Lottery winner comes forward

Lottery officials in Indiana say someone has come forward with the winning ticket for this month’s $536 million Mega Millions jackpot. The Hoosier Lottery has scheduled a Friday news conference. A spokesman says a “winner’s representative” is expected to attend, but he declined to provide any details about the winner. The winning ticket for the July 8 drawing was sold at a gas station along Interstate 70 in Cambridge City.

Trio sought in Muncie holdup

Three suspects who held up a Muncie convenience store are on the loose and police are trying to track them down. Those robbers are likely minors, say police. They held up the Marathon at 4849 North Broadway around 12:30 Thursday morning, using a handgun and ordering a clerk to give them cash and cigarettes. There were three in all. Efforts to find the suspects were fruitless.

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Jul. 28, 2016 1:50 PM CST
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Trio sought in Muncie store holdup

Three suspects who held up a Muncie convenience store are on the loose and police are trying to track them down. Those robbers are likely minors, say police. They held up the Marathon at 4849 North Broadway around 12:30 Thursday morning, using a handgun and ordering a clerk to give them cash and cigarettes. There were three in all. Efforts to find the suspects were fruitless. City police are searching for three bandits who early Thursday robbed a clerk at a northside convenience store at gunp

New look for gubernatorial campaign

Indiana’s reshuffled campaign for governor has a new look now since Republican leaders have replaced Gov. Mike Pence on the November ballot while he moves to the national stage as Donald Trump’s running mate. Republican Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb has little more than 100 days to introduce himself to most voters around the state. Democrat John Gregg might need to refocus a campaign that was shaping up as a referendum on Pence.

Holcomb/Gregg Take The Stage

A day after Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb became the Republican nominee for governor, he and Democrat John Gregg followed each other onstage at Holcomb’s first campaign event. Holcomb and Gregg separately addressed an agriculture policy conference sponsored by corn and soybean growers. Both emphasized the importance of road improvements and universal broadband connectivity.

Meijer Announces Salad/Sandwich Recall

Meijer stores have recalled some salads and sandwiches under the name “Markets of Meijer” that may be contaminated. The store says there have been no illnesses associated with the products. They contain eggs that tested positive for salmonella. The salads and sandwiches were sold starting July 20, and were pulled from the stores Monday.

Diabetic Inmate Sues Henry County Jail

A 19-year old inmate at the Henry County Jail nearly died because jail staff provided him with incorrect insulin dosages, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in U.S. District Court. Preston Hart, a Type I diabetic, was taken to the hospital where he remained in intensive care for three days. His lawyer says the jail was negligent.

Ricker’s Robber Officially Charged

Ricky Zimmerman is officially charged with armed robbery. The 22-year-old Pendleton man was shot after allegedly robbing the Ricker’s convenience store in Anderson on Monday morning. Zimmerman was shot by ISP Sgt. Anthony Emery in both wrists after allegedly pointing a handgun at the trooper while attempting to flee the scene. Additional charges will be filed later today.