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  • Legal analyst: Blood vials key for both prosecution, defense in Bisard case

    ALLEN COUNTY – A Fort Wayne judge has ruled that a second vial of blood taken from suspended IMPD officer David Bisard can be used in his trial for reckless homicide. The ruling is a win for prosecutors who are trying to prove that Bisard’s blood alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit when crashed his police cruiser into three motorcyclists in August 2010. One man died in the crash and two other motorcyclists were critically injured. In […]

  • Concerns turn to trees as dry weather continues

    A year after an extreme drought, Indiana is once again suffering through an abnormally dry month, and experts say trees are in desperate need of water before it gets even worse. It’s Andrew Hart’s job to Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, and as director of Urban Forestry for KIB, that job is growing more difficult by the day. “We have tree planting projects planned for September, but we’ve decided to postpone a good bit of those and divert our energy into watering […]

  • Neurotrauma researches to evaluate Purdue football injuries

    Purdue football players are teaming up with neurotrauma researchers this season to measure the impact that football has on their brains. For the past five years, the Purdue University Neurotrauma Group has been working with high school football teams by placing sensors in helmets and conducting MRI brain scans to see how hits on the field impact brain activity. This year, they will expand their research to the college ranks, thanks to cooperation from the Purdue football team. “Our hope […]

  • Witnesses share first-hand accounts of Fishers fire

    Witnesses are sharing their first-hand accounts of a fire that injured two firefighters and destroyed three homes. Fire broke out in the Sandstone Village subdivision early Tuesday afternoon. That’s just northwest of 116th Street and Brooks School Road. “We didn’t even think a fire could spread that quickly,” said Jake Parrish, witness. Before Parrish took out his cell phone camera to capture video of the fire that quickly ripped through three homes, he watched as two people inside two different […]

  • Rash of daytime burglaries under investigation

    Police are looking for help solving a rash of recent break-ins at a group of apartment complexes near I-465 and Crawfordsville Road. Several break-ins have taken place in the past week at complexes along Waterfront Drive, including the Fisherman’s Village and Pebble Point Apartments. State Trooper Isaac Martinez has recently added his own apartment parking lot to his patrol in response to the burglaries, which are taking place during daylight hours when many people are gone. “I think that’s what […]

  • Duke Energy fights back against scammers targeting their customers

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– A phone scam is draining the bank accounts of electric customers across the country and right here in Indiana, and it’s growing more effective by the day. Duke Energy is now fighting back by taking to the airwaves. The utility company is paying for radio advertisements aimed directly at educating their customers. “Duke Energy wants to alert you to a possible billing scam in your area,” the advertisement begins. “Some customers have reported receiving deceptive telephone calls by […]

  • Speedway roundabout plan raises questions

    Big changes are once again slated for Speedway, and on Thursday the public will have a chance to learn what it means for the area. Speedway will soon eliminate one of the most dangerous intersections in the area with the addition of a roundabout, but one major road won’t have access to it. Georgetown Road will come to a dead end instead of connecting to 16th Street or Crawfordsville Road, that according to plans for the $14 million project. “I […]

  • Gay teen says he was bullied, beaten on bus

    PERRY TOWNSHIP – A Central Indiana teen says he was bullied for being gay and then physically attacked on a Perry Township school bus. Police are investigating the incident, which happened last Thursday on a bus ride home from Southport High School. The teen, known to Fox 59 News only as W.R. says he’s openly gay and has endured gay bullying through the years, but the physical confrontation has him shaken. “It freaks me out. I’m anxious all the time,” […]

  • Police believe trio of suspects connected to string of pharmacy thefts

    Indiana led the nation in pharmacy robberies last year, but detective work by local law enforcement agencies and the FBI led to the arrests of three people who could be to blame for several of them. The pictures and video of a CVS robbery in Mooresville last Halloween show two masked men who worked like professional criminals threaten the clerk and pharmacist with guns before quickly cleaning out a safe full of drugs. “They took approximately $39,000 to $40,000 worth […]

  • IFD firefighter in medically-induced coma

    An Indianapolis firefighter is in critical condition and investigators blame his injuries on an arson at a suspected illegal gambling “pea shake” house. Firefighters were called to the 1500 block of Columbia Avenue early Friday morning for a fire at a vacant home. A short time after going inside, something went wrong. “Within the first minute, one of our firefighters hit a mayday,” said IFD Deputy Chief of Operations Ken Bacon. “This is the worst call you can get in […]

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