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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  • 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.

  • Columbus police use Taser to subdue man accused of biting officer’s arm

    UPDATE (Sept. 14, 2018) — Christopher Riddle was sentenced to four years in the Department of Correction. COLUMBUS, Ind. – Columbus police arrested a man accused of biting an officer in the arm during an incident Monday afternoon. According to the Columbus Police Department, officers were called to the 1000 block of Phoenix Court around 12:30 p.m. Monday in response to an unresponsive man inside a vehicle. When officers arrived, they found the man, later identified as Christopher A. Riddle, […]

  • Trump jabs CNN on Twitter about retracted story concerning Russia

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump used the resignations of three CNN journalists involved in a retracted Russia-related story to resume his attack on the network’s credibility Tuesday. The story was about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between a Trump associate and the head of a Russian investment fund. CNN accepted the journalists’ resignations Monday. Trump wrote in a Tuesday morning tweet, “Wow, CNN had to retract big story on ‘Russia,’ with 3 employees forced to resign. […]

  • RACE DAY BLOG | 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500

    It’s race day for the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway! Find our race recap here. Race Day schedule Starting grid Weather outlook What you need to know for race day Below you’ll find an archived version of our race day blog.

  • Indiana man sentenced for child exploitation, recording sex acts with minor

    Update (March 22, 2016)– Dustin Dykes was sentenced to seven years. Six will be served at the Indiana Department of Correction. One year of his sentence is suspended. He must also register as a sex offender. Original story: JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (March 15, 2016) – A Columbus man is accused of recording video of himself engaging in sex acts with a minor. Dustin Tyler Dykes, 25, is charged with possession of child pornography and child exploitation, according to the Johnson County […]