AM-1310 Morning News with Kim Wells

Central Indiana is under a wind chill advisory this Friday morning which means you still have to take special precautions and bundle up if you’re going out. That’s a warning to the parents and students across the area, many of whom are heading back to class today after an extra two days of wintery weather […]

Due to Tuesday’s winter snow storm, many Indianapolis and Central Indiana schools (and some businesses) are experiencing delays in operation. To check the current list, click HERE. ### (Source: Fox 59) kimwellsmedia 010615

Governor Mike Pence announced on Thursday that more than 2,000 jobs are heading to Indiana over the next few years, many of them right here in Indianapolis. Surrounded by several business executives, Pence also announced other economic development moves at the Statehouse including the Indiana Economic Development Corporation’s record-breaking year-end results. Job commitments from companies around the country and the […]

Investigators with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department held a press conference shortly after 9 a.m. Friday morning to announce their arrest of a suspect in the horrific death of a freshman from Ben Davis High School. Fifteen-year-old Dominique Allen was abducted on Aug. 31 while sitting outside of her sister’s house in the wee-early morning hours. […]

The Indianapolis Metro Police Department says four different drivers are responsible for a hit-and-run that killed a 68-year-old man on the west side of the city. They say Mike Fink was crossing 34th Street near Moller Road when he was hit on Friday night.  That hit wasn’t the worst of his troubles. He was hit […]

A family is in financial need to bury a loved one who was the victim of a yet-unsolved heinous crime. Funds are still needed for Dominique Allen’s funeral expenses. Allen is the 15-year-old Ben Davis High School Freshman who was recently killed and whose body was then set on fire on Indy’s far west side. Allen’s family […]

Indy’s planning division is holding open houses Today for the public to take a look at an overhaul of city zoning ordinances. The program is called Indy Rezone, and city officials say it’s aimed at improving biking and walkability in the city. The presentations are scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., and again this evening from 5 p.m. […]

Hot off the heels of delivering a powerful speech at the celebration of Maya Angelou’s life on Saturday at Wake Forest University, former President Bill Clinton is now heading to Indianapolis. Clinton will be here in the city to speak about business and leadership challenges on Tuesday.  He’s scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the annual conference […]

For the parent who has decided to finally pursue their diploma or degree, but is intimidated about the process, a panel will be held on Tuesday to help you “Get Ahead by Getting it Done.”   This free informational session with local experts will be held at the East 38th Street branch of the Indianapolis Public Library, 5420 East […]

A 13-year-old Burmese boy living here in Indianapolis has become the latest victim of a predator who used Facebook for threats, hatred and sexual demands, according to The Indianapolis Star. An Alabama man, Danny Cherry has a long list of threats and assaults against Asian teens that he has sought and found in some cases online. […]

The U.S. Supreme Court is upholding Michigan’s ban on affirmative action in public college admissions. In a 6-2 ruling on Tuesday, the high court said states can end affirmative action without violating the U.S. Constitution. This ruling means a state constitution may be altered to remove race as a consideration for college admissions. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg […]

While police are investigating the city’s latest shooting, other’s are advancing efforts to step up crime prevention. Police are investigating a shooting on the northeast side of the city. Authorities report ten shooting incidents in a 72-hour period.  The most recent of which happened Monday.  An unidentified elderly man was wounded with non life-threatening injuries to […]