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5 things you need to know for Thursday, May 25

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Happy Thursday! Here are five things you need to know this morning...Read more

Baby Janna's father to be sentenced Thursday for neglect conviction

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The man convicted of neglect in the death of his daughter, Baby Janna, will be sentenced Thursday.Read more

Armour Eckrich recalls breakfast sausage shipped to Indiana

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The Smok-y Cheddar breakfast sausage was shipped to distribution centers in Arkansas, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.Read more

Runners learn tools for defense against attackers

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Dozens of runners, mostly women, came together Wednesday to learn how to protect themselves.Read more


Dijon's family remembers 'courageous' person with NFL dreams

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A westside shooting death leaves lives upended, a family torn, a promising college football career in the dust.Read more

Mentors concerned about recent rash of crime involving youth and guns

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Community activist and mentor Robert Jackson is concerned about the rash of kid robberies, especially since in all of the cases, at least one of the youngsters is...Read more

Sebastien Bourdais leaves hospital

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Sebastien Bourdais walked out of Methodist hospital Wednesday afternoon. Bourdais tweeted about his journey....Read more

IMS has two-part safety plan for Indianapolis 500

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The weather warning system at IMS gives fans a chance to make their own decision regarding where to go during severe weather.Read more

Beech Grove mayor receives award after standing up against Walmart

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"We don't want to fine you because we need money. We want you to curb your behavior, and be a good corporate citizen," said Mayor Dennis Buckley after declaring Walmart...Read more

Vandals destroy historic headstones

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Vandals targeted a cemetery in Franklin, damaging or destroying a dozen headstones.Read more

Indiana tech company to create 185 new jobs

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A cloud-based software company, myCOI, is expanding in Indianapolis and plans to create 185 high wage jobs by 2021.Read more

Ellen sends child presidential expert Macey to Indiana

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Macey Hensley is a kid who loves presidents and history, and she got to check out Hartford City's Civil War Days.Read more


IMPD arrests Ohio murder suspect on east side

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Metro Police cornered and arrested a man on the east side who was wanted for murdering a teenager in Cleveland, Ohio.Read more

Graco recalls 25,000 car seats

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Graco announced the recall of more than 25,000 car seats because webbing did not meet federal requirements in crash tests.Read more

Acid spill closes State Road 144; no injuries

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An intersection in Johnson County was shut down Wednesday morning as hazardous materials crews responded.Read more

DNR urges homeowners not to plant ornamental pear trees

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The Department of Natural Resources says Bradford pears may be a popular landscaping tree, but they're also a nuisance that can spread. Read more

Kroger replaces Marsh as title sponsor of Symphony on the Prairie

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Kroger signed on for a four-year commitment.Read more