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From the status of the bald eagle to the latest shenanigans of Indianapolis Colts superstar – there is constant activity in the capital of Indiana. This is not surprising considering the fact that the urban center is well connected and is a favorite amongst tourists and residents alike for the wide choice of activities and events in the city. Being bored in Indianapolis is just not possible because there is always something happening to keep you fascinated.

Entrepreneurs and salaried employees are constantly striving to increase contribution of Indianapolis to the national economy. This makes the business scene very dynamic and there is no scope for lethargy or stagnation when living or visiting a city like Indianapolis. 


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Indiana delegation sign at RNC headed to Smithsonian

Jul 21, 2016 01:39 AM EDT

Traditionally, all Indiana delegates add their signature to the sign. This year, it will go the Smithsonian as part of its "Hooray for Politics!" exhibit.

RNC Latest: Gov. Mike Pence formally accepts VP nomination in Cleveland

Jul 21, 2016 01:25 AM EDT

Indiana Governor Mike Pence formally accepted the GOP nomination for vice president at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Wednesday.

Lawrence council votes down pay raise for EMTs - for now

Jul 21, 2016 12:56 AM EDT

An emergency band-aid plan to help Lawrence EMTs and paramedics has died in a council vote.

Police shoot man with autism's caretaker as he lies in street

Jul 21, 2016 12:53 AM EDT

Authorities say a Florida police officer shot and wounded the caretaker of a man with autism following reports of a man threatening to shoot himself.

Indianapolis florist sends flowers to thank local police

Jul 20, 2016 11:46 PM EDT

Dozens of central Indiana police departments got a special delivery today from a local flower shop.

One dead in shooting on Indianapolis northwest side

Jul 20, 2016 10:18 PM EDT

One person has died in a shooting on the Indianapolis northwest side.

Democrats hold daily 'counter-convention' in Cleveland

Jul 21, 2016 02:09 AM EDT

The DNC and Hillary for America have held a press conference in Cleveland every morning since the Republican National Convention kicked off, and they're expressly calling it a "counter-convention."

Southwest flights grounded due to technological issues

Jul 21, 2016 01:55 AM EDT

Computer problems have grounded Southwest Airlines flights across the country.

Pokemon Go servers down again, spreading angst across the internet

Jul 21, 2016 12:25 AM EDT

The popular game's servers are reportedly experiencing issues again Wednesday afternoon and players aren't happy.

'SNL' actors search Cleveland for voters who can ID Mike Pence

Jul 20, 2016 09:20 PM EDT

Hoosiers are familiar with the Republican nominee for vice president, but the rest of the nation? Maybe not so much.

Clear the Shelters this Saturday

Jul 20, 2016 07:38 PM EDT

WTHR and NBC want to address the overcrowding issues that animal shelters typically experience in the summer months because of spring litters.

Protesters arrested outside RNC after 2 officers assaulted

Jul 20, 2016 07:33 PM EDT

Several protesters were arrested outside the Republican National Convention Wednesday afternoon after two officers were assaulted at a flag burning demonstration.

John Gregg continues campaigning as he awaits GOP rival announcement

Jul 20, 2016 07:21 PM EDT

John Gregg taking advantage of the opportunity to campaign against nobody.

Church bus driver sentenced to 6 years for 2015 crash that killed 6-year-old boy

Jul 20, 2016 07:20 PM EDT

The driver of a church bus involved in a crash that killed a six-year-old boy last year has been sentenced to six years, including three in prison.

Non-profit group surprises veteran with new car

Jul 20, 2016 07:14 PM EDT

"Cars 4 Heroes" surprised U.S. Army Reserves veteran Melissa Nurse with the car in Fishers Wednesday.

Volunteers rally behind community garden after director quits

Jul 20, 2016 07:05 PM EDT

Volunteers have rallied to keep things growing at Fall Creek Gardens on the near north side.

#BackTheBlue to support local police officers

Jul 20, 2016 07:02 PM EDT

In light of recent attacks on police across the country you now have a chance to show your appreciation for them.

Indy Parks and Rec offering free fun for "Pack The Parks Day"

Jul 20, 2016 06:28 PM EDT

"Pack the Parks Day" will include free admission to pools and weight rooms, as well as Eagle Creek Park and Beach and the Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Gardens.

Body of Indiana airman found dead in Italy to return to Middletown Thursday

Jul 20, 2016 06:08 PM EDT

Air Force Staff Sgt. Halex Hale was serving at the Aviano Air Base when he disappeared July 2.

Driver in fatal 2011 hit-and-run sentenced to one year in prison

Jul 20, 2016 06:05 PM EDT

A man who pleaded guilty to a deadly hit and run crash that killed a 13-year-old girl was sentenced to one year in prison.

Stepfather forces 10-year-old to watch mother's stabbing

Jul 20, 2016 05:50 PM EDT

Sources tell Eyewitness News a 10 year-old girl was tied to a chair, forced to watch as her mother was stabbed multiple times.

Spotlight on Trump running mate Mike Pence tonight at RNC

Jul 20, 2016 05:20 PM EDT

Gov. Pence will be giving the most important speech of his career tonight.

Heat advisory issued for central Indiana

Jul 20, 2016 05:05 PM EDT

The time for talk is just about over, and we've been talking about the impending heat wave since last week.

Country braces for heat wave

Jul 20, 2016 04:06 PM EDT

A dangerous heat wave starts moving across the country Wednesday, putting emergency personnel on alert and sending many Americans searching for shade.

Escaped work release inmate back in custody in Morgan County

Jul 20, 2016 03:31 PM EDT

The Morgan County Sheriff's Department says they have an escaped inmate back in custody.

KRAVITZ: Will Gordon steal Smoke’s thunder at the Brickyard 400?

Jul 20, 2016 02:16 PM EDT

This was supposed to be Tony Stewart’s grand farewell to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, all eyes on Smoke, all Hoosier hearts with Smoke, the hometown kid who has passed into legend in his sport.

#LoveToday: Kids make poster thanking Crawfordsville Police

Jul 20, 2016 01:56 PM EDT

With all of the recent violence against police, Keira Toomey, Connor Toomey and Zion Deer decided to thank Crawfordsville Police by creating a poster for the department.

Jeff Gordon to replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. at Brickyard 400

Jul 20, 2016 12:41 PM EDT

Hendrick Motorsports announced Wednesday that retired five-time Brickyard 400 winner Jeff Gordon will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. at this weekend’s running of the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at the Brickyard.

Bar-S Foods recalls more than 370K pounds of hot dogs, corn dogs

Jul 20, 2016 10:21 AM EDT

More than 372,000 pounds of hot dogs and corn dogs made earlier this month are being recalled over concerns of listeria contamination.

Lebanon magician impresses judges on "America's Got Talent"

Jul 20, 2016 01:29 AM EDT

Another central Indiana native is headed to the live shows of NBC's "America's Got Talent."

Indianapolis man launches "Thank a cop" 30-day challenge

Jul 19, 2016 04:39 PM EDT

An Indianapolis man has a challenge for you today. He wants you to show some love to local police officers by posting your picture with them on social media.

Melania Trump's speechwriter admits mistake

Jul 20, 2016 01:33 PM EDT

Melania Trump's speechwriter admits mistake, says she has offered resignation; Trump rejects it.