Indy Morning News: Father Faces Neglect Charges, Cols Beat Undefeated Seahawks, Gas Prices Drop

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Bodies Found In Hotel

Two bodies have been found inside a hotel room on the city’s west side and IMPD is trying to determine, what happened. Housekeepers discovered the lifeless pair Sunday night at the Royal Inn in the 3700 block of North High School Road. Until the Marion County Coroner determines their cause of death, police are calling this one a “death investigation”

Father Faces Neglect

A father accused of dropping his son from a third-story window is facing child neglect charges.  Brandon Jordan reportedly admitted to holding the five-year-old outside of the window to teach him a lesson and says he accidentally dropped him.  The young boy was not hurt.

Changes Coming To Unlicensed Daycares

Indiana lawmakers are looking for ways to change some unlicensed daycares.  Those getting taxpayer money would have operators take training and assure enough people on staff to handle the children.  An “Indianapolis-Star” probe revealed 15 out of 21 deaths since 2009 occurred at illegal or unlicensed facilities in the state.

Gas Station Manager Facing Charges

The manager of a gas station is facing charges after police seized more than three-thousand packages of synthetic drugs.  A tip led Indiana State Excise Police to the Citgo on East 42nd Street.

Gas Prices Drop Below $3.00

Drivers in Indianapolis are surprised this morning to find prices at the pump below three-dollars.  That’s the lowest average since January.  Eighteen stations were pumping gas below three-dollars on Saturday.  GasBuddy.com reports the highest price was in June at four-23 per gallon.

Fans Injured After Crash At Race Track In Houston

A wild three-car crash on the final lap of the Grand Prix of Houston has injured more than a dozen fans.  Indy 500 favorite Dario Franchitti’s car went airborne and into the catch-fence, sending debris into the stands on Sunday. The “Indianapolis Star” reports Franchitti suffered a spinal fracture, a fractured right ankle and a concussion.

Seattle Seahawks v Indianapolis ColtsColts Beat Undefeated Seahawks

The Colts pulled out a come-from-behind win over the previously-unbeaten Seahawks 34-28 Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.  Andrew Luck threw for 229 yards and two touchdowns as the Colts moved to 4-and-1.  The Colts will play at San Diego next Monday.

What’s In Your Chicken Nugget?

Real chicken meat makes up only about half of what’s inside a chicken nugget, this from researchers at the University of Mississippi. They found some national fast food chains are using a mix of chicken parts including cartilage, fat and bone instead of breast or thigh meat. The lead researcher said people might want to limit the fast food nuggets and start making homemade nuggets using chicken breast pieces as a healthier option. Read the study published in the “American Journal of Medicine.”

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