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5 Things You Need to Know on this Tuesday morning

Warm forecast, inbound I-69 backups and more.
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UNSEASONABLY WARM FORECAST:
9 degrees on Nov. 1? Chuck Lofton says today and tomorrow will be unseasonably warm before rain and 60s return Thursday. Watch his forecast.

MAJOR BACKUPS ON INBOUND I-69:
Crashes and roadwork are causing major backups on inbound I-69 Tuesday morning. Backups began because of 116th Street bridge construction, and are continuing because of several crashes. Find updates here.

SWAT STANDOFF SUSPECT LINKED TO ZIONSVILLE MURDER, IMPD HQ SHOOTINGS:
Police say the suspect involved in a SWAT standoff on Indianapolis' far northeast side Monday afternoon has been connected to recent shootings at IMPD headquarters and the September murder of an 82-year-old Zionsville man. Damoine Wilcoxson surrendered peacefully around 4:15 p.m. Monday after a hours-long standoff with IMPD at an apartment complex near Shadeland Avenue and Mill View Drive. Learn more.

INDY TEEN MISSING SINCE SUNDAY NIGHT:
A local teen has been missing since Sunday night. Family members say 13-year-old Mackenzie Eckert was last seen in the 1400 block of North Dearborn Street. She is described as 5-foot-4, weighing 180 pounds with blonde hair and hazel eyes. They aren't sure what she might be wearing or if she's with anyone else. Learn more.

BROWNSBURG EIGHTH GRADERS WEIGH IN ON ELECTION:
With the election one week away, registered voters aren't the only ones getting anxious for the final results. Some school kids are, as well. Click here to learn what Brownsburg eighth graders had to say about learning about the election process and the major candidates. See WTHR's voter guide here.