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  • People pull a plane in order to raise money for sick children

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 25, 2015) – Groups of people showed up at the airport today, but not to catch a plane, instead they were there to pull one. Hoosiers were pulling a plane to help grant kids wishes at the Indianapolis Airport on Saturday. The funds went to the Indiana Children’s Wish Fund. The group grants wishes to Indiana kids who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening or terminal illness. 47 teams showed up to pull a 23 ton twin-engine […]

  • Fox59 participates in protecting Hoosiers identities

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 25, 2015) — It’s a fear many of us have, becoming a victim of identity theft. On Saturday several groups held a community shred-it day to help protect your identity. One of those locations was at the Speedway Police Department. For a couple of hours Saturday morning and afternoon, Hoosiers brought items that needed to be shredded, such as documents that included social security numbers and bills. They were asked to give a five dollar donation for […]

  • Lost woman suffering from Alzheimer’s, rescued by Good Samaritan

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 19, 2015) — Saturday evening the family of a woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s called Indianapolis Metro Police to report their loved one missing. The family, IMPD and Indianapolis Fire teams spent two and a half hours searching for the woman, with no luck. However, just after midnight Sunday morning, a woman driving eastbound on 56th Street near Roxbury Street saw a woman standing in the middle of the road. The woman kept stepping into traffic but […]

  • Local volunteers build homes for Hurricane Katrina victims

    GREENWOOD, Ind. (April 18, 2015) – Hundreds of local volunteers helped the New Orleans area continue its recovery from Hurricane Katrina on Saturday. They spent the day helping to build homes that will eventually make their way to families who are victims of Katrina. The workers gathered at Mount Pleasant Christian church in Greenwood to put the pieces together. Once the homes are framed, they will be hoisted onto trailers and driven to Louisiana. Hurricane Katrina devastated the coast of […]

  • Man facing charges after allegedly driving drunk with children in car

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 18, 2015) — A Beech Grove man faces several serious charges after he was allegedly driving drunk with two young children in his truck. Police arrested 28-year-old Michael Harding late Friday night after he crashed his truck near Emerson Avenue and Subway. Harding, along with his son and nephew were able to climb out of the flipped-over truck. Harding suffered injuries to his knees but it’s unclear if the children were hurt in the accident. He has […]

  • Wife of Pacers player gives back by hosting prom dress give away

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 18, 2015) — More than 750 Indianapolis girls lined up Saturday afternoon to find the perfect prom dress. For the third year in a row, Lesley West, the wife of Indianapolis Pacers forward, David West, held her prom dress giveaway for Indianapolis teens who might not otherwise be able to afford a dress. The girls were invited to Bankers Life Fieldhouse where they were able to shop, get fitted and then take the dresses home. “This is […]

  • Police looking for impersonator of immigration agent

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 18, 2015) — Indianapolis Metro Police are looking for the man who posed as an agent with the Immigration and Naturalization service. Police say the suspect walked into the Asia Market on East 86th Street near Castleton around 2 p.m. on Friday. The woman there says the suspect quickly flashed a badge and demanded proof that everyone working there is legally in the United States. He also said they would have to pay him money for protection. […]

  • Fire crews assist in rescuing dogs stuck under overpass

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 18, 2015) – Indianapolis Fire crews were flagged down by some people they were passing, and were told that 2 animals were stuck under and underpass. The crew of IFD Engine 19 notified dispatch, who requested Animal Care and Control be sent to the area of Belmont and Kentucky. ACC requested extra rescue crews to the scene, due to a steep incline and a new issue, where one of the dogs had gotten into the water. Fire […]

  • Man killed on Interstate 465

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 18, 2015) – Indiana State Police are investigating a deadly crash on Interstate 465 that killed an Indianapolis man. Friday evening, State troopers were called to southbound I-465, near the exit for I-70, for a two car crash. An investigation of the crash showed a male, later identified as Karim Rahmaan, 25 of Indianapolis, had gotten out of his SUV that was pulling a trailer that was carrying a race car, along 465 near mile marker 9.6. […]

  • Police investigating double shooting on far east side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 12, 2015) – Indianapolis Metropolitan police are investigating two juveniles who were shot on the far east side Sunday evening. Police were called to the 3900 block of Candle Berry Drive for a person shot around 9:30 p.m.. When police arrived on scene they found two juveniles suffering from two gunshot wounds, one to the hip and one to the foot. The first was taken to Eskenazi Hospital the other taken to IU Health Methodist Hospital, both […]

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