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What’s behind Indiana’s increase in child abuse reports?

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The number of Hoosier child abuse and neglect cases has risen consistently since 2011, according the Indiana Youth Institute’s annual KIDS COUNT in Indiana Data Book.Read more

What’s behind Indiana’s increase in child abuse reports?

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The number of Hoosier child abuse and neglect cases has risen consistently since 2011, according the Indiana Youth Institute’s annual KIDS COUNT in Indiana Data Book.Read more

Love More: Franklin family's simple message spreading through central Indiana

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Erin Davis and her 5-year-old daughter, Wren, have been helping to raise spirits and money with their "Love More" signs, stickers and t-shirts.Read more

5 things you need to know for Monday, Feb. 27

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

Kids Count survey: 1 in 5 Hoosier high school students 'seriously considered' suicide

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The Indiana Youth Institute's annual "Kids Count" study is officially out, showing us some of the problems Indiana kids are facing.Read more


Trader Joe's apple sauce recalled

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Trader Joe's Unsweetened Apple Sauces are being voluntarily recalled after pieces of glass were found in some of the products.Read more

Woman killed in hit and run crash on city's southwest side

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Police say they are looking for a red or maroon SUV that is likely damaged. They say that SUV hit and killed a woman on Kentucky Avenue Sunday night.Read more

Teen shot, killed on east side Sunday night

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IMPD says a 17-year-old was killed in a shooting near 10th and Rural Sunday night.Read more

WATCH: Queen of Free - Eating out the smart way

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This morning the Queen of Free is gives some tips on the best way to eat out. Read more

Wrong statements by lawmaker on solar energy stir backlash

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The third-ranking state Senate Republican wrongly said that an Indiana financial incentive for installing solar panels would disappear unless lawmakers supported his bill to revamp it.Read more

Deal reached to end nine-month lockout at South Bend factory

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More than 300 workers at a Honeywell factory in South Bend will soon be returning to those jobs after reaching an agreement to end a nine-month lockout.Read more

IMPD asking for help to identify sexual predator

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Sexual Assault detectives from the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department are asking the public for help to identify a sexual assault and rape suspect that dates back to 2013.Read more

Indianapolis airport considers updating 9-year-old terminal

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The Indianapolis International Airport is in the planning stages of an effort to update its passenger terminal and campus.Read more


Man arrested after leading police on chase on I-465, I-65

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A man is in police custody after they say he led them on a 13 minute chase that included part of I-465 and I-65 before coming to an end at Keystone and National Avenues on the south side.Read more

IMPD death investigation on the east side, foul play suspected

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Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department homicide detectives are investigating Sunday morning after a man was found dead in a home in the 2200 block of North Spencer Avenue near 21st and Emerson Avenue.Read more
WATCH: Home & Garden - toilet maintenance and repair

WATCH: Home & Garden - toilet maintenance and repair

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The chilly weather has forced Pat back inside this weekend and he has some tips on your toilet repair and maintenance.Read more

WATCH: Tanorria's Table - Shrimp and grits

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Chef Tanorria Askew shares a recipe on Weekend Sunrise that is just in time for Mardi Gras.Tanorria’s MasterChef Shrimp and GritsGrits3 c Polenta1 c Milk3 c Chicken Stock 1/2 c Butter1 Tb Salt1/2 c Heavy CreamShrimpRead more

Five things to know going on this week

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Here are five things going on this week around Central Indiana you should know about.Read more