Sascha Nixon

Sascha Nixon

INDIANAPOLIS — If you have a sensitive stomach, you might have missed Saturday’s Circle City Donut Dash 5K. This event raises money for Teachers’ Treasures, a place where teachers can pick up free supplies to use in their classrooms.  Every dollar raised by the event allows Teachers’ Treasures to give away $15 worth of supplies. […]

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — A police officer who shot and killed a teenager last November is now, legally, in the clear. Fort Wayne Police Officer Andrew Fry shot and ultimately killed 18-year-old Wyatt Beckler.  Months later, the Allen County Prosecutor’s Office has ruled that Fry was “justified” in his actions. It seems that Beckler called […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The real St. Patrick may have died in 461 C.E., but that did not stop one chaplain from getting in character to visit hospital patients. Chaplain Kevin Caspersen spent time with patients and families Friday at the Ascension St. Vincent Heart Center.  His costume featured a decorated green vestment, stole, miter, and staff. […]

STATEWIDE — In honor of the day’s festivities, Hoosier leaders and organizations are hoping you will have a safe and healthy St. Patrick’s Day. By now, you have probably heard countless messages about driving carefully on St. Patty’s Day.  With breweries, bars, pubs, and restaurants getting into the spirit, it could be tempting to have […]

INDIANAPOLIS — If you have been considering donating blood, now may be the perfect time.  The American Red Cross is offering gift card incentives for donating through March 31st. You can donate blood, platelets, or plasma this month in exchange for a $10 digital gift card.  And, five donors will be randomly selected for $3,000 […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indy Mayor Joe Hogsett celebrated the achievement of a major environmental goal for the city Thursday. The mayor worked with others to plant the city’s 30,000th tree at Willard Park.  This goal was originally expected to be met in 2025, meaning the city is about two years ahead of schedule. Trees planted by […]

GREENCASTLE, Ind. — You may soon see a K-9 officer sporting some new gear. A non-profit is donating a special vest to K-9 Jett, Indiana State Police announced Thursday.  This vest will guard against bullet and stab wounds. The fluffy officer should see his new getup in 8-10 weeks.  On its side will be a […]

INDIANAPOLIS — An organization dedicated to serving veterans in need will be renaming its community center. HVAF – which now stands for Helping Veterans and Families – supports Hoosier veterans who are homeless, or at risk of becoming so. The Veterans Community Center is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, as it will thereafter be known […]

INDIANAPOLIS — If you have a teenager at home, you might be encouraging them to look for a summer job.  If so, various industries around the state are currently looking for seasonal staff. Consider chatting with your teen about some of these opportunities.  You might even be interested in exploring some of them for yourself! […]

BOONE COUNTY, Ind. — With St. Patrick’s Day approaching and the ongoing NCAA Tournament, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office has announced that it will be “cracking down” on unsafe drivers. The Sheriff’s Office said Tuesday that there will more patrols throughout the county between now and April 4th.  These are part of an effort by […]