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  • Near southeast side house fire reignites

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An early morning house fire reignited hours later Saturday. The house was on E. Morris St. on the southeast side. The first fire started around 1 a.m. and the second fire started around 7:30 a.m. All four people in the duplex made it out safely because there were working fire alarms. One neighbor says he heard a loud bang that made his house shake when the second fire started. Investigators are working to determine the cause of […]

  • Indianapolis Animal Care Services wants ‘spay and neuter’ law in county

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Animal Care Services has been at or over capacity for months and says something must change. Animal welfare advocates want the Indianapolis City-County Council to consider adding a ‘spay and neuter’ law. The law would require all pet owners get their pet fixed or get a breeding license. They could get a fine if they don’t. “It is something that we would like to work towards and definitely see in the future because it would be […]

  • Red Bull Air Race comes to Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Planes are taking to the sky at the Indianapolis Motor Speeedway this weekend for the Red Bull Air Race. The pilots are battling for world championship points. “We are an FAA controlled runway so the planes run and take off here, they are hangered here it’s pretty cool when you see those planes landing over the stands and taking off that’s really my favorite part,” IMS President Doug Boles said. American pilot Mike Goulian says it is […]

  • Teen future firefighters train with Wayne Township fire

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Teenagers interested in being firefighters got some hands on training Saturday at the Wayne Township Fire training grounds. October is also National Fire Prevention Month. Nine teens participated in the event. They experienced a few search-and-rescue training simulations in a burning building and a trailer that simulated an attic. 19-year-old Brady Burke says he wanted to get involved to get a head-start on his resume. “Nowadays it is hard to get into a department because there are […]

  • IACS gets 72 animals in one day

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Animal Care Services says it is once again close to over-capacity. On Monday, the shelter took in 72 animals in one day. Indy CARES, a program created through IACS posted to its Facebook page earlier in the week saying that the overpopulation problem doesn’t happen in other cities. Some people who commented suggested a mandatory spay/neuter ordinance, or more access to free and reduced price spay/neuter services. Earlier in September, the shelter waived all adoption fees […]

  • Local woman encourages others to live ‘Zero Waste’

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The average American throw away more than four pounds of trash every day. One woman found a way to cut most of that trash out completely. A 2018 study by U.S. PIRG Education Fund found the highest number of items thrown away, 29.7 percent is packaging and containers, 20.4 percent were durable goods like furniture and appliances. Polly Barks wanted to find a way to create less waste. She came across the concept of zero waste, but […]

  • College Avenue bridge closes for repairs

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind — The College Avenue bridge shut down on Monday for repairs. The closure is expected to last 60 days. The city is reopening Meridian at 28th Street to help ease congestion, but the Central Avenue bridge will remain closed. That cuts off two major north-south routes in and out of Indianapolis. DPW suggests drivers who normally use College to divert over to Dr. Andrew J Brown instead. (Click here to see a map of detours) CONSTRUCTION: Another construction project in Indy […]

  • Ceremony at Indianapolis Airport honors 9/11 victims

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Dozens of people gathered at the Indianapolis International Airport Tuesday to remember and honor the victims of September 11. Throughout the day the airport also displayed a steel beam recovered from Ground Zero. Airport fire, police and TSA officials presented an Honor Guard display and a candle wreath-laying ceremony. U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly was the speaker and said it was also a tribute to the first responders who went in knowing they may never come out again. […]

  • Carmel family asks people to ‘give a sheet’ for kids battling cancer

    CARMEL, Ind. – One local family is asking people to help them “give a sheet” for kids battling cancer in the hospital. The Halevi family began the organization called “Sheets from Home” back in 2011 after their son Tamir won his battle with Neuroblastoma. They found a way to make his hospital room a little brighter. “She ripped off those boring white hospital sheets and she put on Spongebob on his pillow case, bed sheets and it was really cool it lit […]

  • Report says Indiana economy resembles Southern states

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A report by the Indiana Institute for Working Families says Indiana is no longer a Midwest powerhouse and now resembles the economies of Southern states. The report called “The Status of Working Families in Indiana” blames lawmakers for policies like Right to Work, which bans union security agreements. They say the current minimum wage at $7.25 is not high enough. The group says the median household incomes in Indiana in 2016 were lower than the rest of […]