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  • IN Focus: What can Indy learn from losing Amazon bid?

    INDIANAPOLIS – Central Indiana will not be home to Amazon’s $5 billion corporate expansion. Despite making the short list of 20 cities, the Circle City lost out to New York’s Long Island City and Virginia’s Arlington. In total, Amazon plans to add 50,000 jobs between the two locations. “I’ll tell you what is a little surprising to me, that they are so close to one another, and both in the Northeast,” said Katie Culp who is the President of Indy-based […]

  • Toddler learning to live after quad amputation: ‘He’s going to be great, aren’t you Jeremiah?’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A young boy is discovering a new way to live after a mystery illness forced doctors to amputate the latter portion of all four of his limbs. The story of Jeremiah Cox has captured the nation with the family fielding calls and donations coming from all across the country. “I’m breathless when I see how many people contact us, follow our story,” his father Nicholas Thompson said. Doctors at Riley’s Hospital for Children are working to prepare his […]

  • Stranger danger: Possible east side burglar caught on camera

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An east side family woke up to find an alarming stranger at the door. It happened on Campbell Avenue early Wednesday morning. The family discovered video of the intruder on their home camera system. “It didn’t seem whether he cared that he got caught,” said homeowner Kristen Scott. In the video, the man rings the family’s door bell before peering in the kitchen window. The man, who wore a headlamp, appeared to be carrying a tool and […]

  • ‘The man upstairs has a plan for him’: Warren Central wrestler survives shooting, succeeds on national stage

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A Warren Central wrestler survived a near death experience to triumph on the national stage.  People often say, “Life is a game of inches,” but for this teenager, that inch was the difference between life and death. As a competitor, Jeivan Ross is one of the best in the state.  He is a three-time All-American who was undefeated in middle school and state ranked last-year for Warren Central Head Coach Jim Tonte. “Ross can beat anybody. He’s one […]

  • Dangerously bright billboard gets adjustment in Mooresville

    MOORESVILLE, Ind. — Mooresville residents are calling an extremely bright billboard a “highway hazard” and an “accident waiting to happen.” The eye-popping advertisement is at the intersection of State Roads 144 and 67. Drivers say the billboard is blinding and a distraction at night. Kristi Finn has lived in Mooresville for 14 years. She said her daughter drives through the busy intersection often, and she found herself in harm’s way. “She actually thought that the light had changed. It was a distraction, […]

  • What Indy can learn from losing out on Amazon’s HQ2

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis will not be home to Amazon’s $5 billion corporate expansion. Despite making the short list of 20 cities, the Circle City lost out to New York’s Long Island City and Virginia’s Arlington. In total, Amazon plans to add 50,000 jobs between the two locations. “I’ll tell you what is a little surprising to me, that they are so close to one another, and both in the Northeast,” said Katie Culp who is the President of Indy-based […]

  • Veterans Day Parade brings the stories of the nation’s heroes to light

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — This weekend is the time to celebrate our Hoosier veterans, as well as all of men and women who serve around the country.  The annual Veterans Day parade is always a great time, with this year’s Vet Fest. The festivities brought countless vets to the War Memorial, including a handful of Marines.  The Corps is celebrating its 243rd anniversary this weekend. Retired Marines and other veterans  enjoyed the parade with loved ones and their families.  For those […]

  • ‘There will be weekly challenges’: Young Noblesville app developers helping you go green

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Two young Noblesville entrepreneurs are trying to change the environment from the palm of their hand. They are creating a new app called Warmglo, which rewards people with points for completing weekly challenges that reduce their carbon foot print.  The points are redeemable for prizes. “If you took 100 cans to recycling, you’d get ‘x’ amount of points,” Co-creator Sarah Schaefer said. Schaefer and business partner Luna Calhoun built the idea from a unique class offered at Noblesville […]

  • Cumberland police cracking down on armed robbery spikes

    CUMBERLAND, Ind. – The Cumberland Police Department has said “enough is enough” after a spike in armed robberies at local businesses. They said 20 locations have been hit so far this year, after only 11 last year, and nearly half of that the year before. So far, Police are not sure why the spike is happening, but they do believe some of the crimes come from same group of thieves. On Thursday morning, CPD met with local businesses to give out tips to catch these crooks. They […]

  • New farmers market concept to alleviate east side food desert

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A bright idea on the Indy’s east side may be turning a food desert into an oasis. The area near 10th and Oakland became a wasteland for affordable produce after Pogue’s Run grocery store shut down.  People have been resorting to traveling farther, or turning to pricey convenience stores for food. “You just can’t get good fresh food at the gas station really, or it costs too much,” said Odessa Wallace, who runs the Indy Community Food Co-op. […]