Coronavirus

Kroger announced on Tuesday a temporary $2 pay raise for all of its frontline employees as the chain of grocery stores have seen a surge in demand. The $2 an hour raise will be applied to hours worked from March 29 through April 18. This announcement is in addition to a bonus that the company […]

NASA has launched its “NASA At Home” website, full of educational content geared to keep children engaged with science as most schools nationwide are closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The website runs the gamet of E-Books, podcasts, videos NASA calls “bingeable,” do-it-yourself science experiments, and virtual tours. NASA has even unveiled an app […]

INDIANAPOLIS — As the first of the month approaches, some people are out of work and wondering how they are going to pay rent. Attorneys who spoke to RTV6 say they have been getting calls from renters who are worried what will happen if they can’t pay their rent. “Tenants are very afraid right now […]

The NCAA said on Monday that it has approved rules that allows conferences and universities to extend an additional year of eligibility for athletes whose season were cut short due to the spread of COVID-19. Earlier this month, the NCAA announced the cancellation of all spring and remaining winter championships. While most winter sports were […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana on Monday filed an emergency petition with the Indiana Supreme Court seeking the release of certain incarcerated individuals in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ACLU said Indiana law allows for steps to be taken to release both those awaiting trial and those convicted to safer […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Another person has died from the coronavirus and an additional 290 people have tested positive, according to new numbers released Sunday by the Indiana State Department of Health. The health department reported a total of 32 people have died due to COVID-19, while the number of positive cases increased to 1,514. The latest […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Many Indianapolis-area school systems are doing what they can to keep students who need food-assistance from going hungry during spring break and the upcoming school shutdown. On the Indianapolis west side, this is spring break in Wayne Township. The school system is providing free breakfasts and lunches for students. Just as important, the […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Meijer shoppers have been asked to not bring reusable bags to the chain’s grocery stores in order to help prevent the spread of germs during the COVID-19 outbreak. According to a news release, customers should not bring reusable bags unless they are using the Meijer Shop & Scan service. The change is effective […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Members on the Indiana National Guard will be at the Stout Field guard facility in Indianapolis Thursday on a very important assignment. They will be unloading trucks full of medical supplies that will go to Indiana hospitals in need of the gloves, masks, gowns and face shields used by health care workers treating […]

INDIANAPOLIS — “We all are going to be OK, we all are going to be OK.” Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter offered those reassuring words Tuesday, one day after Governor Eric Holcomb issued his “Stay at Home” executive order which is now in effect until April 6. Carter wants Hoosiers to know they should […]

LONDON — Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus. The prince’s Clarence House office says the 71-year-old is showing mild symptoms of COVID-19 and is self-isolating at a royal estate in Scotland. It says his wife Camilla has tested negative. The palace says Charles “has been displaying […]

INDIANAPOLIS – There’s more than just beer these days in the Anheuser-Busch vats. Zink Distributing, Indiana’s largest Anheuser-Busch distributor, announced today that the brewer is getting into the hand sanitizer business. It will be donated nationwide to partners including the American Red Cross and other non-profits because of the huge demand for sanitizer during the […]