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  • Suspects steal from woman’s purse at north side restaurant

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Surveillance video captured two suspects stealing a woman’s credit card from her purse at a north side restaurant. Management at Luciana’s Mexican Restaurant, on 82nd Street, said the victim was notified of thousands of dollars in suspicious charges soon after the theft. “The couple came in, strategically placed their chairs and came in with a jacket,” said Debbie Bosworth, operations manager at Luciana’s. Multiple clips from the surveillance cameras show a male suspect sitting at the bar, […]

  • North side residents clean up storm damage

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – People in central Indiana are cleaning up storm damage after strong winds and rain moved through the area overnight. A large tree fell in a north side neighborhood and left debris all over two properties. Mary Garrett has lived in her home, near Butler University, for decades. She said she was surprised to find the mess in her front yard Tuesday morning. A call from her daughter was her first notice about the storm damage. Despite now […]

  • Greenfield Fire Territory facing staffing issues

    GREENFIELD, Ind. – Greenfield firefighters say they are understaffed and it’s putting a strain on public safety. The union that represents the firefighters is asking the city to increase manpower in order to keep up with growth in the community. According to firefighters, just one emergency run leaves the north side fire house empty. “It could take us twice as long now to put a fire out or to do our job than it would with a fully staffed crew,” […]

  • Decatur Township students get 3,500 hotspots for better internet access

    DECATUR TOWNSHIP, Ind. – A central Indiana school district is taking action to ensure students have access to the internet when they head home each day. Friday morning, Metropolitan School District of Decatur Township leaders distributed 3,500 MiFi hotspots to students in grades 3 through 8. The devices were acquired thanks to a $700,000 grant. The district is among the first in the state to take such a step to bridge the digital divide. High school students already have that […]

  • Anderson mom speaks from jail after her toddler’s death

    ANDERSON, Ind. – An Anderson mother is behind bars after her daughter’s death was ruled a homicide. The woman’s boyfriend was also arrested after the little girl died Saturday due to severe injuries. Tuesday, Kayla Hudson spoke to FOX59 from the Madison County Jail. She said she could have done more to save her daughter’s life. Hudson said now she’s sitting in jail preparing to bury the child instead of celebrating the little girl’s second birthday in a couple of […]

  • Knightstown residents frustrated due to brown water

    KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. – Many people who live in the town of Knightstown have been dealing with brown water coming out of their faucets and showers for more than two months. Town leaders now say they expect the problem to be resolved by the end of the week. They also insist the water is safe to drink despite its color. The town previously said the water would be back to normal by June 22, then delayed that date until July 23 […]

  • Longtime friend of Coleman family turns to faith in the face of loss

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –  Friends and family of the people who were killed in the Branson duck boat accident continue to grapple with the unexpected loss. Nine of the 11 members of the Coleman family who were on board the duck boat died after the boat sank last week. Those close to the Coleman’s emphasize the family was rooted in faith. They say they are turning to prayer to get through these difficult days. Maxine Gilliam says she knew Belinda Coleman, […]

  • Play honors USS Indianapolis survivors during reunion weekend

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The survivors of the USS Indianapolis are gathering in central Indiana this weekend to mark 73 years since the sinking of the iconic vessel. The story of the brave men who served on board is now being shared with even more people thanks to a special play. “In the Soundless Awe” opened Thursday night in downtown Indy and focused on the captain of the ship that delivered key parts of the atomic bomb that helped end World […]

  • New plan to address homelessness in Indianapolis unveiled

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A new plan that aims to help the most vulnerable Indianapolis residents was unveiled Thursday afternoon. The five-year strategy calls for additional housing and resources for the homeless. The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention and Prevention led the effort to create the “Indianapolis Community Plan to End Homelessness.” According to the more than 30-page report, there is a need to optimize the crisis response system to reduce the length of time people are forced to live on the streets. City […]

  • Family creates mobile escape room as fundraiser for adoption

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – A central Indiana couple is taking a unique approach on their journey to adoption. Adam and Megan Philpott, along with their family, created a mobile escape room in hopes of raising money to pay for adoption fees. “It truly is a labor of love,” Megan said. The couple struggled with infertility for years before deciding to look into the adoption process. “We are hopeful they will be matching us with a baby here very soon,” Megan said. […]