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  • Motorcycle crash on I-70 leaves 1 dead

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Indiana State Police say a motorcyclist was killed in a crash early Saturday morning on Indianapolis’ near southwest side. The accident happened just after 2 a.m. on Interstate 70, near the Harding Street exit. A caller reported a two-car collision in which one of the parties had fled the scene.  The second vehicle, with rear end damage was stopped along the interstate and the driver was on the phone with a 911 operator. Indiana State Police say before their […]

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Rush, Decatur, Shelby counties

    A Severe Thunderstorm warning has been issued for Decatur, Rush and Shelby Counties. The warning is scheduled to last until 4:30 p.m. Wind gusts of up to 60 mph are possible. SEVERE T-STORM warned storm moving east at 45 mph. Here's a look at just a few of the cities in the path of this storm. Seek shelter immediately and wait for this storm to pass #INwx @theWXauthority @FOX59 pic.twitter.com/1DyLURYkIK — Krista McEnany (@KristaMcEnany) May 25, 2019

  • Silver Alert issued for 87-year-old South Bend man

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Indiana State Police say a Silver Alert has been issued for 87-year-old Robert Lemere. Lemere was last seen in South Bend around 7:30 a.m. Saturday, police say. He stands 5’4″ tall and weighs roughly 170 pounds. Lemere is described as having blue eyes and grey hair. He drives a white 2006 Buick LeSabre with green paint down the passenger side and a license plate that reads D701ER. Police believe Lemere may be in extreme danger and […]

  • Deputy in ‘fair condition’ after crash on I-465 near 86th Street

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Transportation says all lanes are back open on I-465 southbound near West 86th street. Indiana State Police confirm the backup was caused by an officer involved motorcycle accident. Our content partners at The Indianapolis Star report that the officer was a Marion County sheriff’s deputy who was escorting Chevrolet Corvettes to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The deputy is said to have ran into the back of one of the Corvettes as it was […]

  • Indy 500 cocktails

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Throwing a party for the Indy 500 and looking for the perfect drinks for guests to come racing toward? FOX59’s resident mixologist Jason Foust has the cocktails you need. Check out the video above for tasty concoctions that even help give you some electrolytes on a warm race day.

  • 2 juveniles, 2 adults apprehended after Johnson County home is burglarized

    UPDATE: The two adult suspects have been identified as 19-year-old Cody Hunt and 18-year-old Corbin Vest. Both were arrested on burglary charges. The names of the two juveniles have not been released, but officials say they too are facing burglary charges. ORIGINAL STORY: JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – Four people were taken into custody Friday night in connection with the burglary of a Johnson County home. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office says deputies were dispatched to the scene in the 7600 […]

  • 150 years of Purdue

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — For all those Boilermakers out there, author John Norberg has the book for you. “Ever True: Celebrating the First 150 Years of Purdue University” by John Norberg captures the essence of Lafayette’s great university, from the founding of the university in 1869 with its dedication to agriculture and engineering to the Purdue of today which stands as one of the elite research and education institutes in the world. In this volume, Norberg takes readers beyond the iconic […]

  • 2 females shot on Indy’s near east side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Two people were shot early Saturday morning on Indy’s near east side. The Indianapolis Metro Police Department has confirmed that two females were shot outside a home in the 2900 block of east Michigan Street. The shooting happened at approximately 3:30 a.m. It appears one of the females shot may have been a juvenile. Responding officers say both victims were awake and breathing. They were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment and sustained what police described […]

  • 3 shot along Indy’s downtown canal

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Three people were shot early Saturday morning near the canal walk in downtown Indianapolis. The Indianapolis Metro Police Department has confirmed that a shooting occurred at approximately 1 a.m. Saturday in the 300 block of N Senate Avenue. There were reportedly a total of three male victims. It appears all three sustained “non life-threatening” injuries and are expected to survive. Two of the men transported themselves to IU Health Methodist Hospital with injuries. Police later located the […]

  • Silly Safaris’s cockroaches predict the Indy 500 winner

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Who’s going to win the Indy 500 on Sunday? Well, let’s ask the cockroaches. Silly Safaris returns to FOX59 for the smallest race of the weekend in order to predict who will be racing across the finish line on Sunday. So who will the cockroaches choose? Watch above and find out! Here are the creepy crawlers who will compete for the highly coveted Bug-Warner trophy at 8:50. @FOX59 @sillysafaris @JessicaHayesTV @AHardwickWx pic.twitter.com/E1xBxVqUHZ — Zach Myers (@ZachMyersNews) May […]

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