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  • 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 […]

  • These restaurants impressed the judges, won awards at Zoobilation 2018

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Which dishes wowed the crowds at Zoobilation 2018? More than 75 restaurants competed to win awards from food judges and guests. Among the list of restaurants, there were 15 new food and beverage providers participating in this year`s event. They’re all vying for the coveted people`s choice award as well as the blue ribbon awards, which recognize the best drink, appetizer, entrée, dessert and décor. The following is a list of this year’s award winners! Best Entree: […]

  • PHOTOS: Diners delight while sampling more than 75 restaurants at Zoobilation 2018

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis Zoo’s Zoobilation is definitely a foodie’s fantasy. More than 75 local restaurants teamed up for the zoo’s largest fundraiser of the year. Among the list of regulars were 15 new food and beverage providers participating in this year`s event. They’ll hand out more than 300,000 samples throughout the night to guests. The restaurants donate all of their food and time to help with the zoo’s animal conservation mission. Here’s a list of this year’s participants. […]

  • Morel Mushroom Hunting 101: Tips and tricks for finding the delicacy in Indiana’s forests

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Morel mushrooms are a rare delicacy highly sought after by mushroom connoisseurs. One of the reasons they’re so special is because all morels are handpicked in their natural habitat – they cannot be farmed like other mushrooms you find at the grocery store. That’s also why they’re so expensive – a pound of the mushrooms sell for around $40. But recently a pound of morels sold for $125 at a local festival. At the price of about […]

  • Students raise money for Indiana University employee who couldn’t afford daughter’s surgery

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. –  Indiana University students raised money help a beloved campus employee who couldn’t afford his daughter’s surgery. Oscar is an employee in McNutt Quad’s C-Store. He’s loved by all everyone who encounter him. AEPi Beta Iota tells CBS4 that a girl in one of the sororities found out that his daughter back in Venezuela needs surgery, so she messaged a bunch of different people in the Greek system explaining his situation and asking for donations. Once AEPi Beta […]

  • Indiana teen who started café to help special education students continues helping others even after death

    SHARPSVILLE, Ind. – Last year we told you about a very special teen who used his one “wish” to help others despite his own ailments. Sadly, Chad Keown, 17, passed away last week. The teen was born with multiple heart defects. He’s had three open heart surgeries, among other surgeries. And he had a near death experience in December 2015. But he was resilient; he was a fighter; he defied all odds. Slowly but surely, Chad started getting better, learning […]