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  • Complete shopping guide: Ads, store hours for Black Friday 2018

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Dozens of stores are already preparing for the madness as millions of Americans gear up for the busiest shopping day of the year. And we now know when many of them will open their doors to kick off the holiday shopping frenzy. Most stores have special hours on Black Friday, and some stores are even taking things up a notch by opening on Thanksgiving and choosing to stay open for more than 24 hours straight. If you plan […]

  • Freebies and discounts for veterans, active duty military on Veterans Day 2018

    Sunday, November 11, marks Veterans Day, and as a big “thank you,” many restaurants and businesses are offering freebies and discounts to those who’ve served our country. If you plan to take advantage of these deals, make sure you bring a valid military ID to get the offers—and it’s always a good idea to call your local establishment to make sure they’re participating this year. Here are some of the deals available: Restaurants Applebee’s: Veterans and Active Duty Military can select […]

  • Mamma Mia! Watch teams compete in real life Mario Kart race

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Get your turtle shells and banana peels ready! The Human Mario Kart GP is coming back to Indy! On Saturday, October 27, teams will pedal drift trikes through the Mario Kart-inspired track at the Circle City Industrial Complex. Obstacles include turtle shell water balloons, banana peels, Koopa Island super soakers, rainbow road lights and more. The track layout this year has expanded to include indoor and outdoor terrain. The grand prize first place package includes the coveted […]

  • Midwest Food Bank hosts inaugural Kind Harvest event to help feed hungry Hoosiers

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Midwest Food Bank is helping fight hunger in the Hoosier state! Working as the second largest food bank in Indiana, the help feed 90,000 hungry Hoosiers every month in 72 counties across Indiana. There are over one million Indiana residents who are food insecure, and that number includes 300,000 children. This evening, Hoosiers are helping the Midwest Food Bank keep their pantries stocked by attending the inaugural Kind Harvest fundraising event. Those attending will receive a […]

  • Grieving Indiana bride poses for wedding photos alone after firefighter fiancé is killed by drunk driver

    DAVIESS COUNTY, Ind. – September 29, 2018 was going to be the happiest day of Jessica Padgett’s life. She was supposed to marry her fiancé Kendall Murphy. But her hopes and dreams of spending a lifetime with Kendall were shattered on November 10, 2017. The Montgomery volunteer firefighter was killed by an alleged drunk driver while helping a crash victim in Daviess County. Kendall’s death was devastating to many members of the community who remembered him as an incredibly kind man […]

  • Fall fun guide 2018: Central Indiana festivals, pumpkin patches, and haunted houses

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Cooler temperatures are in the air, and the leaves are just starting to change colors! Fall is a magical time of year in Indiana. Corn mazes and pumpkin patches are open to visitors, and every weekend there’s sure to be a fall festival somewhere in the state. So load up on candy corn and apple cider doughnuts, throw on a sweater, and check out these fun fall activities. Fall festivals The Festival of the Turning Leaves: September […]

  • 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 […]