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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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  • Fishers Mayor Scott Fadness proclaims Friday ‘FOX59 Day’ in Fishers

    FISHERS, Ind. — FOX59 Morning News went “On the Road” to Fishers on Friday, June 21, for a block party and community celebration at the Nickle Plate Amphitheater. We talked to Mayor Scott Fadness, who issued a special proclamation making Friday “FOX59 Day” in Fishers. Learn more about “On the Road” here.

  • DNA evidence leads police to killer of Indiana State student nearly 50 years after slaying

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – It’s taken nearly 50 years, but police believe they know who killed an Indiana State student. On Monday, Terre Haute Police Chief Shawn Keen announced the resolution of the case involving ISU student Pamela Milam, who was murdered in September 1972. The case has gone unsolved for decades, but Keen determined that her killer was a man named Jeffrey Lynn Hand through dogged research and advancements in DNA testing. Milam’s body was found in the trunk […]

  • Indy Zoo holds ‘Power Recycling Day’ to help residents dispose of old electronics

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Zoo helped residents get an early start on spring cleaning by recycling their electronics. It was all part of the Zoo’s Power Recycling Day, which lasted from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 16. Visitors dropped their used electronics off in the parking lot, including computers, video game systems, tablets and more. Most items were accepted free of charge, although there was a $10 processing fee for televisions and monitors. Large appliances were […]

  • Good Samaritans credited with saving man after car crashes into tree, catches fire

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Fire Department credited two bystanders with rescuing a man from a burning car Wednesday morning. According to IFD, the maroon Buick Regal crashed into a tree near the 1400 block of Burdsal Parkway around 9:45 a.m. The engine started smoking and eventually caught fire. Tim Workman, 56, and Pasha Britt, 43, both saw the crash. They worked together to pull the man from the vehicle before the fire spread to the car’s interior; IFD said […]

  • ‘Airwolf’ star Jan-Michael Vincent dead at 74

    Jan-Michael Vincent, best known for his role in the ‘80s hit Airwolf, has died at the age of 74. According to TMZ, Vincent died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 10 as a patient at a North Carolina hospital. His body was cremated, TMZ reported. Vincent played pilot Stringfellow Hawke on Airwolf, becoming one of TV’s highest-paid actors. Before Airwolf, which ran from 1984 to 1986, Vincent appeared in a series of TV shows, including Bonanza, Gunsmoke and Dragnet. On the […]

  • Boy raises $500 for animal shelters, says he’ll cut his long hair as pledged

    MUNCIE, Ind. – A 7-year-old boy will make good on his pledge to cut his hair if the community helped him raise $500 for local animal shelters. Cash Jones challenged people to raise the money through a GoFundMe campaign. He has long hair and said he’d get a haircut if he met his goal within a week. “One thing I really like about myself is my hair, but one thing I also like it animals, and I have a challenge […]

  • Driver critical after truck goes airborne, crashes into near northwest side building

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A driver was in critical condition Thursday morning after a truck clipped a van and crashed into a building. It happened around 10 a.m. near 38th Street and Industrial Boulevard on the northwest side, according to the Indianapolis Fire Department. IFD said the truck came off I-65 at 38th Street, clipped a van, went airborne and then hit the building. The driver of the truck was critically injured and taken to Eskenazi Hospital. Police said early Thursday […]

  • 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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