John Herrick

John Herrick

STATEWIDE–Gas prices appear to be trending downward for the near future, says GasBuddy. “With oil’s recent fall and the jury out on a new Covid variant, Omicron, we could be in store for lower prices based on many countries turning back to travel restrictions, limiting oil demand and potentially accelerating the drop in gas prices,” […]

CENTERVILLE, Ind.–A police officer in Wayne County shot a woman Sunday night. They say she “pointed a weapon” at officers during an investigation. Police say they got several calls about a woman threatening to commit suicide in Centerville at about 6:30 pm Sunday. An officer from the Centerville Police Department responded along with a deputy […]

INDIANAPOLIS—A man was killed early Saturday in a shooting on the south side of Indianapolis. That is the 246th homicide in Indianapolis in 2021, which breaks the all-time record for homicides in a single year for Indy. The city has already set a new record for murders. Police say they were called to the 3100 […]

INDIANAPOLIS—One of the last remaining survivors of the USS Indianapolis sinking died on Thanksgiving. Adolfo “Harpo” Celaya died at the age of 94. The USS Indianapolis Facebook page says Celaya joined the Navy when he was 17 years old and boarded the ship in 1944. He was one of the youngest crew members to survive […]

INDIANAPOLIS–Hundreds of volunteers showed up to feed the hungry in Indianapolis Thanksgiving Day. The Mozel Sanders Foundation served its one millionth meal to a mother of 8 in Indianapolis. Volunteers with the foundation also delivered more than 10,000 meals Thursday. They typically serve between 20,000 to 40,000 meals every year, but operations were scaled back […]

INDIANAPOLIS–The 2021 Indiana High School Football State Championships will feel “much more normal this year”, according to the Commissioner of the Indiana High School Athletic Association Paul Niedig. While it hasn’t been easy, Niedig says schools around the state have done a great job learning “how to live with COVID.” If you want to attend […]

PLAINFIELD, Ind.–A plan was filed by Duke Energy Indiana with state utility regulators to improve its statewide network of power lines and infrastructure that serves more than 860,000 homes, businesses, and industries. It is a six-year plan that would add additional technology to reduce the number and duration of power outages. It is also expected […]

STATEWIDE–Rain and cool temperatures will be a part of your Thanksgiving Day. “We’re expecting sunny skies through the day Wednesday. Most places will see temperatures in the low to mid-50s. Once we get into Wednesday night and Thursday, we’re expecting a cold front to move in bringing rain mainly during the late overnight hours into […]

STATEWIDE–With oil prices dropping, GasBuddy predicts there will be a continuing decrease in gas prices in the coming days. “The price of wholesale gasoline has plummeted to its lowest since August. That is opening the door for a fall in gas prices just ahead of Thanksgiving,” said Patrick DeHaan, head of petroleum analysis for GasBuddy. […]

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Transportation Secretary is confident that new COVID vaccine mandates for federal workers and contractors will not impact airline travel over the Thanksgiving holiday. “I have seen no indication that vaccine requirements are going to impact travel in any way, certainly in terms of our ability as a federal administration to provide the services […]