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  • Bop to the Top raises thousands for Riley Children’s Foundation

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (January 16, 2016)–Would you rather climb the stairs or ride the elevator up 36 floors? Today hundreds of people chose the stairs to raise money for the Riley Children’s Foundation.​ It’s for the 33rd annual Bop to the Top. Throughout its history the event has raised more than $500,000 for the charity. Riley Children’s Foundation supports Riley Hospital for Children and this year the event, lead by the Tuxedo Brothers, raised more than $10,000 .

  • Flu season in Indiana off to slow start

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 30, 2015) — Last December, Indiana had the highest rate of flu since 2011, with over 500 cases reported. This year, doctors know of just 46 cases of the virus. Indiana isn’t alone. It is just one of 44 states seeing minimal flu activity. South Carolina is the only state with high flu activity. Although the flu is off to a slow start this year, doctors expect an increase in cases when students head back to school. […]

  • Last minute New Year’s Eve celebration ideas

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 29, 2015)–We are now just days away from a brand new year and there are still many celebrations you can attend to help ring in 2016. On New Year’s Eve, Downtown Indy will put on a show that includes a free concert and other activities for both kids and adults. That event is free. “The show goes on no matter the weather, so we’re hoping for better weather than last year,” said Amanda Dorman of Downtown Indy. […]

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    Charities hoping for last-minute donations before year’s end

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December  28, 2015)–As 2015 winds down, local charities are scrambling to hit their fundraising goals before the clock hits midnight on New Year’s Eve. That includes the Salvation Army, who is at just 54 percent of their goal from the Red Kettle Campaign. The Salvation Army is hoping to raise $3.5 million through the Red Kettle Campaign. At this same time last year, they had fulfilled 66 percent of their goal. “There’s so many things the Salvation Army does,” […]

  • City benefits from near record warm December

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (December 23, 2015)–Indiana has now reached the 8th warmest December on record. That comes with temperatures around 10 degrees above normal. Only .6 inch of snow has fallen this month. That’s four inches below normal. While many Hoosiers are heartbroken over the green Christmas, the city has been getting ahead on other projects instead of plowing snow. “We’re continuing our day-to-day operations, whether that’s taking care of our roadways, our alleys, our forestry, keeping up with our parks,” said […]

  • Free Shipping Day offers last minute deals for the holidays

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (December 18, 2015)–We’ve already had Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday. Now today, we have Free Shipping Friday. It’s your last chance to get gifts online and delivered by Christmas Eve. It’s the holiday season’s newest shopping day. FreeShippingDay.com offers about 1,000 retailers with deep discounts along with free shipping. The day was established in 2008. Since then, sales have increased about 10 percent each year. In 2011, the day produced more than $1 billion in […]

  • Law enforcement suggests vigilance at long awaited “Star Wars” premiere

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (December 17, 2015)–The long-awaited premiere of “Star Wars-The Force Awakens” is officially on Friday. But there are some theaters offering showings of the movie Thursday. The movie has brought world-wide hype and law enforcement is encouraging movie-goers to be vigilant. Officials say they do not have any threats against theaters or movie-goers for this week’s premiere. But they say many people will be showing up in costume which means you should remain even more vigilant and observant of […]

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    Healthcare enrollment for assistance available before deadline Tuesday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (December 15, 2015)–Tuesday is the last day to sign up for healthcare coverage to begin on January 1. Americans who do not get insurance through their work place must sign up through Healthcare.gov or face a fine. Starting in 2016, the penalty for not having health insurance will increase. The rate for 2015 was $695, or 2.5 percent of your income. On January 1, that penalty will increase more than $300. There is good news for Hoosiers. Officials say Indiana […]

  • Man in serious condition after shooting on near northwest side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 1, 2015) — Indianapolis Metropolitan police were investigating after a man was shot on the near northwest side Tuesday morning. The shooting was reported around 7 a.m. at 1015 West 29th St. Police said the 30-year-old shooting victim was taken to Eskenazi Hospital in serious condition. He was shot in the back and arm, police said. Shots were also fired into his home, endangering other family members. Investigators said the victim and suspect were meeting outside when the […]

  • Police chase ends in crash, 2 suspects ejected from vehicle

    INDIANAPOLIS (November 30, 2015) – Three suspects are in custody after a robbery and police chase early Monday morning. Lawrence police say an officer attempted to stop a vehicle following an armed robbery at a McDonald’s near 79th Street and Fall Creek Parkway. According to police, the suspect vehicle failed to yield and led officers on a chase before crashing into a utility pole near the intersection of 46th Street and Franklin Road in Lawrence. Lawrence police says 2 suspects […]

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