INDIANAPOLIS - Saturday night proved an unforgettable one for two Avon High School students.
Tyler Brooks and his best friend, John, have Down syndrome. That didn't get in the way of an exceptional prom night, however -- aided by a little help from their classmates.
"He has a special place in his heart for me, but I have a special place in mine,too" said Brennan Hadley, Tyler's prom date.
"These girls are beautiful. They can take anyone they want," said Shari Smith, Tyler's mom. "They have boyfriends, obviously. Two Downs boys are probably not their first choices, and it's just touching that they would want to make their night special."
The boys' dates raised the money to ensure they didn't have to pay for anything to attend prom.
Several injured in Megabus crash on I-65N
Several people were injured in a crash involving a Megabus on Interstate 65 new Bartholomew County early Saturday.
1 dead, 1 hospitalized after Lebanon apt. fire
One person died and another person was hospitalized after a fire in an apartment in Boone County.
Fight breaks out at Anderson basketball game
Anderson Police had their hands full Friday night after a large fight broke out during a high school basketball game.
'Columbus Chucks' debut at rivalry game
Fans took rivalry basketball to a new level Friday night as Columbus North and Columbus East students laced up in shoes made just for the matchup.
Vigil held for teen killed in hit-and-run
Dozens gathered Friday night to remember a young hit-and-run victim, and to ask for help in finding her killer.
Buses called after Polar Express derails
The popular holiday Polar Express train was derailed Friday night after two wheels detached mid-trip.