Target Drop Ganassi IndyCar

The Chip Ganassi race team is confirming that Target will no longer sponsor the team’s IndyCar entry. The department store chain had backed Ganassi for 27 years. But with new corporate leadership, Target says they are reviewing their marketing efforts. It is expected that a new sponsor will soon be announced for Scott Dixon’s car.

Holcomb Gets The Official Nod

Indiana Republican leaders selected Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb on Tuesday to replace Gov. Mike Pence on the November ballot. After a private meeting, the 22-member Indiana Republican state committee announced it had decided Holcomb was best positioned to retain the governor’s office. He’ll face a tough fall matchup against Democrat John Gregg, a former Indiana […]

Brooks To Seek Third Term

Now that the Republican Party State Central Committee has selected Eric Holcomb to replace Mike Pence as the gubernatorial candidate, Susan Brooks will seek a third term in the U.S. House. There will be a caucus of the precinct committeemen in the 5th District, which includes all of Madison County, to select a candidate. It […]

A Shootout In Indy

Police in Indianapolis say one officer was shot and another suffered minor injuries when a suspect in a car chase opened fire on them. The suspect was later killed in an exchange of gunfire with police. The officer was shot through his right ankle during the chase Monday evening, and suffered a likely graze wound […]

Ambulance Called For Ambulance Crew

An Indianapolis EMS ambulance was involved in a wreck Tuesday afternoon while the crew was transporting someone to the hospital. A news release from the ambulance service said that patient was in critical condition when the ambulance ended up in a wreck with at least three other vehicles. The EMS crew was taken to the […]

Ricker’s Robbery Suspect Under Armed Guard

Ricky Zimmerman, the suspect in Monday’s Ricker’s convenience store robbery, remains under 24-hour guard in an Anderson hospital. He likely won’t be formally charged until later this week. Madison County Prosecutor Rodney Cummings is expected to ask for a 72-hour hold request while Zimmerman recovers from gunshot wounds to both wrists. Indiana State Police Sgt. […]

Homeless Village Comes To Muncie

Muncie received the first six homes making up a village for the homeless. They cost just over $2,600 apiece and came in by truck this week. They’re each 96 square feet and intended to help get them back into a more normal routine. The Muncie project, being called Penny Lane, is the first of its […]

I-69 Lane Closures Next Week

Milestone Contractors plans overnight lane closures next week on Interstate 69 approaching mile marker 224 to remove temporary concrete barriers from the median and outside shoulders at the new Madison Avenue/County Road 100 West bridge over the interstate. It was closed in March to rebuild the bridge over I-69. The new bridge is expected to […]

The Colts Are Back In Town

Anderson University says 38,500 fans visited the Colts training camp last year. The team is back in town for the seventh consecutive year with a healthy Andrew Luck. Anderson Madison County Visitors Bureau Executive Director Matt Rust says the fans come from every direction–Michigan, Ohio, Illinois and Kentucky. You can check the schedule at the […]

ISP Trooper Shoots Anderson Robbery Suspect

A trooper with the Indiana State Police shot a robbery suspect at an Anderson Ricker’s store Monday morning. The trooper walked into the gas station and was told by the clerk the store had just been held up, and then pointed outside to the suspect in his car. The trooper confronted him, the man pulled […]