Eric Pointer, FOX8 WGHP

Eric Pointer

FOX8 WGHP

Indianapolis, IN, United States

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  • FOX8 WGHP
  • WJTV 12 News
  • WKBN 27 First News
  • KSLA News 12
  • FOX 8 New Orleans
  • KPLC
  • WAFB
  • newswest9
  • FOX Carolina News

Past articles by Eric:

Woman decorates homes for Indy 500 to raise money for Gleaners Food Bank

SPEEDWAY, Ind. — Homes in Speedway are decked out in Indy 500 gear ahead of the big race, but one, in particular, is going for more than just looks — it’s raising money for Gleaners Food Bank. Brenda Hamm says once a year people come to her corner of the world for the race. So this year while visitors are here, she’s raising awareness for their “No One Runs On Empty Campaign.” “I get […] → Read More

500 Festival gives VIP gift bags to frontline workers instead of traditional Off the Grid gala

INDIANAPOLIS — For the second year in a row, the 500 Festival non-profit organization is giving away VIP gift bags to healthcare workers instead of hosting their annual Off the Grid gala.  The gala is one of 500 Festival’s biggest events and isn’t happening this year again because of COVID, but that’s not stopping organizers from making […] → Read More

Australian zookeeper in critical condition after being mauled by lions

The zoo was not open at the time of the incident due to the COVID-19 pandemic → Read More

Virginia church sign sparks controversy after comparing governor to “son of the antichrist”

The sign was put up after the governor's announcement mandating facial masks. → Read More

SPD investigating deadly hit and run

Shreveport police are searching for the driver responsible for a hit and run that claimed a man's life. → Read More

Man shot walking home from work

Shreveport police are investigating after a man was shot while walking home from work Tuesday night. → Read More

Man who took picture on stolen phone arrested

The man police say took a selfie on a stolen phone is now behind bars. → Read More

Charges dismissed against man accused in fatal Shreveport shooti

A Caddo Parish grand jury returned a no bill for a man accused in a Shreveport fatal shooting. → Read More

1 dead after Shreveport shooting

Shreveport police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead late Monday night. Police responded to a report of shooting just before 11 p.m. in the 900 block of Mitchell Lane. → Read More

NPSO: 10-year-old child dies in Campti fire

A fire in Natchitoches Parish claimed the life of a child early Friday morning. → Read More

Crash on I-20W closes ramp onto I-220

Bossier City police are working a two-vehicle crash along Interstate 20 westbound that has caused the on-ramp to Interstate-220. → Read More

Man arrested, accused of hitting ex-girlfriend in the head

A man wanted for allegedly hitting his ex-girlfriend in the head is now behind bars facing charges. → Read More

6-year-old dies after crash that injured 7

A young girl who was in a crash passed away from her injuries Monday afternoon, according to Texas DPS officials. → Read More

Baby dies after being kidnapped, burned

Natchitoches police are investigating the death of a baby after it was kidnapped and burned Monday night. → Read More

2 accused of animal cruelty after 3 dogs die

Authorities in Texarkana, AR are investigating after three dogs found abandoned in a home died. → Read More

1 seriously wounded after being shot while driving

A man is fighting for his life after he was shot while driving in Shreveport early Monday morning. → Read More

SPD: Racing vehicles crash along I-20

Two drivers caught racing on Interstate 20 slammed into each other late Sunday night in Shreveport. → Read More

Police release name of victim shot while driving

Police have released the name of the man fighting for his life after he was shot while driving in Shreveport early Monday morning. → Read More

LA Tech group raises money to help students plan for the future

A group of Louisiana Tech students are looking to make a change in students lives by giving them a tool to plan for their futures. → Read More

Shooting sends man to hospital with life-threatening injuries

Shreveport police are investigating a shooting that sent a man to the hospital early Wednesday morning. → Read More