Dana Hunsinger Benbow, Indianapolis Star

Dana Hunsinger Benbow

Indianapolis Star

Indianapolis, IN, United States

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Recent articles by Dana:

Major sports are finally coming back to Indiana: 'It gives people some hope'

Sports' return will surely reverberate glee among fans who love them most. If sports are playing out, maybe, too, will the rest of normal life. → Read More

Tim Tebow prays with Chase and Sadie: 'Your faith and attitude inspires me'

Tim Tebow, the former NFL player known for his Christian faith, came to Chase and Sadie Smith's vacation beach house -- and he prayed with them. → Read More

Chase and Sadie get heartbreaking results as his cancer spreads: 'Promise me you will try'

Chase and Sadie, a couple whose story has captured the hearts of many, received tragic news about his cancer. → Read More

Young, in love and running out of time: Indianapolis teenagers receive parents' blessing to marry

Chase and Sadie were just 18 years old. They needed to get married. Both sets of parents gave their blessing. → Read More

1070 The Fan suspends radio host Joe Staysniak for 'insensitive' racial comments

"I am really sorry for the pain and hurt that I caused by my comments this week," Staysniak said in a statement. → Read More

Chase and Sadie: In Cleveland to try to kill the tumors invading his head

By his fifth day of radiation, Chase felt horrible. Yet, somehow he pulled through. "Chase makes you better," said his doctor, Jacob Scott. → Read More

Comments by ex-Colts lineman, 1070 The Fan radio host Joe Staysniak 'hurtful' to some black listeners

Among many controversial comments, Staysniak said black people need to stop being victims. → Read More

Carmel teen with cerebral palsy beats coronavirus after experimental treatment

Despite health challenges, he survived. → Read More

'Speak for Yourself' co-host Jason Whitlock out at Fox Sports

Jason Whitlock, an outspoken and controversial TV personality known for his takes on sports and black America, is no longer with Fox Sports. → Read More

Indy's roaming peacock captured: 'We are told a peahen is waiting for him'

He may find what he was searching for all along -- love. → Read More

Life post-coronavirus: Some grocery store changes will be permanent

As the coronavirus pandemic swept through America and kept a nation at home, grocery stores were one of the few businesses that remained open. → Read More

9-year-old phenom golfer qualifies for Augusta, top 10 in the United States

Since Ressie Lemmon picked up a club three years ago, she's mastered the sport in a way seasoned golfers spend decades trying to conquer. → Read More

Mani, pedi, liability waiver: Salons look very different as they reopen amid pandemic

For salon owners, it's about keeping clients and staff safe. "Everybody's just been very understanding," said Erin Hunt, owner of The Beauty Bar at Geist. → Read More

'You just don't see love like this': With months to live, high school senior marries

When Chase Smith learned he had months to live, he knew what he needed to do. → Read More

197 minutes: Hoosiers face long waits as many quick-service salons, barbershops reopen

Hair cuts are once again available in much of Indiana -- but you'll likely face a wait. → Read More

Inside Madison Square Garden when Reggie Miller's 8 points in 8.9 seconds echoed round the world

What Miller did may have been the greatest one-man comeback in the history of the NBA. → Read More

How an Indiana mortuary cares for those who died of the coronavirus while staying safe

David A. Hall Mortuary in Pittsboro is trying to care for both the dead and the living they leave behind amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Carmel man born amid Spanish flu died of coronavirus. In between he escaped the Nazis.

Martin Weingarten would watch from his family's fourth floor apartment as the Nazis brutally beat his Jewish neighbors on the sidewalks of Vienna. → Read More

When Michael Jordan collided with Bloomington, Bob Knight and the Olympic Trials in 1984

Michael Jordan spent the spring of 1984 in Bloomington before he became Michael Jordan → Read More

'She is survived by her cat Holly': Unforgettable obituary remembers one-of-a-kind woman

Martha Jean Harvey's obituary didn't mince words. → Read More