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  • Bargersville Fire Department drone catches man suspected of stealing car

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A central Indiana fire department is doing more than putting out flames, they’re fighting crime too. The Bargersville Fire Department teamed up with police to help catch a man accused of taking off in a stolen car through Johnson county. Bargersville Community Fire division chief Eric Funkhouser has gotten comfortable with the departments drone. Over the past year and a half he’s been called on by multiple departments to use this technology.  Just last week crews in […]

  • Netflix show about Madam C.J. Walker in development

    Octavia Spencer is bringing the story of black haircare mogul Madam C.J. Walker to television. Netflix said Sunday that Spencer will produce and star in a limited series about the outsized life of Sarah Breedlove, who was known professionally as Walker. The eight-episode drama is based on the book “On Her Own Ground” by A’Lelia Bundles, Madam Walker’s great-great granddaughter. LeBron James is also an executive producer. “To take it to an 8 part Netflix series is an entirely different […]

  • Black Hair, Let’s Care: Tanae Howard celebrates culture, heritage of natural hair during Black History Month

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – You might notice FOX59’s Tanae Howard rocking a different hairstyle these days. The kinky, curly style is her natural hair, exactly how it grows out of her scalp. No heat, no straightening. You usually see Tanae wearing 16 inch Cambodian extensions or extensions cut in a short bob. And if it’s her natural hair, it’s straightened with 450 degree heat. Well, this Black History Month, Tanae had the idea to celebrate the beauty of her natural hair […]

  • Hell’s Kitchen’s Gordon Ramsay goes from chef to dating expert with Tanae Howard

    LOS ANGELES, CA. – Season 17 of Hell’s Kitchen is back to heat up Friday nights on FOX. This season, 16 All-Stars are back in the kitchen for a second chance to prove they have what it takes to brave Chef Gordon Ramsay and his fiery command of the kitchen. At stake is a life changing grand prize: a Head Chef position at the first-of-its-kind Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Restaurant at Caesars Palace Las Vegas. Our Tanae Howard went to […]

  • Eye doctors issue warning about viewing solar eclipse with the naked eye

    Next week, all eyes will be on the sky as Hoosiers witness a partial solar eclipse. It’s a rare event many people want to take in, but if you don’t protect yourself, you could put your eyes at risk for some long-term damage. It’s simple. Don’t look up with your eyes uncovered. And no, sunglasses won’t help you either, in fact they could be worse. “It could be permanent damage on your retina. It could potentially scar and burn your […]

  • New legislation clarifies suspected child abuse and neglect reporting for educators

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — While students and teachers head back to school this month, state lawmakers are working to fight child abuse and neglect. New legislation on the books in time for classes is making sure the responsibilities for those working in schools are clear. It requires those working with kids report suspected abuse or neglect to DCS or police, then notify supervisors. “I think a lot of people thought they should just tell their principal or their counselor and they […]

  • Veteran seeking to break triathlon record to raise money for wounded warriors

    MUNCIE, Ind. – A wounded warrior is in Indiana setting off on a bold mission to help other wounded veterans. Mike Mendoza wants to break the Guinness World Record for the most Ironman 70.3 races completed in one year. The 70.3 mile journey is in honor of those who paid the price with their life and those who’s lives were forever changed serving our country. “I took a grenade to the chest. That grenade pretty much hit both of my […]

  • Fishers police investigating daytime home burglaries

    FISHERS, Ind. — The Fishers Police Department are investigating two day-time residential burglaries that occurred Monday between 8:00am and 5:00pm. Both homes are located within a couple of miles of each other in the Cherry Hills and Sunblest neighborhoods. “Fortunately nobody was home so nobody was hurt. But on the down side of this no one has come forward so far telling us anything about the suspects so at this point we have no idea who it was or even what […]

  • Chuck Jones gets call from Bernie Sanders after Donald Trump criticizes union chief on Twitter

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Chuck Jones, president of the union representing Carrier workers, received a call from Bernie Sanders late Thursday afternoon after the union leader was called out by President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday night. Trump tweeted “Chuck Jones, who is President of United Steelworkers 1999, has done a terrible job representing workers. No wonder companies flee country!” He continued, “If United Steelworkers 1999 was any good, they would have kept those jobs in Indiana. Spend more time working-less time talking. Reduce […]

  • New details released in brutal attack of Indianapolis woman; victim shares story to shed light on domestic abuse

    UPDATE:  Ryan Cameron pleaded guilty to aggravated battery and was sentenced to six years in prison, three years of home detention and two years of probation. ORIGINAL STORY: INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Newly-released court documents reveal the gruesome details of a violent domestic abuse attack inside an Indianapolis home that left a woman missing most of her tongue. The victim shared her story of survival with FOX59 from her hospital bed. Ryan Cameron, 26, faces charges of aggravated battery and strangulation after allegedly […]