Two teenagers are recuperating after their vehicle struck a tree head-on. It happened near Madison County Roads 300 East and 200 North when the 16-year-old driver of a pickup truck drove off the side of the road, then over-corrected and struck a tree. He was taken to Methodist Hospital by ambulance. His 18-year-old passenger was […]
Sad news in Muncie after a homeless man is found dead in a burning building. Fire crews were called to a two and a half story house in the 600 block of North Madison Avenue. Firefighters located the body of 55-year-old Gregory Jackson under some debris near a doorway in the southeast corner of the […]
A Muncie man who attacked a woman on the Ball State University campus has been sentenced to 11 years in prison. According to the Star Press, 23-year-old William Patrick Hilterbran was detained by two citizens after he tried to rob the woman near a campus parking garage in 2015. He was given credit for 424 […]
One person is dead and two others are injured after a Union City man allegedly backed into three people with his car. Police say a fight broke out at a party and in an attempt to flee, 36-year-old Ramon Marin, put his vehicle into reverse, striking the three victims. He was booked into the Randolph […]
Ball State’s former president Paul Ferguson has landed a new job, and that will reduce the amount of severance the university will have to pay him. He’s taking a job as the founding dean of the School of Science, Technology and Health at a private Christian college near Los Angeles. He begins July 11th at […]
A foreman for the Delaware County Highway Department has been demoted after 20 years on the job, and he’s suing the county because he says it was a political move. William Chambers is alleging the County Commissioners moved him out of his managerial job because he is part of a family of longtime Democratic Party […]
The trial of the third defendant in the Richmond Hill explosion case may be heard by a jury from Madison County. Two people were killed in the blast resulting from a bungled insurance fraud scheme. Gary Thompson’s lawyers say he can’t get a fair trial from an Indianapolis jury. They and Marion County Prosecutors have […]
The Madison County Sheriff’s Department has been awarded a $30,000 grant to help provide mental health services for inmates in the Madison County Jail. Sheriff Scott Mellinger says for about 80 percent of his inmates, there is a mental health-related component to their offense. He hopes that will be enough to provide mental health services […]
The Muncie Bypass will be temporarily closed between 10 and 11 this morning while crews install a new crossing signal at the Norfolk-Southern railway between Cowan Road and Old State Road 3.
A new queen was selected over the weekend. The Queen for the 164th Delaware County Fair is Mariah Rumfelt, first runner up is Mae McDaniel, second runner up is Katie Hazen and Julia East is Miss Congeniality.