5 Things You Need to Know this Monday morning
HOT AND MUGGY TODAY WITH FOG THIS MORNING AND STORMS POSSIBLE TONIGHT:
It is a muggy, warm start to the day and in many areas we're seeing fog this morning. This will all be followed by hazy sunshine and a slight storm chance tonight. Highs will top out at 89 but some towns could see 90 for the first time this year. Try and stay cool, because heat indices will be in the 90s to near 100 in spots. Watch Chuck's full forecast.
READ BOB KRAVITZ'S COLUMNS STARTING TODAY ON WTHR.COM
WTHR is thrilled to welcome Bob Kravitz to the WTHR team today! He appeared on the Sunrise show this morning and look for his columns, commentary and report card on all things sports starting today on wthr.com!
INDIANA'S SAME-SEX MARRIAGE DEBATE HITS MAJOR MILESTONE THIS WEEK:
The debate over same-sex marriage in Indiana hits a major milestone this week. An appeals court in Chicago will decide whether to overturn the state's ban. Supporters Eyewitness News has talked to are keeping a cool head and a positive outlook. Read more here.
PARENTS AND VOLUNTEERS MUST FOLLOW SCHOOL POLICIES ON ANTI-BULLYING:
Now that classes are in full swing parents may be thinking about putting some time in at their child's school. But before anyone can volunteer, they'll have to be schooled on one of the biggest issues facing children today. Beginning this year, there are new policies that even parents have to follow with regards to anti-bullying. Learn more ?here?.
MICHAEL BROWN'S FAMILY PREPARES TO LAY HIM TO REST:
After weeks of community protests, the family of Michael Brown is asking for silence and peace as they lay him to rest. The funeral Monday will be a chance for people to focus on mourning the 18-year-old who liked computer games and had been eager to start college. Read more details here.