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Gary Thompson sentenced to 30 years, 10 of them suspended, in deadly Richmond Hill explosion

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A fourth Richmond Hill suspect, Gary Thompson, was sentenced Friday to 30 years, 10 of them suspended, after pleading guilty to an arson charge in the deadly 2012 explosion.Read more

Greenwood man's death investigated as a homicide

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A quiet neighborhood in Johnson County got flooded with sheriff's deputies Friday morning after a woman found her son dead.Read more

VP-Elect Mike Pence lights final Christmas tree as Indiana's governor

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Vice President-elect Mike Pence will light his final Christmas tree Friday as Indiana's governor.Read more

I-70 WB reopens after crash west of Plainfield near SR 39

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Use US 40 through Plainfield as detour until further notice.Read more


WZPL Request-A-Thon celebrates 20 years of granting wishes for Indiana kids

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Back for its 20th year, the WZPL Make-A-Wish Request-A-Thon is on now through 6 p.m. Friday on 99.5.Read more

Sugar Creek Twp FD in Hancock Co. delivering supplies to Gatlinburg today

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Off-duty firefighters will be delivering supplies to first responders that have spent days fighting fires in the Smoky Mountains.Read more

UPDATE: Man killed in shooting on city's west side identified

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The shooting happened around midnight at the Speedway gas station at Rockville and High School Roads.Read more

Warren Central student killed in east side house fire

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A teenage boy has died in a Thursday evening fire on the east side near 21st St. and Cumberland Rd.Read more

Workers hope Trump will save their jobs too

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While the Carrier deal is good for some, others are left out in the cold.Read more

Man killed on city's southwest side after he was run over by car that was apparently stolen

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One person is dead after a hit-and-run crash on the southwest side of Indianapolis.Read more

VIDEO: Burglary suspect breaks through wall in tobacco store theft

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Store managers believe the thief got away with thousands of dollars in tobacco products and related items.Read more

IU dismisses head football coach Kevin Wilson; Tom Allen named as replacement

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The Kevin Wilson era has shockingly come to an end at Indiana University. After six seasons in Bloomington, IU abruptly dismissed its head football coach Thursday afternoon. Tom Allen has been named as Wilson's replacement.Read more


Dog abandoned at Lebanon truck stop making good recovery

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He was abandoned, abused and left for dead in Boone County back in October. But Jay, a pit bull mix, has made a remarkable turnaround in a relatively short period of time.Read more

Fishers Police: Ex-employee in custody after shots fired at business

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One person is in custody after Fishers Police say an ex-employee fired shots at Newgistics. No injuries were reported.Read more

Person in critical condition after northeast-side shooting

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A person was shot around 9:15 a.m. Thursday at 20th Street and Parker Avenue on Indianapolis' northeast side.Read more

Man convicted in 2015 murder on city's east side to be sentenced

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Terrance Richardson was convicted of a murder in October of 2015 near New York and Rural on the city's east side.Read more

Trump, Pence announce deal to keep Carrier jobs in Indianapolis

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Citing his "love affair" with Indiana, President-elect Donald Trump announced a deal to keep around 1,000 Carrier jobs in Indianapolis after the company had announced plans to move to Mexico and lay off workers.Read more