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  • Runners celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with Shamrock 5K

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Hundreds of runners celebrated St. Patrick’s  Day a little early Saturday for the Shamrock 5K Run and Walk. The participants were decked out in green and celebrated finishing the race with beer. It was the 28th year of the run, and funds were raised for the Athletic Club Foundation and the Firefighters Emerald Society. The party doesn’t stop until 5 p.m. Saturday evening. There will be live music, food and drinks at the beer tent at 748 […]

  • ‘Salt therapy’ trend helps Hoosiers with auto-immune diseases and sinus issues

    LAWRENCE, Ind. –  A new wellness trend claims to use salt to help people suffering from allergies, asthma and even Lyme disease. It’s called salt therapy or halotherapy. Indianapolis Salt Cave and Halotherapy Center is helping people heal and find relief from their symptoms. It’s in Lawrence inside an old Fort Benjamin Harrison fire station. Owner Stefanie Patterson says one 45-minute session is like being by the ocean for a week. “Whenever I have a cold or sinus infection or […]

  • Work begins on portion of 52nd street for IndyGo Red Line project

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Another phase is beginning on the IndyGo Red Line construction project. Starting Monday crews will begin closures on a section of 52nd street just west of College. They’ll install storm water drainage pipes and upgrade curbs and sidewalks in the area. People will still be able to get to the businesses along 52nd, but may have a harder time finding parking. The project is expected to wrap up in seven days. The station construction will begin at Broad Ripple Avenue and Kessler […]

  • Free event Sunday helps families fill out FAFSA forms

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Each year Hoosiers are missing out on thousands of dollars because they choose to not fill out federal student aid forms known as FAFSA forms. College Goal Sunday is a free event on Sunday, February 24 to help students and their families across the state file their FAFSA. A study last year by the National College Access Network found only 60 percent of high school graduates across the country filled out a FAFSA form. That means many are missing out on […]

  • Westfield park project plans to be discussed Monday night

    WESTFIELD, Ind. – A major development plan is in the works in Westfield. The city wants the $35 million Grand Junction Park to become a central feature of the downtown area. The six-acre park would have playgrounds, a performance venue space, pavilions, and a winter ice skating rink loop. Another major aspect of the project would be restoring the Grassy Branch Creek. Westfield Mayor Andy Cook says the creek was something the city used to be known for. Cook says […]

  • Mini pigs seem cute at first, but they’re becoming a big problem for animal rescues

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind. – More people are buying “mini pigs” after seeing cute internet videos. They may seem cute at first, but the seemingly mini-pigs can bring big problems. Local animal rescues are overflowing and desperately trying to find new homes for pot-bellied pigs marketed as “mini pigs.” The problem is the pigs don’t stay miniature and they grow too big for people. “Just last week I got over seven phone calls about people wanting to surrender pigs,” Oinking Acres […]

  • State lawmaker wants more schools to randomly drug test athletes

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A new senate bill would make Indiana schools create random drug testing policies for student athletes. It’s been debated in states like Ohio, New Jersey and Alabama. State Sen. Jean Leising is proposing the bill titled Senate Bill 147 this session. Leising wants to keep drugs out of the hands of students. “I think it’s a good place to start because these folks are the leaders in their schools, in many ways people look up to them,” Leising […]

  • Carmel teen’s project to help the families of Riley Hospital patients

    CARMEL, Ind.  – Children battling life-threatening diseases spend a lot of days in the hospital and the families of the children also feel the toll of those days. Carmel High School junior Elizabeth McGuckin wanted to give the families something to help get them through their long stays at the hospital. McGuckin is part of a service class that partners with Riley Hospital for Children. Usually the teens just raise funds, but she wanted to do something more. She started […]

  • Union City man caught trying to have sex with 13-year-old, police say

    UNION CITY, Ind. – A Union City man was arrested early Tuesday morning after an undercover sting caught him trying to have sex with a minor. The Randolph County Sheriff’s Department says an undercover detective posing as a 13-year-old began talking to 46-year-old Charles Eldridge on social media. They eventually agreed to meet up to have sex at a location in Union City, but instead several officers met and arrested him. They say they took him to the Randolph County […]

  • Changes coming in 2019 after a year of potholes and scooters in Indy

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis roads this year tested drivers’ patience. There were tons of potholes and also scooters made their first appearance over the summer. It was one of the worst year’s for potholes Indianapolis has ever seen. Things got so bad, Mayor Joe Hogsett declared an emergency in the Circle City. The city approved $14 million to fix the roads and dedicated 36 workers to focus on pop-up road repairs. “No matter how difficult this winter is, commuters wont […]

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