West Lake homeowners call emergency meeting

Heavy rains throughout the day prompted directors of the West Lakes Community Homeowners Association to meet and discuss flooding problem, Wednesday.

What Indy 500 fans at track need to know

The speedway does not announce actual attendance figures, but Doug Boles said the crowd will be the best in 15 years, excepting last year’s 100th running, which was a record crowd of about 350,000.

Local dollars making a difference in breast cancer research

The Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer Research has donated nearly $30 million to help in the effort to find a cure. Since the majority of that money has come from northeast Indiana, NewsChannel 15 visited the lab to talk with scientists about how the funds are being put to use.

House GOP health bill projection: 23 million more uninsured

In a blow to Republicans, the nonpartisan analysts were also critical of 11th-hour provisions that GOP leaders had added to pick up votes and assure the bill’s passage. Letting states get federal waivers so insurers could charge higher premiums for people with pre-existing medical conditions would mean those consumers would “ultimately be unable to purchase” comprehensive coverage at prices comparable to today’s costs, “if they could purchase at all.”

Surveillance cam catches boy swiping bike

When 11 year old Alexis went to ride her bike Tuesday night, she was surprised to see it wasn’t there. Surveillance video shows what happened to it.

Caleb Swanigan heading to NBA, skipping final two years at Purdue

Homestead graduate and first team All-American Caleb Swanigan is skipping his final two seasons at Purdue and staying in the NBA Draft the Homestead grad announced Wednesday, the final day players could withdraw from the draft and return to school.

Public safety officials address Speedway security concerns

Several police departments involved with Sunday’s 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 issued a statement Wednesday to answer questions they’ve received regarding security efforts before and the day of the race.

South Side math teacher named FWCS top teacher

South Side High School math teacher Tod Croft checks in on students to learn how they are doing throughout the day. He focuses on teaching students, not just teaching math.