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  • Rebuilding continues in area damaged by recent tornado

    INDIANAPOLIS – Nearly one week after a tornado destroyed many homes in the Cameron Meadows neighborhood, cleanup continues there. The tornado hit the area Tuesday afternoon. Four homes were ruled unsafe and about 75 other homes were inspected and were classified as having damage. Jennifer Pierce has damage throughout her property. She said her insurance adjuster could not stop by her home until today, which slowed down rebuilding. Pierce said the insurance adjuster was busy with other claims. “Even though […]

  • Neighborhood association looking for stolen lawn care equipment

    INDIANAPOLIS – Authorities are looking for someone or a group of people who stole lawn care equipment from a neighborhood association that used it to give back to the community. The Southeast Community Organization in Fountain Square found part of their shed destroyed last Thursday night. When they went inside, some of their valuable equipment was missing. Rachel Cooper with the Southeast Community Organization predicted that thousands of dollars worth of merchandise was stolen. They’re missing equipment like snow blowers, […]

  • Couples continue to rush to the clerk’s office to get their marriage license

    INDIANAPOLIS – Same-sex couples continued to apply for marriage licenses a day after a federal judge ruled against Indiana’s same-sex marriage ban. The Marion County Clerk’s Office issued more than 400 marriage licenses in two days. Their office extended its hours two days in a row because of the high volume of couples who wanted to get married. Other counties were not as busy but reported issuing several marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Hamilton County issued about 41 in two […]

  • Homeowners in Cameron Meadows spend hours cleaning up after tornado

    INDIANAPOLIS – Homeowners removed debris from their homes more than 24 hours after a tornado moved through the Cameron Meadows neighborhood. The tornado hit around 2:30 Tuesday. Four homes have been classified as unsafe in the Cameron Meadows neighborhood. About 75 other homes were inspected. The amount of damages for each of those homes ranges from $5,000 – $20,000. City leaders urge residents to be aware of any unlicensed contractors. Homeowners should ask contractors to see their licenses and make […]

  • Bloomington’s mayor presides over ceremonial mass gay marriage

    Bloomington’s mayor presided over a wedding ceremony for same-sex couples Thursday night. “It’s time same-sex marriages be recognized by all,” Mayor Mark Kruzan said. Kruzan, along with other elected officials, participated in the ceremony. It was held at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington. The ceremony lasted about 20 minutes but does not have any legal binding in Indiana. “We’ve just gone through life together. It’s nice to have somebody to go through life with and Glenn and I have been […]

  • Homeowners clean up storm damage following severe weather

    HAMILTON COUNTY – Homeowners cleaned up their yards after Wednesday’s storms knocked tree branches and trees onto homes. Scott and Lu McKinney were home, last night, when their tree snapped and landed on the roof. It happened around 5:30 – 6p.m. The couple’s grandson contacted Above and Beyond Companies, Inc to remove the tree and clean the damage. “The only time I knew what happened (was when) I got up and took out the window and (saw) that the tree […]

  • New, budgeted plan aims to improve Indianapolis’ infrastructure

    INDIANAPOLIS – Wednesday afternoon, members of the city-county Democratic Party announced their own budgeted plan to improve our infrastructure. The program is called ‘Fix Our Neighborhoods Now!’ Their plan states that for the next four years, they would spend $340 million toward this initiative. According to the plan, the investment would be divided among every district. Every district would receive $12 million between 2014-2017 for work that includes things like improvements on our bridges, sidewalks, parks, and roads. “As you […]

  • State fair to sell alcohol this year, local wine and beer take center stage

    INDIANAPOLIS – Local breweries and wineries will be able to apply online to sell their beer and wine at the Indiana State Fair this year. Beer and wine will only be sold inside Grand Hall. Hoosiers can purchase beer and wine daily between 1 p.m. and 9 p.m., and they will not be allowed to leave that area. It is restricted to people who are 21 years old and over, plus there will be security. State Fair officials said the […]

  • Indy VIP offers deep discounts for Hoosier ‘staycations’

    INDIANAPOLIS – City leaders hope Hoosiers take advantage of deep hotel discounts this summer. Visit Indy has rolled out its Indy VIP campaign encouraging Hoosiers to stay downtown. The offer, which slashes prices by up to 30 percent, includes Father’s Day weekend (June 14-16) or the Fourth of July (July 3-7). More than 30 hotels are participating, and a minimum stay is not required. Guests have to show their Indiana ID in order to receive the discount. This is the […]

  • Organizations work to keep kids active with summer jobs

    INDIANAPOLIS – Organizations are working together to make sure kids have summer jobs in order to keep them on the right path. Monday evening, kids ages 14-18 signed up for seven weeks of summer work and mentoring. They will get paid to clean up neighborhoods. The kids will work every Friday for those weeks and each time they will be given $25. This is the second year of the program. It’s called Clean for Green and Pastor Wayne Moore of […]

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