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  • IN Focus: Buttigieg, Brooks, Carson, Young react to Trump tweets

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indiana’s congressional delegation is weighing in on President Donald Trump’s controversial comments on Twitter, while 2020 Democratic presidential candidates like Mayor Pete Buttigieg condemn the remarks as racist. The House of Representatives successfully voted to condemn the tweets, in which the President called on four congresswomen of color to ‘go back’ to where they came from. “Send her back” chants erupted from the crowd at one of Trump’s recent rallies, as a result of the tweets. President […]

  • Indiana members of Congress respond to ‘send her back’ controversy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — We’re hearing more from Indiana members of Congress regarding President Donald Trump’s controversial comments on Twitter. The House of Representatives successfully voted to condemn tweets from the president that told four congresswomen of color to go back to where they came from. “Send her back” chants erupted from the crowd at one of Trump’s recent rallies, as a result of the tweets. President Trump later said he does not agree with the chants and was not happy with […]

  • You could get a ticket if you don’t have a life jacket on an inner tube

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — An important reminder as we head into a very hot weekend – life jackets are required when floating on an inner tube. Indiana conservation officers say a Lafayette man floating in an inner tube fell into the water and died on Sunday. “There’s a lot of under water hazards that you don’t see, things that can trap a leg, trap an arm,” said Lt. Angela Goldman. That’s why Indiana law says you to have a life jacket […]

  • Kokomo business owners want relief from year-long construction project

    KOKOMO, Ind. — A construction project on Markland Avenue from Washington to Apperson Way is concerning drivers and business owners in Kokomo. Finishing Touch Beauty Salon and Store is close to going out of business. “Because it’s so hard for people to get in here,” explained owner Kiara Hart. The project on Markland Ave. has lasted a year now. “I just want them to just open up Markland so our business can get to how it used to be,” said […]

  • IMPD considers body cameras; samples technology

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is kicking off a body camera trial program that’s free to the city—for now. This time in 2015, IMPD ended a body camera trial and announced it would not officially adopt a body camera program due to cost. Prices have gone down since, and now the city is seriously considering the investment. We asked what has taken so long. “I’d like to think we took a responsible route,” said IMPD Commander Michael […]

  • Anderson police chief accused of ‘unprofessional’ comments to state police

    ANDERSON, Ind. — Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings is calling out Anderson Police Chief Tony Watters for what he apparently said to state police as they arrested his son last month. As a prosecutor, Cummings gets more access to case information than the public. When he read the conversation between Anderson Police Chief Tony Watters and state police, he says he couldn’t stay silent. He also said he spoke with the state investigator involved. “It’s my responsibility to say something […]

  • Major I-65 South closures will impact drivers for weeks

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Major closures will begin on I-65 around Marion County this weekend. Five different projects will be underway at the same time. . The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is closing the southbound lanes of I-65 in two different sections. Those impacted are coming up with a game plan. The I-65 South closures won’t affect Fossil Bates this weekend. “I’m going to hang around the house and just hang out with my grandson and watch him play basketball,” […]

  • Indiana teachers turn to other options due to low pay

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A nationwide teacher shortage has states across the country looking for solutions. Indiana falls dead last when it comes to teacher salary increases. Many educators are quitting the profession for better options. For Franklin Township Elementary School teacher Kali Pittman, that was VIPKid. The online teaching program allows her to make her own schedule and pays up to $22 per hour. “It’s an awesome gig,” said Pittman. “I mean, I am able to stay at home with my child […]

  • How people are working to protect children from hot car deaths

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An Indiana family is grieving the loss of their 3-year-old son after his father accidentally left him in a hot car at the University of Southern Indiana Tuesday. This incident marks the 19th child to die in a hot car in the United States so far this year. Keyona Williams is the director of Angels of Hope Childcare in Indianapolis. She said she checks in with parents who do not drop their children off at daycare that […]

  • Indianapolis housing market proves difficult for first-time buyers

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It’s a seller’s market in Indianapolis right now, and “starter homes” are going fast and well above asking price. A new Harvard University study shows it’s part of a nationwide trend, and first-time home buyers are having a difficult time keeping up. Andrea Luster said first-time home shopping is frustrating. “Am I not going to find the perfect home?” asked Luster. “Am I just going to have to settle?” The answer is yes and no, according to […]

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