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Indy honors local legend Florence Henderson

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Saturday the 500 festival honored the actress and Hoosier native Florence Henderson with a lifetime achievement award.Read more

Project Indy looks to increase summer youth employment

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Summer bounced in at Bankers Life Fieldhouse Saturday with music and dancers, face painters and family fun.Read more

Race fan has seen 70 Indy 500 races in a row

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Donald Huntington Smith has attended 70 Indianapolis 500 mile races in a rowRead more

It's Indy 500 eve, and race fans are getting ready

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On a mild, sunny, Turn 4 night, thousands turned out for the music-studded Legends Day concert.Read more


Indiana offers $10M in grants for teachers in STEM subjects

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The Indiana Commission for Higher Education will accept applications for the grants until June 30. Read more

Anderson Police officer expected to recover after crash with alleged drunk driver

Anderson Police officer expected to recover after crash with alleged drunk driver

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An Anderson Police Department officer is out of the hospital after being treated for minor injuries when a suspected drunken driver crashed head-on into his patrol car...Read more

Race fans flock to 500 parade

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Hundreds of thousands of people came out to watch the floats, displays and see the drivers who will be racing on Sunday. Memorial Day weekend started with a sea of red,...Read more

Drivers stay busy even without laps on day before Indy 500

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Before the greatest spectacle in racing Sunday comes the greatest autograph session in racing Saturday. All 33 Indy 500 drivers signed their names, making mementos and...Read more

Body found in Stoney Creek identified as missing Noblesville man

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Police say a body found Friday morning in Stoney Creek has been identified as a Noblesville man who was reported missing in early May.Read more

Speedway barber hears engines roar along with clippers

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Doug Hurst owns a barbershop right across the street from the track and puts his customers in the driver's seat when they sit in the old barber chairs.Read more

Celebrities join in celebrating Indy 500 weekend

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One of the best things about race weekend in Indianapolis on 500 weekend is that it's not always about the race. There is plenty for both serious and casual fans to...Read more
Grilling tips from local chef

Grilling tips from local chef

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A local Grill Master from Longhorn restaurants joined Eyewitness News anchor Naomi Pescovitz to get some hints on the best way to grill out this holiday weekend. Read more


WATCH: Pet Vet  summer dangers

WATCH: Pet Vet summer dangers

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As the temperatures start heating up Dr. Crowe talks about ways to keep your pet safe from the dangers of summer. Read more

Hundreds of thousands line downtown for 61st IPL 500 Festival Parade

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Celebrities, floats, balloons, band and more filled the streets of Indianapolis Saturday morning for the annual parade.Read more

Loss of grant funds threatens future of youth programs

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Young Men Incorporated was drumming for dollars Friday night.Read more

WTHR staffers gets IndyCar ride with true racing legend

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It's almost time for the greatest spectacle in racing, but before the IndyCar drivers took the track, some of us gave it a try.Read more

Storms bring down limbs, power lines

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The severe storms that rolled across Central Indiana Friday night are just the first wave of an active weather weekend.Read more