A body discovered in rural Miami County has been identified as that of a Summitville man. Two men were mushroom hunting when they found the body of 22-year-old Drake Allan Smith in a wooded area. Investigators believe it’s a case of homicide and are asking you to call Indiana State Police detectives if you have […]
A Muncie mom says verbal abuse and fat shaming may have driven her 18-year-old daughter to murder her father. 18-year-old Ameera Stokes is accused of killing her father by hitting him in the head with a hammer and stabbing him in the chest inside his Michigan home before calling 911 to confess. Ameera is being […]
Madison county authorities arrested 52 people on felonies and misdemeanors during a joint-operation involving eight agencies. “Operation Clean Sweep” focused on pursuing as many leads as possible in a short period of time. Drugs, firearms and at least two vehicles have been seized.
A Redkey man has plead guilty to causing severe injury to a resident during a home invasion. Tyler Arbuckle has been charged with robbery resulting in serious bodily injury and faces up to 30-years in prison. Sentencing has been set for June 18.
The Muncie Metropolitan Board of Zoning Appeals has approved a parking variance for a fine-dining restaurant at the historic Neely House. Russel Irving is restoring the home and adding a commercial kitchen and parking lot to the property that he hopes will open this summer.
Indiana is heading into the Memorial Day weekend tied with California for the largest gas price increase – 66 cents a gallon – in the U.S. over the past year. The increase was partially driven by a 10-cent fuel tax increase the state’s Republican-dominated Legislature enacted last year. The price of a gallon of gasoline […]
300,000 spectators from around the country are expected to visit downtown Indianapolis for the 62nd IPL 500 Festival Parade, which starts at noon Saturday. Local celebrities, costumed characters, floats, marching bands, and the 33 starting drivers of the Indianapolis 500 will be a part of this year’s parade.
All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle branches will be closed Saturday, May 26 through Monday, May 28 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Branches resume regularly scheduled business hours on Tuesday, May 29.
State Road 109 between State Roads 34 and 38 is set to be fully closed today. Weather permitting, crews will chip seal the highway. This will be a full road closure in order to prevent damage to both vehicles and the roadway. The project should be finished this summer.
A Muncie teenager has been accused of murdering her father in his Michigan home. Ameera Cornea Stokes was arrested when she called police to report her father was dead. She is held in Genesee County jail in Flint without bond and her next court appearance is scheduled for Thursday.