The Former Muncie Building Commissioner is now a prison inmate in Florida. 40 year old Craig Nichols had been sentenced in January to two years beind bars on wire fraud and money laundering counts. He was accused of steering Muncie Sanitary District projects to his own businesses, at times accepting payment for work that was not done. He pleaded guilty to the charges.
Women and male allies are invited to the 11th Annual Women Working in Technology Conference from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, March 22, at the Ball State University Alumni Center. With a theme of “Continuous Improvement,” panels and presentations focus on self-empowerment and advancing equity and inclusion within the technology sector. Find out more at womenworkingintechnology.org.
Audio recordings from the doomed Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 were successfully recovered by French authorities over the weekend.
The death toll from the largest terror attack in New Zealand’s history has now risen to 50. Dozens are still hospitalized.
Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has officially entered the presidential race, announcing that she will deliver her first major speech in her home state of New York.
Prepare to fill-out your NCAA College Basketball Tournament bracket. Selection Sunday has yielded the field of 68 teams vying for this year’s national championship.
The Flagship Enterprise Center is upgrading two facilities for expansion. The Anderson Redevelopment Commission has voted to transfer the remaining $286,000 in Certified Technology Park funds to the Flagship. The projected cost of remodeling the facility is $400,000.
They raided the home for drug activity and say the suspect was easy to find after he fell through the ceiling. Muncie police say 27-year-old Ridge King is facing various drug counts, after reportedly selling meth to an undercover agent twice in recent weeks.
It’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week in Indiana. The National Weather Service and this radio station will be conducting a test of the state Emergency Alert System on Tuesday at 10:15 a.m. The 15-minute alert is done to ensure the system is working properly in the event of an actual emergency.
An Anderson man has been arrested and charged with improper use of 911. 47-year-old Andrew Rhodes is accused of harassing dispatchers and repeatedly calling 911 when he was not experiencing an emergency. Police say it’s the third time he’s been arrested for the offense.
Three New Castle residents face drug-dealing charges after authorities raided their southside home and seized crystal meth with an estimated street value of nearly $6,000. Robert Lawson, Saundra Lawson, and James Hudson face a July 29th trial date.
YWCA Central Indiana will host its sixth annual luncheon on Thursday, March 21, at the Muncie Texas Roadhouse. You can pick up carry-out meals from 11:30 a.m. until noon, or dine in from noon-1:30 p.m. All proceeds benefit women and children served via the YWCA Emergency Shelter Program.
At Minnetrista’s ‘Spring Break Camp’, kids in grades K-3 will explore how spring is celebrated all over the world. The camp is set for March 25 and 26; from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. The registration deadline is March 22.