News and Headlines with Kim Wells
Today is the last day to register to vote for the November 4th election in Indiana. Hoosiers can register online at IndianaVoters.com or by using the new Indiana Voters app. Registration forms are also available at the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, at any county clerk’s office or county voter registration office.
An Indianapolis man held captive for more than a year is the next beheading target of ISIS militants. Peter Kassig first visited Beirut while on spring break from Butler University and later returned as a humanitarian worker. He was captured in Lebanon in October 2013 while en route to eastern Syria. In an online video released Friday, Kassig was named the group’s next victim following the beheading of a British aid worker.
The search continues for a man believed to be connected to multiple shootings and a carjacking. Good Morning. IMPD says Daniel Brown shot a woman behind the Rickers gas station on West 71st Street Saturday night, then carjacked a man in the TownePlace Suites parking lot. Brown allegedly drove to his house where he switched vehicles and later shot two more people at the Gateway Motel. His Nissan Altima was found Sunday afternoon, but Brown wasn’t in it.
Health officials say Americans are over-reacting to the threat of Ebola. On CNN’s “State of the Union,” CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden noted that only one confirmed case of the disease has been diagnosed in the entire country. More than three-thousand people in West Africa have died of Ebola.
An American news photographer who is suffering from Ebola is due to arrive in Omaha this Monday morning. Ashoka Mukpo was diagnosed with Ebola late last week. The freelancer from Providence, Rhode Island was working for NBC News in Liberia. Mukpo left West Africa on a specially-equipped plane Sunday.
The Thorobreds of Kentucky State won the 31st Annual Circle City Classic against the Marauders of Central State on Saturday–the final score 31-24.
The Colts got another win at home. They beat the Baltimore Ravens Sunday 20-to-13. Up next…The Colts at Houston on Thursday against the Texans.
Rain and scattered thunderstorms for the afternoon. Monday’s High: 65 Degrees.
I’m Kim Wells.