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  • Indianapolis paramedic charged with stealing drugs from ambulance

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A paramedic was charged with stealing the painkiller fentanyl from an ambulance and using the drug for herself. The Marion County Prosecutors office filed charges this week against 30-year old Jeanan Joseph, accusing her of taking the controlled substance and tampering with drug vials to conceal the crime. According to court documents, ambulance supply checks, which are required by law, revealed problems with the fentanyl supply inside a Pike Township Fire Department ambulance back in November. An […]

  • Anderson City Council considers tougher animal abuse ordinance

    ANDERSON, Ind. – An ordinance proposed to the Anderson City Council would put tighter restrictions on pet owners in an effort to prevent animal abuse. The ordinance, proposed by Democratic council president Greg Graham, takes a cue from ordinances in other cities that require dogs to be protected from extreme weather conditions. Madison County Humane Society’s Susie Schieve helped write the ordinance and hopes it will bring Anderson in line with other communities that have similar requirements. “I’m hoping that […]

  • Thieves target cars parked outside Johnson County day cares

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – Authorities in Johnson County are urging people, especially parents of young children, to be on the lookout for criminals who are targeting day car parking lots this week. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office took reports of car windows being smashed at two day care facilities within 15 minutes Monday morning. Cassandra Rutherford says she was inside the Goddard School off Morgantown Road less than five minutes to drop her son off just after 7 a.m. Her car […]

  • No sound barriers planned for I-69 through Johnson County

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – Several residents in the Center Grove area of Johnson County say they’re not happy that INDOT does not plan to build sound barrier walls when I-69 in constructed through their area. The planned section of I-69 between Martinsville and Indianapolis is expected to follow the current route of State Road 37 through Johnson County.  Cindy Worley, who lives along Bluff Road, says the added noise of the interstate will greatly impact her neighborhood between Fairview and […]

  • Prosecutor: Suspended driver broadcasts live video while driving 100 mph to court

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – A Facebook Live video broadcast has resulted in new criminal charges for a man who was already serving time in the Johnson County Jail. Prosecutor Brad Cooper says 28-year-old Indianapolis resident Jessie Hizer was driving to Johnson County court on January 23 to be sentenced in an unrelated case. He was scheduled to be sentenced after pleading guilty to Resisting Law Enforcement. On the way from Indianapolis to Franklin, prosecutors say Hizer began broadcasting live video […]

  • Federal grant helping to investigate hepatitis C cases in the Hoosier State

    MADISON COUNTY, Ind. – As Indiana communities struggle with the various impacts of the current opioid crisis, county health departments are getting some help from a grant from the Centers for Disease Control. A four-year, $800,000 grant from the CDC is paying for state health workers to investigate documented cases of hepatitis C. The disease is often spread through the sharing of needles among heroin users. Investigating hepatitis C cases is important because it can identify needle-sharing partners of infected […]

  • Franklin man arrested for the death of his two-month-old daughter

    UPDATE (2/2/2018) – The court accepted Jamison Hendley’s guilty plea and filed a plea agreement. His sentencing is set for March 15. Original Story:  JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (Oct. 5, 2015) – A Franklin man was arrested on several charges after his two-month-old baby died from serious injuries consistent with abuse. According to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Department, Jamison Cyrus Allan Hendley, 22, was taking care of his daughter Braelyn on the night of September 30. Autumn Grissom, Braelyn’s mother, arrived home […]

  • GM investigating after Noblesville woman says heated seats caused car fire

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – A Noblesville woman is looking for answers after her 2015 Cadillac CTS suddenly caught fire while it was warming up Sunday evening. Lauren Rummell says she was preparing to leave her sister’s house in Greenfield with her 14-month-old son around 6:45 p.m. When she carried her son outside toward the car parked on the street, she saw smoke coming from it. Within seconds, the smoke had given way to visible flames coming from the main cabin of the […]

  • Columbus police investigating fatal crash caused by tow truck driver

    COLUMBUS, Ind.– Crash scene investigators are still working to figure out why a tow truck driver failed to stop in time to avoid a weekend crash that took the life of a 35-year-old man. The Bartholomew County Coroners office says Patrick Bowman died from trauma to the chest as a result of the crash, which happened just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of State Road 46 and Johnson Boulevard. Bowman’s 25-year-old fiancée Sarah Fliehman, who was a passenger in […]

  • Potholes on recently-paved road investigated in Johnson County

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. – Highway officials in Johnson County are investigating a rash of potholes that have formed on a recently resurfaced stretch of roadway. The potholes appeared about a week ago on the heavily-traveled Fairview Road, just east of the roundabout intersection with Morgantown Road. “With the freeze and thaw from the snow that we’ve had, the potholes grew to the point that people became concerned,” said Johnson County Highway Director Luke Mastin. That portion of Fairview Road was […]