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Matt Adams has worked at FOX59 since 2003, first as a producer on the morning show and then as the producer of FOX59 News at 10. He transitioned to the web department in 2012.

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  • Traffic stop leads to large methamphetamine, heroin bust in Hancock County

    HANCOCK COUNTY, Ind. – A traffic stop led to a significant drug bust in Hancock County. According to authorities, the investigation started Monday morning when a deputy stopped a vehicle on I-70 eastbound for following too closely, making an unsafe lane change and failing to use a turn signal. The driver, identified as George West, struggled with officers, injuring three of them in the process. He’s accused of striking an officer with his car and trying to take another officer’s […]

  • PHOTOS | November 2018 ice storm in central Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Thursday morning started off with an ice storm around central Indiana that made for a slick commute and prompted several schools to delay or close for the day. Photos from around the area show trees, roads and sidewalks covered with ice. Several trees are also down. You can see photos from the storm in the gallery above. You can submit your photos using the form below:

  • Noblesville West teacher Jason Seaman receives medal of heroism from local Kiwanis club

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Hoosier hero Jason Seaman has again been recognized for his bravery. The Noblesville West Middle School teacher accepted the Robert P. Connelly Medal of Heroism from the Noblesville Sunrisers Kiwanis Club during a Tuesday morning ceremony at the Noblesville Boys and Girls Club. Seaman is credited with stopping a school shooting at Noblesville West in May, when a student entered a classroom and opened fire. Seaman was wounded in the attack, as was student Ella Whistler. Whistler […]

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    Register to vote or check your registration ahead of the Nov. 6 midterm election

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – With the midterm election just weeks away, Sept. 25 marks National Voter Registration Day. If you’re hoping to cast your ballot in the Nov. 6 election, you must be registered by Oct. 9. There are several ways to register: Text “‘Indiana” to 2VOTE (28683) Visit indianavoters.com Download the Mobile.IN.gov app on Google Play or Apple’s App Store You can also confirm your registration at indianavoters.com and look up your polling place, get driving directions, learn who’s on […]

  • Get concert tickets for $25 or less at more than 30 Old National Centre shows

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The end of summer is approaching—and you can get concert tickets for upcoming shows at the Old National Centre for $25 or less. The offer started on Aug. 24 and continues through Monday, Sept. 3 at 10 p.m. It’s part of the “End of Summer, No Bummer” promotion. Offers are good for individual shows while supplies last. Use the passcode SUMMER when making your purchase. $25 ALL-IN TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING SHOWS: DESCENDENTS – AUGUST 26 […]

  • Get $25 tickets for dozens of Indy concerts with ‘All-In’ promotion

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — If you’re looking for some summer fun, you can get $25 “All-In Tickets” at several upcoming concerts. The deal starts at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 29, and runs through 10 p.m. on Monday, July 9. The offer is valid only at the concerts listed below while supplies last. The shows include concerts at Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center, the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park and the Old National Centre. The “all-in” means […]

  • Hoosier volunteers head to Puerto Rico to help clear trees

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A team of tree experts traveled to Puerto Rico this week to help make life safer for people in the hurricane-ravaged territory. About a dozen professionals are working with several nonprofits to clean up damage from Hurricane Maria. The team is climbing trees and using a 25-ton crane to clear out some of the big logs and downed trees near San Juan. “We’re in areas like Olympic Park where there are kids running around in […]

  • Interstate potholes lead to flat tires for drivers on southwest side of Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Potholes on 465 led to problems for several drivers on the southwest side of Indianapolis Friday morning. A FOX59 crew found five cars on the side of the road at westbound I-465 near Mann Road. Another car was at the side of the road in the eastbound lane. Two of the cars needed tow trucks. The drivers told our crew that they hit a pothole between Mann Road and Mooresville Road, forcing them to pull to the side […]

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    Planned Parenthood, ACLU of Indiana win legal challenge on abortion law

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A federal judge struck down an Indiana abortion law in a judgment issued Friday. Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (PPINK) and the ACLU of Indiana filed a lawsuit against the 2016 law and won an injunction in June 2016. The groups argued that certain requirements outlined in the law were unconstitutional. The measure, signed by then-Governor Mike Pence, mandated that aborted fetuses be buried or cremated. It also banned abortions sought because of genetic abnormalities. Judge Tanya […]

  • Peyton Manning to voice character in upcoming animated film ‘Ferdinand’

    We’re way past Nationwide jingles now. Peyton Manning is getting into voice acting! 20th Century Fox revealed this week that Manning would voice a character in the upcoming animated movie Ferdinand. The movie is based on the classic children’s book The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson. Manning, who has appeared on ABC’s Modern Family and served as a memorable guest host on Saturday Night Live in 2007, will make his feature film debut by voicing the […]