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SPEEDWAY — When Kristen Parr’s wallet was stolen in February, she got her first taste of identity theft. “I got a text from Chase for fraud alert,” Parr said. “Somebody was attempting to use my card for $118.” Since then, twice someone used her ID to take a car for a test drive and steal […]

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health reported two more Hoosiers have died from severe lung injuries caused by e-cigarette use. Three vaping-related deaths have been reported in Indiana since Sept. 6, according to the health department. The people who died were adults, which was confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. […]

NOBLESVILLE — A change of plea hearing is scheduled for Monday for a woman accused of slapping a special needs student on a school bus. According to court documents, Francella Van Fossen, a Noblesville school bus aide, slapped a 10-year-old girl with disabilities on a school bus on May 3. Van Fossen is accused of […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A week after city leaders announced a plan to use eminent domain to take control of the former General Motors stamping plant site, the site’s developer called the move “unlawful” and said it could result in a court battle. Ambrose Property Group founder and CEO Aasif Bade said Thursday in a written statement the city […]

INDIANAPOLIS — In August, residents of the I-70 Mobile Home Park on the city’s southwest side were told they had two months to get out. After RTV6 reports brought the issue to light, the state filed a lawsuit and Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill’s office sought a temporary restraining order against the owner of the […]

LAFAYETTE — A former employee of a Lafayette car dealership has filed a lawsuit against the company alleging he was fired in retaliation for complaining about racial discrimination. A press release issued Wednesday details the lawsuit. According to his attorneys, Jeffrey Turner has worked for Mercedes-Benz since the 1980s and was the only African-American employee […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A former Marion County Deputy Prosecutor is facing domestic battery related charges, according to police. Jeremy Johnson was formally charged Wednesday with criminal confinement with moderate bodily injury, strangulation, domestic battery committed in the presence of a child less than 16 years old, and domestic battery, according to online court records. Johnson was […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana is suing the owners of the I-70 Mobile Home Park after RTV6 first uncovered the story of dozens of residents being forced from homes they own. In August, the owner of the park, Blue Lakes Inc., told residents they had to either move their mobile homes from the property or they would […]

The maker of the video game Fortnite is being sued by two parents in Canada who claim the game is as addictive as cocaine. The parents are claiming software development company Epic Games used psychologists to design “the most addictive game possible.” Fortnite is one of the most popular games among kids. Eight-year-old Rayline Brassert […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A woman says she is having major issues with her apartment and the owners aren’t doing anything about it. Tiffany Strate says her and her neighbors, who live at Lexington Green and Villa Capri near Speedway, haven’t had hot water since their water heater broke. “This gas was on,” Strate said. “I had […]

INDIANAPOLIS — Almost a month after her son was killed by a hit and run driver, a mom is speaking out for the first time, hoping to find the driver and this doesn’t happen to anyone else. Luis Daniel Patino Ortega, 14, was riding his motorbike on Sept. 11 on Coil Street when he was […]

INDIANAPOLIS — A person is in critical condition Tuesday night after a shooting on the west side of Indianapolis. Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department officers and emergency personnel were called around 10 p.m. to the 2000 block of North Dexter Street on the report of a person shot, IMPD Sgt. Grace Sibley said. The victim is […]