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AVON, Ind. — The Indianapolis Colts are responding after one of the team’s tight ends was arrested Friday for domestic battery. Earlier this week, a woman told police that tight end Drew Ogletree had “body slammed” her. She claimed that she was in pain and ultimately went to the hospital for treatment, though her injuries […]

*Warning: This story could be disturbing for some readers.* INDIANAPOLIS — A man is facing three decades in prison for sexually abusing a toddler and recording the abuse on his phone. The Department of Justice (DOJ) says 37-year-old Devon Mitchell had recorded himself raping the young child on his phone. In some videos, the child […]

STATEWIDE — You may remember hearing about “Giving Machines,” the vending machines that allow you to donate essential items to people in need around the world, including right here in Indiana. According to a Thursday update, more than 4,000 Hoosiers have already supported efforts at Clay Terrace and Newfields. Through the Light The World Giving […]

INDIANAPOLIS — As construction crews began demolition efforts at what is soon to become Eleven Park, they found something that might surprise you: human remains. Historians say the construction site is overlapping with what was once Greenlawn Cemetery. Many African Americans had been buried there, and some of their bodies were never moved. Thankfully, Keystone […]

STATEWIDE — Christmas is now less than two days away, so you may already be planning your holiday bakes! Continue reading for some fairly simple, yet still festive, cookie recipes. All of this article’s recipe suggestions – and more – can be found through The New York Times Cooking website, Allrecipes, and Betty Crocker. Sparkling […]

STATEWIDE — The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state’s unemployment rate is now the same as the national rate. Both are currently situated at 3.7%. That being said, Indiana’s labor force participation rate (63.3%) is above the national rate (62.8%), with more than three million workers in the field. A significant number of […]

STATEWIDE — Former South Bend Mayor and current Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg says you should expect more protections when you travel this year. He and President Biden note that they have worked to “hold [airlines] accountable,” following the challenges people faced last year. You may remember that many airlines had to cancel or delay flights, […]

INDIANAPOLIS — With Christmas right around the corner, one famous Hoosier athlete helped 30 kids have an extra-special holiday. Pacers All-Star player Tyrese Haliburton worked with local organizations to help children on the east side of Indianapolis get clothes, shoes, and other items. The point guard does this as part of his “Haliburton’s Holiday Hoopla” […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Following reports that lions had escaped zoos around the country – including the Indianapolis Zoo – organizations are calling out “fake news” and trying to set the records straight. The Indy Zoo Tweeted Tuesday, “Who knew that April Fools’ Day came in December? Reports of lions escaping from our Zoo are not true… […]

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — At least 15 people are dead, and many more are hurt, following a mass shooting in the Czech Republic Thursday. Police in Prague – the country’s capital city – say a student at Charles University was responsible for the shooting, and that his father had been killed earlier that day. The […]