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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  • ‘Operation Hocus Pocus’: 33 people sought as part of drug warrant sweep in Johnson County

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – Nearly three dozen people were the target of a Halloween morning drug roundup in Johnson County. “Operation Hocus Pocus” involved multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Johnson County Prosecutor’s Office, Drug Enforcement Agency, Franklin Police Department, Edinburgh Police Department and Bargersville Police Department. Police executed warrants involving 33 individuals. Twenty-two people were arrested as part of the operation and others were still being sought. Authorities said the warrant sweep began around 6 […]

  • Meet Jim’s team for this year’s FOX59 Habitat Panel Build

    FOX59 Morning News welcomed dozens upon dozens of volunteers to our northwest side studio for this year’s Habitat for Humanity Panel Build. We checked in with Jim O’Brien’s team, which is presented by Kahlo Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

  • Previewing Colts training camp: Secondary

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A season of great expectations awaits, as does a second summer at Grand Park Sports Campus in Westfield. They go hand in hand. After three months of offseason work and a five-week lull, the Indianapolis Colts report to Grand Park next week for the start of training camp. They’re on the practice field for the first time on July 25. Between now and then, we’ll take a position-by-position look at a team coming off a 10-6 season […]

  • 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 […]

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