It wasn’t on purpose apparently; say police, but a Ball State University football player was shot in an incident that authorities say might have been alcohol-related. The Star Press reports 20 year old Cody Rudy of Middletown was taken to the hospital after suffering a gunshot wound to the back where he’s expected to make […]
The Indiana Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of a Summitville man on charges of altering the scene of death and obstruction of justice. James B. Helms found the body of Billy C. Emberton in October 2016 and wrapped him in a comforter before dumping his body in the woods. A jury found Helms guilty […]
An IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital nurse has been charged with sexual battery against an elderly patient. Nathaniel Mosco was arrested after the hospital’s police investigated the allegations that he fondled the victim on three occasions. Mosco has been released from Delaware County Jail after posting a 30-thousand-dollar bond. No initial hearing has been set […]
Madison County officials making an agreement to reduce the funding shortfall for the completion of the Government Center asbestos removal from just over 1-million-dollars to 125-thousand-dollars. The county council set a meeting for May 29 to consider the appropriations.
Muncie and Delaware County are seeking funding for road and bridge repairs through the Community Crossings matching grants program. Muncie was awarded 770-thousand-dollars in 2017 and the county received over 660-thousand dollars. The statewide application period would last from Aug. 6 until Sept. 28.
Portland Police have arrested three people after serving a search warrant and finding drugs at the scene. Galen Byers, Jennifer Cook and William Corn have been charged with drug and paraphernalia possession. The investigation is ongoing.
State Road 109 between SR 234 near Warrington and SR 38 near Markleville will be closed on or after May 21; weather permitting, for a chip sealing operation. 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.
Muncie Animal Care and Services has so many animals that it’s offering incentives for people to adopt. The shelter is discounting adoption fees to $20 for all animals. The offer will start Friday and continue through the end of the month. Officials say 2018 has been a record year for intakes.
Concert season at Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center kicks off this Saturday night. More than 20-thousand fans are expected to attend, which means there will a rapid, short-lived influx of traffic about two hours ahead of the show. Access to Hamilton Town Center and other businesses & restaurants may be affected.
In a special session of the Indiana General Assembly, lawmakers passed HB 1315, the legislation that provides Ball State University with the opportunity to appoint a new school board to manage Muncie Community Schools. Senate Democratic Leader Tim Lanane of Anderson called the move a setback for democratic local governance of public schools. He says […]