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December, 2020

  • 11 December

    Gov. Holcomb Signs Order to Curb Non-Emergency Procedures, Tighten COVID-19 County Requirements

    INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed Executive Order 20-50 to curtail elective in-patient surgeries and implement targeted restrictions for counties that have high levels of COVID-19. Local governments may impose more restrictive guidelines. In an effort to preserve hospital intensive care unit capacity and try to lessen the …

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  • 9 December

    Hendricks County COVID-19 status moves from Orange to Red following high positivity rates

    The Hendricks County Health Department announced Wednesday afternoon the county’s COVID-19 status had been changed from Orange to Red. The Health Department issued a message on Twitter Wednesday afternoon stating, “Hendricks County is now in RED, which means we have very high positivity rates and community spread. It is crucial …

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  • 8 December

    Former Brownsburg Bulldogs star traded to White Sox

    Ryan Palencer – WYRZ After a pair of strong seasons with the Texas Rangers, former Brownsburg star pitcher Lance Lynn was traded to the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. The 33-year-old Lynn enters his 10th season on a Major League mound and will be suiting up for his fifth …

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  • 4 December

    INDOT Finishing Construction Season for Marion County and I-70 Projects

    INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Transportation is finishing up its construction season this week in Marion County and along the I-70 corridor.  Contractors will be out performing punch list and guardrail work to complete projects. Most work will be done by the end of the December, but rolling closures …

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  • 4 December

    Elanco Picks Indiana for Global Headquarters, Long-Term Growth and Innovation

    INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 4, 2020) – Elanco Animal Health Inc. (NYSE: ELAN), which is now the second-largest independent animal health company in the world, announced plans today to locate its global headquarters in Indiana following its 2018 IPO and recent acquisition of Bayer Animal Health. The company will invest in its …

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  • 4 December

    IndyGo Announces Fare-Free Holiday Rides; Canned Food Drive

    INDIANAPOLIS (December 3, 2020) - IndyGo today announced fare-free ride opportunities on Christmas and New Year’s Eve, as well as a canned good and non-perishable food drive onboard buses and at the Carson Transit Center. For the second consecutive year, all fixed route and Open Door service will be fare-free on Christmas …

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  • 4 December

    Head-on Collision on U.S. 40 in Hancock County Claims One Life

    Indianapolis, IN – This afternoon, at 1:25 p.m., Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter alerted dispatch of a serious crash he had come upon on U.S. 40 just east of Carroll Road in Hancock County. Emergency crews were called to the scene and Superintendent Carter rendered aid to the victims until …

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  • 4 December

    IMPD Homicide Detectives Make Arrest in Homicide Investigation of Former Hoosier Football Player

    On May 30, 2020 at approximately 11:48pm, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were dispatched to a person shot at North Talbott St. and East Vermont St.  Upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from injuries consistent with gunshot wound(s).  Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) responded to the …

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  • 4 December

    Danville rides physicality to state title game

    Ryan Palencer – WYRZ This year has been challenging in so many ways to so many folks. However, the Danville Warriors football team provided a ray of hope and added a special run to an otherwise struggle-filled 2020. Though they fell 42-14 over the weekend to Bishop Chatard, the Warriors …

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  • 3 December

    IMPD Homicide Detectives Make Arrest in Homicide Investigation

    On November 29, 2020 at approximately 08:24pm, officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) were dispatched to the 8800 block of Westfield Blvd. on the report of a person shot.  When officers arrived, they located a male suffering from injuries consistent with gunshot wound(s). Officers then located a female …

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  • 3 December

    Six awardees receive specialty crop grant funding

    INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 3, 2020) —  The Indiana State Department of Agriculture awarded more than $468,000 to six projects designed to grow the state’s specialty crop sector, funded by USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program. Specialty crops include fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and horticulture and nursery crops. “Our Hoosier farmers …

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  • 3 December

    Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Charges and DUI

    Vigo County – December 2, 2020, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Trooper Andrew Mattern was patrolling in the area of 10th Street and Harrison, when he stopped a 2004 Chevrolet for failing to stop at the stop sign.  The driver was identified as Thomas Hackl, age 41, of Terre Haute, Indiana.  Suspicious …

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  • 3 December

    IMPD Covert Robbery Detectives Arrest Man for a Series of Robberies

    Chad Hubbard INDIANAPOLIS – During the months of October, November, and December, the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department’s (IMPD) Covert Robbery Unit investigated a series of robberies on the southeast side of Indianapolis, in which a bi-racial male armed with a revolver was committing robberies of several people and gas stations. Using …

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  • 3 December

    Nice-Pak Increases Growth Plans in Indiana, Plans $165M Investment

    MOORESVILLE, Ind. (Dec. 2, 2020) – Nice-Pak, an innovator and manufacturer of wet wipes for consumers, health care, foodservice and other commercial markets, announced plans today to further expand its operations in Indiana, a direct result of increased product demand amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The company, which last year announced plans …

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  • 2 December

    Behning reappointed chair of House Education Committee

    STATEHOUSE (Dec. 2, 2020) – State Rep. Bob Behning (R-Indianapolis) was recently reappointed to serve as chair of the House Education Committee. As chair of the committee over the last several years, Behning played an integral role in championing several laws supporting Hoosier students, educators and schools. He led the …

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