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  • 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 […]

  • 2018 expected to be record-breaking year for holiday travel

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – This holiday season is expected to break travel records as millions prepare to fly and drive across the country. Over 46 million people will fly this holiday season. The busiest day at the Indianapolis International Airport is Friday with more than 15,000 flying. The second and third busiest days are Saturday and Sunday. Gail Koontz was waiting for her son Friday morning. His flight had been delayed one hour from the Phoenix airport. “It could be my […]

  • IN Focus: Indiana impacted by Michigan marijuana laws?

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Some Hoosiers are already taking trips up north now that Michigan has legalized recreational marijuana. As of Thursday, people 21 and older can legally possess marijuana in Michigan. They can have 2.5 ounces on them, and they can keep up to 10 ounces in their home. The state is still working on licensing recreational marijuana sales, so it could be a while before dispensaries start popping up in the state David Phipps with pro-marijuana group Indiana NORML […]

  • Marijuana advocates in Indiana excited about Michigan legalization

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Some Hoosiers are already taking trips up north now that Michigan has legalized recreational marijuana. As of Thursday, people 21 and older can legally possess marijuana in Michigan. They can have 2.5 ounces on them, and they can keep up to 10 ounces in their home. The state is still working on licensing recreational marijuana sales, so it could be a while before dispensaries start popping up in the state. David Phipps with pro-marijuana group Indiana NORML […]

  • Local company helps dementia patients and caregiver remember everyday things with new program

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – Remembering birthdays, appointments and recipes becomes increasingly difficult over the years for people with types of dementia like Alzheimer’s disease. A woman in Columbus says she was frustrated that important information for the person she was caring for was never in one place. She and her team created a program called RememberStuff. Carol and Gary Goshorn were the first pilot users of the program. Carol had been a chemistry teacher for 36 years, and she noticed things were becoming […]

  • Small Business Saturday celebrated on Mass Ave

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – A lot of people made their way out of to areas like Broad Ripple and Mass Ave for Small Business Saturday. Shops gave out bags full of free stuff and promotional material to the first 20 customers that showed up. Some were waiting in line before the shops opened at 9 a.m. Many of the shop owners said the day is one of their most successful days of the year. “This is what’s called the retail experience […]

  • 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 […]