Matt Adams has worked at FOX59 since 2003, first as a producer on the morning show and then as the producer of FOX59 News at 10. He transitioned to the web department in 2012.


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  • Instagram introduces ‘Restrict’ feature to combat bullies

    Earlier this year, Instagram head Adam Mosseri declared that the social network wants to “lead the fight against online bullying.” On Wednesday, the social media platform announced a new effort in that daunting task: it’s rolling out globally a feature called “Restrict,” a tool it’s been testing since July. When you “Restrict” another user, comments on your posts from that person are only visible to them, and not to other people. Restricted users also won’t be able to see if you’re […]

  • 3 tropical storms are spinning across the Atlantic

    Tropical storms Karen, Jerry and Lorenzo are spinning across the Atlantic Basin Monday and two of the storms threatened islands. Tropical Storm Karen could weaken but still poses a threat Karen continues to track across the Caribbean toward the Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The storm is packing 40 mph winds and moving northwest at 8 mph. It will take a more northerly direction by early Tuesday and tropical storm-force winds could arrive by midday in Puerto Rico. […]

  • Target recalls USB charging cables due to possible shock, fire hazards

    Some USB charging cables sold at Target stores are part of a recall because they could pose a shock or burn hazard. The chain launched a recall of heyday-branded Lighting USB charging cables. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the metal around the cord can become electrically charged if it comes in contact with the USB wall charger plug prongs, posing shock and fire hazards. The cable is purple, green and blue and you’ll find the word “heyday” on […]

  • Shots fired report on near east side leads police to nearly $500,000 in cash, large stash of drugs

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A shots fired call on the near east side of Indianapolis led to the discovery of drugs and nearly $500,000 in cash, police say. According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of North Ewing Street around 8:40 p.m. on Oct. 20 after a caller reported hearing shots fired in the area. The caller also reported seeing four or five men carrying black trash bags leave in a white Chevy Impala. […]

  • Vice President Mike Pence arrives in Indiana to pitch tax reform in Anderson

    ANDERSON, Ind. – Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Indianapolis, and he will visit Anderson Friday to pitch tax reform efforts. The Vice President will be joined by Gov. Eric Holcomb, Sen. Joe Donnelly, Rep. Susan Brooks, Rep. Luke Messer and Rep. Todd Rokita as they visit local business leaders and Hoosier families. Pence will arrive in Indianapolis around 12:30 p.m and is expected to speak at the Flagship East – Wylam Center in Anderson around 3:30 p.m. Donnelly's […]

  • Get to know Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett

    For now, the offense is in his hands. The Indianapolis Colts acquired quarterback Jacoby Brissett in a trade with the New England Patriots earlier this month, giving up former first-round pick Phillip Dorsett in the process. The Colts turned to Brissett in Week 2 after a blowout loss in Week 1 to the Rams. Scott Tolzien, who started against the Rams, threw a pair of pick sixes and the offense never found a rhythm. Brissett lost his first start for […]

  • Report: Jacoby Brissett to start for Indianapolis Colts in Week 2

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — It’s looking like a change is in the works for the Indianapolis Colts this week. The NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport says the Colts are planning to start Jacoby Brissett in Sunday’s home opener against the Arizona Cardinals. Sources: The #Colts are planning on starting QB Jacoby Brissett on Sunday vs. #AZCardinals. Former starter Scott Tolzien goes to the bench. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 15, 2017 Brissett would replace Scott Tolzien, who struggled mightily against the L.A. […]

  • Crash involving minivans leads to traffic backups in Beech Grove

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A crash involving a pair of minivans slowed traffic in the Beech Grove area Wednesday morning. A minivan was turning onto Victory Drive when another vehicle heading southbound on Emerson Avenue crashed into. There were no reported injuries. One van was totaled while the other sustained significant damage. The crash backed up traffic in both directions on Emerson and also led to backups for cars coming onto Emerson from the eastbound and westbound ramps from 465. The […]

  • Indianapolis teen arrested on multiple drug charges after traffic stop in Hancock County

    UPDATE: On Dec. 14, 2017, Elizabeth Bishop pleaded guilty to dealing in a narcotic drug, possession of a narcotic drug, maintaining a common nuisance and possession of a controlled substance. She was sentenced to six years in the Indiana Department of Corrections and one year in the Hancock County Jail. These counts will run concurrent with the executed portion to be served with one year in Hancock County work release followed by one year on Hancock County home detention, followed […]

  • PROGRAMMING ALERT for WGC Bridestone Invitational scheduled for Saturday

    Due to funeral coverage for Officer Aaron Allan, the WGC Bridgestone Invitational will be carried on WTTV.2, broadcast channels 4.2 and 29.2. Please consult your cable listings for WTTV.2 in your area. WTTV.2 is not available on satellite.

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