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Five things to know for Saturday

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Happy Saturday! Here are five things to get your day started.Read more

Thieves arrested for targeting homes of Hancock County dead

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Police say a man and woman worked together to steal from the dead in Hancock County.Read more

Southern Indiana woman shaken by racist graffiti on home, vehicle

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A southern Indiana woman has a heartbreaking viral video after finding someone had vandalized her home and car with hate speech.Read more

Indiana court tosses woman's feticide conviction

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The Indiana Court of Appeals has overturned the feticide conviction of a woman found guilty of killing the premature infant she delivered after ingesting abortion-inducing drugs.Read more

Pence endorses Holcomb as next GOP nominee for governor

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Donald Trump's new running mate Mike Pence says Indiana's lieutenant governor should take his place on the November ballot as the GOP nominee for governor.Read more

Body found in White River near Fishers

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A group of kayakers made a shocking discovery on the White River Friday afternoon. They called police after seeing a body in the river near Conner Prairie.Read more

Mike Pence's candidacy could prevent Illinois man's pardon

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Donald Trump's decision to have Mike Pence as his running mate on the GOP presidential ticket may put in limbo a historic pardon request to the Indiana governor from a wrongfully convicted Illinois man.Read more

IMPD investigating triple homicide at Indianapolis northeast side apartment

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Three people were found dead inside an apartment on the Indianapolis northeast side early Friday. A one-year-old girl was found unharmed inside the apartment.Read more

IU reports early morning armed robbery near campus

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IU says an armed robbery occurred near Kilroy's. An armed man was last seen heading towards campus.Read more

Gas station clerk killed in west side shooting

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The woman was found shot in the parking lot around 3 a.m. Friday. She was pronounced dead at the hospital.Read more

City of Indianapolis lists resource centers to shelter from heat

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The IMPD Homeland Security Bureau is encouraging people to take precautions against the heat by drinking water, limiting activity and utilizing local resources with air conditioning such as libraries, shopping centers, and community centers.Read more

Clear the Shelters this Saturday

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Clear the Shelters is trying to match deserving animals with loving and permanent homes. Join WTHR this Saturday to find a new four-footed friend to make your family complete!Read more

Wife of fallen officer gets tattoo in his honor

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The wife of a police officer killed in the line of duty has gotten a tattoo in his honor.Read more

Man killed after being struck by semi on I-69

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An unidentified man was killed early Saturday when struck by a truck at I-69 and Exit 1 on the north east side.Read more

Boy battling brain cancer deputized by Indiana sheriff's department

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A 5-year-old Louisville boy fighting terminal brain cancer received a special honor Friday.Read more

Black bear spotted again in southern Indiana, moving north

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The Washington County Sheriff confirms a bear sighting near Pekin, Indiana.Read more

WWII vet skydives into his 90s with birthday jump

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A Hoosier veteran celebrated his 90th birthday by jumping out of an airplane!Read more

Firefighters investigating prank phone call to Columbus Waffle House

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Firefighters say someone called the Waffle House restaurant around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, claiming to be with the fire department and telling an employee to "reset the fire suppression system" in the hood system over the grill.Read more

Firefighter paralyzed in 1995 crash surprised with new van

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Former Wayne Township firefighter Rod Lambert was surprised by co-workers who presented him with a specially equipped van to help him get around.Read more

Indy Thunder brings "Beep Baseball" to Victory Field

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The Indy Thunder is bringing "Beep Baseball" to Victory Field Friday night.Read more