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Mom calls for more security after fight breaks out at Fishers AAU basketball game

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An Indianapolis mother wants security put at the top of the list at a local basketball gym for kids. Read more

Neighbors use event to draw attention to unsolved murder while honoring victim

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Debbie Parish and her 9-year-old son, Jason, have been busy the last few weeks making posters, collecting school supplies and spreading the word about this year's...Read more

State Street construction puts wrench in Purdue move-in plans

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Eyewitness News learned Tuesday that while parts of State Street will open by August 13, the main drag through campus will stay closed.Read more

Purdue camp shut down as police investigate incidents including sex crimes

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Purdue University police and university administrators are investigating alleged incidents of sex crimes and other incidents committed by and on children attending a...Read more


Police warn of drug needles in public places

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The heroin epidemic gripping our state now has a new danger affecting people who don't even use drugs.Read more

Waters protégé talks about his influence

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Most of an injured police officer's friends won't be able to personally visit him in the ICU, but one of them is sharing just how much he means to our city.Read more

Police make arrest in May shooting of 16-year-old

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Jawon Betts was arrested for the shooting of a 16-year-old on the north side.Read more

Back to School: What not to do

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Don't procrastinate, don't compare your child to others and don't dwell on struggles.Read more

City-County Council approves $20 million for justice center project

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The council passed the proposal giving $20 million to the project at its meeting Monday night.Read more

Two robbery suspects in custody thanks to efforts of retired deputy

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Police say the deputy followed the suspect vehicle, putting himself in harm's way, until police could arrive.Read more

2 shot on northeast side Tuesday afternoon

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Two people were shot on the northeast side within 15 minutes of each other Tuesday afternoon.Read more

5 things you need to know for Tuesday, July 25

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Happy Tuesday! Here are five things you need to know this morning...Read more


John Stehr gives update on his heart surgery recovery

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Eyewitness News anchor John Stehr said he's overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from WTHR viewers. John announced he's stepping away from WTHR for several months...Read more

Families of murder victims come together for vigil

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Family members of murder victims, connected by tragedy, came together for a prayer vigil Monday evening in Indianapolis.Read more

Recognized charter school shuts down two Indianapolis locations

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Twenty-five charter schools have closed over the past four years, including two in Indianapolis from a nationally recognized program. As the buildings sit empty, some...Read more

Keeping up with Quintez: Summer jobs program ends on a high note

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Each of the 34 teens that started a summer jobs program in Indianapolis finished the job this week, picking up their final paycheck from Mayor Joe Hogsett Monday.Read more

Council proposes $13 minimum wage for city workers, mayor says "not so fast"

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The Democratic-controlled City-County Council wants to give city-county workers a pay raise, but that plan could be in jeopardy.Read more