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July, 2020

  • 7 July

    Hendricks County lawmakers highlight new laws effective July 1

    STATEHOUSE (July 7, 2020) – With many new laws effective this month, Hendricks County legislators said several important changes support Hoosier teachers, patients and farmers. “Many Hoosiers are rightfully concerned about having access to affordable health care with transparent costs, as well as ensuring our teachers are supported so students …

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  • 6 July

    LIVE REMOTE – Plainfield Walmart “Pack the Pantries” Food Drive – July 17th

    Join WYRZ’s Shane Ray on Friday, July 17th from 10:00 a.m. – 1: 00 p.m. at the Plainfield Walmart at 900 W. Main St. as he broadcasts in person for Walmart’s “Pack the Pantries” food drive! If you can’t be there in person, you can listen on 98.9 FM WYRZ …

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  • 6 July

    IMPD officer arrested on allegations of domestic violence

    INDIANAPOLIS – A 4-year veteran of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) was arrested Thursday on allegations of domestic violence. Mittan Katoch Just after 11 p.m., on 07/02/2020, officers were dispatched to the residence of Officer Mittan Katoch on report of a disturbance. Responding officers learned that Officer Katoch was …

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  • 6 July

    Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter offering virtual early stage program

    INDIANAPOLIS, July 6, 2020 – The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter is offering Living with Alzheimer’s in the Early Stage, a special online series for those affected by early stage Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The series is offered in two separate tracks, one for those who have been diagnosed …

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  • 6 July

    I-70 project in Hendricks County will shift traffic Sunday Night

    HENDRICKS COUNTY, Ind.- The Indiana Department of Transportation announce the I-70 project will move into a new maintenance of traffic phase on Sunday, July 12 overnight from just west of State Road 267 near Clarks Creek to the Ronald Reagan Parkway. This switch was previously scheduled to take place tonight …

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  • 3 July

    Gov. Holcomb Makes Appointments to Various Boards and Commissions

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced several appointments to various state boards and commissions. Indiana Election Commission The governor made two reappointments to the commission, who will serve until July 1, 2022: Zachary Klutz (Fishers), partner with Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLPSuzannah Overholt (Indianapolis), partner with SmithAmundsen Indiana …

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  • 3 July

    IMPD Detectives Arrest Man in Connection with Recent Homicide

    INDIANAPOLIS –  On Saturday July 1, 2020, at approximately 8:35 p.m., officers were dispatched to 3000 N. Campbell Avenue on a person shot.  Upon arrival, officers located the victim, an adult male, suffering from injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. Medics arrived and transported him to Eskenazi hospital where he …

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  • 3 July

    Weekly Construction Update for Marion County and I-70 Projects

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation will close lanes in Marion County and along the I-70 corridor after the July 4th holiday weekend. Crews will be off the road by 12 p.m. Friday, July 3 in observance of the holiday weekend. This weekly release will detail full closures, lane …

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  • 2 July

    Danville Police ask public’s help in identifying theft/fraud suspect

    The male is wanted for questioning in reference to a recent fraud/theft. The individual somehow obtained bank account information for a Danville resident, opened an Apple Pay account with the information, then purchased $2343.64 worth of gift cards from various locations on the north east side of Indianapolis. This footage …

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  • 2 July

    I-65 and US 52 interchange ramp closures begin July 9

    BOONE COUNTY, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the U.S. 52 ramp toI-65 southbound and the I-65 northbound exit ramp to U.S. 52 will close on or after Thursday, July 9 at 4 a.m.. This is for the contractor to rebuild the ramps. The ramps are anticipated to …

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  • 2 July

    Soil conservation remains strong in Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS (July 2, 2020) — According to a recent survey, Indiana farmers planted 950,000 acres of cover crops in 2019.  Cover crops are known for their environmental benefits and, with the exception of corn and soybeans, are planted on more acres than any other commodity crop in Indiana. They are …

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  • 2 July

    Crash Along I-69 Claims Two Lives

    Fishers, IN – Wednesday evening, at 5:38 p.m., emergency crews were called to the scene of a serious crash on I-69 southbound near 106th Street in Fishers. Senior Trooper Nick Klingkammer was close-by and arrived very quickly. He told dispatchers there were two unresponsive victims in one car and he was …

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  • 2 July

    Indiana’s unemployment claims numbers falsely inflated

    INDIANAPOLIS (July 1, 2020)  – The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) continues to implement additional safeguards to further protect its unemployment insurance system from the threat of fraud. DWD is putting “holds” on, and investigating, many Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims that have been recently filed before clearing them for …

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  • 2 July

    Governor Announces Modifications to State’s Back on Track Plan Delaying Stage 5

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the state will modify the Back On Track Indiana plan through at least July 17. While a few restrictions will lift on July 4 in version 4.5 of the plan, most will stay in place. Elkhart County will remain fully in Stage …

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  • 2 July

    Construction begins next week on the State Road 39 Bridge over I-65

    BOONE AND HENDRICKS COUNTIES, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Transportation announces construction will begin next week on the State Road 39 Bridge over I-65, weather permitting.  Daytime lane restrictions will begin on or after Wednesday, July 8 for the contractor to overlay the bridge deck. The plan is to …

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