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Marion Co Health Department back to school family day

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It's back to school for IPS on Monday, and Saturday thousands of families turned out for a free event to get their kids ready to learn.It's the 16th Annual Back to School Family Day and is held on the grounds of the Marion County Public Health Department.It draws thousands of families for the wide range of services available.Pamela Humes is program director for the organization called Covering Kids & Families in Central Indiana. "This year as in every year, we try to focus on the health of kids as they go back to school," she said.Read more

Marion Co Health Department back to school family day

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It's back to school for IPS on Monday, and Saturday thousands of families turned out for a free event to get their kids ready to learn.It's the 16th Annual Back to School Family Day and is held on the grounds of the Marion County Public Health Department.It draws thousands of families for the wide range of services available.Pamela Humes is program director for the organization called Covering Kids & Families in Central Indiana. "This year as in every year, we try to focus on the health of kids as they go back to school," she said.Read more

WATCH: Musomania Music & Arts Festival next week

WATCH: Musomania Music & Arts Festival next week

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Musomania will be held next week beginning Thursday, August 4th, at CERAland Park and Campground just outside of Columbus, IN. Organizers were on Eyewitness News Sunrise Saturday to talk about the event. Read more

Danville Police investigate "home invasion"

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Danville Police officers were were dispatched late Friday night to a home invasion with some unusual suspects. Read more

LATEST: IMPD officer under arrest for attempted murder

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Detectives have been granted an arrest warrant issued from Marion County charging the suspect, identified as 42-year-old Adrian Aurs of Indianapolis, with Attempted Murder.Read more

Alleged drunk driver hits 6 vehicles on interstate on city's east side

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It was a real-life version of amusement park bumper cars on I-465 and I-70 Friday night--an incident that was anything but amusing. Shortly before 8 p.m., a motorist reported an erratic driver in interstate traffic on the city's east side, and that several vehicles had been struck.Read more

Off-duty IMPD officer in custody for shooting IMPD detective

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A Metro Police officer is in custody for allegedly shooting a fellow officer at a south Indianapolis home.Read more

Gov. Pence plans GOP campaign trip to Nevada

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence plans his first visit to Nevada next week as Donald Trump's running mate on the Republican presidential ticket.Read more

Kyle Cox sentenced to 14 years in student sexting case

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Kyle Cox, the former Park Tudor basketball coach caught in an inappropriate relationship with a student, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.Read more

PHOTOS: Police release surveillance pictures of suspect in attempted child molestation

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Indianapolis Metro Police have released surveillance images of a man who broke into a home early Wednesday and tried to molest a child.Read more

Downed lines were cause of Indianapolis power outage

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Indianapolis Power & Light is investing the cause of an outage that has left nearly 13,000 customers without power.Read more

Meijer recalls salads, sandwiches due to salmonella risk

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Midwest retailer Meijer Inc. says some salads and sandwiches that it sells are being recalled due to a potential risk of salmonella contamination.Read more

WATCH: Today Show's Al Roker pokes fun at Kevin Rader in Philly

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Eyewitness News Reporter Kevin Rader caught up with the Today Show's Al Roker Wednesday morning in Philadelphia.Read more

Eli Lilly CEO to retire from company

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Eli Lilly and company announced Wednesday that President and CEO John C. Lechleiter will retire at the end of this year. David A. Ricks has been named his successorRead more

Surveillance video released of Castleton Gander Mountain firearms theft

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We're getting our first look at the men who stole a cache of weapons from Gander Mountain last week. Numerous long guns were stolen, and a $10,000 reward is being offered in the case.Read more

Five things to know for Saturday

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Good morning and welcome to another beautiful Saturday in Central Indiana. Here are some things you should know about that are going on today.Read more

Man wanted for traffic violations sideswipes ISP cruiser

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A man already wanted for traffic violations is under arrest after hitting an Indiana State Police car on Interstate 74 Friday.Read more

Celebration of life service Saturday for Becky Schenck

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The community is invited to celebrate the life of a Fishers wife and mother who believed death with dignity meant fighting to live every last day.Read more

Noblesville, New Pal celebrate civic pride in music videos

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Two central Indiana communities posted videos in response to Justin Timberlake's challenge for cities to create a video to his hit "Can't Stop The Feeling."Read more

Indy pastor keeping the faith despite break-ins

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Two bold break-ins will not scare away the pastor of a church in a high crime area of Indianapolis.Read more

WATCH: Kings Island is building a new roller coaster called Mystic Timbers

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Kings Island has begun construction on the amusement park's 4th wooden roller coaster. It includes steep cliffs, water, 16 hills, and a huge S-turn. While it's not open yet, ​​​​WTHR made the trip to Kings Island before school starts!Read more