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  • Fox59 Investigates: Are filthy phones making you sick?

    Our cellphones are one of our most personal belongings, but they could also be a public hazard and make you sick. FOX59 investigated what all of that swiping and scrolling was doing by choosing random subjects, swabbing their cellphones and sending those tests to the lab. We even tested the guy who is on his phone nearly 24-hours a day. Colts Punter Pat McAfee takes his phone everywhere, including the bathroom. “I’m a little nervous for this,” said McAfee as […]

  • Woman sentenced to 18 years in fatal drunk driving crash

    UPDATE (Oct. 26, 2015)– Tabitha Walters pleaded guilty to causing death when operating a motor vehicle with an ACE of .15 or more, causing death when operating a motor vehicle with a schedule I or II controlled substance in the blood and OWI. She was sentenced to 18 years. Original story: A woman has turned herself in to authorities after she was charged in connection with the death of a pedestrian Wednesday. Tabitha Walters is behind bars at the Johnson County […]

  • Blizzard Recipes

    What can you do with all of that snow&6; Make ice cream!

  • Bloomington’s mayor presides over ceremonial mass gay marriage

    Bloomington’s mayor presided over a wedding ceremony for same-sex couples Thursday night. “It’s time same-sex marriages be recognized by all,” Mayor Mark Kruzan said. Kruzan, along with other elected officials, participated in the ceremony. It was held at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington. The ceremony lasted about 20 minutes but does not have any legal binding in Indiana. “We’ve just gone through life together. It’s nice to have somebody to go through life with and Glenn and I have been […]

  • Indiana attorney general submits briefs on gay marriage to Supreme Court

    Our state isn’t involved in the gay marriage cases set to go before the Supreme Court next week but Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller is. He’s the primary author on the briefs submitted by states that support a gay marriage ban. The briefs were filed by officials who believe the Supreme Court’s decision will affect the states where they work. Zoeller claims he’s not actually arguing against gay marriage but is pushing for states to make their own decisions. Since […]

  • Governor Pence watching gay marriage debate closely

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on the Defense of Marriage Act Wednesday. Governor Mike Pence says he’ll be keeping an eye on the case. The Defense of Marriage Act is a federal law that defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman. Governor Pence said he’s waiting to see what happens. “We’re monitoring the oral arguments that are taking place this week before the Supreme Court and like most states and most Americans, we […]

  • Police: Plainfield teacher admits kissing 13-year-old student

    PLAINFIELD, Ind. (May 3, 2013)– A teacher has been charged with attempted child molestation. Joseph Singleton resigned from Plainfield Community Middle School where he taught Math. Officials said the teacher, whose wife is seven months pregnant, admitted texting with a 13-year-old girl. According to the probable cause affidavit, he also admitted to kissing the girl three or four times while in school. Singleton told investigators he “knows it looks bad but he’s very close with the student.” He also said […]

  • Gas station employee recalls early morning robbery

    Police are investigating a string of armed robberies that happened within two hours. It began at a liquor store at 1517 N. Arlington Ave. at around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday. A McDonald’s was robbed on Interstate 70 near Mount Comfort Road in Hancock County just before midnight. Three men wearing masks also robbed a Speedway gas station on 10th Street and German Church Road at around 1 a.m. Thursday. “I just knew I had to be calm,” said Lauren Holton, the […]

  • Parents, dieticians react to IPS milk decision

    Indianapolis Public Schools is pulling flavored milk from their breakfast and lunch menus, and it’s drawing mixed reviews from both parents and healthcare professionals. The IPS board has approved a three month pilot program, which calls for the removal of strawberry and vanilla milk completely. Fat free chocolate milk will only be available for lunch. As the mother of an IPS students, Terri McIntyre says she’s afraid the change will cause her kids to stop drinking milk. “The first day […]

  • Indiana listed as one of the most depressing states

    If you have been feeling down lately, it turns out you are not alone. A new study found Indiana is one of the most depressing states in the country. Health Magazine ranked the top 10 most depressing states and Indiana made the list, which is in alphabetical order. Researchers said part of the problem in the Hoosier state is because budget cuts that have forced community health centers to close.

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