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  • Police looking for 2 men who robbed northeast side Steak ‘n Shake

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Metropolitan police say two men dressed in all black robbed a northeast side Steak ‘n Shake early Tuesday. It happened at 1 a.m. at the Steak ‘n Shake on E 71st. St. near 71st and Binford. The two men walked into the front of store, pulled out guns, demanded cash and then took off, according to police. They did not say how much was taken. A witness was in the drive-thru and told police they saw […]

  • NWS offers tips for staying safe in winter weather

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – This week is the National Weather Services “Winter Weather Preparedness Week” and its offering some tips for staying safe this year. When it comes to the roads, state police officers say limiting distractions, slowing down and increasing the space between you and the person in front of you are good rules to follow. There are things you should also have ready in your car in case of emergency. The NWS says a cell phone charger, first aid […]

  • Plumbers warn flushable wipes are costing Hoosiers thousands

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Something you could be using every day in the bathroom could eventually cost thousands of dollars. Plumbers warn that despite what the packaging says, flushable wipes aren’t flushable. Jack Hope with Hope Plumbing in Indianapolis says flushable wipe clogs make up a third of all the repairs they make. “We pull wipes out of lines daily,” Hope said. Amy Tenney, a Whitestown mom of four, says she was just following the packaging. “They looked at us and […]

  • Indianapolis could get new bike lanes from scooter money

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Indianapolis City-County Council voted Monday night to use scooter money to make streets safer for people that use alternate modes of transportation. It’s unclear exactly how much money will go into the new fund. Scooter companies pay a dollar per day, per scooter right now. Based on current scooter applications, the city could get up to $2.8 million a year from Bird and Lime. The city’s director for public works Dan Parker said the minimum they […]

  • Authorities investigating following three overnight shootings

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Three shootings happened early Sunday morning within four miles and 90 minutes of each other. The first was around 1:30 a.m. in the area of 3100 N. Sherman Drive. Officers say they were flagged down. A 23-year-old had been shot in his right thigh. The second happened at 2219 Central Avenue around 2 a.m. Someone was shot in the hip and arm. They are in the hospital in critical condition. Officers on scene spent a lot of […]

  • Thousands march to show support for those whose lives are touched by breast cancer

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Thousands of people took part in the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Cancer Walk” Saturday. Last year, the event helped raise $300,000 for the American Cancer Society. The money raised goes toward breast cancer research, awareness and programs and services. “We fight breast cancer from all angles so a lot of it is breast cancer research, about $62,000 in America, over a million dollars in Indiana, but we are also super aggressive about using awareness and […]

  • Unpaid internship with Colts leads to high-ranking position 34 years later

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Colts Chief Operating Officer Pete Ward got his start with the team in Baltimore when he was an unpaid intern in college. Now he has been with the Colts for 34 years. He’s always been a huge football fan. “Delivering crabs to the owner’s plane, whatever was asked of me I did and loved every minute of it,” Ward said. Ward had been promoted to administrative assistant by the time the Colts moved to Indianapolis. He […]

  • ‘Spay and neuter’ law being considered in Marion County

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Animal Care Services has been at or over capacity for months and says something must change. Animal welfare advocates want the Indianapolis City-County Council to consider adding a “spay and neuter” law. The law would require all pet owners get their pet fixed or get a breeding license. They could get a fine if they don’t. “It is something that we would like to work towards and definitely see in the future because it would be […]

  • Future firefighters train with Wayne Township

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Teenagers interested in being firefighters got some hands on training Saturday at the Wayne Township Fire training grounds. October is also National Fire Prevention Month. Nine teens participated in the event. They experienced a few search-and-rescue training simulations in a burning building and a trailer that simulated an attic. 19-year-old Brady Burke says he wanted to get involved to get a head-start on his resume. “Nowadays it is hard to get into a department because there are […]

  • Indianapolis Animal Care Services near-capacity after taking 72 animals

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis Animal Care Services says it is once again close to over-capacity. On Monday, the shelter took in 72 animals in one day. Indy CARES, a program created through IACS posted to its Facebook page earlier in the week saying that the overpopulation problem doesn’t happen in other cities. Some people who commented suggested a mandatory spay/neuter ordinance, or more access to free and reduced price spay/neuter services. Earlier in September, the shelter waived all adoption fees […]