A Henry County man told police he is a dangerous and violent person and now he’s under arrest. They were investigating a call for domestic battery when they came upon 27 year old Travis Kissee. He’s accused of attacking his spouse in their Knightstown home and repeatedly punching her and kicking her from head to toe. He’s charged with domestic battery, criminal mischief and interference with reporting a crime.
Halloween is just around the corner; this year celebrate with the entire family by attending Cornerstone Center for the Arts’ annual Community Halloween Party. Tricks and treats will be had on Thursday, October 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. as Cornerstone’s Colonnade Room is transformed into a spooky lair of fun and games. The Community Halloween Party is open to children and families of all ages and is free to attend. Costumes are encouraged, but not required.
The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $970 million, inching ever-closer to the $1 billion mark. Officials raised the estimated jackpot due to strong sales ahead of tonight’s drawing. The prize is the second-largest jackpot in U.S. History, behind a $1.6 billion Powerball prize won in 2016.
He says he “cannot afford private counsel.” Tracy Barton, superintendent of sewer maintenance and engineering for the Muncie Sanitary District has asked for a public defender in his case involving fraud and witness tampering. Barton’s federal trial has been pushed from November to June.
A home-invasion robbery attempt with shots fired. That was the call to Anderson police. When they arrived in the 2300 block of Chase Street, three people said they were attacked by two black males armed with handguns. Police are investigating. If you have information that may help, call crime stoppers.
Residents in one Elwood neighborhood saw signs of drug activity and called the cops. Police descended in the 2100 block of North F Street and arrested two people on drug counts. The Department of Child Services was contacted after police described living conditions as less than favorable.
Police say she snorted heroin and then drove with her infant daughter in the car. Felony charges of neglect and driving while intoxicated have been filed against 30-year-old Holly Britton. The Yorktown woman was found parked in the middle of a four lane highway and was unsure of where she was or how she got there.
Some Madison County Board of Health fees may be increasing in 2019. The board has voted to raise fees on birth & death certificates, and septic & food service permits. The next step is approval from Madison County Commissioners. The change would make the charges more comparable to other counties.
Ball State University’s Homecoming Week continues. On the agenda today, the 39th annual Bed Race will begin at noon. Then tomorrow, the Chase Charlie 5K will start at 9:15 a.m., the homecoming parade will start at 9:30 and the Ball State Homecoming football game against Eastern Michigan kicks off at 3pm in Scheumann Stadium.
The Indianapolis Airport Authority has received nearly $20 million in federal and state grants in support of projects that would improve existing infrastructure as well as sustainability, safety and security.