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Speedway barber hears engines roar along with clippers

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Doug Hurst owns a barbershop right across the street from the track and puts his customers in the driver's seat when they sit in the old barber chairs.Read more

Celebrities join in celebrating Indy 500 weekend

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One of the best things about race weekend in Indianapolis on 500 weekend is that it's not always about the race. There is plenty for both serious and casual fans to...Read more
Grilling tips from local chef

Grilling tips from local chef

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A local Grill Master from Longhorn restaurants joined Eyewitness News anchor Naomi Pescovitz to get some hints on the best way to grill out this holiday weekend. Read more
WATCH: Pet Vet  summer dangers

WATCH: Pet Vet summer dangers

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As the temperatures start heating up Dr. Crowe talks about ways to keep your pet safe from the dangers of summer. Read more


Hundreds of thousands line downtown for 61st IPL 500 Festival Parade

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Celebrities, floats, balloons, band and more filled the streets of Indianapolis Saturday morning for the annual parade.Read more

Loss of grant funds threatens future of youth programs

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Young Men Incorporated was drumming for dollars Friday night.Read more

WTHR staffers gets IndyCar ride with true racing legend

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It's almost time for the greatest spectacle in racing, but before the IndyCar drivers took the track, some of us gave it a try.Read more

Storms bring down limbs, power lines

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The severe storms that rolled across Central Indiana Friday night are just the first wave of an active weather weekend.Read more

Search continues for suspect in downtown sexual assaults

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Police have published a photograph of Anthony D. Jones hoping someone will help them find him.Read more

Thousands pack IMS for Carb Day

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Cars tore up the track in the final practice before Sunday's 500.Read more

X Ambassadors unable to perform at 500 Festival Parade; Kaufman steps in

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The X Ambassadors say they are unable to attend the IPL 500 Festival Parade this weekend due to a band member being ill.Read more

Fortville teacher saves student from choking...again

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After saving his life, an 11-year-old student wrote a thank you note to his teacher.Read more


Dad continues race tradition with his three sons

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Chris Clemens went to his first race with his dad. Now, he's following suit with his own sons in turn four of IMS.Read more

Prosecutors: Ex-NFL player is the victim of $4.5M fraud

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Federal prosecutors say a money manager stole more than $4.5 million from an unnamed former NFL player who played several years for the Indianapolis Colts.Read more

Salvation Army sues Indiana children's museum over expansion

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The Salvation Army is suing the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, saying the museum's $35 million expansion project violates the organization's rights to property...Read more

Parking and transportation for the Indy 500

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Everything you need to know about parking and transportation for race day.Read more

How to find WTHR on cable

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WTHR-TV is the NBC affiliate for Indianapolis and central Indiana. This is how to find WTHR's signal over-the-air, on cable and satellite.Read more