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  • Video shows lion try to attack service dog at Indianapolis Zoo

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A girl visiting the Indianapolis Zoo for the first time captured video last month of a lion try to sneak up on her service dog and attack it. RJ, 15, is from Ontario, Canada, and she was in Indiana with her family and service dog Jetson visiting family friends in Kokomo. Jetson, 7, is from the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, and RJ has had him for six years. RJ tells CBS4 she hasn’t taken Jetson to […]

  • 2017 central Indiana guide to fall festivals, pumpkin patches, and haunted houses

    Fall is a magical time of year in Indiana. Corn mazes and pumpkin patches open for the season, the leaves change colors, and every weekend there’s sure to be a fall festival somewhere in the state. So load up on candy corn and caramel apples, throw on a sweater, and  check out these fall activities. Fall festivals The Festival of the Turning Leaves: September 22 to 24, 2017 Thorntown, Indiana There will be a parade, a 5K / 10K run/walk, […]

  • Peru woman creates unique anniversary gift involving dozens of people, spanning several countries

    PERU, Ind. — A Peru woman created a unique anniversary gift that involved dozens of people and spanned several countries. Kayla Friend tells FOX59 she met her husband Bryon 10 years ago at a park, and they got married on September 19, 2011. For their sixth anniversary, she wanted to do something unique for Bryon. So she asked friends, family, and even complete strangers to make signs saying, “Bryon, Kayla’s love for you is so big, that it’s reached (blank).” […]

  • Indiana man stranded in U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Irma obliterates Caribbean

    ST. THOMAS – It was supposed to be a joyous occasion and relaxing vacation for Indiana native Mike Coleman and his girlfriend Kelsey Costanza. They arrived in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday, September 2 to celebrate a friend’s wedding. But Hurricane Irma had other plans. Coleman tells CBS4 that he  lived in the U.S. Virgin Islands for two years. He was used to hearing about hurricane threats, but he says most every time they would miss […]

  • Indiana farmer plants Princess Leia corn maze as tribute to Carrie Fisher

    EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Tis the season for pumpkin patches, apple orchards, and of course, corn mazes. One farmer in southern Indiana created an extra special corn maze in honor of the late actress Carrie Fisher. Jeremy Goebel tells CBS4 he has been designing corn mazes for Goebel Farms for the past 16 years. He says he’s always been a Star Wars fan, and when he started planning the corn maze back in February, he thought it was most appropriate to […]

  • McCordsville first grade teacher asks students to quit talking about religion in class

    MCCORDSVILLE, Ind. – Parents of McCordsville Elementary School students are upset after a first grade teacher sent home a letter asking kids not to talk about “God,” “Jesus,” and the Devil.” According to a release from the school, a debate about God took place in a first grade classroom earlier this week. In response to the debate, the teacher wrote a letter about expectations in the classroom and sent it to parents. The letter talked about school language and asked […]

  • VIDEO: Troopers lip sync to ‘The Boys Are Back in Town’ at Indiana State Fair

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The boys in blue are back again for round two of singing troopers at the Indiana State Fair. ISP Trooper Jonathan Amburgey (left), of Fort Wayne, was patrolling the fairgrounds on Sunday with fellow troopers Brent Lemberg (right), of Fort Wayne, Dustin Rutledge (back left), of Peru, and Jonathan Cole (back right), of Peru, when they decided it was the perfect time to break out the classic song “The Boys are Back in Town” by Thin Lizzy. Amburgey told CBS4 that they […]

  • Curious orangutan at Indianapolis Zoo intrigued by burn survivor’s scars

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A Greencastle woman is receiving international attention after an interaction she had with a curious orangutan at the Indianapolis Zoo. Darci Miller’s life changed forever on May 5, 2015. Miller told CBS4 she was working in her backyard and burning trash when she was burned by gas fumes. She was hospitalized for three weeks and underwent countless surgeries. “I was in a coma for nine days,” Miller said. The majority of the burns were on her upper […]

  • VIDEO: Cadets in the IU Police Academy are tested on their focus with rubber chicken

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Police cadets endure all manner of rigorous training exercises, but perhaps none is more difficult than this chicken test. The test is designed to test each cadet’s demeanor, focus and sense of humor. “This is the first time we’ve conducted the chicken test at the IU Police Academy. One of our instructors saw it elsewhere and we thought it would be a nice way to have some fun and let off some steam,” the police academy told […]

  • Indianapolis couple’s hilarious lip sync video with summertime songs goes viral

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indianapolis couple known for their elaborate lip sync videos (like this one from Valentine’s Day) is at it again with “Songs of Summer”! The hilarious video incorporates 19 summer-themed songs, and it’s racking up millions of views. Kristin and Danny Adams have been married for eight years and have two kids, Harper who is 6 and Holt who is 3. The couple’s video journey began in June 2015. They were singing to a song on the radio […]