Morning News with Kim Wells

@kwellscomm News & Sports Workers are busy still restoring power to at least 10,000 remaining homes a day after storms devastated the area, including downing power lines, toppling trees and ripping the roof off Bethany Village–a south side nursing home. Nearly 80 people had to be relocated from that assisted living facility, but no […]

@KwellsComm News & Sports Headlines   Flags across the city and state are lowered to half-staff on orders by Mayor Joe Hogsett and Governor Mike Pence. This in honor of the 50 people killed and at least another 53 injured in what authorities believe is a lone wolf ISIS attack on an Orlando nightclub […]

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@kwellscomm The mother of the little boy who climbed into the gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo is now defending herself after zookeepers killed the animal. Michelle Gregg posted on Facebook that society is quick to judge parents for taking their eyes off of their kids, but added that she keeps a tight watch on […]

@kwellscomm Monday News & Sports Headlines Good day to you as this Indy 500 Week gets underway here in the city as practice continues today out at the track, after a busy weekend of qualifications. A 13-year-old girl is recovering from a gunshot wound to her leg. Indianapolis Metro Police said she was struck early Saturday morning […]

A plan that enables much of the near eastside of Indy to be designated for 10 years as a Promise Zone by the Federal government is reaching a one year milestone today. This collaboration, led by the John Boner Neighborhood Centers with the City of Indianapolis and nine other implementation partners are receiving $9.6 million in […]

@kwellscomm Wednesday News & Sports Headlines Good day to you… Indianapolis’ mayor has big plans to put the city’s youth to work this summer.  Along with several community partners by his side, Mayor Joe Hogsett is set to release new details todayfor his youth summer jobs program, according to The Indianapolis Star. He’ll do so […]

Source: Photog Unknown/Courtesy @edcarpenter20 Twitter @KwellsComm News & Sports Some people value education as a top priority. Heading into this 100th Anniversary of the Indy 500 auto race, one of the drivers credits his experience at an Indianapolis college for his success in the racing industry and beyond. Click the media player below and take […]

A one-year-old girl shot in the eye with a BB gun is in the hospital. She was taken to Riley Hospital for Children Monday evening. Officials say the shooting happened on Tara Lane, near 34th Street and Moller Road. A family member told WRTV-6 Television, the child was hit when a 15-year-old tried to shoot a […]

Twitter has heard your angst and is responding by getting ready to give users more space for longer messages.  According to a report by Bloomberg News, the social media company will soon stop counting links and photos as part of its 140-character limit on messages. The change is designed to give users more flexibility. How soon? Bloomberg […]

@kwellscomm Indy & National Newscasts A county prosecutor says prosecuting an Indy mom whose child shot and killed himself will be tough; an IMPD officer is being reprimanded over his ethics, but boss wants to take it further; sexual assault reports are up at Indiana University; an Indiana man is in hot water over […]

@kwellscomm Thursday News & Sports Headlines Indy’s citizens received an enlightening talk from the new mayor. Mayor Joe Hogsett gave his first State of the City address Wednesday night. In it, he said it’s time for a new jail because the current jail is “out-of-date, inefficient and unsafe.” Hogsett told the audience that the poor […]