John Herrick

John Herrick

GREENWOOD, Ind.-A volunteer firefighter is accused of setting several fires in Johnson County Wednesday morning. Jake Dougherty, 18, of Needham, is facing three counts of arson, one count of OWI, possession of paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and one count of consumption of alcohol by a minor. Dougherty is a volunteer firefighter with the Whiteland Fire […]

EDINBURGH, Ind.–A reckless driver caused a crash that killed a person in Johnson County Tuesday night, according to Indiana State Police. Investigators say a white Chevrolet Cobalt was weaving in and out of traffic while speeding on I-65 southbound and giving “hand gestures to other drivers.” They say the Cobalt later pulled in front of […]

MASON CITY, IOWA–The American people have a lot to be proud of, said Vice President and former Indiana Governor Mike Pence Tuesday. Pence spoke at Winnebago Industries in Mason City, Iowa. Pence praised the resilience and strength of Americans as job creation and retail store sales surged in May. “The American people shattered expectations again. […]

MUNSTER, Ind.–Two people were found shot to death inside Munster Community Hospital Tuesday morning. The Northwest Indiana Times reports a psychiatric patient beat a nurse, then disarmed and fatally shot a retired officer who was working security at the hospital. The Lake County Sheriff told the Times two retired officers ran to help the nurse. […]

STATEWIDE–It’s already difficult for some Hoosiers to sleep and the coronavirus has only made things more difficult, says the founder of BrainTap Technologies, Dr. Patrick Porter. “Research shows if you don’t get enough sleep, you actually function as if you’ve had two or three drinks (of alcohol),” says Porter. “100 years ago, the average person […]

INDIANAPOLIS–Racial injustice and the right to vote were the two primary topics emphasized at the Monumental March in downtown Indianapolis Sunday. Entertainment impresario Amp Harris organized the Monumental March and Voter Registration rally. Protesters marched from the Capitol, to the War Memorial, and to Monument Circle. “We can blame the police. We could also blame […]

ZIONSVILLE, Ind.–A new study says Zionsville has been ranked as the 10th safest small town in America. The study was done by AdvisorSmith, a leading information resource for business advice and original research. Cities and towns were divided into one of three groups based on population, with small cities having populations between 10,000 to 99,999 […]

STATEWIDE— The network A&E has canceled its flagship series and one of the highest-rated shows on basic cable. Effective immediately, Live PD has been canceled.  A&E executives released the following statement. This is a critical time in our nation’s history and we have made the decision to cease production on Live PD. Going forward, we […]

INDIANAPOLIS–Disbanding or defunding the police in Indianapolis, or any city for that matter, would be an “overreaction”, says the President of the Indy Ten Point Coalition. The Ten Point Coalition’s mission is to reduce urban youth gun violence and other critical issues in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. Reverend Charles Harrison is the Senior Pastor at […]

STATEWIDE–The central and northeastern portions of Indiana face the highest risk of severe weather today, says the National Weather Service. Those areas are either under an enhanced risk or a moderate risk. An enhanced risk means numerous severe storms are possible. They can be more widespread or consistent. A moderate risk means widespread severe storms […]