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Recent articles by Lauren:

Higher gas, food costs taking bite out of food trucks’ profits

Right now, the average gas price in Indiana is still above five bucks a gallon and food prices have jumped 10 percent. → Read More

IMPD implements more crime fighting technology, including gunshot detection pilot program

The department plans to evaluate whether the systems help with response times and evidence collection. → Read More

2 children pulled from Greenwood retention pond

First responders were called to a neighborhood near US 31 and Smith Valley Road around 7:50 p.m. Wednesday. → Read More

Indianapolis mom gives away extra formula to parents in need

“I think it’s great that people are making groups and are reaching out and helping each other,” Netta Williams-Erby said. → Read More

Hoosiers who make a living behind the wheel hit hard by gas prices

Besides high fuel prices, one operator is dealing with a worker shortage and high vehicle prices. → Read More

‘Not just a one size fits all’ | Indianapolis school nurse celebrated during National Nurses Week

“I like to consider myself part social worker, part psychologist and mostly a nurse,” Maddie Watson said. → Read More

Town council presents Plainfield officer with Lifesaver Award

Matt Roberts was shot while trying to help a stranded driver on I-70 in Putnam County. → Read More

Indy mentor fights to make a difference as youth violence increases

Kareem Hines fights hard to make a difference in young men’s lives with a mentoring program he started in 2005. → Read More

Indiana media expert weighs in on Musk, Twitter deal

The deal would make the company private, but some say that’s not the only change expected to happen. → Read More

‘The worst I’ve ever seen' | Indiana umpires stretched thin as fear on the field keeps many away

A number of high school games have been canceled this season because of a shortage of umpires. → Read More

Umpire shortage cancels Indiana high school baseball games

High school baseball games are being canceled because of a lack of crews available to officiate the contests. → Read More

'I want the world to know I feel good' | IU Health coordinator, donor climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness

In 2018, Cristina Fontana gave a kidney to a stranger. This spring, she climbed to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro. → Read More

Indianapolis family shares importance of newborn screening after baby diagnosed with Pompe disease

Right now, newborn screening for Pompe disease is only required in about 30 states, according to NewSTEPs. → Read More

Investigative genealogy cracking Indiana cold cases

It’s something law enforcement couldn’t do a decade ago. → Read More

35 complaints in less than a year: Customers share troubling accusations against Mooresville dog daycare

13 Investigates has received complaints from former customers of a dog daycare in Mooresville. → Read More

Video of Hamilton County dog waiting for forever home goes viral on TikTok

Rocky has been looking for a family to adopt him for over a year. → Read More

Indiana coronavirus updates: IPS hosts immunization clinic at Crispus Attucks on Wednesday

The latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic for Wednesday, March 16, 2022. → Read More

‘It was disappointing’ | SNAP emergency allotments to end for thousands of Hoosiers in April

The end of the expanded assistance comes at a time when food and fuel costs are skyrocketing. → Read More

Recent jump in Indy gas prices could lead to higher grocery bills, restaurant tabs

One driver told 13News demand for delivery jumped during the pandemic and the higher gas prices aren’t helping. → Read More

Relief, caution among Hoosiers as COVID-19 public health emergency ends

Governor Holcomb signed the order Thursday to end the state's COVID-19 emergency after nearly two years. → Read More