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  • 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 […]

  • Driver flees accident scene after near head-on accident on west side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A near head-on collision on the city’s west side Tuesday morning left two people slightly injured and one driver missing. IMPD responded to the crash scene along the near 1500 block of High School Road just north of 10th Street about 6:30 a.m. where they found one car that had crashed into a fire hydrant after swerving to avoid an on-coming northbound vehicle that had veered over into the southbound lanes. Police reported that a male and […]

  • Downtown sinkhole repaired, streets to reopen Friday night

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –A downtown sinkhole has finally been repaired and Indianapolis drivers will finally be able to travel through the city with no restrictions again starting at 8 p.m. Friday. The sinkhole developed at the intersection of Ohio Street and Pennsylvania on July 4th after a 100-year-old sewer line collapsed 15 feet beneath the surface. Crews begin assessing the situation immediately and worked around the clock to repair and re-enforce the intersection to avoid future problems at that intersection. “Citizens […]

  • I-65 downtown Indianapolis project enters second week with no major problems

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With one week down, Hoosier drivers and INDOT officials are hoping the good luck for the downtown I-65 project continues. With I-65 closed in both directions from Meridian Street to 21st, drivers have been navigating alternate routes in getting around the closed interstate and so far INDOT officials have reported that the first week problems have been minimal. But that could change a bit this week as more people were on vacation during the first week which […]

  • Fatigue may be factor in Thursday morning crash in Johnson County

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — Driver fatigue may be the reason for a Thursday morning rush hour crash in Johnson County. The accident occurred along southbound State Road 37 near Olive Branch Road just before 6:30 a.m. Police report that a man driving his pickup truck left the roadway and drove straight into tree. The impact flipped the truck and cut the tree in half. The driver was able to free himself from the wreckage and was transported to an Indianapolis […]

  • Habitat build and exercise events to affect downtown Indianapolis traffic this week

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An exercise theme filled week will greet Hoosiers in downtown Indianapolis with several events planned on Monument Circle  and in other areas starting Wednesday. The Monumental Yoga event will close off the entire circle Thursday starting at 2pm and then on Saturday, a super workout hosted by Beachbody will have Monument Circle closed from late Friday night until just about noon Saturday. Drivers should seek  alternate travel routes as several of the scheduled events for these events […]

  • Weeklong street restrictions downtown near Bankers Life Fieldhouse creating traffic problems

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –The ongoing build of the new Hyatt Hotel on Pennsylvania Street across from Bankers Life Fieldhouse is creating some traffic nightmares for drivers this week in Indianapolis. To accommodate for cranes and other heavy equipment,  workers have closed all but the far left lane of Pennsylvania from Maryland past Georgia Street for the rest of this week. While traffic through this area is slowed during the midday, noticeable backups have been experienced during the evening rush hour prompting […]

  • Ticket brokers hoping for last minute business for Indy 500 tickets

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –It may never be like the historic 100th running  of the Indy 500 from two years ago where demand for tickets for that race were non-stop, but area ticket brokers are confident that their current supply of race day tickets will be gone by the time the green flag falls for this Sunday’s 102nd running of the Indy 500. Most ticket brokers are reporting that they have a “moderate” supply of tickets for the race but hope that […]