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INDIANAPOLIS — A woman and her child were sent to the hospital from a car crash in their own home. The Wayne Township Fire Department released a video to Facebook showing the damage done to the west side home on Oliver Avenue – in a neighborhood by Washington and Lynhurst Drive The car drove straight […]

LAWRENCE COUNTY — Indiana State Police say they found quite a few drugs after pulling a car over Friday. 29-year-old Jamisha Pantoja was driving, with 32-year-old Lacie Randolph and a 2-year-old as her passengers.  Police say they stopped her for an “equipment violation” near I-69 and State Road 37. Officers became suspicious of the two […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Hoosier leaders have been responding since body cam footage of the police brutality against Tyre Nichols was made public Friday. Around the country, protests have been sparked by the videos.  However, Nichols’ family has called for peace. The man was only 29 years old when he was attacked by five police officers in […]

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A woman was found shot to death Friday in a home off 96th Street just east of I-69, police say. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says it happened just before 4 p.m. Friday in the 9500 block of Village Way. That’s in the Geist Landing neighborhood near a Meijer store on the city’s […]

WASHINGTON — When it comes to have classified documents at his Carmel home, he called it an “unfortunate development.” By now, you know former Indiana governor and Vice-President Mike Pence had classified documents in his home. His representatives found the documents last week and reported it to the National Archives. This is the latest chapter […]

FISHERS — Library board members in Hamilton County are sparking a debate…about children’s books. WISH TV reports that the Hamilton East Public Library is planning to make changes to the way certain books are classified.  Currently, the library board is looking into nonfiction children’s books and teen graphic novels. Called the Collection Development Policy, this […]

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Indiana Republican Congressman Greg Pence says President Biden has misused the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, so he believes it’s time to take it back. On the House floor Thursday, Pence said he’s supporting H.R. 21. “H.R. 21 is a clear, simple way to leverage our assets and re-focus the SPR on its original intent – […]

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis man charged with kidnapping for the abduction of his 3-month-old daughter on Tuesday, prompting a statewide Silver Alert, took the girl after a violent encounter with his ex-girlfriend that started with an argument over a bandage, court papers say. Lawrence Whitsitt, 20, faces felony charges of kidnapping, intimidation, domestic battery, […]

UPDATE: The man who was hit by the car has now died, per an update from IMPD just after 1:30 pm Friday. INDIANAPOLIS-–Someone hit a man with their car Friday morning around 6:30 on the northeast side of Indianapolis at 75th street near Binford Boulevard. That’s also near Heritage Christian High School. “Officers arrived and […]

WASHINGTON — As members of the new Congress received their committee assignments this week, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy made it clear that Democratic representatives Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Eric Swalwell (D-CA) will not sit on the House Intelligence committee. The two men had been mainstays on the committee in the previous Congress. Schiff was chairman […]