The heavy storms that have hammered most of the nation’s mid-section have not spared our area. Some EC Indiana roads remain flooded this morning due to the amount of rain over the past few days. The White River in Muncie is in a minor flood stage and is expected to crest at just over 10 […]
It’s a different story in Anderson. The National Weather Service has extended a flood warning affecting the White River through Thursday morning. The river was at 11.3 feet by about 11:30 a.m. Monday and is predicted to rise near 13.2 feet by midnight tonight.
In the north, freezing rain was a problem. The ice storm blacked out 29-thousand NIPSCO customers, and is blamed for a fatal crash on I-69 near Ashley, Indiana. Further south, the issue isn’t freezing rain, but rain. There’s significant flooding along the Wabash River and on the Mississinewa in Randolph County.
You can run but sometimes you can’t hide. 31-year-old Brittany Kern was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to dealing in a narcotic drug. Kern had been accused of selling a prescription pain-killer to a police informant in April 2014. A second charge, maintaining a common nuisance, was dismissed under the terms […]
Prosecutors say the teenage suspect in the alleged thrill killing of a Fishers man has asked to plead guilty. Max Winkler is accused of shooting and slashing the throat of 73-year-old Henry Kim in a Fishers park last November. Winkler had been scheduled to stand trial next month.
A Muncie man has been accused of battering his girlfriend with her seven-month-old child nearby. 29 year old Andre London was charged with battery in the presence of a child. London was booked into the Delaware County jail under a $5,000 bond. He’s facing a maximum 30-month prison term when his case goes to trial […]
Community Health Network will raise its minimum wage to 11 dollars an hour next week. The move means a raise for 400 of the hospital network’s 13-thousand employees. Community has 200 hospitals, clinics and affiliated doctor’s offices across central Indiana, including Community Hospital Anderson.
Six more counties plan to switch to electronic filing of civil court cases over the next six months. Hamilton County became the first county to begin e-filing this year — the Indiana Supreme Court wants to take all state courts electronic by the end of 2018. Legislators set aside 29-million dollars for the conversion in […]
Newly elected city officials will begin their terms Friday, but Noblesville isn’t waiting. Re-elected mayor John Ditslear was sworn in Monday afternoon. Noblesville also swore in a newly expanded city council — the new council will have nine seats instead of seven.
Another round of wild winter weather here in EC Indiana: Flash-flooding on Saturday and Sunday caused traffic restrictions in Blackford, Jay, Henry and Randolph Counties. Delaware and Madison were among those seeing upwards of three inches of rain, and more is expected during this week before the temperatures drop and we could be on the […]