Governor Delivers First State Of State Address

New Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb delivered his very first State of the State speech Tuesday night. Holcomb called for a long-term infrastructure plan that will likely include a gas tax increase. The Tuesday night address marked the first time the Republican has spoken before a joint audience of both the Indiana Senate and House.

Stomach Bug Forces School To Close And Clean

After more than a quarter of students were diagnosed with a stomach illness, Eastern Howard Schools, cancelled classes Tuesday. The outbreak of viral gastroenteritis forced the closure and the cleaning of the school building and buses. The nurses at the school also contracted the virus. Officials say the school will be open for classes today.

Ransomware Attack Strikes Muncie Non-Profit

A ransomware attack strikes a Muncie-based cancer services center: Cancer Services of East Central Indiana – Little Red Door’s server and backup have been hacked. The agency’s data was stripped, encrypted and then taken for ransom. Ultimately, the agency got a ransom note for about $43,000. The agency says it will not pay.

Dead Man May Be Linked To Other Crimes

Anderson authorities say the suspect involved in a fatal crash late Saturday night may have been involved with other robberies throughout the county. Gary Agnew and a Noblesville father and son died following a crash near Briar Road late Saturday night. Police say they were pursuing the robbery suspect who pulled into oncoming traffic and […]

Richmond Stabbing Death Probed

Investigators have identified persons of interest in the killing of a Richmond man Sunday morning. Police say nearly 20 witnesses have been interviewed and detectives continue to speak with people who might have information about the case. 22-year-old Austin Sparks was found lying on the sidewalk early Sunday morning. Authorities say robbery does not appear […]

Pence To Be Sworn In On Reagan Bible

The inaugural committee says former Indiana Governor and Vice President-elect Mike Pence will be sworn in to office this Friday on a bible that once belonged to former President Ronald Reagan. Reagan used the bible when he was sworn in as Governor of California and in both of his presidential inaugurations.

SR 9 Soon To Be Upgraded

It’s a 4 point six million dollar project that will modernize State Road 9 between Interstate 69 and Huntsville Road. INDOT says construction signs are to be installed this week with crews will then begin clearing right-of-way for utility relocation. A start date for the project is expected to be announced in the near future.

Prosecutor Changes Handling Of Drug Cases

The top prosecutor in Delaware County says he’s changing the way his office handles drug prosecutions. The Star Press reports that Delaware County Prosecutor Jeffrey Arnold’s office will have chief deputy prosecutor Zach Craig oversee all drug cases. Craig says the office will try to be as consistent as possible with how drug cases are […]