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A chilly day with snow possible for Thursday

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A chilly and damp start to the morning with temperatures in the lower 40s. Skies will begin to clear Tuesday afternoon with highs headed to the upper 40s to near 50. Tuesday night lows will fall to the lower 30s with a clear sky.

Wednesday will be a warm day with highs soaring to the mid to upper 50s! We have a cold out west that will swing in overnight and through Thursday morning which will bring some snow showers for the morning commute. It could be a bit messy for drivers with minor accumulations on the roadways and grassy surfaces. Snow showers should move out during the early afternoon. Highs will plummet to the 30s through the afternoon with winds picking up!

By the end of the week, highs will only warm to the upper 30s with a mainly sunny sky. This weekend looks chilly and split for now with the better of the two days being Saturday. Sunday big changes arrive with a wintry mix and much colder temperatures. Highs by early next week look to plummet to the upper 20s and lower 30s.


2 Columbus police officers arrested, facing charges of misconduct, ghost employment

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) — Two Columbus police officers have been arrested on multiple charges including official misconduct and ghost employment.

According to Indiana State Police, Dan Meister and Ron May were arrested for allegedly working off-duty security jobs while also working on duty with the Columbus Police Department. An investigation into the officers began in November 2018 after a request was made by the Columbus Police Department.

Lt. Dan Meister and Sgt. Ron May allegedly worked overlapping shifts for both the police department and Columbus Regional Hospital between February 2015 and August 2018. The officers were paid by CPD and the hospital for the same hours worked on multiple occasions.

Meister had overlapped hours on 52 different occasions and May overlapped on 62 occasions, investigators say.

The investigation was turned over to a special prosecutor and arrest warrants were issued for the men on Friday. They were arrested Friday afternoon without incident and taken to the Bartholomew County Jail, police say.

Both officers are facing charges of official misconduct, ghost employment and theft.

May and Meister are expected to face initial hearings soon.

Information about how long they have worked with CPD was not immediately available.