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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  • 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 […]

  • PROGRAMMING ALERT for German Cup Soccer scheduled for Saturday

    Due to funeral coverage for Officer Aaron Allan, German Super Cup Soccer will be carried on THIS TV, broadcast channel 59.3. Please consult your cable listings for THIS TV in your area. THIS TV is not available on satellite.

  • UPDATE: 2 dead, 3 injured after explosion levels home in Evansville neighborhood

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Officials say two bodies were discovered in the basement of a home that exploded in an Evansville neighborhood Tuesday morning. According to WEVV, the explosion happened just after 8:40 a.m. in the 1700 block of Hercules Avenue. Sgt. Todd Ringle with the Indiana State Police said there were injuries from the blast, which drew a large response to the neighborhood. WEVV reported that three people, one of them a child, were taken to area hospitals. Later, officials […]

  • PHOTOS | Race Day at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

    It’s race day for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500! Keep up with the sights at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with our photo gallery! You can also submit your photos here:

  • Indiana man sentenced to seven years for recording sex acts with minor

    Update (March 22, 2016)– Dustin Dykes was sentenced to seven years. Six will be served at the Indiana Department of Correction. One year of his sentence is suspended. He must also register as a sex offender. Original story: JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (March 15, 2016) – A Columbus man is accused of recording video of himself engaging in sex acts with a minor. Dustin Tyler Dykes, 25, is charged with possession of child pornography and child exploitation, according to the Johnson County […]

  • Mother at center of viral Beech Grove Walmart fight sentenced to probation

    UPDATE (3/6/17) – Amber Stephenson, a mother involved in the infamous 2015 Beech Grove Walmart fight, has been sentenced. According to court documents, Stephenson took a guilty plea agreement. Two of the charges were dismissed, contributing to the delinquency of a minor and disorderly conduct. As part of the agreement, she was found guilty of neglect of a dependent and will serve one year of probation. She is also required to complete a substance abuse program and perform 30 hours of community […]