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Cats, dogs removed from filthy Madison County home

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Deputies removed more than a dozen cats and three dogs from a home in southwest Madison County.Read more

Indianapolis mother claims RFRA defense in child abuse case

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An Indiana mother is hoping to use Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act as a defense for what prosecutors call child abuse.Read more

Franklin Township "creeper" suspect in court

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The Franklin Township "creeper" suspect Weston Gray appeared in court for his initial hearing Wednesday afternoon.Read more

Two dead in separate Indianapolis shootings Wednesday afternoon

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Two people are dead in separate shootings in Indianapolis Wednesday afternoon.Read more

Indianapolis begins installing new street lights for the first time in decades

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The city and IPL are installing more streetlights as part of Mayor Joe Hogsett's "Operation Night Light" program.Read more

Kokomo on long road to recovery one week after tornadoes

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One week ago today, severe storms struck central Indiana. The worst of it hit Kokomo with tornadoes destroying homes and changing lives.Read more

Indianapolis man suspected in domestic terrorism plot in court on unrelated charge

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An Indianapolis man who became the focus of a potential domestic terrorism investigation after a traffic stop was in court Wednesday.Read more

Five Things to know for Wednesday

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One person had died after a crash in Fishers on State Road 37.Read more

Shoplifting suspect scuffles with officer, flees crash on Westfield Blvd

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Metro Police are still searching for a woman who fought with an IMPD officer in the parking lot of the Nora Kroger store, then ran away from a car crash on Westfield Blvd. moments later.Read more

Franklin Township schools downplay bedbug reports at high school

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A central Indiana school district is responding to information shared on social media about bedbugs in a school.Read more

Suspected 'Franklin Township Creeper' arrested at home

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The man accused of being the "Franklin Township Creeper" was arrested Tuesday afternoon.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. Click to find out how you can help.Read more

VIDEO: Mom claims adult was refereeing fight between two teenage girls

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A mother is speaking out about a fight involving her daughter that was posted on Facebook. She's concerned that another mother reportedly is refereeing the fight.Read more

PHOTOS: Anderson Police seeking to identify home invasion suspects

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Police in Anderson released photos of two suspects who attacked a homeowner and ransacked his house.Read more

Kokomo clean-up continues one week after devastating tornadoes

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It was one week ago today that tornadoes swept through Kokomo and Howard County, leaving behind a devastating trail of destruction. There is still much cleanup ahead.Read more

IMPD officer fighting for right to sue gun store

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Indiana's highest court will decide if a lawsuit filed by an Indianapolis police officer against an east side gun store can go forward.Read more

Second arrest in slayings of 3 in northwest Indiana

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Authorities in northwestern Indiana have made another arrest in the slayings of three people found stabbed to death last weekend.Read more

Indiana court considering wounded officer's gun sale suit

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The Indiana Supreme Court is considering whether a police officer's lawsuit against the sporting goods store that sold a handgun later used to wound him can go forward despite a state law giving gun sellers significant immunity.Read more

Your Money with Elaine Bedel: Are you covered for a storm?

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Financial advisor Elaine Bedel talks about how much coverage you need to weather the kind of storm Kokomo saw last week.Read more

Tesla planning upgrade to semi-autonomous Autopilot system

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Tesla Motors is planning improvements to its semi-autonomous Autopilot system after a fatal crash earlier this summer.Read more