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Court documents reveal new details about voyeurism case

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Court documents are revealing new details about a voyeurism investigation in Indianapolis. David Wise is accused of setting up a cell phone to record video inside a Kroger restroom. Marion County prosecutors say at this point they believe there is just one victim right now, and that’s the man who found the cell phone, but they say ...

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Porter Jr. shines in Wizards’ win over Pacers

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Otto Porter Jr. made six 3-pointers, finished with 25 points and eight rebounds, and the Washington Wizards won their fourth straight, a 111-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Thursday night. The Wizards made nine 3-pointers and led by as many as 19 points in the first half. The Pacers turned the ball over eight times in the ...

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Psychologist on how to talk to kids about tragic events

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Events like this week’s murder of two teens in Carroll County can spark conversations of safety between parents and kids. It can be a tough conversation when your kids see tragic events in their community, especially involving other children. “I have kids myself, one of them the same age, and no parent should ever have to go ...

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IMPD investigating ‘suspicious’ death of infant

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the “suspicious” death of a four-month-old. According to the IMPD, officers were called to the 3700 block of Elmonte Court around 3:45 Thursday afternoon for an unresponsive infant. After arriving on scene, officers discovered the infant unresponsive and began administering life-saving efforts immediately. The child was transported to Community Hospital ...

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Local restaurants close to support immigrant staff members

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Across the country Thursday, grassroots “A Day Without Immigrants” protests were held. Cities from Detroit, Chicago, Austin, Minneapolis and Indianapolis took part. A local restaurant owner closed four businesses in solidarity with their employees. The owners of Delicia, La Mulita, The Northside Social and The Nook said some employees told them they weren’t showing up, so the ...

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The murder of Shawn Greene was no accident

LAWRENCE, Ind. (WISH) – On March 17, 2016 Shawn Green navigated through Indianapolis’ east side. According to police, Greene was headed home just before 2 a.m., when he suddenly lost control and crashed his motorcycle into a ditch at 46th and Hartman. A passerby witnessed the aftermath of the crash and called 9-1-1. Medics soon arrived but Greene would not survive. ...

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2 county employees arrested on forgery and misconduct charges

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Police arrested two former Marion County Traffic Court bailiffs. They’re accused of forging documents to help people get out of traffic tickets. Marion County prosecutors charged Evelyn Hughes and Carnetta Arthur with forgery and official misconduct. Hughes also faces multiple counts of bribery because she received money in exchange for her work. Prosecutors believe Hughes profited thousands ...

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IMPD investigation leads to 4 arrests

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says a nearly two-month investigation has led to the arrests of violent offenders. According to IMPD, 29-year-old Ronald Graham, Devin Price, 28, 27-year-old Phillip Jones and Brian Grimes, 28, were all taken into custody. Police said that Graham, who began selling heroin to an undercover officer in Jan., was stopped in the ...

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Man found guilty in 2015 homicide case

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The man accused of murder in a 2015 homicide case has been found guilty. The trial for Julius Gordon, charged in the March 2015 fatal shooting of John Kinsey Jr. that happened on the city’s west side, began on Monday. Haley McKibben mugshot (Provided Photo/IMPD)   Gordon was found guilty on all counts, including murder, felony murder, robbery and conspiracy ...

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Care team at Riley Hospital reuniting with ‘miracle baby’

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A care team at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is reuniting with a mother and her baby, who suffered a life-threatening intestinal disorder when he was born. Baby Jaden, his twin brother and mother. (Provided Photo/Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health) According to a release, on July 5, 2016 Alexis McGraw, a new teen ...

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Billy Joel to perform at Bankers Life Fieldhouse

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Billy Joel is coming to Indianapolis in 2017. Pacers Sports & Entertainment and Live Nations announced Wednesday Billy Joel will perform at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday, Nov. 3. “We are excited to welcome back to Indianapolis one of the biggest superstars in the history of rock and roll, whose music is truly a part of the ...

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Indiana Supreme Court to hear Bob Leonard’s appeal in Richmond Hill case

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) —  The Richmond Hill explosion case will be back in court on Thursday morning. Attorneys for Bob Leonard will ask the Indiana Supreme Court to overturn his convictions connected to the deadly explosion. Last year, a jury convicted Leonard of 51 charges including murder, arson and conspiracy to commit arson. Leonard is serving two life without parole sentences, ...

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New sexual abuse unit to open at Riley Hospital for Children

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health is improving the way it handles sexual abuse victims. The hospital is already home to the Pediatric Center of Hope, which specializes in sexual abuse, but now those patients will have their own unit in the emergency department. Each year the Center of Hope at Riley treats about 300 new ...

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Indy 500 race countdown begins Thursday with ticket unveiling

INDIANAPOLIS Ind. (WISH) — There are only 101 days until the greatest spectacle in racing, the Indy 500. The countdown begins Thursday when Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials unveil the ticket design for this year, and they’re getting some help from a special guest — the winner of the 100th Indy 500, Alexander Rossi. The ticket unveiling is set for Thursday ...

