Bandit Felt He Deserved The Money

According to a Star Press report, a bank and liquor store bandit felt he “earned” his victims’ money. Jason Garmon is charged with committing at least two hold-ups, and terrorizing clerks at Citizens State Bank in Dunkirk on Dec. 7. Garmon told authorities that he was “struggling to catch up, that you earned it and […]

Dr. Pleads Guilty To Trading Drugs For Sex

A central Indiana doctor has pleaded guilty to several charges stemming from a case in which authorities say he traded prescription drugs for sexual favors from patients. Dr. Eric Jones entered guilty pleas Monday to seven charges, including illegally dealing in a controlled substance. Jones was arrested in October 2014 at his general family practice […]

ISTEP Scores, Wrong?

Parents and schools still haven’t seen the results of last spring’s ISTEP tests, but we’re now being told they may be wrong. The “Indianapolis Star” is reporting on a computer glitch that may mark correct answers as wrong. Testers know about the glitch, but the paper says they left the scores as is. Indiana has […]

New Union Contract

The city of Anderson has reached a new four-year deal with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. The new contract runs until June 30, 2019, and includes a 3 percent increase on the base pay in each of the next four years. The annual safety allowance will also increase. The one time payment could be […]

Police Looking For Robber

Police are looking for a man who broke into a home in the 800 block of South Butterfield Road Sunday. The subject, a man, was seen leaving the home through a patio window. He reportedly took several guns from the home. However, during a pursuit by a family friend he dropped much of those.

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.