MORNING NEWS WITH KIM WELLS
BREAKING: Fire Kills One; Severely Injures Another
A wife has been killed in a fire that ripped through a home in Spiceland. This blaze broke out Thursday morning shortly after 3:30 a.m. in the 600 block of Broad Street. The family home was a barn that had been converted into a residence. The husband was badly burned trying to save his wife who’s body has still not been found. He was airlifted to Eskenazi Hospital here in Indy where he’s listed in critical condition with burns over at least 80-percent of his body. Investigators are looking for the cause and according to media reports, cadaver dogs have been called in to search for the wife’s body.
BREAKING: Consumer Alert Regarding Target Stores & Your Credit
The Secret Service is investigating a security breach involving millions of credit and debit card records at Target stores across the nation, including here in Indiana. Respected computer security expert Brian Krebs says the breach happened around Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. The breach at this time seems to impact in-store purchases and does not affect online transactions. Officials say if you shopped in-store, you may want to consider changing your pin and monitoring your account closely.
Indiana Soldier Killed In Helicopter Crash
A Hoosier is among six soldiers killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. Staff Sergeant Jesse Williams is an Elkhart native who graduated from Central High before joining the Army. The helicopter he was in experienced engine failure on Tuesday and went down. Officials say there were no enemy forces played a role in this tragedy.
Stolen Puppy Returned To Animal Shelter
A puppy stolen from the Humane Society of Indianapolis is back safe and sound. A woman walked off with the two-month-old Chihuahua mix on December 13th. Indianapolis Metro Police aided in the return of the nabbed pup.
Heat Rally Past Pacers
Miami rallied for a 97-94 victory after the Indiana Pacers led during most of the game. Paul George scored 25 points, eight boards, and six assists for Indiana. The Pacers remain the best in the East at 20-and-5, and will battle Houston tomorrow night.
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