13 Investigates

13 Investigates
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13 Investigates: Police expand investigation of contractor accused of scamming seniors

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The expanded investigation comes one week after 13 Investigates reported multiple incidents in which customers say the home improvement contractor accepted thousands of...Read more

Owner of Flora house where 4 girls died in fire wants release of police and fire records

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Josh Ayres and his company Birch Tree Holdings is fighting a federal lawsuit filed by the girls' mother, Gaylin Rose.Read more


Senator Donnelly calls on governor to push for EPA takeover in Franklin

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Senator Joe Donnelly and moms from Johnson County want the EPA to take over the investigation and cleanup of contamination in Franklin.Read more

Fix for IndyGo's paratransit bus service still months away

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The company hired to transport thousands of IndyGo bus passengers with disabilities says it will need several more months to fix ongoing service problems that now leave...Read more

13 Investigates: Contractor accused of "ripping off" senior citizens

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Almost eight months later, the work has yet to be started, and Redman says the company will not respond to her phone calls or e-mails.Read more

Homeowners concerned over discovery of more migrating toxins in Franklin

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Major findings on Forsythe Street in Franklin where cancer causing chemicals are showing up in the groundwater and soil along sewer lines. 13 Investigates looks at what...Read more

Federal lawsuit filed 2 years after four girls die in Flora house fire

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The mother of four girls who died in Flora two years ago has filed a "wrongful death lawsuit" against her former landlords and a product liability case.Read more

IndyGo issues fines, withholds nearly $1M for 'lousy' bus service for the disabled

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IndyGo has notified Transdev Services it is withholding nearly a million dollars for its "continuing failure to perform its contractual duties." IndyGo told 13...Read more


13 Investigates: Mother of girls killed in 2016 Flora fire files federal lawsuit

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The mother of four girls killed in a house fire in Flora almost two years ago has filed a federal lawsuit against her landlord and the makers of the stove.Read more

Sen. Donnelly calls for federal takeover of investigation and cleanup of toxins in Johnson County

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Senator Joe Donnelly is calling on the U.S. EPA to take over the entire investigation and cleanup of toxic chemicals in Johnson County after 13 Investigates discovered...Read more