Alexis McAdams is a reporter for Fox59/CBS4 News. She joined the FOX59/CBS4 Team in April 2015. Alexis was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and is a 2013 graduate of Illinois State University where she majored in Broadcast Journalism. Alexis completed internships at FOX Chicago News and WGN-TV. She was also the Field Producer for “Chicago’s Very Own,” a weekly segment on WGN-TV. Alexis received the Student Silver Dome Award for “Best Newscast of 2013,” which was presented by the Illinois News Broadcasters Association. Prior to her arrival in Indianapolis, Alexis was the lead reporter and weekend anchor at WTVO/WQRF-TV in Rockford Illinois. Alexis enjoys covering a variety of news topics, is a Chicago sports fan who especially loves the Chicago Blackhawks! She enjoys running, competitive sports, vacations, and meeting new people.
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Recent Articles
  • Man caught on camera peeping in windows and trespassing on city’s east side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An east side neighborhood is on high alert after an unwanted visitor was caught on camera sneaking around people’s private property. “You can see a man walking across the backyard then he ends up on my porch and plays around in there for about ten to fifteen minutes. Then walked out of my porch and onto my neighbor’s porch and then back across the way he walked in,” said homeowner Kary Koelliker. Koelliker caught the homeowner on […]

  • Indianapolis woman sues IMPD, sheriff’s office for alleged use of excessive force

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indianapolis woman has filed a federal lawsuit against the Marion County Sheriff’s Office and the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department claiming law enforcement used excessive force during an arrest in January. “All I know is that I was on the ground,” said plaintiff Kim Townsend. “This is a matter where you have trained law enforcement that acted in a totally outrageous manner,” said Townsend’s attorney, Greg Kulis of Gregory E. Kulis & Associates Ltd. Surveillance video from […]

  • Food hall filled with local markets, restaurants will move into Mass Ave Coca-Cola bottling garage

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A $260 million project is taking over the old Coca-Cola bottling plant on Mass Ave. “The name of the project is the Bottle Works District,” said VP of asset management of Hendricks Commercial Properties Isaac Bamgbose. The development of the Bottle Works District will give new life to a 12-acre property that has been storing IPS equipment and school buses for years. “This building is the administrative building. This is where it all started for the Coca-Cola […]

  • Delphi families send thousands of fliers to people across the country to help track down killer

    DELPHI, Ind. – It has been seven months since Abby Williams and Libby German were murdered in Delphi. “He does not deserve to be walking around as a free man which he has now for seven months,” said Mike Patty, Libby’s grandfather. As the search for the killer continues, the girls’ families are pushing forward on their own to spread the word about the investigation. “We are asking everyone all over the United States to help us,” said Becky Patty, […]

  • Off-duty Fishers officer saves 63-year-old’s life after medical emergency leads to crash

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An off-duty Fishers police officer saved a man’s life after a medical emergency led to a serious crash in Indianapolis. “Anytime something happens, we are supposed to act. We are never really off-duty,” said Officer Rob Thompson. It was a quick trip to the dentist that put Officer Rob Thompson in the right place at the right time. “He was in the driver’s seat sweating profusely and I thought ‘well we are going to have to do […]

  • Woman says man used cell phone to record her inside Macy’s dressing room

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Police are searching for a man who reportedly took photos or videos of a woman on his cell phone while she was inside of a dressing room at a local mall. “That is pretty sick,” said shopper Jennifer Moore. The voyeurism incident happened on Saturday night at Castleton Square Mall. According to a police report, a 49-year-old woman who was trying on clothes inside of a dressing room at Macy’s says she was caught on camera by […]

  • Six arrested in Tipton after multiple drug busts

    TIPTON, Ind– Police made six arrests after a string of drug busts in Tipton County. “We have identified some major drug distributors here in Tipton and Tipton County,” said Tipton Police Officer Brad Robins. All six men are now behind bars at the Tipton County Jail, accused of dealing drugs. “Meth, heroin, cocaine…we want to make sure we keep that out of Tipton,” said Robins. Josh Williams, 29, Dylan Tolle, 25, Cory Uhrlaub, 28, Shawnric Lewis, 32, Tylor Leyk, 17, […]

  • Men accused of breaking into two homes, beating and robbing elderly

    PUTNAM COUNTY, Ind. – Investigators are linking two violent home invasions in two counties, but police are working to track down at least one suspect still on the run right now. “I have never heard of this before in my 31 years in law enforcement,” said Putnam County Sheriff Scott Stockton. Police say 28-year-old Paul Reese Jr. and 31-year-old Charles Maybaum are at the center of two violent home invasion investigations. The first happened in April in Putnam County. “A […]

  • Legislators, community groups working to find way to transport meals to those in food deserts

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Hundreds of Hoosiers in the state are hungry and many have no idea where their next meal will come from. It is a problem that state legislators have been talking about for months. “Unfortunately, it is a problem that has been around an awfully long time,” said Gleaners Food Bank CEO John Elliott. Elliot has been working on the issue with state legislators and other community groups for months. The groups met again this week to talk […]

  • Greensburg mom charged with child neglect after toddlers found in middle of street

    DECATUR COUNTY, Ind. – A Decatur County mom is facing child neglect charges after police found her two toddlers wandering the streets. “I was horrified, terrified and I did not know what to say,” said neighbor Miranda Friend. Friend says she walked out of her Greensburg home last week and found the two 2-year-old kids in the street. “There were no parents around so I grabbed them out of the road and moved them to the park. I tried to […]