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Charlene Cristobal spent four years at WCTV in Tallahassee, Florida, before joining the FOX59/CBS4 team in 2018 as a reporter for our morning news shows.

She is a graduate of Florida State University and a proud dog mom, as well as a member of the Asian American Journalist Association.


Recent Articles
  • 2 women taken to hospital after fire at south side home

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Two women were seriously hurt in a fire on the south side of Indianapolis. Fire crews were called to the 1200 block of East Thompson Road just before 11 p.m. Wednesday. They were able to get the flames under control in 15 minutes. There were at least four people in the home at the time. Fire officials say a 51-year-old woman who jumped out of a second-story window to escape suffered serious injuries. A 67-year-old woman was […]

  • Local 440 ‘fills the foxholes’ for the holidays

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The U.A. Local 440 is shipping boxes filled with bits of home to troops all over the world, just in time for the holidays. It’s part of the organization’s Fill the Foxhole event that they’ve put on for five years now. Local 440 started filling the boxes so that troops who were deployed or away from their families for Christmas or the holidays would feel loved by getting a little bit of home, even if it was […]

  • Rethink 65/70 has their own ideas to improve the North Split

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – More than 200,000 vehicles travel along the I-65/I-70 North Split every day. INDOT has been looking at how to improve its infrastructure, making it safer for drivers. They released a plan for the North Split then an alternative plan last month based on public input. It’s been the topic of some heated discussion, so much so that a local group has come up with their own improvement plan. They hope INDOT will take it into consideration. In […]

  • Local organizations raise awareness about safe sleep practices

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Riley Hospital for Children and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Indiana are teaming together to raise awareness about safe sleep. Safe sleep practices can reduce the risk of sudden infant deaths or SIDS. “For us a perfect world is where people won’t need the Ronald McDonald House,” says Michelle Study-Campbell with the Ronald McDonald House. “So, we started looking at what’s the number one reason that are bringing children and families into the emergency room and […]

  • Here’s where you can vote early across central Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Early voting is well underway across central Indiana. Several locations around the area opened Oct. 10 for early voting. As long as you’re properly registered to vote in the county of your residence, you can vote early at any of the centers in your county. As is required by Indiana state law, you must provide a valid photo ID issued by the state or federal government. The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot is Oct. 29. […]