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  • State issues advisory about blue-green algae in some Indiana waterways

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind.– The state issued an advisory for several Indiana recreational spots that could have high amounts of blue-green algae. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management issued the recreational advisory Friday. Blue-green algae has been in the headlines this week after several dogs in the southeast part of the country died from being exposed to it. The advisory includes the following areas, which showed high levels of blue-green algae: Brookville Lake – Quakertown SRA Brookville Lake – Mounds SRA Cecil […]

  • Greenwood officials advance plan to regulate hotels, cut crime

    GREENWOOD, Ind. – A proposed ordinance designed to cut crime rates by regulating hotels unanimously passed the Greenwood City Council. The ordinance, written by at-large council member, Drew Foster, would require hotels to be licensed by the city and keep crime and emergency call rates to certain limits in order to stay in business. “I believe this will help improve out city and make it a more desirable location for businesses and other people who want to move down here,” […]

  • New security measures greet Clark-Pleasant students on first day 

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — A new school year comes with new safety and security measures as Clark-Pleasant Community School students head back to class today. Like school districts across the state, Clark-Pleasant officials have spent the last year working to increase security and mental health services in the wake of the Noblesville West Middle School shooting in May of 2018. Safety enhancements across Indiana schools include technology, personnel and procedures. “I would say we are stepping up our game with […]

  • Suspicious fire closes Indianapolis center dedicated to feeding those in need

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An early morning fire currently under investigation by the Indianapolis Fire Department and Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has forced the closure of a community kitchen dedicated to feeding the less fortunate on the south side. Investigators were called to the Compassion Center in the 2600 block of Shelby Street around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday. The fire just inside the building’s front window was already out when responding crews arrived. The front window was shattered and a set of curtains […]

  • Surveillance cameras capture gun store break-ins; 33 guns stolen in New Whiteland

    UPDATE (July 31, 2019)– Authorities arrested several arrests have been made. Click here to read more. Previous story: NEW WHITELAND, Ind. – Federal agents are working with several police departments after burglars stole more than 30 weapons from a gun store in New Whiteland over the weekend. Investigators confirm they are looking into whether the same group of suspects also broke into a gun store on the south side of Indianapolis. Around 4:15 Saturday morning, New Whiteland police were called to […]

  • Woman might be stealing mail in Johnson County, authorities warn

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind – Police agencies across Johnson County are looking for a woman who may be involved in multiple thefts from mailboxes in several neighborhoods. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department received several reports over the weekend about mail being stolen from residential mailboxes. At one Greenwood home, in the 4600 block of Macy Drive, the victim told police a neighbor had seen a woman going to her mailbox before missing mail was discovered. The woman was described as a […]

  • Danville police say DNA on straw helped catch truck thief

    DANVILLE, Ind. — Danville police say a DNA sample taken nearly a year ago helped them connect three pickup truck thefts to the same suspect. Terry Dye, 24, of Indianapolis, now faces three felony counts of auto theft. Investigators believe Dye targeted two Ford F-350s and a Ford F-250 parked in business parking lots in Danville and Indianapolis. The trucks were reported stolen within a couple days of July 23, 2018. The first pickup was reported stolen from the Finer Details parking […]

  • Former HOA president accused of stealing more than $20,000

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. — The former president of a Johnson County homeowners association (HOA) faces multiple charges for allegedly stealing more than $20,000 from the HOA’s checking account. Joseph Girgenti, who used to serve as president of the Innisbrooke Homeowners Association, faces four felony counts of theft, one felony count of check deception and a misdemeanor charge of conversion. An investigation by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department started in October 2018, when the owner of Primary Grounds Landscaping and Lawn […]

  • How to make sure your AC is ready for extreme heat

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With extreme heat coming to central Indiana in the next couple of days, local experts are recommending you check your air conditioning unit to make sure it’s ready to keep you cool. Dave Mejean, co-owner of B&W Plumbing, Heating, Cooling and Drains, says most people can avoid AC problems with regular maintenance and by checking specific parts of the machinery. The first thing you can do is choose the right filter for your AC unit.  The filter […]

  • Health department stepping in after family in apartment has no air

    LAWRENCE, Ind. — The Marion County Health Department is taking action on behalf of a woman who says the air conditioning in her apartment hasn’t been working for a week. Temika Washington says the temperature in her unit at the Landings at 56th has topped 97 degrees since the AC unit outside her building stopped working around 2:30 a.m. last Monday. During that time, she says the heat has gone beyond uncomfortable, especially for her 18-year-old son who wears a […]

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