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  • Indianapolis woman needs help finding ring that belonged to her mother who was killed by drunk driver

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indianapolis woman needs help finding a cherished piece of jewelry that belonged to her late mother. Kate Erdel tells FOX59 her mother Amy Mehalick Gehring was killed by a drunk driver in 2006 while they were on a Sunday morning ride with a group of cyclists in Cincinnati. Gehring left behind many treasures for her family, but the one Erdel has held dearest was a ring that belonged to her grandmother before it was passed on […]

  • Not in the mood to cook Thanksgiving dinner? Check out one of these central Indiana restaurants

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – You don’t have to spend all day working in the kitchen to enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Day meal. There are plenty of local restaurants serving turkey dinners with all of the fixings for the holiday. Omni Hotels Their Thanksgiving Day buffet is $49 adults, $25 children 6 – 12 (plus tax); complimentary for children 5 and under. Seating is available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Market Table at The Alexander Thanksgiving Day Brunch will be available […]

  • Adorable video shows bomb-sniffing dog snoring after keeping Indianapolis airport safe

    Work like a dog. Sleep like a human. Meet Ttirado. He’s an explosives detection canine based out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). He works with his handler, Keith Smith, to help keep our transportation systems safe. Good boy, Ttirado. You’ve earned your zzzzzzz’s. … If you’re wondering about the strange spelling of Ttirado’s name, the double first letter signifies that the canine was named after a 9/11 victim. In this case, Ttirado was named after Hector Luis Tirado, FDNY […]

  • PHOTOS: Corgis race at Purdue to raise money for charity

    Photos courtesy of Kevin Liu (Instagram: @liusername) WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – We’ve got just the cure for the Monday blues – corgi photos! Last Saturday, Purdue University was host to one of the most adorable events to ever happen on a college campus. Eighteen corgis wearing costumes raced on the Grand Prix track in the first-ever corgi race organized by seniors Eric Li and Sage Archer, along with their furry companions Cheddar and Eddie. It was sponsored by the Theta […]

  • Pike students become first local group to perform Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘In the Heights’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Central Indiana residents will have a rare opportunity to see a Lin-Manuel Miranda musical this weekend as Pike becomes the first high school in Indiana to perform “In the Heights.” It’s a huge undertaking that few production companies attempt. Not only is the music extremely difficult, but there are also certain stipulations from the publishers. The musical is centered on the largely Hispanic-American neighborhood of Washington Heights in New York City. So the publishers require anyone who […]

  • Community comes together to help Jay County family find dog lost in tornado, pay his vet bill

    JAY COUNTY, Ind. – An Indiana family was reunited with their beloved dog after they thought he was lost forever following a tornado. Emilie Water was at home in Jay County with her boyfriend Brandon Dailey on Sunday while the rest of her family was in Muncie. Her dogs indicated to her they wanted to go outside, and when she let them out, she noticed the clouds looked unusual. Dailey told her they needed to take shelter immediately—it was a […]

  • Dozens of corgis to race on Purdue’s Grand Prix track during charity event

    Due to inclement weather the event was postponed to Saturday, November 11 from 3 to 5 p.m. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — If seeing 25 fluffy-bottomed corgis race around a track on their short legs sounds like a dream come true, you’re in for a treat! The first-ever corgi race at Purdue is happening Sunday, November 5. The race will take place on the Purdue Grand Prix track in West Lafayette from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. It’s sponsored by the […]

  • Local church hosts prom night for adults with special needs

    A local church is helping a group that’s often marginalized have an unforgettable night. Traders point Christian Church is hosting their fourth annual prom for adults with special needs tonight. Traders Point Special Needs Director Wendy Wilken said the idea to host prom was brought to her about four years ago by another church that hosts a similar event each year. The first year they hosted prom, they had about 150 guests and 500 volunteers. This year, more than 1,400 […]

  • VIDEO: Bald eagle rescued from highway in Miami County

    MIAMI COUNTY, Ind. – A bald eagle injured on the highway is on the mend thanks to an Indiana State Police trooper, Indiana DNR and a bird rehabilitator. Trooper Mike Meiser told CBS4 he was headed home on U.S. 31 south of County Road 1500 North in Miami County on Wednesday when a driver flagged him down. The driver alerted Meiser to a bald eagle that was injured in the median. The eagle had been feeding on a dead raccoon […]

  • VIDEO: Greenwood family installs incredible ‘The Walking Dead’ display for Halloween

    GREENWOOD, Ind. – No, this isn’t the set of “The Walking Dead.” This incredible display is in the front yard of a home in Greenwood. Jessica and Jeremy Hunter have been decorating their home for Halloween for the past four years. Hunter tells CBS4 it all started with a few stuffed dummies in their front yard with a little fake blood, and it has continued to grow every year since then. “The car scene, Negan, hammer zombie and Winslow (spike zombie) […]