Two Separate Water Rescues In White River

Four people and three dogs were rescued in two separate incidents where kayaks overturned in the White River in Madison County Saturday. Crews were first called to the Madison Avenue bridge for two overturned kayaks carrying a father, his 18-year-old daughter and their dog. The second incident happened around 2:30 p.m. when two people had […]

Muncie Sinkhole 10 Feet Deep

After steady heavy rains hit the area Friday, a large sinkhole opened up Saturday causing Muncie officials to close one road and issue a warning for people to avoid the area. The 10 feet deep and 6 feet wide sinkhole developed just east of the Walnut Street and Granville Avenue split.

MCS Emergency Mgr. To Be Named Today

A state board has scheduled a meeting today to appoint an emergency manager of fiscally impaired Muncie Community Schools. The Distressed Unit Appeal Board meeting will take place at 2pm in the Statehouse. Candidates include former longtime superintendent of public instruction and Ball State alumna – Suellen Reed and Stephen Edwards, retired superintendent of Marion […]

Muncie Cops Cleared Of Any Wrongdoing

Two Muncie police officers who shot at a local man as he allegedly tried to run them down with his car will not be prosecuted. Chief Deputy Prosecutor Eric Hoffman says there was “no evidence that the two who discharged their firearms that day committed any criminal acts.” 48-year-old Charles Kevin Dinkins was shot on […]

Needle Exchanges, Not Pretty But Necessary

Indiana Health Commissioner Jerome Adams says needle exchange programs have saved lives and money as public health officials try to combat the state’s opioid crisis. Eight Indiana counties currently have exchanges in place that allow drug users to swap dirty needles for clean ones. Adams says that the exchanges “aren’t pretty.” But he adds that […]

$50K Arts Grant Coming To Muncie

A National Endowment for the Arts grant is on its way to Muncie. The Muncie Journal reports the $50,000 will support an artist in residence program, where the City of Muncie will partner with the Muncie Arts and Culture Council to provide visiting artists with a temporary residence and gallery exhibition space, as well as […]