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  • Need help finding a place to rent? Meet RadPad

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 16, 2014) — If you’re new in town or just looking for another place to rent, there’s an app that can help you find a new home. Meet RadPad. Think Instagram meets Craigslist. The photo-based rental app essentially helps you search for rentals while driving through a neighborhood you love. Enter a zip code, price range and other features while scrolling through photos. RadPad Founder and CEO, Jonathan Eppers, came up with the idea when he moved to California […]

  • Man taken into custody after short pursuit on northwest side

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 15, 2014) — Detectives with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department have apprehended a man who police say is a witness to a murder. The man was taken into custody after a traffic stop on the northwest side. Police say it happened just before 10 a.m. near Lafayette Road and I-65 Thursday. Detectives started following a maroon Ford minivan on 38th and Michigan streets. When officers pulled the vehicle over, the man immediately took off. He was cornered by several officers after jumping over […]

  • State launches Text-to-911 emergency service

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 14, 2014) — Indiana has become the second state in the country with a new way to reach 911 in an emergency. State police launched the Text-to-911 program Wednesday. It’s the next generation to text technology and keeping you safe. Sixty-six counties have signed up so far. “Public safety has taken a major step forward,” said Barry Ritter, executive director of the Indiana Statewide 911 Board. “Starting today, everyone who lives and travels through Indiana will have direct […]

  • Family demanding answers after loved one’s headstone is moved

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 13, 2014) — A family is outraged after their loved one’s headstone was moved without them being notified. Eureka Harris, 29, lost her battle to breast cancer nine years ago Tuesday. Her family makes it a tradition to visit her grave on Mother’s Day every year. On Sunday, they were shocked to find the headstone was dug out of the ground and moved a few feet away. It left the family wondering if her casket was moved as […]

  • Construction resumes on I-69 after two workers killed in crash

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 12, 2014) — Construction crews will return to work on I-69 Monday days after a tragic crash that killed two workers. Coty Demoss, 24, of Noblesville and Kenneth Duerson Jr., 49, of Indianapolis were killed after a driver plowed into a road sign striking the workers on I-69 between 82nd and 96th Streets. The crew was picking up cones as their shift was coming to a close. Investigators say they don’t know why the driver, Jordan Stafford, 22, of Fortville didn’t change […]

  • School bus drivers stress safety after several deadly crashes

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 7, 2014) — School bus drivers are hired for an important task of keeping our youngest Hoosiers safe on the road. Fox 59 went on a ride-a-long with Miller Transportation to see the dangers they face on the road. Police have responded to at least four crashes involving school buses in the last two weeks. Two of those incidents killed a motorcyclist and a man on his bike. Investigators have deemed both cases a tragic accident. Nobody was charged. Rocky Cummings drives more […]

  • Could Pan Am Plaza site help Indianapolis land another Super Bowl bid?

    INDIANAPOLIS (May 6, 2014) — A Circle City landmark could change drastically. The Indiana Ice announced it would be leaving the Pan Am Plaza’s ice rink facility Sunday, leaving many wondering what’s next for the downtown facility. Sources tell our partners at the Indianapolis Business Journal developers plan to build two twin towers, for possibly two hotel brands, with upscale condominiums and retail space. It may be the boost Indianapolis need to secure another Super Bowl bid. The lack of […]

  • Man painting over graffiti held up at gunpoint on the east side

    INDIANAPOLIS (April 30, 2014) — Police are investigating after a man was held up at gunpoint while working outside a local business on the east side. The victim’s friend tells Fox 59 he was trying to paint over graffiti at the former bar on the 200 block of State Avenue Monday morning. “He was told that was their area and he needed to get out of there,” said Johnny Patrick, who lives nearby. “I think it’s kind of insane. We live […]

  • Six months later, Kokomo residents find more problems in tornado-ravished homes

    KOKOMO (April 28, 2014) — The warmer weather has exposed a new set of problems in Kokomo. Families working to recover from the massive tornado in November are seeing new obstacles this spring. Howard County’s Long-Term Recovery Team said homeowners are starting to see more issues around the house including cracks, leaks, even black mold. “I think people were surprised when the snow melted. The amount of glass, shingles and just trash in their yards are not easily removed,” said Stephanie […]

  • Purdue researchers find ways to better protect students in school shootings

    INDIANAPOLIS (April 25, 2014) — Researchers at Purdue University are coming up with solutions to better protect students and faculty in the event of a school shooting. Professor Eric Dietz, Director of Purdue’s Homeland Security Institute, spoke about the issue at the National Rifle’s Association Convention in Indianapolis Friday. For the past year, Dietz and his students have used data from real-life events including the Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook Elementary tragedies to analyze further. Research shows it takes, on average, […]