JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. — A funeral director has pled guilty to theft after police learned that his funeral home was housing more than 30 decomposing bodies last year, along with many cremains. The Associated Press reports that Randy Lankford is currently under house arrest.  Jeffersonville Police first looked into the Lankford Funeral Home and Family Center […]

MONROE, Ind. — The funeral service has been scheduled for the Farmland Volunteer firefighter who died earlier this week. 29-year-old Kyle Osgood and 19-year-old Zachary Lee had been responding to a call about a barn fire, when the truck Osgood was driving crashed.  He died at the scene, and Lee was flown to the hospital […]

INDIANAPOLIS–The Republican candidate for Mayor of Indianapolis Jefferson Shreve says it’s time for the City of Indianapolis and Mayor Joe Hogsett to get more proactive on fighting crime and stop being reactive. Shreve is running against Hogsett in the November election. “We don’t have enough people working for the city’s police department to protect the […]

STATEWIDE–You can expect a warm and dry Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the Indy 500, but other areas of Indiana could get rain. “The rain should be just east of central Indiana Sunday, but we are keeping a close eye on it. It could be in the far east part of Indiana. We’re […]

INDIANAPOLIS–Two people were seriously hurt in a crash that happened just before 4 pm Thursday on I-69 just north of 96th street. State police say a white pickup truck had come to a stop because traffic in front of the truck had stopped, but then a motorcycle crashed into the back of the pickup. Two […]

SPEEDWAY, Ind.–If you are attending the 107th running of the Indianapolis 500, there are some things you should know. The major point of emphasis from the President of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Doug Boles is to get there early. “The last thing I want to have happen is somebody miss all of the pre-race activities […]

RANDOLPH COUNTY, Ind. – One volunteer firefighter has died, and another is injured, after they crashed while responding to a barn fire. 29-year-old Kyle Osgood – who was driving the fire truck at the time – did not survive.  Osgood was the Assistant Chief of the Farmland Volunteer Fire Department, and his family had long […]

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. – A Hoosier woman has died after something went wrong during her hike in the Grand Canyon. At this time, the National Park Service thinks the woman was trying to take the Bright Angel Trail to the Colorado River and back, all in one day. The 36-year-old woman from Westfield […]

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The man facing a possible death penalty for the murder of IMPD Officer Breann Leath wants to seek an insanity defense. Attorneys for Elliahs Dorsey filed notice with the court on Wednesday, according to court documents obtained by News 8. Dorsey faces charges for the April 2020 shooting death of Officer Leath […]

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The House approved the HALT Fentanyl Act Thursday, but it still has to go to the Senate next. If passed into law, it would permanently move fentanyl-related substances into the highest classification of illegal drugs under the Controlled Substances Act. That highest level of classification is called “Schedule I.” Schedule I drugs are deemed […]