5 Things You Need to Know this Thursday morning
WARMER THURSDAY BEFORE WET FRIDAY:
We start this morning out a little warm and very muggy, a pattern we'll see all day as our weather proves summer isn't quite over yet. Temperatures will soar under hazy sun this afternoon. Highs will hit around 88 in many areas and heat indices should be well into the 90s. We will keep it dry today, but storms will dive into Northern Indiana later today. Watch Chuck's full forecast.
NEW SOUTH SIDE ROUNDABOUT A WELCOME ADDITION:
Safer and more efficient commutes is the promise of city officials and the reason the Ballard administration is behind the construction of six new roundabouts in Marion County this year. A new roundabout is expected to open this month at Edgewood Avenue and McFarland Road on the city's south side. Watch Sunrise Reporter Kris Kirschner's story to learn more about the new roundabout and how it makes for a safer commute.
NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION HOSTS APPRECIATION DINNER FOR FIRST RESPONDERS:
One Indy neighborhood has had a crime watch for years is seeing great results. There were times when crime in the Eagledale neighborhood was high with a lot of break-ins, vandalism and theft. But community members say that has changed in a big way. Thanks to Crime Watch and strong partnerships, crime is down and the community is coming back strong. The Eagledale Neighborhood Association is hosting an appreciation dinner tonight to thank its first responders - police, firefighters and EMS workers. Learn more here.
ONE PERSON IN CUSTODY AFTER SHOTS FIRED ON CITY'S NORTHEAST SIDE:
Police took one person into custody after shots were fired in a northeast side neighborhood early Thursday morning. The shots were fired just before 2 a.m. around Brendon Way, just north of 56th Street near I-465. Police found one suspect, but called off the search before finding the other three. More details here.
READ BOB KRAVITZ'S LATEST COLUMN:
In his most recent column, Bob Kravitz delves in to the man that is Andrew Luck. "He's not Peyton Manning," Kravitz says, "But he's Andrew Luck, and that's more than good enough." Read his column here.