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  • This is why it’s so important to wash your hands

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Even though spring is here, flu season isn’t over yet, which means anything you touch could potentially get you sick. So far this season, 278 people have died from the flu in Indiana, according to the Indiana State Department of Health. Officials with IU Health say flu season can last until mid-April. Many infectious diseases, including the common cold, influenza, and a variety of gastrointestinal illnesses, are all transmissible through contact. “The respiratory pathogens, like the flu virus, […]

  • Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicks off weekend celebrations

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — People in downtown Indianapolis enjoyed a sea of green as the 38th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade kicked off Friday morning, despite chilly temperatures. The annual event highlights a busy St. Patrick’s Day weekend with numerous activities scheduled for both Friday and Saturday that are expected to bring about 40,000 – 50,000 people into the city. A little cool but we’ve got sun and lots of smiling faces for the @indystpats parade in downtown #Indianapolis. #StPatricksDay pic.twitter.com/oW4d0AwjWo […]

  • 8 awesome summer camps for every kind of kid

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Summer will be here sooner rather than later, which means if you have an adventurous kiddo who wants to keep busy during the warm months, it’s the ideal time to get them signed up for summer camp. Indy has summer camps for every kind of kid- whether they’re into sports, fashion, cooking or pottery. Check out the list below of some awesome summer camps around Indianapolis! Indy Parks The Indy Parks summer day camp program offers swimming, arts, […]

  • Indy man to embark on 250-mile bike ride to support Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Next month, an Indianapolis man will bike from the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument to the Red River Gorge in Slade, Kentucky, to raise awareness for those affected by cystic fibrosis. Jordan Kane will embark on the 250-mile bike ride in just a few weeks and is collecting donations for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Kane said cycling to the the Red River Gorge from Indianapolis has been a personal goal of his for many years. After discussing the journey […]

  • Here’s how you can get a free prom dress in Indianapolis

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Spring is just around the corner which means it’s time for students to start planning for one of the most magical nights of their lives. However, prom outfits can be expensive and in some cases, kids can’t go because of the price of a dress or tuxedo. Numerous area organizations are providing free or low-cost prom outfits for students in need. Check out the list below: Prom Genie FREE prom dresses, shoes, accessories, hair and makeup: -March 17th, […]

  • Purdue students rally together for International Women’s Day

    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind.– Students and faculty members at Purdue University gathered in solidarity on Thursday, rallying for International Women’s Day. Dozens of women marched around the Purdue campus, striking for women on an international, national and local level. Those who participated in the rally held signs and rallied for women’s rights. “Women are banning together here and across the country to bring about awareness to these issues, as well as establish a united front against the problems that exist,” said […]

  • Mother of fallen IMPD Officer Rod Bradway arranges quilt to be made for family of Deputy Pickett

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– The mother of fallen IMPD Officer Rod Bradway, continues to make quilts for mothers who have lost a child in the line of duty. Her nonprofit organization is currently working on a quilt to honor fallen Boone County Deputy Jacob Pickett. Sheri Bradway creates quilts for mothers all across the nation.  A Quilt for Mother’s Tears has distributed honor quilts to nearly 600 fallen officer families. Each year during National Police Week in Washington, DC, a quilt is […]

  • Sheriff Nielsen: To donate to family of Deputy Pickett, bring donations to Sheriff’s Office

    LEBANON, Ind.– The BBB Serving Central Indiana is warning community members to be aware of possible illegitimate GoFundMe pages related to fallen Deputy Jacob Pickett. Sheriff Mike Nielsen posted on the department’s Facebook page Tuesday morning, saying the Boone County Sheriff’s Office is not related to any GoFundMe pages. “We are currently working on getting a 501C3 set up among numerous banks in the area for people to donate to the Pickett family. In the meantime, you may bring donations […]

  • Lawrence police officer discusses inseparable bond between handler and K9

    LAWRENCE, Ind.– A Lawrence police officer says the bond between K9s and their handlers is not only strong, but unbreakable. Officer Matthew Hickey has been with his partner, Axel, for three years and says they’re inseparable. Officer Hickey says Axel has developed a special relationship with him and his family. “To the dog, the handler is his entire life,” said Officer Hickey. Fallen Boone County Deputy Jacob Pickett and his K9, Brik, were partners for two years. Deputy Jacob Pickett’s […]

  • Maternity home opens in Whitestown to provide shelter, support to women in need

    WHITESTOWN, Ind.– Community members came together Thursday morning to celebrate the opening of a maternity house in Whitestown. The So Big Mountain House will provide shelter and aid to homeless, pregnant women in central Indiana. The home will house four women at a time, both during and after pregnancy. While living at the home, women will have opportunities to learn valuable life skills and further their education. Pregnant women who have other children are also welcome at the home. The […]