He is the richest person in Indiana. Cook Group CEO Carl Cook has a net worth of 4.9 billion according Forbes’ annual list of the world’s billionaires. Other rich Hoosiers on the list– real estate developer Herb Simon, who also owns the Indiana Pacers, Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay and hotel and billboard magnate Dean […]
A Frankfort man is under arrest after police say he “scalped” a 3-year-old girl. Police say the child’s mother and suspect’s girlfriend, discovered swelling on the side of the child’s head and took her to the hospital; she later was transported to Riley. The suspect, Andrew J. Milburn, allegedly struck the girl multiple times on […]
Governor Pence met with Carrier executives Wednesday, and the expected results. The company said it would continue with its move to Mexico, but would keep about 400 of their 1,400 jobs in Indianapolis for various executives. Pence says that Carrier will pay back state and local grants.
An Anderson couple has been arrested on suspicion of arson. Police believe that Lee Howard Baker and Angel Marie Baker set fire to the house they rented after the landlord evicted them. He says she did it; she says otherwise. They both face charges of felony arson and invasion of privacy. Lee Baker is scheduled […]
A guilty plea from a Muncie woman who was accused of waving a knife and threatening to “kill everyone” at an East Kirby Avenue daycare. The woman, 51-year-old Geneva Henry, was apparently intoxicated at the time when she made the death threats. After she shoved an employee, a bystander wrestled her to the ground and […]
Police say a 35-year-old Muncie man sexually abused a teenager last June. He’s now pleading guilty. Justin Otto Williams admitted he assaulted the teen under the Walnut Street Bridge in April. The judge took the plea deal under advisement and will sentence Williams on April 18th. The level 5 felony carries a maximum six-year prison […]
Police say a Muncie woman took an acquaintance’s bank card and stole $1,500 from the account. 23-year-old Theresa Mullen is now charged with fraud. A local credit union security camera shows Mullen withdrawing money from the account. She is already in jail on other charges. At a hearing on Feb. 23rd, Mullen told the judge […]
A 27-year-old Muncie mom is in trouble with police, charged with neglect of a dependent after she allegedly smoked weed near her toddler. Amanda Snodgrass is charged with possession and reckless possession of paraphernalia. She has previous convictions for theft and conversion. Snodgrass is in Delaware County jail with an $8,000 bond.
New traffic lights are coming to a busy Madison County intersection. INDOT has awarded a contract to install new traffic control signals at the intersection of State Road 109/South Scatterfield Road and 67th Street. Work will begin as soon as weather allows. The plan is to have the new traffic signals activated before June with […]
Ball State Wednesday announced that alumnus “Papa John” Schnatter and the Charles Koch Foundation have partnered to fund the school’s new John H. Schnatter Institute for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise. The Institute will be housed in the Whitinger Business Building.