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
  • 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.

  • Indiana bill that would increase penalties for fertility fraud sent to governor for approval

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A bill that would strengthen penalties for fertility fraud in Indiana has passed both chambers of congress and is headed to Governor Eric Holcomb’s desk. Senate Enrolled Act 174 passed the Senate by a vote of 44 to 1 on Tuesday. The legislation was authored by State Sen. Jack E. Sandlin (R-Indianapolis) to help address fertility fraud issues in the state. If signed by the governor, the bill would create a cause of action for civil fertility […]

  • Caught on camera: Garbage man dressed as unicorn collects trash in Plainfield

    PLAINFIELD, Ind. – It seems the trash collectors in Plainfield are having a great time. First, one garbage man was caught on camera jumping on a miniature trampoline in February. Now, a worker with Ray’s Trash Services has been spotted doing his job while dressed as a unicorn. Scott Carwein caught the man on video while he was collecting trash in the Diamond Cove subdivision. “It was very funny to see for sure!” said Carwein. It’s unclear if it was […]

  • Country artist Chris Young to perform at Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center in July

    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Another country music star will make a tour stop in the Indianapolis area this summer. Live Nation announced Monday that singer Chris Young will bring his “Raised on Country Tour” to Noblesville’s Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center on Saturday, July 13. Young will joined by Chris Janson and LOCASH. Tickets to the show go on sale to the general public this Friday, March 15 at 10 a.m. The tour kicks off in Alpharetta, Georgia on May 16. […]

  • This summer, Live Nation is hiring hundreds of seasonal workers in the Indy area

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Those looking for a summer job in the Indianapolis area may want to consider applying with Live Nation. The entertainment company is looking to fill hundreds of open positions at the Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center in Noblesville and the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park downtown. Open positions including those in the box offices, guest services, and security departments as well as ushers and ticket takers, parking attendants, and cleaning and maintenance services. […]

  • Missing Kentucky teen back home, police say

    ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. – Police say a missing juvenile has been located. The 17-year-old disappeared on Sunday, March 3, and was last seen leaving her home in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, around 11 a.m. Police thought she may have gone to the Indianapolis or Louisville areas. She has since returned home, police said.

  • Caught on camera: Plainfield garbage man gives old trampoline a final few jumps

    PLAINFIELD, Ind. – A funny moment involving a garbage man and a miniature trampoline was caught on camera in Plainfield on Tuesday. Kymberly VanWaes Light says she and her husband put the old, pink trampoline on the curb to be picked up by Ray’s Trash Service. When Kymberly’s husband went to bring their trash cans back up to their house, he noticed a few holes in the front yard. So, the husband and wife checked their surveillance cameras and were […]

  • Full council to consider proposal to hire homeless to help clean Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A proposal to hire homeless people to help clean the city of Indianapolis is one step closer to reality. The city’s Public Safety and Criminal Justice Committee unanimously approved Proposal 88 Wednesday evening. The proposal would appropriate $300,000 from the 2019 Budget of the Office of Public Health and Safety to “contract with service providers to hire homeless neighbors to assist in cleaning, beautification and litter abatement.” The proposal would also support entities providing wrap-around support services, […]

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