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  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for central Indiana until 2 a.m.

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Potentially severe weather is moving through Indiana Friday, bringing chances for strong winds and hail. A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for several Indiana counties until 2 a.m. The chances for severe weather will stick around through Sunday morning. We’ll be posting updates from the Weather Authority team below as the storms pass through. Download the Weather Authority app to stay up to date on the go.  

  • Court docs: Downtown sex assault suspect attacked two women in less than two hours

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Court documents released Friday revealed disturbing details in a pair of attacks on women downtown. The two incidents happened about two hours apart. On May 22 at 8:56 a.m., officers were called to the 400 block of East Ohio Street on a report of an assault. The victim was visibly shaking and holding back tears when officers arrived. The victim told police she had parked in a parking garage located at 101 North New Jersey Street and exited […]

  • X Ambassadors unable to perform at 500 festival Parade due to illness, Indiana singer Josh Kaufman stepping in

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – X Ambassadors, the band originally scheduled to perform at the IPL 500 Festival Parade are unable to make the trip to Indianapolis the weekend due to an illness. “X Ambassadors inspired us to celebrate real renegades. While they cannot be here to perform we are grateful for their collaboration and excited to once again partner with Indiana’s own Josh Kaufman to help us celebrate these individuals, who have shown a never-give-up spirit and an ability to fight […]

  • Sen. Young drafts letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister about halt of inter-country adoptions

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Sen. Todd Young (R-IN) has drafted a letter to send to Hailemariam Desalegn, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, regarding the decision to suspend all inter-country adoptions. Earlier this week, we shared the story of an Anderson couple who are the legal guardians of a 3-year old boy from Ethiopia, but they can’t bring him home. Jon and Rachel Oren said they started the adoption process in 2015 and were matched with the now toddler. Last month, they boarded a plane […]

  • Governor signs new law helping animals trapped in hot vehicles

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Gov. Holcomb signed a law Friday providing some protections for people who rescue animals from hot cars. The law was authored by State Rep. Tony Cook (R-Cicero) and he said the interior temperature of a car can reach up to 116 degrees within an hour on a 72 degree day. “There are about 13,600 community animal shelters and control agencies nationwide and they receive at least one to two calls per day reporting pets left in hot […]

  • I-65 NB reopens on near northwest side after car fire

    (Video courtesy of Nela Lichtscheidl) Update: All lanes of I-65 are back open. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The right lane of northbound I-65 is closed near Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Street due to a car fire. Drivers should expect delays traveling near mile marker 116. There is no info about injuries at this time.

  • Feds: Money manager scammed former Indianapolis Colts player out of millions

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A money manager bilked a former Indianapolis Colts player out of millions of dollars over a period of several years, federal authorities say. Kenneth Ray Cleveland, 63, Agoura Hills, Calif., was indicted on seven counts of wire fraud and three counts of money laundering in connection with the alleged scam. Federal prosecutors said Cleveland stole $4.5 million over a decade from the player, identified only as “Individual A” in court documents. The player hired Cleveland to manage […]

  • PHOTO GALLERY: Carb Day 2017 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

    SPEEDWAY, Ind. – It’s the official kickoff for Indianapolis 500 weekend! Thousands of people are in Speedway for Carb Day ahead of the 101st running of the greatest spectacle in racing. CBS4 crews are at the track covering all of the events leading up to the big race.

  • Zionsville K9 recovers from second major surgery after getting hit by pickup truck

    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. – A K9 officer with the Zionsville Police Department is recovering from a second major surgery after getting hit by a vehicle earlier this month. Jelka, 2, was hit by a pickup truck while playing catch with ZPD Officer Stutesman on the evening of May 15. She was rushed to MedVet with a compound fracture in her left hind leg and a hole in her abdomen that pushed her organs forward which made it hard to breathe due to […]

  • Memorial service at the Indiana War Memorial

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Gov. Eric Holcomb and Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett are among those expected to make remarks during Friday’s Memorial Service at the Indiana War Memorial. The 500 Festival Memorial Service is scheduled to start at noon and last until 1 p.m. Friday. Thousands are expected to gather at the Indiana War Memorial to honor Hoosier military personnel who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. The keynote speaker is Gen. Robert B. Abrams, the Commanding General of […]