Ella Whistler, the Noblesville West Middle School student injured in a school shooting in May, and her parents have filed a civil lawsuit against the parents of the shooter. The lawsuit alleges that their negligence caused the girl to suffer life-altering injuries and expenses.
A homeless man found sleeping outside a Ball State University residence hall has been arrested after campus police reported finding syringes, holding traces of heroin in his possession. The Star Press reports that they found the man along the north side of Elliott Hall. He’s had numerous run-ins with the law here and in other […]
A new grocery store may be coming to Anderson. The city is currently in talks with two separate developers, both interested in the Edgewood Plaza area. The Herald Bulletin reports that Redevelopment Commission President Kevin Sulc is quoted as saying “This is a priority for us,” We’re willing to commit money to the project.”
A Grant County hospital now has its own police department. Marion General Hospital has decided to add its own on-site police force. Before having police officers, they had armed security guards on staff, but would have to call the police if there were any issues. Now, the officers can handle any situation, even if it […]
Slow your roll. That’s the advice from Indiana State Police. Since November, ISP has responded to 2,236 snow & ice related crashes resulting in 304 injuries and two fatalities. State police say too many drivers fail to adjust their speed to road conditions, with many accidents taking place in light snow.
Governor Eric Holcomb is proposing in-part legislation for safer schools; requiring school districts to contract directly with local mental health providers, requiring each school to conduct at least one active shooter drill per year and requiring schools conduct threat assessments by June 30, 2021 as a condition for grants.
Not done with your Christmas shopping? You’re not alone. The National Retail Federation estimates that more than 90% of consumers still had shopping to do after Cyber Monday and were intentionally waiting for last-minute deals. Many shoppers wait until “Super Saturday,” the final Saturday before Christmas and 2nd busiest shopping day of the year next […]
1 million dollars is headed to the Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County as part of a grant from the Lilly Endowment’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow initiative. Under its terms, the Community Foundation can use the money to further build financial assets and support charitable activities.
Anderson’s skating rink is now in place at the Dickmann Town Center. Leave your ice skates at home, this rink has a synthetic surface and uses special skates which are available on site. The rink at Meridian and 12th streets will be open every day until Jan. 19 except for Christmas Day and New Year’s […]
Muncie Civic Theatre will present “It’s a Wonderful Life” on the main stage Dec. 7-9, 13-16, and 20-22. Performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday matinees will begin at 2:30 p.m. Find out more at munciecivic.org.