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  • SWAT callout ends standoff on city’s southeast side

    INDIANAPOLIS — A police run regarding a report of a gunshot wound ended with a SWAT callout, and the surrender of a woman on the city’s southeast side. It unfolded early Monday in the 2900 block of Draper St. where IMPD officers were called to investigation a possible person shot. They found a woman between the ages of 25 and 30 with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The woman was able to give officers information about where the shooting […]

  • Grandfather found dead after Father’s Day house fire in Avon

    AVON, Ind. – An 84-year-old man was found dead in a house fire in Avon on Father’s Day. Crews were called to the scene in the 4800 block of Gibbs Rd. around 12:40 p.m. Fire officials say the victim’s family, who lives next door, called 911 after smelling smoke and noticing their father’s home was on fire. Authorities discovered the man while putting out the flames. He was a father and grandfather. There is not heavy damage to the outside […]

  • Ball State University celebrates 100th anniversary

    MUNCIE, Ind. – Ball State University has officially turned 100 years old. To celebrate, the university held many special festivities, including a birthday cake celebration, ice cream and games. It's officially our birthday! Thanks for giving us a great 100 years; cheers to 100 more! You can also wish us a Happy Birthday with #BallState100. #BallState #WeFly A post shared by Ball State University (@ballstateuniversity) on Jun 17, 2018 at 5:57am PDT On this day 100 years ago, an initial […]

  • Hepatitis A vaccinations to become available in Madison County

    ANDERSON, Ind. – Madison County will begin testing for hepatitis A in an effort to combat the recent spread of the disease in the Hoosier State. The Indiana State Department of Health performed a survey of inmates, intravenous drug users and the homeless before the decision was made. “The state has ramped up,” they told the Herald Bulletin. “They want to vaccinate everyone in the jail within the next three months.” The county will receive 400 doses of the hepatitis […]

  • Family announces funeral arrangements for 6-year-old boy who drowned in Columbus

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Funeral arrangements have been set for the 6-year-old boy who drowned in Bartholomew County. Family tells CBS4 that Brendon Sperry will be honored in Columbus on Thursday and Leavenworth on Friday. It will be open to the public. In Columbus, visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Barkes Weaver and Glick Funeral Home and Crematorium. The service will be afterwards. In Leavenworth, visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at […]

  • Fire believed to be intentionally set at Marion business where NBA player’s brother was fatally shot

    MARION, Ind. – Investigators believe a fire was intentionally set at a Marion business where a man was found fatally shot the day before. Investigator Brandon Eckstein says crews were called to the blaze at Hop’s Blues Room at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday. When firefighters arrived, they reportedly saw smoke and flames along the east side of the structure. An investigation concluded that the cause of the fire was arson. Officials estimate it caused about $20,000 in damage. The victim […]

  • $50,000 reward offered in case of missing Kokomo teen

    KOKOMO, Ind. – A $50,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in the case of a missing Kokomo teen, according to family. Karena McClerkin was 18 when she disappeared on Oct. 11, 2016. She was last seen walking in the 1000 block of South Washington St. McClerkin’s mother tells CBS4 that the family has also enlisted the help of four licensed private investigators who are working for free. One of the investigators says an […]

  • Residents urged to take precautions as high temperatures continue in Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Temperatures are expected to remain the 90s Sunday and local officials are urging residents to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves. The heat presents a health risk and can be especially difficult for the at-risk population, which includes the elderly, children six and under, and outside laborers. There is a threat of heat illnesses such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke. To help prevent heat illness, remember to stay in cool places such as […]

  • Man arrested after allegedly driving under the influence with 6 kids in car in Johnson County

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – A man is accused of driving under the influence with six juveniles in the vehicle in Johnson County. Timothy Berry, 38, was taken into custody and charged with operating while intoxicated endangerment early Sunday morning. According to a probable cause affidavit, a sheriff’s deputy stopped the minivan Berry was driving when he saw the vehicle doing what appeared to be donuts in the gravel parking lot of an empty business on County Line Rd. When asked […]

  • Two new K-9 officers join IMPD

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has two new recruits. On Friday, the department picked up two new K-9 officers. According to IMPD, one of the dogs is a 2-year-old black German Shepherd and the other is a 2-year-old Malinois, both from the Czech Republic. Police say the two new pups will replace two of the department’s K-9s that will need to retire soon. “City of Indianapolis, meet the first new K9 member who will go through our […]