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STATEWIDE–Temperatures will warm up as the week goes on across Indiana. “The hottest days this week will be probably Thursday and Friday. It looks to be in the mid-90s on those days. Then we will also see heat indexes reaching around 100, so get ready,” said Jason Puma, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in […]

STATEWIDE–There has been rain, but the drought remains in Indiana. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor released Thursday shows portions of the state being less affected by drought than they were in June, but that doesn’t mean it’s over. “When we get into southern Indiana and along the Ohio River, they look like they are in […]

INDIANAPOLIS–A proposal to reduce illegal parking throughout Indianapolis was approved by the Public Works Committee Thursday night. The goal of it is to give the organization ParkIndy more of an incentive to issue tickets for non-moving violations. The committee said those include parking in: -Bike lanes -Fire lanes -Prohibited parking areas -Crosswalks The Indianapolis Department […]

STATEWIDE-On a night when the $1.08 billion Powerball® jackpot was won on a single ticket sold in California, a $1 million, $100,000 and three $50,000 winning tickets were also sold in Indiana. One $1 million winning Powerball ticket for Wednesday’s drawing was purchased at Payless Liquors #24 at 14580 River Rd. in Carmel. One $100,000 Powerball with Power Play winning ticket […]

MONROE COUNTY, Ind.— There is no man-eating snap turtle in Monroe Lake. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources Division of Fish and Wildlife says a viral Facebook post claiming that a 300-year-old, 9-foot snapping turtle killed a man at Monroe Lake is not true. The post has more than 16,000 shares even though it’s false. […]

INDIANAPOLIS— The Indianapolis Colts unveiled their new “Indiana Nights” alternate uniform for 2023 Thursday morning. The team says it was inspired by the “blue and black of the Indiana night skies.” It features a black helmet design and what the team calls a “first-of-its-kind blue heathered jersey.” The team will first wear the alternate uniforms […]

STATEWIDE–Severe weather is possible all across Indiana Thursday, but it’s also supposed to become less humid later. Nearly the entire state is under a “slight risk” for severe storms. That means that scattered severe storms are possible but typically are short-lived and not widespread. Randy Bowers, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Indianapolis, says […]

STATEWIDE--There is a chance for storms across Indiana on Thursday. They could come in two waves. “The timeline looks like it could be in the early morning or pre-dawn hours. There could be at least some lightning and thunder with it and that appears to be the first wave. Then there could be a break […]

STATEWIDE–A recent study by Oxford Economics said that General Motors was the largest automotive manufacturer in the U.S. in 2022. The researchers claim that General Motors (GM) created nearly one quarter of the value of the US’s entire auto manufacturing sector, and its entire footprint supported $10 billion more GDP than the value of all […]