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  • Hoosiers plan trips to Michigan for legal marijuana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Some Hoosiers are already taking trips up north now that Michigan has legalized recreational marijuana. As of Thursday, people 21 and older can legally possess marijuana in Michigan. They can have 2.5 ounces on them, and they can keep up to 10 ounces in their home. The state is still working on licensing recreational marijuana sales, so it could be a while before dispensaries start popping up in the state David Phipps with pro-marijuana group Indiana NORML […]

  • Firefighters shop with kids for ‘Clothe-a-Child’ event

    GREENWOOD, Ind. – Christmas came early for local kids Saturday morning for the annual Clothe-a-Kid event hosted by the Indianapolis Fire Department. Fifty children in need were treated to breakfast, a shopping spree at JCPenney, and a visit with Santa. Fundraising begins now for next year’s event. Firefighters will “stand by the bell” for two weeks before Christmas outside of Castelton Square Mall and Circle Center Mall. $10,000 is spent each year.  

  • Local company creates program to help caregivers and dementia patients remember everyday things

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Remembering birthdays, appointments and recipes becomes increasingly difficult over the years for people with types of dementia like Alzheimer’s disease. A woman in Columbus says she was frustrated that important information for the person she was caring for was never in one place. She and her team created a program called RememberStuff. Carol and Gary Goshorn were the first pilot users of the program. Carol had been a chemistry teacher for 36 years, and she noticed things were becoming […]

  • Mass Ave shops celebrate Small Business Saturday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A lot of people made their way out of to areas like Broad Ripple and Mass Ave for Small Business Saturday. Shops gave out bags full of free stuff and promotional material to the first 20 customers that showed up. Some were waiting in line before the shops opened at 9 a.m. Many of the shop owners said the day is one of their most successful days of the year. “This is what’s called the retail experience […]

  • Volunteers hand out Thanksgiving meals at Colts’ ‘Horseshoe Helpings’ event

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Colts players, cheerleaders and more than 100 volunteers handed out Thanksgiving meals to families in need Monday. About 2,000 meals of turkey, sides and pumpkin pie were handed to families pre-selected by local schools and community centers. In total, volunteers handled 43,000 pounds of food. Church leaders also picked up meals to give to families that were unable to make it to the event.

  • Men rob northeast side Steak ‘n Shake at gunpoint

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Metro police say two men dressed in all black robbed a northeast side Steak ‘n Shake early Tuesday. It happened at 1 a.m. at the Steak ‘n Shake on E 71st. St. near 71st and Binford. The two men walked into the front of store, pulled out guns, demanded cash and then took off according to police. They did not say how much was taken. A witness was in the drive-thru and told police they saw one […]

  • NWS offers tips for staying safe in winter weather

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – This week is the National Weather Services “Winter Weather Preparedness Week” and its offering some tips for staying safe this year. When it comes to the roads, state police officers say limiting distractions, slowing down and increasing the space between you and the person in front of you are good rules to follow. There are things you should also have ready in your car in case of emergency. The NWS says a cell phone charger, first aid […]

  • Families learn more about IPS schools and programs with ‘Showcase of Schools’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Public Schools held its fifth annual “Showcase of Schools” Saturday at the Indiana State Museum offering families the chance to see more than 70 different schools and programs offered in the district. The district offers some unique school choices in which any child, even those who don’t live within city limits, can enroll. A new program showcased this year was Future Center. It prepares high school students for life after high school. It focuses on three […]

  • Flushable wipes costing Hoosiers thousands of dollars

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Something you could be using every day in the bathroom could eventually cost thousands of dollars. Plumbers warn that despite what the packaging says, flushable wipes aren’t flushable. Jack Hope with Hope Plumbing in Indianapolis says flushable wipe clogs make up a third of all the repairs they make. “We pull wipes out of lines daily,” Hope said. Amy Tenney, a Whitestown mom of four, says she was just following the packaging. “They looked at us, and […]

  • Runners break records and qualify for Olympic trials at Indianapolis Monumental Marathon

    INDIANAPOLIS,  Ind. – More than 18,000 people participated in the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon Saturday morning. The chilly weather made it perfect for many runners to get personal records. Some even qualified for the Olympic trials with their half-marathon times. Brogan Austin, a runner from Des Moines, won the men’s half-marathon and set a new course record. “It’s been known for a quick fast course so if you want a fast time come to monument and it just all made sense […]