Kyle Hicks is a native Hoosier who joined FOX59 and CBS4 as a digital producer in 2016. He graduated from Indiana University – Bloomington with a degree in telecommunications in 2015. He previously wrote for Evansville’s WFIE, near his hometown of Newburgh. Kyle enjoys covering a variety of topics, but he especially enjoys writing about exceptional Hoosiers who positively contribute to the central Indiana community. If you would like to submit a story idea to Kyle, you’re welcome to email him at or contact him on Twitter with the handle @KyleHicksNews.

Recent Articles
  • Double-Cola introduces ‘Brewski’ – for those who like SKI and drinking beer

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Fans of SKI citrus soda are in for a treat – that is, if they like drinking beer as well. Double-Cola introduced its new SKI-flavored beer, called Brewski, on Monday and the Chattanooga-based company said it’s “coming soon.” “Brewski Beers are for those above the age of 21 who like SKI and drinking beer,” the company said on the SKI Facebook page. Flavors appear to include SKI Infused Ale, All American Pale Ale, and Classic Pilsner, according […]

  • South Bend police officer who shot and killed man resigns from department

    SOUTH BEND, Ind. – The South Bend police officer who shot and killed a man last month has resigned from the department. Police allege Eric Jack Logan was breaking into cars and wielding a knife when he was shot by Sgt. Ryan O’Niell on June 16. Monday afternoon, Chief Scott Ruszkowski announced on Facebook that Sgt. O’Niell resigned, “effective immediately.” “I can confirm that Sergeant Ryan O’Niell resigned from the South Bend Police Department effective immediately. I am in receipt […]

  • Settlement reached between Cathedral High School, teacher fired for same-sex marriage

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Cathedral High School has reached a settlement with the teacher who was terminated in June because he is in a public, same-sex marriage. The teacher, who doesn’t wish to be identified, issued a statement Tuesday saying he and the school “have resolved their situation to the mutual satisfaction and benefit of both parties.” According to the statement, both parties worked together to find a way to help the teacher transition to future employment and to resolve the […]

  • Former couple to flip Carmel properties in new Bravo show ‘Flipping Exes’

    CARMEL, Ind. – A new docu-series coming to Bravo will follow the lives of a former couple as they buy, renovate and sell high-end properties in Carmel, which the show describes as “the Beverly Hills of the Midwest.” It’s called “Flipping Exes” and it premiers on Tuesday, August 6 at 10 p.m. ET. The cable network says the stars of the show, Nina Klemm and Michael LeSure, realized that the very things that ended their relationship make them successful business […]

  • Cystic fibrosis patient gets married in special ceremony put together by IU Health staff

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Caregivers at IU Health University Hospital pulled together to help a patient with cystic fibrosis (CF) get married in the ICU on Tuesday. The hospital says Anna Gonzales, 30, and her fiancé, Justin Middleton, decided to tie the knot because Anna is very sick. The couple has been together for three years and engaged for two. They spend much of their time in and out of the hospital. After learning of the impending nuptials, nurses and social […]

  • PHOTOS | Indy PopCon has kicked off at the Indiana Convention Center

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – PopCon is back in Indianapolis this weekend for the sixth year in a row! The annual convention will run from Friday, June 7 to Sunday, June 9 at the Indiana Convention Center. Self-proclaimed geeks, gamers, superfans and families will converge on the event, which celebrates all things pop culture. The convention is filled with celebrities, social media personalities, vendors, artists, experiences and events. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Click here to learn more […]

  • Mayoral candidate Merritt to march in Indy Pride Parade, but organizers say he’s ‘not welcome’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Republican State Sen. Jim Merritt, who’s running for Mayor of Indianapolis, plans on marching in Saturday’s Indy Pride Parade and not everyone is happy about it. IN Focus panelist and IMPORTANTVILLE writer Adam Wren first reported on Monday that Merritt would participate in the parade. Merritt confirmed his participation in a statement Tuesday that said he’s spoken with Indy Pride and they’ve agreed that he can walk as a private citizen, but not as a mayoral candidate. […]

  • Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help pay for construction of 80 miles of wall at the U.S.-Mexican border, officials said Friday. Congress was notified of the move Friday. It follows the Pentagon’s decision in March to transfer $1 billion from Army personnel budget accounts to support wall construction. Some lawmakers have been highly critical of the Pentagon shifting money not originally […]

  • Jonas Brothers will bring comeback tour to Bankers Life Fieldhouse

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Jonas Brothers are bringing their comeback tour to Indianapolis later this year. The trio will perform at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday, Sept. 13, alongside guests Bebe Rexha and Jodan McGraw. The 40-city Happiness Begins Tour was announced Wednesday to coincide with the launch of the pre-order for the band’s highly anticipated comeback album “Happiness Begins.” Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Friday, May 10, at 10 a.m. local time through […]

  • Baby boom at Riley Hospital – 17 respiratory therapists give birth within a year

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The folks at Riley Hospital for Children say 2018 was their year of the baby. A total of 17 respiratory therapists delivered babies between January 15, 2018 and January 1, 2019. Although scheduling can be quite the challenge, the new moms say they value the built-in support network. Somehow, 13 of the moms were able to get together with their newborns on Saturday in the Riley Outpatient Center.

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