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STATEWIDE–Poor air quality is affecting all of Indiana today. That’s because of the smoke coming down to Indiana and other portions of the Midwest from the wildfires in Canada. “We’re going to deal with this this summer and off. We’ve dealt with this for most of June. We’ve been in a drought, so the air […]

MERRILLVILLE, Ind.–A $150,000 winning Powerball with Power Play ticket that was bought at a Speedway gas station in Merrillville in December expires on Thursday. The Hoosier Lottery says someone purchased the winning ticket on December 31, 2022 at the station. It matched four out of the five numbers and the Powerball. The winning numbers were […]

STATEWIDE–The National Weather Service has confirmed that four tornadoes touched down in Indiana on Sunday. An EF-2 twister caused damage in Johnson County. It traveled more than five miles between 4:13 and 4:23 p.m. An EF-1 tornado then impacted Daviess and Martin Counties between 4:24 and 4:30 p.m. before another tornado hit southwestern Monroe County […]

INDIANAPOLIS— There is a new environmental community center and playground coming to Grassy Creek Regional Park on the far east side of Indianapolis. It’s called the Grassy Creek Environmental Community Center. Organizers say the park is valued at $15 million and will offer programs with a focus on environmental education and provide space for community […]

INDIANAPOLIS–Three Dog Night and Quiet Riot are just two of the bands announced as being part of the third slate of free concerts this year at the Indiana State Fair. Other newly announced artists include Samantha Fish featuring Jesse Dayton, the Christian rock band Skillet, Breland, and Noel Torres, the featured artist for Latino Fest. […]

INDIANAPOLIS–The Indiana Department of Transportation plans to reopen the eastbound lanes of I-465 on the city’s southwest side on Thursday. INDOT closed eastbound I-465 from I-65 on the south side to the I-70 interchange near Indianapolis International Airport on June 2 as part of the I-69 Finish Line Project. Opening EB I-465 will be staged and […]

ANDERSON, Ind.–The dog tags belonging to a World War II veteran from Anderson were returned to his family on Monday. Dog tags are an informal but common terms for identification tags worn by military personnel. The tags’ primary use is for the identification of casualties. They usually have information about the person written on them, […]

STATEWIDE–For the fifth straight month, the gasoline use tax in Indiana is increasing. This time it is going up to 20.5 cents a gallon beginning July 1st. The use tax is a 7% tax based on the average cost of gasoline in the previous month. The gasoline excise tax is going up a penny to […]

DECATUR COUNTY, Ind.–A man from Decatur County was killed Monday afternoon. State police say he was in a minivan that was hit by a train just east of Greensburg. They have identified the victim as 78-year-old Charles Papenhaus. They believe he turned his 2006 Dodge Caravan southbound onto County Road 200 East from State Road […]

WASHINGTON–Former Vice President and Indiana Governor Mike Pence says there are differences between him and former President Trump aside from just January 6th. Speaking on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday, Pence said he disagrees with Trump’s belief that a six-week abortion ban that’s been passed in some states is too harsh. “He also blamed electoral […]