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 KHicks@fox59.com or contact him on Twitter with the handle @KyleHicksNews.


Recent Articles
  • Chatham Tap to open 3rd location on Butler campus where Scotty’s used to be

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Chatham Tap will soon open a third location on the Butler University campus. The school says the restaurant and pub will fill the space left vacant by Scotty’s Brewhouse at the intersection of Sunset Avenue and Lake Road. Chatham Tap opened its first pub 12 years ago on Mass Ave. Three years after that, a second location launched in downtown Fishers. David Pentzien, one of three Chatham Tap owners, says the restaurant is designed to feel like a […]

  • Archdiocese asks for suit filed by gay Cathedral teacher to be dismissed, citing First Amendment

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Archdiocese of Indianapolis filed a motion Wednesday, asking a court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Cathedral High School teacher who was fired because of his same-sex marriage. The Archdiocese argues that the lawsuit is barred by the First Amendment because it asks a secular court to interfere in the internal governance of the Catholic Church. Jay Mercer, an attorney for the Archdiocese, says the Supreme Court has repeatedly recognized that churches have a constitutional […]

  • Hoosier ‘Bachelor’ Ben Higgins to take photos with fans, throw first pitch at Indians game Thursday

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Ben Higgins, a former star of “The Bachelor,” will be at Thursday’s Indianapolis Indians game. The team says fans will be able to take photos with the Hoosier contestant from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in PNC Plaza near center field. The Warsaw, Indiana native and Indiana University graduate will also throw the game’s ceremonial first pitch and sing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” “It’ll be the most dramatic night in baseball history,” the team joked. […]

  • Convicted felon accused of bringing semi-automatic rifle into Chicago medical center is from Indy

    CHICAGO, Ill. – A convicted felon from Indianapolis is accused of illegally bringing a semi-automatic rifle into the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in Chicago on Monday. As a result, 40-year-old Bernard Harvey has been charged with one count of illegal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police were called to the scene shortly before 2:30 p.m. after someone called 911, stating a man was shooting a gun near the southeast corner of the hospital, according to a criminal complaint […]

  • Couple performs Ball State fight song to celebrate granddaughter following in their footsteps

    MUNCIE, Ind. – A future Cardinal has quite the support system. Tuesday, Madison Surface posted a video on Twitter to announce that she’s chosen to study at Ball State University. Nobody is more excited about the news than her grandparents who appear in the video alongside Madison. Decked out in cardinal and white, the former BSU football player and cheerleader welcome their granddaughter to the Ball State family with the school’s fight song. Madison says she plans to study broadcast […]

  • FDA advises consumers not to purchase pig ear treats or feed them to dogs

    Consumers are being advised to stop buying or feeding any pig ear treats to their dogs and retailers are being asked not to sell them. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are working with state agencies to investigate 127 human cases of salmonellosis related to several types of Salmonella with a suspected link to the pet treats, some of which originated from Argentina and Brazil. The CDC says people can get sick after handling the […]

  • Police: Cardi B postponed Indianapolis concert minutes before show due to ‘unverified threat’

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An “unverified threat” made against Cardi B led the Grammy-winning rapper to cancel her concert at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department. IMPD added that there is no immediate threat to public safety, nor is there an active incident. Officers are continuing to investigate. This evening, there was a scheduled concert at Bankers Life. We were notified of an unverified threat to the artist and the artist canceled this evening’s concert – there […]

  • 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 […]

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