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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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Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight said 10-15 minor injuries were reported due to Wednesday's storms. No casualties have been reported.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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With so many homes destroyed, the Red Cross set up a shelter to give people a safe place to spend the night.Read more

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

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WTHR is working with the American Red Cross and our Emergency Relief Network to help Hoosiers affected by the recent tornado outbreak.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

Tornado reported on the ground in Kokomo

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A large tornado was reported on the ground in Kokomo. The twister flatted the Starbucks at Markland Mall.Read more

Car fires paint gun at bystanders

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Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle suspected of firing a paint gun at a group of people who were standing at a bus stop on the IUPUI campus Tuesday night.Read more

Police search for suspect in Mooresville gas station robbery

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The Mooresville Police Department needs your help identifying a man who robbed a Casey's gas station Monday evening and took off.Read more

Notre Dame plans dedication for new center in Ireland

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The University of Notre Dame plans to dedicate a center in Ireland that offers programs in a wide variety of academic disciplines.Read more
EPA finding lead inside homes at contaminated Indiana site

EPA finding lead inside homes at contaminated Indiana site

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is detecting high levels of lead in samples of dust and dirt tracked inside homes at a northwest Indiana public housing complex where soil is tainted with industrial contaminants.Read more