Another Phone Scam: The Anderson Police Department says phone solicitors claiming to be with the City Utilities Department say if you don’t pay your bill immediately with a pre-paid Credit Card, they will send the police to your house to arrest you. The caller ID reads City Utilities so it appears to be legitimate. Anderson Police say it’s not.
The woman charged in last month’s deadly bus stop crash in Fulton County entered a preliminary plea of not guilty Thursday. Shepherd has been charged with three counts of reckless homicide and one count of passing a school bus with its safety arm extended and causing injury. Shepherd will have her pre-trial hearing Feb. 5.
Ball State University’s entrepreneurship program is the 12th best among undergraduate’s offerings in the nation. The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine’s 13th annual survey names the 25 undergraduate and 25 graduate schools best for entrepreneurship studies. Ball State moved up from 20th last year.
The holiday season revs up today at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with the opening of the third annual Lights at the Brickyard. Guests can drive around a 2-mile course that features 40 different scenes and dozens of colorful displays.
The Federal Hill Commons Ice Plaza in Noblesville opens for the season tomorrow. The temporary ice rink will open at 11 a.m. this Saturday and will be open daily until January 7, except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Fun for the family this weekend as Muncie Civic Theatre presents Shrek Jr. at the Muncie Civic Mainstage Theatre on East Main Street. The show opens at 7:00 tonight, with two shows on Saturday.
An 18 year old from Muncie has been charged with attempted murder. Police say David Lankford shot his roommate in the abdomen with a shotgun. It reportedly came about during a dispute. 27 year old Robert Writtenhouse was shot at 802 E. 25th Street. Police found him laying on the living room floor and had to kick in a back door to reach him.
Ball State University’s entrepreneurship program is the 12th best among undergraduates offerings in the nation, according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. The Princeton Review’s 13th annual survey names the 25 undergraduate and 25 graduate schools best for entrepreneurship studies. Ball State moved up from 20th last year.
An Ice Storm Warning and a Winter Weather Advisory are in effect this morning. Freezing rain and ice accumulations are making for a messy commute as Delaware & Blackford Counties are under a travel watch; meaning that only essential travel – such as to and from work – is recommended. Madison County is under a travel advisory – meaning roads are slick and hazardous. The ice storm warning is in effect until noon, while the winter weather advisory will remain in place until 7pm.
The 13-year-old boy who admitted to shooting his teacher and his classmate at Noblesville West Middle School has been ordered by the judge to serve time in a juvenile detention center until he’s 18 years old. He has been remanded to the custody of the Indiana Department of Corrections during his disposition hearing on Wednesday morning. That is the most severe punishment the teen could receive because he was not charged as an adult.