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WATCH: Video shows tornado destroying Kokomo Starbucks

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Viewer video shows a large tornado on the ground in Kokomo flattening the Starbucks at Markland Mall.Read more

Kokomo tornado was EF3 with 165 mph winds; Howard County under state of emergency

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The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF3 tornado touched down in Kokomo Wednesday afternoon, with winds up to 165 mph.Read more

Tornado reported on the ground in Kokomo

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A large tornado was reported on the ground in Kokomo. The twister flatted the Starbucks at Markland Mall.Read more

Car fires paint gun at bystanders

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Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle suspected of firing a paint gun at a group of people who were standing at a bus stop on the IUPUI campus Tuesday night.Read more

Police search for suspect in Mooresville gas station robbery

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The Mooresville Police Department needs your help identifying a man who robbed a Casey's gas station Monday evening and took off.Read more

Notre Dame plans dedication for new center in Ireland

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The University of Notre Dame plans to dedicate a center in Ireland that offers programs in a wide variety of academic disciplines.Read more

EPA finding lead inside homes at contaminated Indiana site

EPA finding lead inside homes at contaminated Indiana site

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is detecting high levels of lead in samples of dust and dirt tracked inside homes at a northwest Indiana public housing complex where soil is tainted with industrial contaminants.Read more

Purdue entomologist returns moth library book 60 years late

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A Purdue University entomology professor has returned a copy of "The Moths of the Limberlost" that he checked out 60 years ago at age 8.Read more

12 heroin overdoses reported in Jennings County Tuesday evening

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Authorities in Jennings County are warning about a dangerous batch of heroin that caused 12 overdoses Tuesday evening.Read more

"Maddie's Minions" spread message of hope downtown

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Maddie Ross died in 2014. Her family dressed up Tuesday to promote a toy drive put on by an organization created in her honor.Read more

Indy pizza shop wants to offer free pizza for guns

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A local pizza shop is planning a new promotion to help keep their northeast side neighborhood safe.Read more

Dangerous new drug linked to 50 deaths, 2 in Indiana

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A brand new synthetic drug is being blamed for more than 50 deaths in just a couple of months, including two here in Indiana.Read more

Local magician impresses America's Got Talent judges -- even Simon!

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A local magician seems to have won over Simon Cowell on this season of America's Got Talent.Read more

Franklin Township "creeper" may not have broken the law

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Indianapolis Metro Police have dedicated extra resources to figuring out what's behind a man peering into the windows of homes in Franklin Township.Read more

Survivor of car-train crash thanks firefighters who saved her life

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Nearly seven weeks since a car-train accident left her critically hurt, an Indianapolis woman is thanking the first responders who helped save her life.Read more

Man and woman found dead in Pittsboro home

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Police are looking for motive in what they believe was a murder-suicide in a home in downtown Pittsboro.Read more

UPDATE: IMPD identifies officer who mistakenly shot homeowner during 911 callout

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Indianapolis Metro Police have identified the officer involved in a shooting that left a homeowner who called for help injured.Read more

Final Devour Downtown underway

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Hope you're hungry, because Devour Downtown kicked off Monday for its summer event.Read more

Kokomo apartment complex closed off because of storm damage

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Police closed off access to Park Place Apartments after Wednesday's storms. Extensive damage has residence sheltering elsewhere.Read more

WTHR Cares: Donate to help Hoosiers affected by Wednesday's tornado outbreak

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WTHR is working with the American Red Cross and our Emergency Relief Network to help Hoosiers affected by the recent tornado outbreak.Read more