Oakwood Avenue Speed Limit Change

The speed limit on busy Oakwood Avenue between McGalliard Road and Bethel Avenue is changing. The Muncie Board of Works and Public Safety decided to change the speed limit to 20 MPH. The city says the change is for the safety of bicyclists and school children. About 8700 motorist use the road daily.

Lawsuit Challenges LGBT Protections

Two conservative family groups are suing, saying LGBT protections in Indianapolis and Carmel are unconstitutional. The Indiana Family Institute and American Family Association of Indiana also say a “fix” in the state’s RFRA law is also unconstitutional as well. The groups say the laws infringe on their religious freedom.

Anderson Officer Arrested On Drug Charges

52 YO Donnie Jordan has been arrested. Jordan a 23 year Veteran of the Anderson Police Department was arrested by the FBI and stands accused of dealing drugs, including Xanax and hydrocodone, while on duty from a marked police car. Jordan who now faces federal charges of possession with the intent to distribute, has been […]

Officials Urge Residents To Get Flu Shots

Indiana health officials are encouraging state residents to get vaccinated against the flu. Health officials encourage people to get vaccinated as soon as possible because the vaccine can take up to two weeks to become fully effective. Flu symptoms include headache, fatigue, cough, muscle aches, sore throat and a body temperature higher than 100 degrees.

Coach Told To Stop Praying Before Games

A girls basketball coach in Shelbyville says he’s going to stop praying with his team. Coach Scott Spahr says a letter from a DC based advocacy group is forcing him to stop. The American Humanist Association sent a letter to Shelby East Schools demanding the coach not lead the prayers. The players on the middle […]

The City Of Anderson Votes On LGBT Protections

The city of Anderson is expected to join the growing list of Indiana communities to extend protection from discrimination against all residents. The herald Bulletin reports…the Council is scheduled to vote tonight on an amended ordinance that would include the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities as a protected class against discrimination. The council meets […]

Russell Taylor Gets 47 Years

Russell Taylor learned his fate today. The former director of the Jared Foundation was sentenced to 27 years for producing child pornography and 20 years for distributing child pornography. That’s a total of 47 years, and the sentences will be served concurrently. Investigators say he hid cameras inside his home and videotaped minors without their […]

Pence Won’t Stop Aid To Refugees

Governor Pence says he won’t block state aid for a Syrian refugee family relocated to Indiana. The Archdiocese of Indianapolis settled the family of four in the city Monday night, despite Pence’s request not to. The Governor also says Donald Trump’s call to ban all Muslims from the United States is too much. But defends […]