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  • Indianapolis restaurant’s social media blast leads to arrest of east side thief

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A blast on social media led to the arrest of an east side thief, who police say stole two security cameras from a local restaurant. Lena’s Sugar Shack said their loyal customers and helpful neighbors are to thank for police catching Steven Stellhorn. Police reports said he stole two of the bar’s security cameras, and was caught on camera twice. “Looked into it like he did a selfie before he took it down, and then he left,” […]

  • Southport Scotty’s Brewhouse shuts down, employees say last paychecks gone

    SOUTHPORT, Ind. — Another Scotty’s Brewhouse shut down, and employees say their last paychecks are gone. “They said they were working diligently as best as they can to get our money, but they couldn’t get us a time or date or if it would happen,” Southport Scotty’s manager Troy Brewer said. Brewer said his employees contacted him Wednesday night saying franchise owner Todd Johnson came in to change the locks as they finished work that night. Besides owning the Scotty’s […]

  • ‘We just want answers’: Hoosiers rally for Indiana’s unsolved missing children

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — It’s a rally to give a voice to those who are silent. Hoosiers came together Saturday night to be the guiding light for the boys and girls who remain missing as part of unsolved cases in central Indiana. The group lit candles and a floating lantern to let their families know they aren’t forgotten. “I have two sons,” said organizer Tailer Roberts. “If either of my kids were missing, I’d want everyone to go out and look […]

  • IMPD K-9 retires after successful career

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — One of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s most decorated K-9 officers is turning in his badge to kick up his paws in retirement. Hogan spent seven years on the force, and during his time the pooch became a leader in sniffing out crime. “One of the first ones I had with him, we found five kilos of methamphetamines hidden in the spare tire in the trunk of a car,” said Hogan’s handler, Officer Brian Thorla. “We had […]

  • ‘Stuff bouncing off your hood:’ Construction on I-69 causing possible damage, crashes

    ANDERSON, Ind.– An aging stretch of I-69 is in the midst of a much-needed makeover, but drivers are saying the upgrades are degrading their vehicles. From October 2018 through February 2019, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) said they have received 193 reports from drivers complaining about the road, however all the incidents are not pothole-related. INDOT is in a scheduled resurface project for the stretch from Pendleton to Daleville. “We saw a lot of potholes in the area, so our […]

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    Najah Ferrell case considered ‘death investigation’ after discovery of foot in Crown Point pond

    CROWN POINT, Ind. – The Avon Police Department is categorizing the Najah Ferrell case as a “death investigation” for the immediate future. During an update Wednesday afternoon, Deputy Chief of Investigations Brian Nugent said police suspect foul play in the case. However, the cause and manner of death are currently undetermined, meaning it can’t be classified as a homicide investigation until they uncover more information. Nugent stressed that investigators consider the identification of remains found in Crown Point this week preliminary. They won’t […]

  • Popular Indy muralist hurt physically, financially after saving child’s life

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A popular Indy muralist saved a child’s life, but her heroic efforts are causing her financial and physical pain. “Imagine losing feeling in your right arm when you’re a muralist, an artist,” Holly Combs said of her injuries. Holly and her husband, Dave, are the masterminds behind several murals in Indianapolis, including the “You Are Beautiful” sign in Fountain Square and the “Love Train” on the Monon Trail. They also founded “Peel,” an art magazine named after Dave’s […]

  • Martinsville Candy Kitchen celebrates century of sweets

    MARTINSVILLE, Ind. — After a century of sweets, the city of Martinsville declared April 5, 2019 as Martinsville Candy Kitchen Day. The longstanding candy shop celebrated 100 years of pumping out countless sugary delights. The candy kitchen is best known for their candy canes, as the store made more than 40,000 last year. The mark is their highest to date. “When we make candy canes, I’ll think it’s weird I’m using the same scissors that the original [owner] used to,” […]

  • Railroad company attempting to spoil Fishers’ plans to convert rails to trails

    FISHERS, Ind. — For the second time, a railroad company is attempting to derail Fishers’ plans to turn their downtown railways into trails. City officials confirm that US Rail Holdings LLC filed an appeal with the Surface Transportation Board to purchase and operate the line. The city said they have been denied before, and during the appeal process they will be allowed to continue work on the Nickel Plate project. The $4.5 million dollar master plan runs right into a […]

  • App developed at Riley Hospital for Children helps new parents track babies’ life habits

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – You can download it on your phone right now—an app developed at Riley Hospital for Children lets new parents monitor their baby’s crucial life habits. The app is called NICU Companion. It was originally designed for parents of babies in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU), but can be utilized by any new parent. In the NICU, the environment can be terrifying for new parents and lead to an endless number of questions. “I remember not knowing if I could […]

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