AM-1310 Morning News with Kim Wells

Severe weather is threatening all of central Indiana later this Tuesday afternoon. You may want to keep your umbrellas handy today because Forecasters say rain could be heavy with damaging wind, as well as the possibility of isolated tornadoes. The threat will fade as the evening hours arrive.. A SWAT situation on the west side is now […]

Students are returning to class in Bloomington at Indiana University after a busy weekend that came on the heels of tragedy. I.U.’s senior class lost one of its own when Hanna Wilson, 22, was found murdered in Brown County on Friday. Tributes continue to pour in for Wilson whose body was discovered near Plum Creek. […]

On Tuesday, we told you, “Don’t look for Blue Bell ice cream on your local store shelves. It won’t be there because it’s been recalled.” Now we’re learning there’s a lot more to the story of Listeria contamination at this Texas-based ice cream company that produced a favorite tasty treat for you and your family. […]

A local activist is leading the charge against Governor Mike Pence in another wave of fallout from the “religious freedom law.” Click the media player below to listen to the latest on following the signs of protest. #WTLCIndyNews’ Kim Wells has the story: ###(@kwellscomm)### kimwellsmedia 042015 @praiseindy  

Dog parks all around the state are warning of a highly infectious and deadly strain of dog flu. The Indiana State Department of Health says there have been at least a dozen cases reported in northwest Indiana in the past week. This illness is spreading from state-to-state. There are multiple dog parks in the Indianapolis metro area, also […]

A Silver Alert has been issued for a Lawrence woman last seen on Wednesday.  Police describe Tanya Smith as a 37-year-old, black female about five-eight, 200 pounds, with brown eyes and medium length hair. Smith was last seen wearing a black coat, blue jeans, tan shoes with polka dots, and carrying a purple backpack with […]

A new program is launching in downtown Indianapolis to help the homeless and homelessness issues. It’s called “The Know Outlets” campaign and it’s putting red and white parking meters in front of businesses to accept donations. The program which takes its name from those in the community who come together because they know outlets and […]

UPDATE:  Since the filing of this report, another shooting has occurred bringing the total of shootings in the city to five in the last 24 hours. This latest incident is in the neighborhood of the one on Howard where that victim was shot in the hand. In this one, police have responded to the shooting […]

Indiana students hoping to receive financial aid for college have until midnight tonight to submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as FAFSA, forms. Who should fill out the form? Every high school senior whether they believe they qualify for needs-based funding or not should complete the FAFSA; college students should also […]

Indianapolis Public Schools has changed the time of its Dr. Seuss reading celebration today due to the icy weather across the city. Dr. Seuss was an American cartoonist and writer who created famous characters ranging from “The Cat in the Hat” to “The Grinch” to “The Lorax” and many others. In honor of Dr. Seuss’ […]

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One woman on Indy’s near-northwest side woman Wednesday morning is crediting the Indianapolis Fire Department’s fire prevention month program for saving her life.  A fire broke out in Johnie Mae Pannell’s home near 30th and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Streets around a quarter to four and the smoke detector that she received free of charge from IFD back […]