Marion Murder Scene Is Torched

Investigators believe a fire was intentionally set at a Marion business where a man was found fatally shot the day before. Investigators say crews were called to the blaze at Hop’s Blues Room at about 1:30 a.m. Sunday. An investigation concluded that the cause of the fire was arson. The victim found fatally shot in […]

Henry County Crash Claims Life

One person is dead after a two-vehicle crash west of New Castle. The male un-named victim was driving a pickup truck eastbound on Ind. 38 when he crossed the center line and sideswiped an SUV before crashing into a tree. The driver was taken to the hospital where he later died. No one was injured […]

MadCo Expands Fight Against Hepatitis

Madison County will begin testing for hepatitis A in an effort to combat the recent spread of the disease. The Indiana State Department of Health says the will begin by vaccinating everyone in the Madison County Jail within the next three months. Madison County already has one of the highest rates of hepatitis C infections […]

BSU Public Forum Today

Ball State University will host the “Spreading Our Wings” Community Forum from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at the Horizon Convention Center. The theme of the interactive forum is “Even Better Together.” The university wants recommendations from the community on how Ball State can work as a partner to make Muncie an even better place […]

Blackford Man Doesn’t Learn His Lesson

He received a one-year suspended sentence after pleading guilty to invasion of privacy. But that didn’t stop the Blackford County man from disregarding a protective order and violating the terms of his probation. 52-year-old Timothy Allen Hartley has been charged yet again with invasion of privacy, this time as a Level 6 felony carrying up […]