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WRTV Anchor Marc Mullins Arrested

marcmullinsMarc Mullins, an anchor at Indianapolis ABC affiliate WRTV, was arrested early Saturday morning. The Indianapolis Star reports Mullins, who anchors the station’s “Good Morning Indiana” newscast, was pulled over by Indianapolis Metro police around 2 a.m. after making an illegal turn:

According to the report, the officer said that he “observed a strong odor of alcoholic beverage” on Mullins and coming from his vehicle.

Mullins, 38, was given an initial field breath test and registered a blood alcohol content of .072, the report said, slightly under the level of 0.08 at which a driver in Indiana is considered to be legally drunk.

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WRTV Adds Two to ‘Good Morning Indiana’

WRTV, the Indianapolis ABC affiliate, has announced the addition of a multimedia journalist and a traffic reporter to “Good Morning Indiana.”

Katie Heinz (pictured right) joins the station as a multimedia journalist for both “Good Morning Indiana Weekend” and the weekday morning show. Lauren Casey (pictured left) joins WRTV weekday morning anchors Beth Vaughn, Marc Mullins and meteorologists Todd Klaassen and Ashley Brown as traffic reporter on Monday September 16.

“Knowing what is happening right now is a priority for our morning viewers,” says Cope-Walton. “The addition of Lauren and Katie expands our morning coverage. We are pleased they chose to join our team.”

Heinz last worked at WICS in Springfield, IL, while Casey comes from Franklin College.

WRTV Announces New Anchor Team for ‘Good Morning Indiana’

WRTV has announced Marc Mullins and Beth Vaughn will be the morning news team for “Good Morning Indiana.”

“Energy and urgency are what our viewers want in a morning newscast,” said Terri Cope-Walton, WRTV assistant news director. “Beth Vaughn delivers both.”

Vaughn comes to the Indianapolis ABC affiliate from KHSB in Kansas City where she was an anchor and reporter.  Vaughn’s co-anchor, Marc Mullins, comes to WRTV from KMTR in Eugene, OR, where he was also an anchor and reporter.

“We are very pleased Marc is joining our “Good Morning Indiana” team,” said vice president and general manager Larry Blackerby. “His experience as a morning anchor combined with his natural enthusiasm and passion for reporting will be a perfect fit for our morning viewers.”

The new team will start in January.