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Man killed in shooting on city's northeast side

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The shooting happened near 31st Street & Gladstone Avenue around 10 p.m. Tuesday night.Read more

More rain, storms hamper cleanup in Kokomo

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Thousands of Kokomo residents remain without power Thursday morning as cleanup begins from Wednesday's storms.Read more

PHOTO: Rainbow peeks through Indianapolis storm clouds

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In the midst of all the turbulence Wednesday evening, a rainbow over Indianapolis was a sign that everything would be okay.Read more

Red Cross opens shelter in Kokomo for Hoosiers displaced by storms

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With so many homes destroyed, the Red Cross set up a shelter to give people a safe place to spend the night.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

Kokomo neighborhood of Cedar Crest hit hard by Wednesday's storms

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A tornado devastated dozens of homes in Kokomo's Cedar Crest neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.Read more

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

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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