5 Things You Need to Know this Tuesday morning
MAY HAVE RECORD LOW TEMPS TODAY AND FOR JULY:
Temps are currently in the 40s and 50s across the area, and are running about 10 degrees cooler than 24 hours ago. As of right now, Indianapolis is on pace to have the coolest July on record! Clouds will increase as we go into the afternoon with a slight chance for a shower or storm as temps top out in the mid 70s. It won't be as cool tonight as it is this morning, but we'll still drop below our normal low of 66. Watch Nicole's full forecast.
CENTER GROVE SCHOOLS START CLASS TODAY:
Safety and security are the main goals behind $42 million in renovations at schools across the Center Grove school district. Eight buildings have undergone or are in the process of remodeling or upgrades. Students and parents will get a chance to see many of the changes when students return to class today. Check out Reporter Kris Kirschner's story about the renovations and upgrades.
CITY-COUNTY COUNCIL TO HEAR OPINION ON PUBLIC SAFETY TAX HIKE:
A proposal that aims to raise taxes to hire more police officers in Indianapolis is drawing a strong reaction. City officials want to hear your opinion about the proposal tonight at a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. on the second floor of the City-County Building. The tax increase would mean an annual cost of about $100 for the average Marion County taxpayer. Learn how the city wants to use the extra tax dollars.
DOCTOR'S CONDITION WORSENING AFTER CONTRACTING EBOLA:
The health of an American doctor who contracted Ebola in Africa is deteriorating, according to a former colleague. Dr. Kent Brantly is suffering fever, headache and abdominal pain in an isolation unit for Ebola patients on the outskirts of Liberia's capital of Monrovia. Brantly is an Indianapolis native and graduated from Indiana University's School of Medicine. Learn more about Brantly and his condition.
ARREST MADE IN HANCOCK COUNTY MURDER:
The Hancock County Sheriff's Department made an arrest Monday in connection with the murder of an Indianapolis woman. Amanda Gonzales was arrested on a murder charge, and also faces a charge of assisting a criminal. Katrina L. Miller, 23, was found dead in a Hancock County field last Thursday night. The coroner determined she died from a gunshot wound to the head and that her death was a homicide. More details in the case.