MORNING NEWS – TUES., 11/12/13
Weather sometimes is the top story…
Bundle up because it’s cold outside with remnants of that light snowfall still hanging around leaving INDOT crews busy spreading salt on highways to combat slick roadways. Drivers slow it down it’s a bit slippery out there. Though conditions were reported as dry when a car ended up in a pond in Fishers near 126th and Olio Road. The driver was pulled out and transported in critical condition to the hospital. Police think he may have suffered a medical incident behind the wheel.
Bad Weather Leaves Power Failures
That first snowfall left a few power outages in spots as it moved thru the area. Duke Energy reports most outages are in Hamilton County.
Multiple Shootings in City
Metro police are investigating gunshot incidents across Indy. Two women and a man are being treated at Methodist Hospital following a triple shooting last night in the 1900 block of Broadway Street. He’s in serious condition and they are in good condition. Three children were also found unharmed in an apartment at the scene. Those kids are being cared for by relatives. The case is not being treated as a random incident because investigators think they were targeted. Another incident took place at a Family Dollar store, and a man with a gunshot wound was taken to Wishard Memorial Hospital. Police have no information on the shooters but say if you have info call them at 317-262-TIPS (8477).
Police Need You In Search for Suspect
Police also want your help to apprehend a man wanted in connection with the home-invasion robberies on both Spring Mill Road and East 79th Street. They’re trying to locate 20-year-old Adrian Anthony to ask him some questions. Anthony also has an active warrant for an unrelated case for resisting law enforcement. If you know where he is, they say don’t approach because he is considered armed and dangerous. Instead, call 9-1-1 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS (8477).
Indiana Property Taxes Due
Property taxes from homeowners are due today. Many homeowners pay via their mortgage company but you can also pay this bill by calling 1-888-881-8986. Other options are to send your payment to the Marion County Treasurer or contact the Treasurer’s office at 317-327-4444.
Councilors Now Opposed to Gay Marriage Amendment
The City-County Council is joining Mayor Greg Ballard, the Indy Chamber and others in the fight against a proposed constitutional amendment ban on same-sex marriage. Monday night, councilors passed a resolution opposing the amendment, saying it’s bad for business and the state’s image. Fifteen Democrats and seven Republicans voted in favor the resolution to six Republicans who voted “no”.
Broad Ripple Development Project Moves Forward
There were also other important votes in the council meeting Monday night. A controversial development project in Broad Ripple got the green light. The council passed a zoning plan that now clears the way for a Whole Foods grocery store, apartment complex and parking garage along the canal. Those in favor of the project say it will attract more money and high-end residents. Those against it say local business will suffer because of the move.
Man Dies From Forklift Accident Injuries
OSHA is investigating a death at a near east side recycling plant. We told you on Monday about this industrial accident involving a forklift. Authorities say the unidentified man died of his injuries after he was pinned between that forklift and a guard rail at Recycle Force. They say he was using the forklift when he got off the machine while it was still running.
Pacers, Still Undefeated
The Pacers showed out on “Pacers Blue and Gold Monday.” At 8-0, they are still the only undefeated team left this season in the NBA as they dribbled away with the win over the Memphis Grizzlies Monday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. They dominated, winning 95-79. Paul George—who has been named the Eastern Conference Player of the week–scored 23 points and added seven rebounds while Lance Stephenson ended the game with the first triple-double of his career. The Pacers host the Bucks on Friday night.
Weather for Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Your weather for Tuesday: A chance of flurries until noon, then mostly sunny, with a high near 37. I’m Kim Wells.