13 Investigates

13 Investigates
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EPA holds Franklin open house ahead of contamination clean up set to begin soon

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The EPA says the biggest concern is keeping contaminated dust from escaping into the air.Read more

Friend of Dayton mass shooter has central Indiana ties

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After a friend of the Dayton mass shooter was found to have bought ammunition and body armor used in the attack, 13 Investigates took a deeper dive into his history.Read more


13 Investigates: Angry residents never told of city’s plan to kill thousands of neighborhood fish

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13 Investigates has discovered a communication breakdown prevented important information from being shared with hundreds of residents, who had previously been told a...Read more

Plans for fish kill disputed by DPW and homeowners

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DPW starting dredging the pond on Monday, removing mud, silt and the dead fish. That work is expected to take about a week.Read more

Parents warned about dangers of small children playing near front-load washers

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A 13 investigates consumer alert for parents with front load washing machines.Read more

Time for technology, not talk, as children continue to die in hot cars

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In the past week, four children died in hot cars, bringing this year’s death toll to 25 including 3-year-old Oliver Dill of Evansville.Read more

History Channel behind push for Dillinger exhumation

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The notorious 1930's bank robber is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery.Read more

Body cam footage shows new details in Johnson Co. prosecutor domestic violence case

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Body camera video released by the Johnson County Sheriff's department is providing new information and details about the criminal investigation into then-county...Read more


Folklore historian believes John Dillinger's family is seeking ID confirmation

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13 Investigates spoke with a local historian with ties to Dillinger's history and some time-treasured artifacts in search of some possible answers after learning his...Read more

Your cell phone is talking behind your back – all night long

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The process is silent and it’s fast. In fact, while you are reading this story, the apps on your phone will likely be asked many times to deliver personal information to...Read more