Head-On Crash Injures Teens

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 […]

Homeless Man Dead In House Fire

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 […]

11 Years For Muncie Man In BSU Attack

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 […]

Former BSU Prez Heading To Sunny L.A.

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 […]

Highway Dept Employee Demoted; Sues County

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 […]

MadCo Jury May Hear Richmond Hill Testimony

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 […]

Jail Gets 30K For Mental Health Help

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 […]