in after her, and they too got caught in the water. Crabb and Nally […]


    Friends, family react to news of Tipton County deputy’s death

    KEMPTON, Ind. (June 29, 2014) — People living in a small Tipton County town are remembering a sheriff’s deputy killed in a car crash Saturday night. Tipton County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Calvin died after the crash that happened along County Road 300 West near County Road 300 South. Indiana State Police say he was rushing to help people involved a car crash around 9:50 p.m. Deputy Calvin heard the call about the crash, and had his lights and sirens going. […]

  • Woman in serious condition after shooting on northeast side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 28, 2014) — The family of a woman, shot in the face at a northside apartment complex, is hoping you can help police find the man who did it. It happened around 4 a.m. in front of the Woodbridge Apartments in the 5800 block of San Miguel Ct., near 96th St. and Allisonville Rd., an area that isn’t known for crime. The sound of gun shots is jarring, even more when it’s right outside your door. “You […]

  • Same sex marriages in Indiana are no longer allowed

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 27, 2014) — Same sex marriages have been halted in Indiana. A Federal Court of Appeals has granted a stay, filed by Attorney General Greg Zoeller. This means the traditional marriage definition is, once again, law and same sex marriages will not be granted. There are cheers coming from those opposed to same sex marriage, but this latest development means it’s going to strengthen the fight from those who want same sex marriage. Hundreds of same sex […]

  • Family remembers woman killed in a fiery crash near Pendleton

    Family remembers woman killed in fiery crash near Pendleton

    MOORESVILLE, Ind. (June 26, 2014) — A central Indiana mother of three is being remembered as a woman with a heart of gold. The family says Audrey Chavez, 27, was killed when a big rig slammed in to her car along I-69 near Pendleton Monday night, according to Indiana State Police. As a bride-to-be, Chavez was most certainly loved by the people who were closest to her. Family members have been coming in from different parts of the country to […]

  • New heavy duty equipment helps Lawrence Police fight crime, protect you

    LAWRENCE, Ind. (June 25, 2014) — From the deadly front lines of war, to the dangerous obstacles police officers face head on. The Lawrence Police Department is now using a decommissioned armored truck used that was donated by the U.S. military. “We had an old armored car that we had used for our SWAT team, and we were looking at having to get a vehicle that was designed for that,” said Chief Michael Walton. A truck, designed to take on […]

  • ONLY ON FOX59: Stolen Purple Heart medal replaced

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 21, 2014) — An Indianapolis woman whose late husband’s Purple Heart was stolen when her home was burglarized has been replaced. Linda Duncan, and her daughter Susie Gibson, were greeted by members of Congressman Andre Carson’s office who delivered the replacement medal. It was stolen when the Duncan’s home was burglarized last October. The medal was awarded to Cleon Duncan after he was shot during World War II. “My dad lived and died breathing military, he was […]

  • Mother, baby attacked inside mall parking garage

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (June 20, 2014) — A mother and her baby were the victims of a brutal attack inside a local mall parking garage Friday. Indianapolis Metro Police officers say the woman was inside the parking deck at The Fashion Mall with her 11-month-old daughter when, police say, the robber pointed a gun at her. The woman was hit over the head with that gun before detectives say she fell to the ground causing scrapes to her daughter’s foot. The robber […]

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