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Murdered IU student's mom helps carry on her daughter's memory

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Hannah Wilson's mom is making sure her daughter's memory will live on through service dogs trained to help others.Read more

Colts players, lawmakers turn out to help Kokomo tornado victims

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Residents of tornado-ravaged Kokomo are calling out for help - and that call is being answered.Read more

Montgomery County reeling from EF-2 tornado

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The tiny town of Mace was torn apart by the tornado.Read more

Police, residents concerned about looting following Kokomo storms

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There are reports of looting in some of the hardest hit areas in Howard County. Police in Kokomo say it is one of their biggest concerns.Read more

"There is nothing": Kokomo neighborhood begins recovery from tornadoes

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Many Kokomo residents were forced to find somewhere else to stay after tornadoes damaged homes in several neighborhoods Wednesday.Read more

Kokomo residents face long recovery, but many still grateful to survive tornado

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At the Garden Square Apartments, rooftops were lifted off, large trees snapped in half and hearts are heavy.Read more

Starbucks manager's quick thinking saves customers during Kokomo tornado

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Among the many impressive stories emerging from Wednesday's storms is what happened at the Kokomo Starbucks at the Markland Mall.Read more

Chopper 13 flies over Indiana tornado damage

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Chopper 13 is flying over storm-damaged areas in central Indiana.Read more

One dead, two injured in south side crash

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One man died and two others were critically injured in a two-car crash shortly after 8 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Troy Avenue and Shelby Street on Indianapolis' south side.Read more

Gov. Pence visits storm-ravaged Kokomo

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Gov. Mike Pence is visiting Kokomo, Ind. Thursday morning after the city was hit by a EF3 tornado Wednesday.Read more

5 Things You Need to Know this Thursday morning

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Tornado, storm cleanup; Stormy Thursday forecast. Here are 5 Things You Need to Know to start your day:Read more

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

Five tornadoes confirmed in central Indiana Wednesday

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The National Weather Service says the tornado that flattened a Kokomo Starbucks had winds estimated as high as 152 mph.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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Hundreds of Kokomo residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed in Wednesday's tornado outbreak are staying at the Red Cross Shelter at the Kokomo Events Center on North Reed Rd.Read more

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

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Call the WTHR Cares phone bank at 1-877-987-1313 until 6:30 pm to make a donation over the phone.Read more

Bryan Clauson celebration of life ceremony interrupted by tornado warning

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What was meant to be a celebration of the life of Bryan Clauson at the Kokomo Speedway turned into a weather emergency Wednesday.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