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@kwellscomm Tuesday News & Sports Headlines

The city’s latest homicide this morning actually began as a home invasion. A homeowner in the 700 block of Bosart Avenue shot and killed an intruder breaking into his east side home. The house is located near English and Emerson Avenues. Metro Police investigators say the family was home at the time of the break-in, including one child.

A record crowd of 350,000 people left a record mess. Crews spent much of the day Sunday cleaning-up after the 100th running of the Indy 500. Volunteers helped to clear away the mountains of trash left behind at the speedway, including the Snake Pit which officials say was completely covered in trash. Rookie Alexander Rossi captured the win at this year’s milestone race.

Three men accused of shooting four people at a downtown parking garage are facing charges. IMPD says officers working in the area around South Meridian and Georgia streets early Sunday morning heard gunshots.  They then found two people who’s been shot in the parking garage and two others in a nearby alley. IMPD says when officers pulled over a vehicle believed to be used by the shooting suspects, they found guns and ammunition inside.

Indiana Governor Mike Pence says he’s saddened to hear of the death of an Indiana veteran after a motorcycle ride in the nation’s capital. Police say Army veteran Craig Vanbrunt from Pendleton died when his motorcycle crashed. Vanbrunt was taking part in the annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride in Washington D.C.

Animal welfare officials here in Marion County are reminding folks to bring their dogs inside when it gets hot. These are new rules, here in the county, that require owners to bring dogs inside when the temperature tops 90 degrees. A local organization called Friends of Indianapolis Dogs Outside says owners should really provide plenty of shade and fresh water any time the temperature goes above 80 degrees.


The head of the Cincinnati Zoo continues to defend the decision to kill a rare silver back gorilla after a little boy crawled into its enclosure over the holiday weekend. Thane Maynard says his team made the right decision to shoot the 17-year-old gorilla named Harambe. The incident has sparked national backlash from animal activists and others. Read more about this developing story, HERE.

World renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking might understand black holes, but he doesn’t understand the popularity of Donald Trump.  Speaking with ITV’s “Good Morning Britain,” Hawking called the presumptive GOP candidate a “demagogue” who appears to attract the “lowest common denominator.”

California Governor Jerry Brown is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president. Ahead of California’s presidential primary on June 7, Brown said Democrat Clinton has the best chance of keeping Republican Donald Trump out of the White House. Clinton and rival Bernie Sanders are in a tight contest in California.

Bernie Sanders’ campaign is praising the Secret Service for how it handled what could have been a scary situation at rally in Oakland. A Sanders spokesman says Secret Service agents acted “professionally” when at least four animal rights protesters rushed the stage during the event Monday. Agents swarmed Sanders, with one wrapping himself around the Vermont senator.


We’re going to have another rematch in the NBA Finals.  The Warriors and Cavaliers will square off in the championship round starting Thursday night at ORACLE Arena for Game One. The Warriors pulled off a Game Seven win over Oklahoma Sunday night.


It’s been hot and is expected to get hotter today. Forecasters are calling for another day of above average temperatures. They say the high today could get close to 90. The only good news, the rest of the week is expected to be cooler.

Clouds and sun this morning and cloudy this afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible, so hold onto your umbrellas. The High: near 88 degrees.


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