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  • Winterlights, holiday light display at Newfields, returns for second year

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Following a successful first year, Winterlights returns this holiday season from November 18 through January 6. This year’s curated outdoor lights experience features more than 1.5 million lights—300,000 more than last year. Last year, Winterlights debuted in The Garden at Newfields and welcomed nearly 70,000 guests, including 40 couples who became engaged. New this year is a Wintermarket with hot chocolate and cider.  Inside the market, local artisans like Goose the Market, Gallery Pastry Shop and Sun […]

  • Photo shows elderly couple holding hands after nursing home evacuates as Hurricane Florence nears

    BEAUFORT COUNTY, Ind. – A photo taken during evacuations in the wake of Hurricane Florence is the perfect representation of the saying: “True love weathers all storms.” South Carolina’s public health and environmental protection agency (SCDHEC) shared a photo on Wednesday of an elderly couple being evacuated from their coastal nursing home as Hurricane Florence nears. SCDHEC told CBS4 the photo was taken earlier this week in Beaufort County by an EMS crew assisting with medical evacuations. According to SCDHEC, more than […]

  • Take advantage of deep discounts at the Indiana State Fair on $2 Tuesday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Today is your chance to take advantage of some serious deals at the Indiana State Fair. It’s $2 Tuesday! And unlike last week, we should see sunshine all day long, making it the perfect day to visit. A big deterrent for many families who want to visit the fair is the price. If you factor in tickets, parking, food, drinks, and Midway rides, a family of four is lucky to get out of there for less than […]

  • Two-day grilled cheese festival coming to downtown Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – If you’re thinking, “Why aren’t there more festivals centered on cheese?” you’re in luck! The organizers of Indy’s first taco festival are currently planning a grilled cheese festival for the fall. And get this—it’s a two-day event! The festival is scheduled for October 13 and 14 at the Pan Am Plaza downtown. The first day is for grilled cheese lovers 21 and older and will also include craft beer. All ages are welcome October 14. General admission […]

  • List of school start dates for central Indiana districts

    Grab your pencils and your books. It’s time to head back to school! Several school districts are already back in session, and even more districts have start dates coming up soon. PUBLIC SCHOOLS July 25: Perry Township July 26: Clark-Pleasant, Beech Grove City Schools, Wayne Township July 30: Warren Township July 31: Mt. Vernon, Greenwood Community Schools August 1: Avon Community School Corp., Franklin Township, Elwood Community, Eastern Hancock, Greenfield-Central, Edinburgh, Washington Township, Noblesville Schools, Southwestern Consolidated School Corporation, Anderson Community, Northwestern Con School Corp, Northwest Hendricks Schools August 2: Center Grove Schools, Decatur Township Schools, Lawrence Township, Brownsburg Community […]

  • Multi-vehicle crash causes major backup on WB I-465 east of Keystone Ave

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – All lanes of WB I-465 east of Keystone Avenue are extremely slow due to a multi-vehicle crash. At least one person was trapped and had to be freed. All westbound traffic is getting by on the left shoulder, and ISP is trying to get the accident moved to the right shoulder. Traffic is being pushed to the left shoulder. Drivers should get off at either Allisonville Road or NB I-69 to 82nd and proceed west along 82nd/86th.

  • Northern Indiana search-and-rescue K9 honored before he’s put down

    PORTER, Ind. – A retired search-and-rescue K9 in northern Indiana got one final ride before he was put down on Wednesday. Harley, an 8-year-old German shepherd, had been with Porter Fire Department Fire Chief Jay Craig since he was just 7-months-old. Craig told CBS4 his friend picked up the dog from an animal shelter in Kosciusko County, and Craig fell in love with him. Craig took Harley through general obedience training and recognized he had the drive to go down […]

  • Teen shot in head was presumed dead and covered with sheet – but he was breathing

    CHICAGO — A Chicago teenager who had been shot in the head multiple times was presumed dead and covered with a sheet by paramedics before onlookers noticed he was still moving, police and fire officials said Tuesday. Erin Carey, a 17-year-old who had just graduated from high school, was shot in the head on Chicago’s West Side early Monday and responding paramedics apparently believed he had suffered fatal head wounds, police officials said. They covered his body in a sheet […]

  • VIDEO: IMPD officer meets family at mall, buys kids new shoes

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An officer with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is being recognized for his huge heart and for making a positive impact on the community. Indianapolis mother Misty Paschall posted a short video and several photos to Facebook after visiting the mall Thursday evening Paschall tells CBS4 they were in Finish Line at Circle Center Mall when Officer Drane walked into the store to look at a pair of running shoes. Paschall’s son said, “Look it’s a police […]

  • PHOTOS: Zoobilation 2018 guests swing into summer

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – We’re “Swinging into Summer” at the Indianapolis Zoo for Zoobilation 2018. It’s the largest and wildest fundraiser for the Indianapolis Zoo, and it brings out the party animal in all of us every year. It actually got its start as a small gathering in 1986, but it has grown exponentially since then. Last year more than 5,000 “party animals” attended the event, raising a record $2.4 million. All of the money goes to helping advance animal and […]