MUNCIE, Ind.–About one in three parents expect something bad to happen at their child’s school, says a new study conducted by Ball State University. One reason may be that school shootings are covered so well by news outlets. “It tells us about the general climate of the nation in relation to mass shootings, youth violence […]

FORTVILLE, Ind. — A new fire station being built in Hancock County will have a Safe Haven Baby Box when it’s complete.  Crews broke ground on the new Vernon Township fire station in Fortville last week.  The new Vernon Township fire station will be located at 600 Vitality Drive in the Town of Fortville. The 14,000 […]

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Schmidt Peterson Motorsports driver Robert Wickens had surgery Monday evening to “stabilize a thoracic spinal fracture” he sustained in a crash Sunday at Pocono Raceway, the Verizon IndyCar Series said. “Titanium rods and screws were placed successfully in Wickens’ spine during the surgery, which was performed without complication,” IndyCar said in a […]

INDIANAPOLIS–There were three murders on Monday night in Indianapolis.  Two of those happened on the east side with a third taking place on the west side.  East Side  Police say one person was shot and killed on Kristen Circle near E. 38th Street and German Church Road just before 8 pm.  A second person was killed […]

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Ind.--Increased security will be at Franklin Central High School today because of a social media threat that happened Monday night. The high school and the police department investigated the threat and discovered that the threat was not credible. Franklin Central High School posted on their Facebook page that there will be more police […]

CARMEL, Ind. – Carmel’s second annual German holiday market will draw its German cuisine from right down the road. Carmel’s Market District supermarket already makes pretzel buns and rolls, and produces Bavarian-style pretzels as a seasonal item for Oktoberfest. It’ll extend production into November and December to supply vendors at Christkindlmarkt. The store will also supply […]

CROWN POINT, Ind.–An Indiana man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for plotting to carry out a terror attack, just days after the Pulse Night Club massacre in 2016. Marlonn Hicks, 31, of Crown Point, didn’t know that the person to whom he was trying to give manuals on explosives, was actually an FBI […]

MONROE COUNTY, Ind. — A missing squirrel hunter from Indianapolis has been found. George Kuntz, 71, of Indianapolis, was reunited with his family this morning, almost 24 hours after he went missing while squirrel hunting in Hoosier National Forest. Kuntz was “thirsty and turned around” but in “good health”, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources said […]

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – A Noblesville couple has been arrested after being accused of planning to kill a woman in New Jersey.  Narsan Lingala, 54, and Sandya Reddy, 51, contacted an undercover officer who posed as a hitman, according to Investigators say the two were planning to have Lingala’s ex-wife murdered. Both were arrested […]

INDIANAPOLIS –  The Indiana State Fair has closed its doors for the year, with a drop in attendance from last year: At 860,131 visitors, the fair posted the third-lowest attendance since expanding to 17 days in 2009. A couple of days of rain helped push attendance down 5-percent compared to last year.  The fair did set a […]