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  • Driver slams into tree in early morning rural accident in Hendricks County

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. —  Driver fatigue may have led to an early morning accident in Hendricks County at South CR 225 and CR 200 East just before 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning. The Hendricks County Sheriff’s department reported the single car accident occurred when the driver traveling NB on CR 225 South left the two-lane roadway and struck a tree on the right side. The only person in the vehicle was transported to Methodist Hospital with unknown injuries. It is still […]

  • Jogger breaks arm after getting sideswiped by school bus on Indy’s south side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An Indianapolis man jogging along Southport Road broke his arm after being grazed by a Perry Township school bus just before 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. IMPD officials reported the jogger was running along East Southport Road between Shelby Street and U.S. 31 when a Perry Township school bus, which was just beginning its route,  grazed the jogger, who then fell and suffered an arm injury. Police blocked a lane along Southport Road at the accident site for […]

  • Part of Johnson County road closed during Thursday morning rush hour after semi crash

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — Driver error is being investigated as a possible cause of an early Thursday morning semi cras in southeastern Johnson County. A semi traveling along Rocklane Road just west of Franklin Road around  5 a.m.  left the roadway and landed on its side in a ditch. Officials have not officially determined what lead to the semi leaving the road. The driver sustained only minor injuries while officials had to close a portion of Rocklane Road for about three […]

  • Batesville man was passed out in his truck on railroad tracks when train struck him, police say

    RIPLEY COUNTY, Ind. — A Batesville man is lucky to be alive after his truck was struck by a train in Ripley County on Monday. Indiana State Police arrested Eugene Gunter, 64,  after his truck  was stopped on the railroad tracks near the intersection of County Road  600 East near County Road 1350 North. Officers determined Gunter was passed out in his vehicle on the tracks, but they are unsure how long he had been there. The train was traveling at a […]

  • Semi accident in Grant County puts driver, rig in knee-deep mud

    GRANT COUNTY, Ind. –Driver error may have played a part of a semi accident that occurred along southbound I-69 just past State Road 18 Tuesday morning. According to the Indiana State Police, the incident occurred just after 4:00 a.m. when the semi struck a construction barrier wall and the driver, unable to straighten out the rig, found himself heading towards the ditch area of the Tippery Ditch Creek where the cab then became immersed in about three feet of mud. […]

  • S.R. 45 closure in Brown County postponed until May 6

    BROWN COUNTY, Ind. — Due to recent rains, the closure of S.R. 45 near Bean Blossom Creek between Carmel Ridge Road and W. Lost Branch Road in Brown County has been postponed until Monday, May 6, weather permitting. The closure was originally set to begin Monday, April 22. The road will be closed for approximately five days for a culvert replacement project. The official detour for the closure is S.R. 46.

  • Knightstown 5th graders come to the aid of local fire departments with rescue devices for pets

    KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. — Thanks to efforts of fifth graders at a Knightstown school, firefighters in Hancock, Henry and Rush Counties will have another life-saving device at their disposal when rescuing animals: pet oxygen masks. The students at Knightstown Intermediate School teamed up local pet therapy dog owners Steve and Julia Roberts and sold calendars depicting the Roberts’ therapy dogs Alvin and Arlo. “It was a win-win situation, ” Knightstown Intermediate Principal Charles Gray commented. ” One of our teachers is […]

  • Long-running tradition continues with the Mozel Sanders Thanksgiving Day Dinner

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With an army of volunteers ready to help and all stoves fired up, the 47th annual Mozel Sanders Thanksgiving Day Dinner got underway from the kitchens of Butler University Thursday morning. The event, started by the late Rev. Mozel Sanders, aims to help feed about 40,000 people around Indianapolis each year. Nearly 2,000 people lend their time and effort to continue the tradition of providing a Thanksgiving meal of turkey, dressing, green beans and dessert to those […]

  • Dropped trash load and morning rains create messy situation on northwest side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A trash truck lost its load of garbage early Thursday morning along northbound Georgetown Road just north of 56th Street. It happened around 4 a.m. The dumped load, coupled with the early morning rain, created a huge mess which forced officials to close the northbound lanes of Georgetown between 56th and 58th streets for about two hours for cleanup. It’s unclear what caused the trash truck to lose its load.  

  • One part of DigIndy Tunnel project completed along Meridian Street

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Downtown drivers will be able to rejoice as they begin their drive to work next week, as the long-term construction project on Meridian and 28th will finally be done and the intersection will come open on Monday, September 17th. The closure which started January 2 at that intersection, was scheduled until October as part of the Citizens Energy Group DigIndy Tunnel System. That one part of the project was scheduled until October but officials cited great weather […]

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