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  • 72 years after tragedy, USS Indianapolis survivor recalls struggle to survive

    The sinking of the USS Indianapolis is still considered the worst disaster in the Navy’s history–even 72 years later. Ghostly images show a sunken Navy cruiser resting three and half miles below in the Philippine Sea. After years of searching, researchers, headed by Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen, uncovered a mystery and a symbol of one of the most traumatic episodes in World War II history. A few weeks ago, Arthur Leenerman of Mohamet, Illinois, got a phone call he never […]

  • IMPD investigating after pedestrian is struck on city’s far east side

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck on the city’s far east side Tuesday night. Police were called to the scene near the intersection of East 21st St. and North Mithoeffer Rd. shortly before 9:30 p.m. CBS4 is headed to the crash. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

  • Micro-preemie born weighing just 600 grams finally heads home from Riley Hospital

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indiana baby born just 23 weeks into pregnancy is finally heading home. Miracle Mullins was a micro-preemie weighing just 600 grams when she was born in South Bend. Doctors told her mother, Mailika, that babies born that early are not likely to survive, but Mircale truly lived up to her name. She survived numerous surgeries to correct defects with her heart, intestines and swelling around her brain. She’s also the first patient in Indiana to undergo […]

  • 16 students suffer minor injuries after school bus overturns in Fayette County

    FAYETTE COUNTY, Ind. – Officials say 16 students suffered minor injuries when a school bus carrying a swim team overturned in Fayette County Tuesday. Authorities were called to the crash at the intersection of South Gray and Ziegler roads near Connersville High School around 4:19 p.m. Police told WXIX that 36 students, one coach and a driver were on board the bus when the accident happened. Officers said the cause of the crash was brake failure and the bus tipped […]

  • Investigation underway after 18-year-old dies in Shelbyville

    SHELBY COUNTY, Ind. – A death investigation is underway in Shelbyville. Shelby County sheriff’s deputies located 18-year-old Dalton Demartino unresponsive in the 800 block of Mausoleum Rd. on Saturday. The sheriff’s department says the Shelbyville Fire Department arrived and attempted to resuscitate Demartino, but those efforts failed. The Shelby County Coroner’s Office was called to the scene to assist in the investigation. Authorities are awaiting toxicology results.

  • Boone County man facing criminal mischief charge after shooting neighbor’s tortoise

    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – A man who shot his neighbor’s pet tortoise earlier this month is now facing a criminal mischief charge. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office says it has ended its investigation into the animal’s death and has concluded that Brandt Lawson “recklessly, knowingly or intentionally” destroyed Tasha Chapel’s property without her consent. According to Chapel, her 65 lb. African sulcata tortoise named Merlin had gotten loose in the area near Horseshoe Dr. and the Rockbridge subdivision on the afternoon […]

  • PHOTOS | Car crashes into Lebanon cemetery, damaging several headstones

    LEBANON, Ind. – A car knocked over several headstones during an early Tuesday morning crash in Lebanon. According to the Lebanon Fire Department, the crash happened around 4:30 a.m. at a cemetery located near State Road 47 and Elm Swamp Road/North 75 East. That’s just east of State Road 39. Investigators said the car went off the road and ended up in the Hopewell Cemetery. Photos from the scene showed the car overturned. Multiple headstones were affected, including one from […]

  • Inmate accused of attacking officer during escape attempt charged with attempted murder

    BUNKER HILL, Ind. – An inmate from Columbus is facing several charges, including attempted murder, after police say he attacked an officer during an escape attempt on Aug. 30. ISP says 26-year-old Joshua B. Stam was being transported back to the Miami Correctional Facility after a court appearance in Decatur County when he was able to free himself from his handcuffs. That’s when he allegedly choked a transport officer, David Weakley,  and attempted to take his handgun from his holster. […]

  • Dad builds ultimate playhouse for his daughters — and it will blow your mind

    HIGHLAND, Mich. — A Michigan dad built a playhouse for his two daughters — and it might be the most elaborate playhouse ever constructed. Adam Boyd, 39, owns a construction company and recently spent his free time and several weekends building the two-story playhouse for his two daughters, 5 and 2. The home features a playground, two porches, 8-foot ceilings, a rock climbing wall, a loft, and — of course — a kitchen playset. Boyd shared photos of the playhouse […]

  • Police urge public for information in solving homicide of Indy boy on 2 year anniversary of death

    It’s been two years since the tragic fatal shooting of a 10-year-old Indianapolis boy. Police are still trying to bring justice for the family of Deshaun Swanson, whose homicide is still unsolved. Deshaun was one of four people found shot at a home in the 2900 block of Graceland Avenue on Indianapolis’ near north side on the evening of Sept. 19, 2015. It was reported family gathered at the home for a wake of a loved one. Deshaun was transported […]