GREENWOOD, Ind.-A teacher from Greenwood was awarded free pizza for a year from Lou Malnati’s this week. It’s part of their campaign to celebrate top-notch teachers in central Indiana. The “Free Pizza for a Year” award went to Mariah VanDenburgh from Greenwood Christian Academy. She teaches 4th grade. The students who nominated her said she […]

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Story by Kody Fisher INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — La Tosha Walker is on a mission to make sure her son with autism is getting the education he deserves in Indianapolis Public Schools. Her son Tyrese Walker is enjoying the first days of summer break, but his fifth-grade year was not enjoyable in part because of what […]

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. – Even if you have never experienced the sticker shock of purchasing feminine hygiene products at a store, your mom, spouse, daughter, or sister probably has. The words “period” or “menstruation” might immediately make you feel uncomfortable, but the phenomenon is one that billions of people across the world face. Unfortunately, the items […]

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A counselor fired from Pendleton Heights High School in March has sued the school district in federal court. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in the district court in Indianapolis. Before the South Madison School Board fired Kathy McCord, she was put on administrative leave in December for telling other teachers at the […]

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — There was a weapons problem at Indianapolis Metropolitan High School Monday. An alert was raised at the school when a student reported a picture circulating on social media. The picture showed two teenagers holding guns while posing in the school bathroom. This was very concerning, so the principal, Christina Lear, quickly notified […]

WHITELAND, Ind.–The Johnson County Coroner says it will be at least a few weeks before they determine the how exactly a 15-year-old student at Whiteland Community High School died this week. She has been identified as Alaina Dildine. The administration at the school believes she drowned in a swimming pool during a physical education class […]

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. — The Vigo County Sheriff says a high-school student died Monday after his car was hit by a train. Officers were called near east Harlan Drive and Bono Road, where a train had hit an SUV.  The driver – later identified as 19-year-old Logan Blueher – did not survive. Blueher attended South […]

WHITELAND, Ind. – A restaurant in Whiteland will be raising money for the family of the 15-year-old girl who died earlier this week. Whit’s Inn on North U.S. 31 will be donating 20% of its Friday food sales to her family.  Purchase food from the restaurant between 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. Friday to support […]

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Parents have recently expressed concerns about an Edgelea Elementary School teacher. Dan Parks, whose daughter attends the school, spoke to the Lafayette school board Monday.  He said that he and other parents were worried that a male teacher – who has not been identified – was behaving inappropriately toward his students. Parks […]

STATEWIDE–Students in Indiana will be required to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid beginning next school year. That requirement was approved by both the Indiana Senate and House. Then it was approved by Governor Eric Holcomb late last week. This applies to all students, but there are some exceptions. This is also […]