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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 a several months...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 a several months...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

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

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


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

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

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

Road to recovery is long for man shot at east side gas station last summer

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The family of an Indianapolis man shot in August 2016 have not given up hope on justice.Read more

Councilor leads new push to ban smoking in city parks

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A City-County councilor hopes to expand the city's smoking ban to include parks and playgrounds.Read more


Series of deadly highway crashes highlights importance of defensive driving

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In the last week, we've had three deadly accidents on Indiana highways. The victims were killed in car wrecks that occurred in traffic stopped or slowed down for road...Read more

Letterman archives bring broadcast history to Ball State

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Archivists at Ball State are researching and cataloging the collection for the Letterman Archives, which will eventually help students learn about the history of comedy...Read more

Seymour man's mom's ashes lost in the mail

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A Seymour man made arrangements to bring his mother's ashes home to Indiana for burial, but she has been "lost in the mail."Read more

Woman recovered from water at Cataract Falls

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The body of a 61-year-old woman at the Upper Falls in Cataract State Recreation Area Monday afternoon.Read more

Ten Point Coalition says Pence headlining fundraising lunch

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - An Indianapolis anti-violence group says Vice President Mike Pence will be returning to his home state as the main speaker for its fundraising...Read more