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Project Indy kicks off to connect teens with summer jobs

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — While it may still be February, the city of Indianapolis is already thinking about the summer. Mayor Joe Hogsett announced today the kickoff of Project Indy. The program is designed to connect young people ages 18 to 24 with summer jobs. The mayor said that over 1.000 people were hired during the initiative last year. Some of ...

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West side apartment fire displaces family

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — A family was displaced after their apartment caught fire Wednesday evening. The fire occurred around 6:15 p.m. in the 7100 block of Heather Ridge Drive on the city’s west side. According to the Wayne Township Fire Department, the fire started in the kitchen as a result of unattended cooking. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to one ...

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Indiana House republicans use cigarette tax hike to balance budget

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indiana House republicans are looking to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes to help balance the budget. It was part of the 2018, 2019 fiscal year budget proposal unveiled Wednesday. The majority of the $31 billion proposal would be spent on education. But it also focuses on workforce readiness, fighting the drug crisis and increasing ...

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Authorities identify body found in White River

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department has identified the body found in the White River on Monday. Police say the Marion County Coroner’s Office has identified the woman as 30-year-old Jenny Boltinghouse. Just before 11:30 a.m. on Monday officers responded to the 2700 block of South Harding Street after callers said they noticed a body in the water while ...

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Docs: Woman who never received license was behind the wheel in fatal crash

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A woman is charged in causing the death of a Noblesville man after driving her vehicle intoxicated and investigators said she never received a license. 35-year-old Elizabeth Vargas-Hernandez was arrested early Monday morning for operating a vehicle while intoxicated causing death and cited for operating a vehicle without ever having received a license. On Wednesday, she was ...

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Man busted for marijuana following traffic stop

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One man was arrested after he was found with marijuana following a traffic stop on Tuesday. The stop happened at 6:20 p.m. in the area of I-65 and Meridian Street after an officer’s patrol vehicle equipped with license plate reading technology indicated that a vehicle was registered to a suspended driver. The driver of the vehicle was ...

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Man charged with 20 voyeurism related counts after filming in grocery store bathroom

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — One man was charged with 20 counts related to voyeurism after authorities said he used a camera phone to film inside a grocery store bathroom. 55-year-old David Wise was charged Wednesday with 20 felony counts for voyeurism and attempted voyeurism. The filming happened Sunday at the Kroger on Kentucky Avenue. Wise was previously convicted of drugging and ...

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Local man sentenced to 13+ years for armed robberies

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – An Indianapolis man was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to six counts of interference with commerce by threats of violence and one count of possession of a firearm during a violent crime, according to United States Attorney Josh Minkler. 18-year-old Andre Maxey was sentenced to 157 months of imprisonment and was ordered to pay over $23,000 in ...

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Anthem, Wheeler Mission partner to provide meals for men in need

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Anthem is teaming up with Wheeler Mission to provide meals for men at the shelter. Kristen Metzger with Anthem and Brian Crispin from Wheeler Mission joined 24-Hour News 8 at Noon to talk about the program. Watch their interview in the video above. On Tuesday, officials announce “The Jungle” homeless shelter would be closing, putting more pressure ...

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IMPD investigating after 2 people shot on the near northeast side

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department is investigating after two people were shot on the near northeast side of Indianapolis Wednesday morning. According to dispatch, the shooting happened in the 2300 block of North Dearborn Street around 10:32 a.m. Police say the suspect is in custody. There is no word on the condition of the victims. This is ...

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Local doctor, patient respond to cardiac device hacking risk

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Doctors and patients continue to wrestle with the possibility of medical devices being hacked. The issue came to the forefront in August by Muddy Waters Research, which is an publication about investments. They said St. Jude devices were vulnerable to hackers and that’s what prompted other groups like the FDA to look closer. Then in January, St.Jude ...

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College students work with former Indy mayor on sustainable energy plan

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) —  A group of college students is working with former Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard to design a sustainable energy plan for the state of Indiana. Ten students from the University of Indianapolis and two students from IUPUI are taking part in the internship program. The students will present their final plan to lawmakers in April. On Wednesday evening the ...

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Registration open to fans for NFL Combine Experience

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Registration is now open for the NFL Combine Experience, which will take place at the Indiana Convention Center March 2-5 in conjunction with the NFL Scouting Combine. The Combine Experience is free of charge, although tickets are required for entry. Fans can sign-up here. Some of the events and activities offered include: Watching prospects as they complete ...

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Flu cases on the rise, affecting children and the elderly

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Flu cases are on the rise across the country and Indiana is no exception. Doctors say flu cases have been showing up later in the season the last few years. That means even though the weather is warming up and spring is nearing, we’re not done with the flu. “We’ve definitely seen a lot more flu in ...

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