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  • 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 […]

  • More roundabouts coming as Greenwood prepares for I-69

    GREENWOOD, Ind. — Greenwood city officials are planning to build three new roundabouts as part of the city’s overall effort to improve traffic flow ahead of I-69 construction in the next few years. The roundabouts are planned at the intersections of Main Street and Meadowview Lane in the next year or two, Worthsville Road and Averitt Road in 2021, and Stones Crossing Road and South Honey Creek Road in 2021 or 2022.  Each of the roundabouts are expected to cost […]

  • Fire department gets protective gear for faster response to active shooters

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind.– Members of Johnson County’s White River Township Fire Department will be able to reach injured victims in an active-shooter situation much faster, thanks to some new gear and training. The department now has six sets of ballistic vests, helmets and specialized trauma kits for use in an unsecured active-shooter scenario. The department is also taking part in joint active-shooter training with the Johnson County Sheriffs Department, Center Grove Police, Greenwood Police and other agencies. “This puts our […]

  • Arson suspect faces 8 felony charges, neighbors still have questions

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Marion County Prosecutors office has filed eight felony arson charges against a man suspected of setting fires in two Indianapolis neighborhoods last month. The level 4 felony counts were filed Friday against 43-year-old John Amos.  Investigators believe Amos set a June 22 fire on Broadway Street, causing heavy damage to the home of his ex-girlfriend’s father.  They also believe Amos set the June 23 fires in the 1600 block of Lawrence Avenue, not far from University […]

  • Columbus smoking ordinance could include e-cigarettes

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Columbus city officials are considering a request to expand the city’s smoking ban ordinance to include e-cigarettes. Officials at Columbus Regional Health are asking the city council to add language to add e-cigarettes to the city’s current smoking ordinance.  The request came after recent data showing a high number of young people using e-cigarettes, or vaping. Kylee Jones, with Healthy Communities at Columbus Regional Health, says while tobacco smoking rates are down nationwide, e-cigarette use is skyrocketing.  […]

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