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@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com Local News — Hardee’s is helping the Mozel Sanders Foundation today in their goal to feed hungry Hoosiers on Thanksgiving.   Yes the annual Mozel Sanders Thanksgiving Radiothon has ended but the fast food restaurant is donating $1 from each sausage sandwich you buy today to the fund to help them provide a hot meal to […]

@kwellscomm  PraiseIndy.com News WISH-TV 8’s political guru, Jim Shella is retiring from the station after a 34-year television career there covering Indiana politics, according to an announcement by the station. “I arrived at WISH-TV looking for a job and found a career,” said Shella. “I have been given the privilege to cover Indiana politics with […]

@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 […]

Indianapolis Metro Police detectives are asking for your help to solve two gas station robberies that happened overnight into Tuesday morning. The first just before 1:30 a.m. at 30th Street and North Illinois Street at the Shell Gas Station. Two men successfully robbed the gas station by forcing open the locked door to the bulletproof glass-encased […]

It’s chilly here in Indy on this ‘Throwback Thursday’ and cooler to the north in Central Indiana on this Thursday morning. The cooler temps to the north set just the right environment for the snowfall on Wednesday and today to accumulate–up to seven inches in some areas like Monticello in White County and five inches in the Lafayette […]

The Department of Justice has investigated the city of Ferguson, Missouri and their findings lead them to file suit seeking justice and a change from systemic ingrained behaviors against its own citizens. Click the link below to get caught up on the latest moves from U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and the department she helms: […]

Icy sidewalks. Icy roads. It’s slippery and you’re advised to be careful on this Tuesday morning. Slick roads await commuters as snow falls across the Indianapolis Metro area and beyond. You’re advised to leave a little extra time as you head out to work or school and leave plenty of room between your vehicle and the one […]

Three major Hollywood studios have decided to back an online movie ticketing app to make it easier for you to get your tickets for your next showtime.  Fox, Disney and Lionsgate are showing their support for Atom Tickets in the form of $50 million. The startup is meant to make it easier specifically for groups […]

This is a film you’re sure to hear more about. It’s called, “The Birth of a Nation” and it’s the big winner at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The Nat Turner slave rebellion drama swept the Grand Jury and Audience Award honors Saturday in Utah. It’s the fourth straight year that a film has swept the marquee […]

We have been celebrating black history during February in this nation now for 90 years. Each year, National African American History Month carries a designated theme. This year’s theme is “Hallowed Grounds: Sites of African American Memories.” The Association for the Study of African-American Life and History writes on its website that there are many sites […]

A community gathers today to start the formal farewell for a grade school principal, who was struck and killed by a school bus on Tuesday.  Visitation for Susan Jordan will be held today beginning at 2 p.m. on the north side at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church. The church is located on West 86th Street, just […]

Today is National Hug Day. Researchers say there are many benefits to giving and getting hugs. The experts say while you’re ‘bringing it in,’ don’t be in a hurry. Research indicates the average hug lasts only three seconds. But the benefits of hugging come on at the 20-second mark. (Mmmm mmm.) Those benefits include improved relationships, […]