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Fireworks shows like the Donatos Downtown Freedom Blast in Indianapolis take a lot of firepower. Zambelli Fireworks Head Technician John Maxwell says the 22-minute show uses some 10,000 shells. Maxwell says the show atop the Regions Bank Tower takes about ten staffers almost a...
July 4th weekend is keeping hospital emergency rooms hopping. A top Indiana ER doctor says about half of all fireworks injuries can be linked to alcohol consumption. Dr. Patrick Maier says they tend to see lots of people with hand injuries and superficial burns. Maier says some...
Bust of Benjamin Harrison at the Indiana statehouse (WIBC.com photo: Eric Berman) 126 years ago, the Fourth of July in Indianapolis took on national significance, as the launching pad for what would become the only victorious presidential campaign by a Hoosier. Benjamin Harrison...
Indiana State Police arrested a Kokomo man Thursday following allegations of fraudulent financial activity. State Police say 50-year-old Charles Scott Defabritis allegedly obtained several farm loans in 2013 using false information and collateral. The loans totaled nearly $600,...
(photo courtesy Indianapolis Colts) Indianapolis Colts wide receiver LaVon Brazill was suspended without pay for at least a year, officials announced Thursday. Reports indicated that Brazill was suspended because of a violation to the NFL’s substance abuse policy, according to...
Marian University is about to demolish one of the oldest buildings on its campus. University Spokesman Mark Apple says crews will begin razing Fisher Hall on Monday. The old building was the site of an electrical fire back in February. Apple says it would've been too expensive...
The Hancock County Sheriff's Department recovered the remains of an unidentified man Thursday morning near Greenfield. Captain Jeff Rasche with the Sheriff's Department says the remains were found in the 3100 block of West U-S 40. The remains were recovered in a creek bed after...
The Indiana State Veterinarian's office says pet owners should take extra care of their pets this July 4th weekend. Dr. Sandra Norman says folks should keep in mind that animals are frequently upset by the noises, lights and general confusion associated with the holiday and...
IMPD Chief Rick Hite is urging caution and safety this July 4th weekend. Hite says the city would prefer if people come downtown to enjoy the Donatos Downtown Freedom Blast Fireworks Show tomorrow night rather that set off their own fireworks. He says various law enforcement...